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CBW - Tues 22nd Sept

Tuesday 22nd September Events:
Try an Electric Bike at Blackrock Castle

Introduction to using an electric bike, includes demonstration of how to use the bike, guided cycle at slow pace along the pathway, advice on buying an electric bike, Q&A.

Please note: ID (photo of passport or driver’s licence required prior to event & to be presented in person at event). Additional deposit/credit card details may be required.

  • Date: Tues, 22nd Sept 
  • Location: Blackrock Castle Carpark
  • Timeslots: 10.10.45am, 11-11.45am & 12-12.45am
  • Register: Click here>>>
  • Please note: Limited Places. Pre registration essential

Screening of the film ‘Motherload’ with panel discussion

Virtual Screening of ‘MOTHERLOAD’ with postfilm Q&A!

The beautiful cargo-bike documentary, followed by a live post-film discussion panel with Liz Canning (director), Giulia Vallone (urban designer), Conor Cahill (cycling advocate), Bernie Connolly (Cork Environmental Forum) and cargo bike lover Emer Nagel.

Bike Week Cycle to Blarney & proceeding Bike Doctor 

A cycle out to Blarney Castle, on to the Blarney to Waterloo Greenway and back to Cork. There will be a break for a picnic at Blarney Castle.

  • Date: Tues, 22nd Sept 
  • Meet: The Plaza, Nano Nagle Place, Douglas St
  • Start Time: 12pm Bike Doctor | Cycle 1.30pm
  • Register: Click here>>>
  • Who: Suitable for all those capable of competent road cycling and covering short/medium distances including older children under supervision or on their parent’s bikes.
  • Please note: Pre registration essential. Limited Places Available

Bike Week Evening Cycle to Ballincollig Regional Park

A cycle out to Ballincollig Regional Park out along the river the Mardyke and Lee Fields. There will be a break for a picnic before the journey back to the city

  • Date: Tues, 22nd Sept 
  • Meet: The Plaza, Nano Nagle Place, Douglas St
  • Start Time: 7pm
  • Register: Click here>>>
  • Who: Suitable for all those capable of competent road cycling and covering short/medium distances including older children under supervision or on their parent’s bikes.
  • Please note: Pre registration essential. Limited Places Available

Cork Community Bikes, Bike Maintenance: Brakes

This is an introduction session on brakes, and will give a better understanding of how these should work. The focus will be on helping you to recognise when there are problems, and this may allow you to fix any issues that come up on your bike.

Feel free to bring your bike along, and we may use it for demonstrations, and you will have the chance to try out the repair work yourself. We will have materials and tools to work on the bikes used.

  • Date: Tues, 22nd Sept 
  • Location: Cork Community Bikes Workshop, Blackpool
  • Start Time: 6pm
  • Email: info@corkcommunitybikes.com
  • Who: Adults, teenagers with guardian
  • Please note: Pre registration essential. Limited Places Available
Clonakilty Bike Circus Fit for the skip?? 

12pm-1pm a FREE lunchbreak workshop with Clonakilty Bike Circus Jack & Graeme: How to know if a bike is worth recovering or fit for the skip

In-Person & Streaming on Facebook Live

Revolution Cycling Club Bike Maintenance

Get the basic requirements to maintain your bike and be able to repair a puncture at the side fo the road if the need arises!

  • Date: Tues, 22nd Sept 
  • Location: PI Cycles, Mallow
  • Time: 7pm 
  • Register: revolutionccmallow@gmail.com
  • Please note: Limited Places. Pre registration essential

Women and Children on Bikes Podcast

Allison speaks to Donna Cooney, artist, Green Party councillor and Dublin's first Bicycle Mayor about women and children on bikes.

Youghal Bike Hire “Cycle Freedom” Free Bike Hire

Free bike hire for children & adults who may have forgotten the freedom of cycling and encourage them to get back in the saddle to prepare for the upcoming Greenway between Youghal and Midleton.

  • Date: Sat 19th Sept 
  • Location: Youghal Bike Hire, O’Briens Place, Youghal
  • Start Time: 9:30am-6pm daily
  • Register: Email info@youghalbikehire.com
  • Who: Combination of Adult, Junior & Electric bikes to hire 
  • Please note: Limited daily places available. Pre registration essential
Cork City Libraries Bike Books & Competitions

Road Safety competitions and bike book displays with Cork City Libraries. Pop into your local library and get involved, loads of prizes to be won!

  • Date: Sat 19th Sept - 26th Sept
  • Time: 10am-5.30pm Daily
  • Who: Children & Families
  • Locations: Ballincollig | Bishopstown | Blackpool | Blarney | Cork City | Douglas | Mayfield | Glanmire | Hollyhill | Tory Top 
Cork County Libraries Bike Books & Competitions

Bling your bike & road safety colouring competitions and bike book displays with Cork County Libraries. Pop into your local library and get involved, loads of prizes to be won!

  • Date: Sat 19th Sept - 26th Sept
  • Time: 10am-5.30pm Daily
  • Who: Children & Families
  • Locations: Ballyvourney | Bandon | Bantry | Carrigaline | Castletownbere | Charleville | Clonakilty | Cobh | Dunmanway | Fermoy | Kanturk | Kinsale | Library HQ Carrigrohane Road | Macroom | Mallow | Midleton | Millstreet | Mitchelstown | Newmarket | Oilean Chléire | Passage West | Schull | Sherkin Island | Skibbereen | Youghal | Mobile libraries: Mobile East | Mobile West | Mobile North | Mobile South

Learn To Cycle Online Programme Gliding Video 5

This video introduces you to Gliding and shares fun tasks and activities for you and your cyclist to enjoy.

  •  Gliding Video 5: Click here>>> (Link available Tues, 22nd Sept)
Bicycle Photo Treasure Hunt

Cork Bike Week photo scavenger hunt! We can't get together for big group cycles this year, but let’s get loads of smaller groups out and having fun together!  Join us for this week long, county-wide cycling-celebration and be in to win a hamper of bike-tastic prizes!

It's simple: Register your team of 2-6 people below and you will be directed to your printable score card with photos to 'find'.  Post your photos and running score to our facebook to be in to win!  Full details on the scorecard.

Get your team together and lets get cycling!


 

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