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CBW - Wed 15th Sept

Wednesday 15th September Events:

Cork Bike Week Evening Cycle to Curraheen

To get people on their bikes in a pleasant and social atmosphere, secondarily to familiarise people with the various routes, parks, greenways etc. 

A cycle out to Curaheen out along the Greenways from the Lee Fields behind MTU and along the Curaheen before the journey back to the city.

  • Date: Wed, 15th Sept 
  • Meet: Grand Parade 
  • Start Time: 6:50pm for 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 Bike Week Parents & Toddlers cycle to the Marina

To get people on their bikes in a pleasant and social atmosphere, secondarily to familiarise people with the various routes, parks, greenways etc. 

A slow and easy group cycle out to the Marina aimed at parents of young children

  • Date: Wed, 15th Sept 
  • Meet: Grand Parade 
  • Start Time: 9.30am
  • RegisterClick here>>>
  • Who: Aimed at parents with young children.
  • Please note: Pre registration essential. Limited Places Available.

An Oige Leisure Cycle to Ballincollig

Cycle to Ballincollig via the Lee Road arriving at the west end of Ballincollig for Coffee, Return via the cycle path in the park to the Straight road.  Coffee/Tea in the park

  • Date: Wed, 15th Sept
  • Location: Fountain Grand Parade
  • Start Time: 10am
  • Email: corkkerryregionalgroup@anoige.ie
  • Who: 25km suitable for Families and active cyclists

Sprocket Rocket Basic Cycling Skills for children 5-11years

Cork Sports Partnership & Wild Atlantic Sports video series shows Sprocket Rocket Skills to be used as a way to involve schools in running their own bike week event in school or parents to run a mini-event at home or in their neighbourhood. 

Cork Community Bikes, Bike Maintenance: Gears

This is an introduction session on gears, 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 for demonstration, and you will have the chance to try out the repair work yourself. 

  • Date: Wed, 15th Sept
  • Location: Cork Community Bikes Workshop, Blackpool
  • Start Time: 6.30pm
  • Email: info@corkcommunitybikes.com
  • Who: Adults, teenagers with guardian
  • Please note: Pre registration essential. Limited Places Available

Learn To Cycle Online Programme Braking Video 6

This video shares tips and ideas on braking as part of the Learn To Cycle Online Programme.

Slower Streets Podcast

As part of the 'Creating Safe Streets' series, Allison speaks with Mairead Forsythe, long time cycle advocate, board member of the Dublin Cycling Campaign and champion of #love30, the campaign for reduced speed limits in town centres.

Cork County Libraries Bike Books & Competition

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 12th Sept - 18th 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

Midleton Greenway Bikes & Bites “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: Wed 15th Sept
  • Location: Midleton Greenway Bikes & Bites
  • Start Time: 9:30am-6pm daily
  • Register: Email info@midletongreenway.com
  • Combination of Adult, Junior & Electric bikes to hire 
  • Please note: Limited daily places available. Pre-registration essential
Cork Community Bikes - Bike Doctor - Deaf Community 

This event is particularly aimed at the Deaf and hard of hearing, with sign language interpreting available throughout to communicate issues with bikes and maintenance advice.

Our mechanics will thoroughly check your bike and carry out any small repairs as needed. We'll explain what we're doing and give advice on looking after your bike, and you'll have a bike prescription to take away.

  • Date: Wednesday 15th Sept
  • Time: Various bookable slots from 11:30am
  • Location: Deaf Enterprises, 2 Sundrive Park, Ballinlough, Cork City
  • To book a slot: Click here>>>

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