Commute to Work, School, Shops or Home by Bicycle
When: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Get fit and have fun by riding your bicycle to work, school, shopping or to home. Make sure your bike is in safe working order first!
Bicycle Repair Workshop
When: Monday 24 September 2018, 2.30pm - 6.30pm
Where: Edward Park
Your bicycle just like a car, needs regular maintenance. Bring in your bike for a FREE tune up session.
The expert mechanics at Tune Cycles will be providing free minor adjustments and tune ups to get you going smoothly on Tuesday. To book a spot or for more info - call Sam on 9748 9999
Benefits of Commuting by Bicycle
Boost your Health – Cycling can help reduce the risks associated with physical inactivity including cardiovascular disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and more.
Save Time – Peak-hour city trips up to 10km are generally faster by bike than any other form of transport, door to door.
Save Money – People who ride to work not only save time and get fit, but save from $6,000 – $15,000 which is usually spent on fuel, car repairs, public transport tickets and parking.
Be Kind to the Earth – Cycling is a zero emission transport. Riding 10km each way to work instead of driving an save 1.3 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions annually.
Reduce Congestion – With a bike lane able to carry three times as many people as a traffic lane in less than half the space and in turn reduces traffic congestion.
Under 16 – you can now ride on the footpath for added comfort. Remember to wear your helmet!