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Big Bike Week


A week of free events!

To celebrate NSW Bike Week 2016, we're running free events and courses all week! From cycling rookies to pros, there's something for everyone.

City Cycle Confidence Course

Sunday 18 September 2016, 9:30am-1:30pm
Johnson Park, Dulwich Hill
Designed to improve your cycle skills and confidence while riding, this course is tailored to encourage safer cycling across the city and give you the flair you need to take to two wheels on a more regular basis.

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Cooks River Family Fun Ride

Sunday 18 September 2016, 9am-12pm
Starts in Steel Park, Marrickville
Get your bicycle tuned for free by a bike mechanic before going on a short (5km) or long (16km) guided ride. The route is mostly off-road and suitable for everyone. Bring the whole family!

Bicycle Maintenance Workshop

Wednesday 21 September 2016, 6:30-9pm
Ashfield Public School
Learn how to care for your bicycle and keep it running smoothly. Bring your bike to this hands on workshop and be prepared to get your hands dirty.

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Saturday Slowies Group Ride

Saturday 24 September 2016, 6:30-8:30am
Return ride from Marrickville to Centennial Park
This low key bunch ride makes its way through Newtown and Redfern to Centennial Park. Return to Marrickville with the bunch for coffee and breakfast at the wonderful Marrick Cafe. All you need to ride Saturday Slowies is a roadworthy bike, a helmet and lights! This ride is with the Dulwich Hill Bicycle Club.

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Big Bike Day

Sunday 25 September 2016, 10am-2:30pm
War Memorial Park, Lilyfield
Big Bike Day is an annual event held every year in September, for both avid and casual bike riders of all ages. The day features entertainment, activities, free bike workshops, bike maintenance, raffle prizes and a group bike ride around the bay.

For a highlights reel, check out the video from Transport for NSW on YouTube below! All the footage is from our 2015 Big Bike Day!

Everyone is welcome regardless of age or cycling experience. Check out some of the great photos from previous years events!

2014 Big Bike Day Images


2013 Big Bike Day Images


2012 Big Bike Day Images


For more information

Contact Leichhardt Council's Sustainability Engagement Officer on 9367 9381 or at