Neighbourly Ride - Brunswick East
Join our Neighbourly rides for Newbies of any age for a fun and social ride. We ride for 40 minutes at a leisurely pace to help build confidence on your bike. We explore the local parks, bike paths using safe routes.
ARE YOU A NEWBIE RIDER?
● Just bought a bike and need an incentive to start riding?
● Looking for places to ride locally?
● Want to discover where to ride
● Meet other newbies over coffee after the ride
● Anyone is welcome - Kids, adults, friends and families
● Supportive & confidence building rides
Children under 16 years will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian
For safety reasons can you please add each child to the number of tickets as we limit the ride to strictly 24 registered riders.
DON'T HAVE A BIKE?
Velo cycles has limited hire bikes available to registered Neighbourly Riders at 50% off - $20 for the day, call 9381 0088 or call in. Speak to one of their friendly staff to reserve your bike before the start of the ride (on the day you will need to provide photo ID).
Opening hours are from Monday to Friday 8:00am - 6:30pm Saturday & Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm and most Public Holidays 10am - 4pm
Outside the Brunswick Cycling Club house - see map
If you are driving to the meeting point there is limited parking in Harrison St
● Plenty of smiles
● Your bike (in good working order with a bell)
● Helmet (mandatory and it's the law)
● Lights (front & rear are advisable for added visibility)
● Water bottle
● Puncture repair kit (Tube & pump) available from Velo Cycles
● Sun tan cream & weather protective clothing in case it rains or gets cold
● Pump up the tyres
● Oil the chain
● Take your bike for a short ride to make sure everything is working well
ON THE DAY
● Arrive 15 minutes early to meet your fellow riders
● Be ready to leave at 10:00am
Comfortable clothing and shoes (runners, recreational shoes etc) and a means to avoid long pants being caught in the chain
Join us for a coffee after the ride at Park Street Cafe (Formerly Green Park Cafe)
WEATHER & UPDATES
It's raining at 8:00am or above 24º the ride will be cancelled however the show goes on, join us for a coffee instead.
WHAT OUR NEWBIES SAY
Check out of video's featuring many Neighbourly Riders and their experiences:
BY REGISTERING YOU AGREE TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE
By registering youI have read, understand and agree to the Terms of Service and waiver
Our Neighbourly Rides are insured and our Ride Leaaders have Working with children accrediatation
We offer the first ride for free, to make Neighbourly Ride sustainable, we charge a nominal $5 fee (Pluss booking fee) for each ride there after.
If we cancel the ride you wiil be notified by email at 8:00am on the day of the ride (Sunday) and if you paid the $5 fee, you will be refunded the $5 ride fee.
You can cancel and recieve a full $5 refund anytime up to 8:00am on the day before (Saturday) of the ride.
Your Neighbourly Ride Leader is TBC
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - Mob: TBC