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Frocks on Bikes Newsletter for June 2019

Wednesday, June 05, 2019   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, event, Community Groups, cycling

Feature Ride: Hops and Spokes Ride

Date: Saturday 8th June 2019.
Time: 1 to 3pm.
Start Location: The Tannery (Cumnor Terrace). Meet at the back entrance of Cassels & Sons Brewing.

A ride where you can sample some Christchurch brewed beers!

Find out more about the Hops and Spokes Ride (Facebook).

Feature Ride: Christchurch Winter Solstice Ride

Date: Friday 21st June 2019
Time: 5.30 to 6.30pm.
Start Location: Armagh Gates to North Hagley Park (Rolleston Avenue).

The 8th annual mid-winter bike ride around North Hagley Park and Avon Promenade. Dress up your bikes with your brightest bling and lights!

Find out more about the Christchurch Winter Solstice Ride (Facebook).

Upcoming Events

  • The Annual Little River Rail Trail Ride (date and time TBC).
  • Morning Coffee and Cycling Catch up: Friday 19th July 2019 (6.45 to 8.45am).
  • RAD Fix Up for Women by Women!: Sunday 21st July 2019 (noon to 4pm).

Drive Chain Maintenance Workshop

Date: Saturday 8th June 2019.
Time: 9 to 10am.
Location: Pushbikes Papanui (Papanui Road).
Cost: $10.

Pushbikes Papanui brings you an intro on how to repair and look after your chain. What would you do if your chain broke on your bike?

Get hands on experience of fixing your chain, so you’ll feel confident in the event of a breakdown. We’ll also show you how to avoid this happening.

Get more information on this Drive Chain Maintenance Workshop.

Morning Coffee and Cycling Catch Up event

Dates: Friday 21st June 2019.
Time: 6.45 to 8.45am.
Location: Christchurch River Promenade.

Coffee Outside is a once a month event held somewhere nice in Christchurch. Gather around with fine people for a morning beverage. It celebrates the twin forces of bicycles and coffee that makes the world go round.

Put work aside and enjoy this morning as a time to be invigorated and ready to tackle the challenges of the day ahead.

Cycle Skills and Confidence Rides from Go Cycle Christchurch

Inspire a friend to hop on their bike and join the last rides before the winter break! Email Connie to register or book one of the limited free spots (GoCycleChristchurch[at]

  •  Tuesday 11th June 2019, starting at the South Hagley netball courts; or
  • Saturday 15th June 2019, starting from St Albans School.

Visit the Go Cycle Christchurch Facebook page for more details.


Go to the Frocks on Bikes Christchurch Facebook page for updates.

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch