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Frocks on Bikes Newsletter for September 2019

Wednesday, September 04, 2019   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, event, transport, cycling

September Feature Ride: Weka Pass Rail Ride

Limited of 20 bikes on the train.

Date: Sunday 15th September 2019.
Time: 11.30am to 4pm. You must be there at 11.10am to get your bikes loaded for the 11.30am departure.
Location: Weka Pass Railway (Waipara).
Cost: $30 return for adults, $12 return for children under 15.

Find out more about the Weka Pass Train and Bike Ride (Facebook). BYO afternoon tea.

Find out more bout the Weka Pass Railway, including how to book tickets.

You’ll need to book one-way train tickets for 11.30am and 3.10pm and a free ticket for your bike. So please ensure you have 4 items in your basket: 2 for you and 2 for your bike!

Upcoming Events

Grand Opening event of Biketober: The Rainbow Bike Rave

Date: Saturday 5th October 2019.
Time: 8 to 9.30pm.
Start Location: 145 Worcester Street - between Manchester Street and Latimer Square.

Check out out the evolving Biketober calendar online!

Frocks on Bikes Biketober Feature Ride #1: Rock Paper Scissors

A ride looking at CBD SCAPE public art.

Date: Sunday 6th October 2019.
Start Time: 1pm.

Find out more about the Rock Paper Scissors Art Ride (Facebook).

Frocks on Bikes Biketober Feature Ride #2: Halloween Ride

Dress up and cruise the ‘burbs with spooks and ghouls!

Date: Thursday 31st October 2019.
Start Time: 7.30pm.

Check out the Frocks on Bikes Facebook page for more details on the Halloween Ride.

More Cycling News

Free Bike Repair

Date: Saturday 14th September 2019.
Time: 12.30 to 3pm.
Location: Repair Café at the Bromley Community Centre (45 Bromley Road).

Check out the Bromley Centre Facebook page for further information.

Biketober RAD Kids Bike Fix Up

Date: Sunday 22nd September 2019.
Time: Noon to 4pm.
Location: RAD at The Commons (corner of Durham and Kilmore Streets).

Kids - bring in your bikes to be checked over and fixed up for Biketober!

Children without bikes can choose a donated one and get it fixed upwith the help of the volunteer mechanics. Koha accepted. Any bikes left over at the end of the day are given to charity. The pizza oven will be fired up to fuel the workers.

Get updates on the event on the RAD Facebook page. Contact RAD for further information (admin[at] or 027 4727 362).

Coffee Outside Continues

Next Coffee Outside will be on Friday 20th September 2019 (6.45 to 8.30am).

Stay tuned to the Coffee Outside Christchurch Facebook page for upcoming 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