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Summer cycling suggestions from Frocks on Bikes

Wednesday, December 05, 2018   Posted in: Signatory Notice Board By: Administrator With tags: cycling, event, safety, transport, recreation

Frocks on Bikes would like to wish you all a very happy and safe Christmas.

Feature Ride: New Brighton Seaside Christmas Parade

Date: Saturday 8th December 2018.
Start Time: 9.15am.
Start Location: Outside Avonside Girls High School (Avonside Drive).
Dress theme: Christmas at the Beach. Get your sunscreen, sunnies, beach towels, snorkeling gear and spades and dress up for some Seaside Christmas Parade fun!

Otherwise you can go directly to our group’s gathering spot on Marine Parade by 10.15am - for the parade’s 10.30am start. Come earlier if you need to decorate your bike.

Afterwards we’ll find a café for a reviving coffee to fuel us for your ride back into town. The regular New Brighton market will be in full swing for gifts, food, clothing.

Check out when Frocks on Bikes joined the “Biking Vikings” for mad Santa Parade caper a few years ago.

Some excellent cycling-related reading during the holidays

Dip into Cycling in Christchurch from local cycling advocates. There will be something to inspire, inform or entertain you!

Go Cycle Christchurch December Sessions

These confidence rides will be fun and informative and happen on separated cycle ways and on-road.

  • Tuesday 11th December 2018 (5 to 6pm): Meet at the Christchurch Netball Courts for this ride through Addington and part of the CBD.
  • Saturday 15th December 2018 (3 to 4pm): Meeting at St Albans School (17 Sheppard Place) for this ride through St Albans.

This Skills Training ride give an opportunity to practice basic skills in a car-free environment.

  • Saturday 15th December 2018 (2 to 3pm): Meet at St Albans School (17 Sheppard Place).

Fancy something more adventurous on mountain or road bikes?

Join Meetup and register with “The Cycle Tourists” and “Revolve”. These rides are supportive, social and friendly, and take away more barriers to more women cycling more often… in different terrains and at different speeds than our regular frocks rides.

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