[CAMWEST-discuss] Seniors Week
Mark.Robson at australwright.com.au
Mon Aug 28 22:57:27 UTC 2006
Sounds great John,
last year Ian ran a short ride around Nth Parramatta as part of seniors week, so Camwest
does have a short history of supporting this 'Week'.
From: jonhol2 at netscape.net [mailto:jonhol2 at netscape.net]
Sent: Monday, 28 August 2006 6:52 PM
To: camwest-discuss at nicku.org
Subject: [CAMWEST-discuss] Seniors Week
I have an idea for Seniors Week & have had a look at their funding guidelines. Individuals are unable to apply as I assume it would have something to do with insurance & public liability etc, so I was wondering what the feeling of CamWest members would be.
The idea I had was to have a one or two day workshop for seniors to introduce or reintroduce them to cycling. I would envisage the workshop covering topics such as selecting a bike, basic maintenance, what the different parts of the bike do ( I am not quite a senior but I grew up with single speed bikes & back pedal brakes), road rules, basic riding techniques, exercises etc,. I have a couple of mates who are Police Bicycle Instructors who have approval and accreditation to run this type of course as secondary employment & they are willing to provide their expertise for costs. I can probably do a bit better than that with them if I try. I am sure that one of the bike shops in the Parramatta area could be persuaded to assist with some basic maintenance.
What is the feeling of other members?
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