[CAMWEST-announce] Fwd: Your Sydney Rides Festival event guide

John Holstein jonhol2 at netscape.net
Mon Sep 14 21:43:57 UTC 2015

Fellow CAMWESTies,  
                                   here is som information on Sydney Rides Festival.
John Holstein
Member of CAMWEST (http://camwest.pps.com.au) advocating for better cycling infrastructure for Sydney's West.

"if we don't change direction, we will end up where we are headed" (Professor Irwin Corey
American vaudeville comic and actor (1914 - ) )
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Subject: Your Sydney Rides Festival event guide

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Your Sydney Rides Festival event guide
 The 2015 Sydney Rides Festival will be our biggest yet, jam-packed with bicycle adventures and events for every kind of rider.
 Ride between action stations at Sydney Rides the Park, pedal across the Harbour Bridge in Sydney's largest recreational ride, Spring Cycle, or celebrate lights, disco and night-riding at the closing event, Light the City.
 We've made it easy to spread the word about Sydney Rides at your workplace, business or school simply request a promotional kit with everything you need to get your friends, colleagues or customers excited.
 Read on to find out more about our signature events and festival picks.
 Enjoy the ride! 

 Clover Moore
 Lord Mayor of Sydney 
Signature events
Sydney Rides the Park
 Kickstart the festival with a ride over the green hills of Sydney Park where you’ll find morning yoga sessions, a BMX arena, Cyclocross track, mountain boarding, a bike-powered juice lounge, an edible garden, the Taronga zoomobile, gourmet food and more. Plan your adventure now.
Sat 10 Oct 
7am - 2pm
Sydney Park, St Peters
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Sydney Suit Ride
 Escape the office for an executive style lunchtime ride around city streets followed by a free lunch. Lunch will also be on offer for those who have used the hashtag #sydneyrides to capture their ride to work on social media that day.
Wed 14 Oct
12pm - 2pm
Harmony Park, Surry Hills
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Spring Cycle
 Choose the 12km Sydney City Ride, 55km Polygon Classic Ride or 105km Challenge Ride for a stunning ride through Sydney. As a subscriber you receive 25% discount on the entry fee. Simply enter the code sydneycycleways at the checkout.
Sun 18 Oct
Rides depart from 6.30am
St Leonards Park, North Sydney
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Copenhagenise Sydney
 Find out why half of all commuters ride a bike in the Danish capital from Marianne Weinreich, Chair of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark.
Tue 20 Oct
10.30am - 12pm
Customs House
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Light the City
 A night-time bike ride like no other. Experience light installations and special effects on a 2.5-kilometre loop in the heart of the city. Race a friend on the roller racing stage, dance the night away or relax with a bite to eat in front of stunning harbour views in the outdoor lounge.
Sat 31 Oct
6pm - 11pm
The Domain
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Sydney Rides Challenge
 If you thought bike riding couldn’t be more rewarding, think again. Log your rides at sydneyrideschallenge.net for a chance to win a new bike and other great prizes.
10 - 31 October
Anywhere, anytime!
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Event program

Light the City Discovery Rides
 Experience the joy and exhilaration of riding at night on these guided rides around the city.
Every Tuesday and Thursday
7:30pm - 9pm
Various locations
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Pedal Stroke Yoga
 Fine tune your body and gain strength and flexibility with this yoga class specially designed for bike riders.
10 - 31 Oct
Various times
Various locations
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Blue Carbon and Green Rings: Botany Bay
 A social ride along the Green Ring trail taking in local habitat, the arts and urban design, from Taylor Square to Botany Bay via Centennial Park.
Sun 11 Oct
12.30pm - 5.30pm
Taylor Square
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Tour de Hunters Hill
 A guided 7-kilometre family loop ride through jacaranda territory, taking in city views and the Lane Cove River and finishing with a community picnic.
Sun 11 Oct
8am - 11am
The Priory Lawn, Hunters Hill
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Sydney Rides Film Night
 A selection of films from around the globe celebrating how bikes bring cities to life.
Thu 15 Oct
6.30pm - 10pm
Pier 2/3, Walsh Bay
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How to Bicycle with Style
 Sarah Imm of veloaporter.com will share fashion tips for looking great on a bike. Try an e-bike, Dutch or cargo bike, or learn how to ‘lift off’ in a skirt and heels.
Fri 16 Sept
7pm - 9pm
Powerhouse Museum
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Explore your wild ride
 Learn how to mountain bike at night at this workshop and practical guided night ride in the Royal National Park. Suitable for beginners and intermediate riders.
Sat 17 Oct
7pm - 10pm
Sutherland Shire Cycling Club
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DHBC Saturday Slowies
 Everyone can ride in this leisurely ride organised by the Dulwich Hill Bicycle Club.
Sat 17 Oct
7.30am - 8.30am
Post Office Square, Marrickville
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Travel Cycle Drinkle
 A social event for anyone interested in bicycle touring. Come and hear amazing cycling stories and get tips on how to organise a great cycling holiday.
Thu 22 Oct
6pm - 9pm
The Forresters Hotel, Surry Hills
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DHBC Women's Ride
 A ride for the sisters organised by Dulwich Hill Bicycle Club.
Thu 22 Oct
5.30am - 7.30pm
Post Office Square, Marrickville
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Roller Racing
 Sydney’s hottest roller racing – this is the gold standard. Challenge your friends, colleagues or complete strangers. As always, costumes earn extra points.
Sat 24 Oct
6.30pm - 11pm
The Standard, Surry Hills
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