[CAMWEST-announce] Fwd: Chocolate Ride, Light the City, Cargo Bike Parade plus more…

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Mon Sep 12 22:06:36 UTC 2016


Fellow CAMWESTies,
                                 some of these rides may appeal to you.



John Holstein
"If we don't change direction we will end up where we are headed" 
(Professor Irwin Corey, Comedian 1909 - )



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To: John <jonhol2 at netscape.net>
Sent: Tue, Sep 13, 2016 7:00 am
Subject: Chocolate Ride, Light the City, Cargo Bike Parade plus more…


				
	 
          
              
                
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Sydney Rides Festival 2016
                          
                        
                    
						
						                        
						
	From the calorie-neutral Chocolate Ride, to the delightful Cargo Bike Parade and night-time spectacle at Light the City, the 2016 Sydney Rides Festival has something to inspire everyone.
	Starting with the Sydney Rides Breakfast on 4 October, the program features more than 20 events celebrating the humble bike.
	
	Read on to find out more about the signature events and festival picks.
	Order a promotional kit to spread the word at your business, workplace or school.
						
								
					
						

					
						
 
				  
				
			
	

	    
  
    
  
    
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Sydney Rides Breakfast
                  
                
                
                  
                  
	Free coffee, pastries and bike tune-ups to celebrate the start of the festival.
                  
                
                
                  
                  
 
                  
                
                
                  
                  
                    
                      
                      
Tuesday 4 October
                    
                    
                      
                    
                    
                      
                      
7am to 9am
                    
                    
                      
                    
                    
                      
                      
Observatory Hill or Prince Alfred Park
                    
                       
                      
 
                      
  
                    
                  

                  
                
                
                  
 
                
              

            
          

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
            
              
                               
                  
                  
                
                  
                  
 
                  
                
                
                  
                  
Sydney Rides the Park
                  
                
                
                  
                  
	Pack up the family, gather your mates and get set for an adventure. Featuring BMX displays, kite workshops, parkour, mountain boarding and more. Download your event guide today.
                  
                
                
                  
                  
 
                  
                
                
                  
                  
                    
                      
                      
Saturday 8 October
                    
                    
                      
                    
                    
                      
                      
9am to 4pm
                    
                    
                      
                    
                    
                      
                      
Sydney Park
                    
                       
                      
 
                      
  
                    
                  

                  
                
                
                  
 
                
              

            
          

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
            
              
                               
                  
                  
                
                  
                  
 
                  
                
                
                  
                  
Suit Ride 
                  
                
                
                  
                  
	Join the smartest riders in town for a roll through the city centre followed by free lunch. The Suit Ride shows how easy it is to ride through the city. And there’s not an inch of lycra in sight.
                  
                
                
                  
                  
 
                  
                
                
                  
                  
                    
                      
                      
Wednesday 12 October
                    
                    
                      
                    
                    
                      
                      
12pm to 1.30pm
                    
                    
                      
                    
                    
                      
                      
Harmony Park, Surry Hills
                    
                       
                      
 
                      
  
                    
                  

                  
                
                
                  
 
                
              

            
          

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
            
              
                               
                  
                  
                
                  
                  
 
                  
                
                
                  
                  
Spring Cycle
                  
                
                
                  
                  
	Choose the 12km Sydney City Ride, 55km Classic Ride or 105km Challenge for a stunning bike ride through Sydney.
	Use the code CityofSydney25 at the checkout to receive 25% discount on entry fees.
                  
                
                
                  
                  
 
                  
                
                
                  
                  
                    
                      
                      
Sunday 16 October
                    
                    
                      
                    
                    
                      
                      
Rides depart from 6am to 9am
                    
                    
                      
                    
                    
                      
                      
Starts at St Leonards Park, North Sydney 
                    
                       
                      
 
                      
  
                    
                  

                  
                
                
                  
 
                
              

            
          

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
            
              
                               
                  
                  
                
                  
                  
 
                  
                
                
                  
                  
Light the City
                  
                
                
                  
                  
	Don your brightest for a night-time walk or ride in the heart of the city.
	Experience light installations along Mrs Macquaries Road in the Domain before relaxing by the harbour in the outdoor lounge.
                  
                
                
                  
                  
 
                  
                
                
                  
                  
                    
                      
                      
Saturday 22 October
                    
                    
                      
                    
                    
                      
                      
6pm to 11pm
                    
                    
                      
                    
                    
                      
                      
The Domain 
                    
                       
                      
 
                      
  
                    
                  

                  
                
                
                  
 
                
              

            
          

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
  
    
  
    
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Sydney Rides Gallery
                    
        
        
          
                    
	A collection of images showcasing scenes and stories from those who ride in Sydney.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
4 to 23 October 
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
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Canvas Bar, Kent Street 
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
Cargo Bike Parade
                    
        
        
          
                    
	Six musicians carried in cargo bikes will roll around Hyde Park to entertain the lunch time crowd.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
Friday 7 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
11.30am to 2pm
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Hyde Park North
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
Brompton Urban Challenge 
                    
        
        
          
                    
	Cycle the city, interpret clues and complete challenges. Take part in teams of two to four riders, with at least one Brompton folding bike to qualify.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
Saturday 8 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
10am to 3pm
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Meet at Prince Alfred Park
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
ARTCycle Mystery Ride
                    
        
        
          
                    
	A guided tour with mobile cinema projections featuring art films and shorts.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
8 October and 18 October 
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
5.45pm to 10pm
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Meet at Sydney Park Cycling Centre
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
Saturday Slowies
                    
        
        
          
                    
	An easy paced ride from Dulwich Hill Bicycle Club for novice riders. Ride from Marrickville to Centennial Park and back.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
8, 15 and 22 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
6.30am to 8.30am
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Meet at Post Office Square, Marrickville 
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
Pocket-sized Precincts 
                    
        
        
          
                    
	An itty bitty city art quest for all ages. Collect clues from local shops that lead to beautiful parks with hidden artworks.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
Sunday 9 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
10am to 4pm
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Choose your start location
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
Suffragettes and Suicide Alley
                    
        
        
          
                    
	Find out how the suffragette movement and the rise of bicycles are linked on a slow-paced 20km ride visiting historic landmarks.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
Sunday 9 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
9.15am to 1pm
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Meet at Green Square Station
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
National Ride2Work Day 
                    
        
        
          
                    
	If you’re thinking about riding to work, this is the day to do it. Stop by one of the free breakfasts throughout the city.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
Wednesday 12 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
7am to 9am
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Union Square, Taylor Square, Prince Alfred Park
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
Chocolate Ride
                    
        
        
          
                    
	An almost calorie-neutral bike tour of chocolatiers, gelato makers, specialty shops and patisserie and confectionary wholesalers you never knew existed.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
Saturday 15 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
9am to 1pm
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Petersham Post Office
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
Sydney Bike Polo Slayerfest
                    
        
        
          
                    
	Sydney Bike Polo hosts some of the best Australasian teams for this two day tournament. Watch the action and try it yourself.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
8.30am to 8pm
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Alexandria Basketball Courts, Power Avenue, Alexandria
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
Travel Cycle Drinkle
                    
        
        
          
                    
	Part slide-night, part TED talk, and part conversation-in-a-pub, Travel Cycle Drinkle will get you excited about bike touring adventures in Australia and beyond.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
Saturday 15 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
4pm to 6pm
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Omafiets Dutch Bicyclest, Redfern
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
Bicycle Film Festival's Greatest Hits
                    
        
        
          
                    
	A celebration of cycling and short films infused into a magical mystery tour of Sydney's cycleways.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
16 and 17 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
7pm to 9pm
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Various locations
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
How the Dutch do it
                    
        
        
          
                    
	Sydney will soon have a new light rail and metro system – but what does this have to do with humble bikes?  Discover how more people cycling to the station will change our city.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
Monday 17 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
6pm to 8.30pm
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Barnet Long Room, Customs House
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
Fabric Ride
                    
        
        
          
                    
	This gentle paced ride will explore some of Sydney’s excellent fabric shops. Start with a fabric and pattern swap to make room in your stash for your day’s finds.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
Saturday 22 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
10am to 3pm
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Meet at Central Station, Devonshire Street exit
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
Speed Dating
                    
        
        
          
                    
	A unique dating event for singles who share a passion for bikes.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
Sunday 23 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
8am to 10am
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
Meet at corner of Grand Drive and Parkes Drive, Centennial Park
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
      
          
        
        
        
          
      
        
          
          
 
        
        
          
                    

                  
      
            
            
      
        
          
        
        
          
                    
Tour de Hunters Hill 
                    
        
        
          
                    
	A leisurely ride around this picturesque and historic peninsula, beginning and ending with a picnic brunch on the lawns of The Priory.
                    
        
        
          
        
        
          
          
            
              
              
Sunday 23 October
            
            
              
            
            
              
              
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Riverglade Reserve, Hunters Hill
            
            
              
 
              
            
          

          
        
        
          
          
                     
          
        
      
          
      
  
    
 
  

      
          
            
 
          
        
  
      
    
        
  
    

    
    		
  
    
  
  
    
  
  
			
			  
			    
			      
			        
		          
			      
			        
			        
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