*******NOTE: Neighbourly Ride will re-commence in 2021******* Join our Neighbourly rides for Newbies of any age for a fun and social ride. We ride for 40 minutes at a leisurely pace to help build confidence on your bike. We explore the local parks, bike paths using safe routes. ARE YOU A NEWBIE RIDER? ● Just bought a bike and need an incentive to start riding?● Looking for places to ride locally?● Want to discover where to ride ● Meet other newbies over coffee after the ride● Anyone is welcome – Kids, adults, friends and families● Supportive & confidence building rides KIDS For safety reasons children 8 years+ who can ride comfortably at 10-12km/h on a childrens bike with 20″ wheels (without training wheels) as we ride on public roads (low stress routes), see bike examples: https://www.bykbikes.com/collections/e-450 https://www.trekbikes.com/au/en_AU/kids_buyers_guide http://www.malvernstar.com.au/bikes DON’T HAVE A BIKE?Cycles Galleria offers bikes for rent, see https://cyclesgalleria.com.au/pages/rentals MEETING POINTOutside the Brunswick Cycling Club house – see map CAR PARKINGIf you are driving to the meeting point there is limited parking in Harrison St BRING ● Plenty of smiles● Your bike (in good working order with a bell)● Helmet (mandatory and it’s the law)● Lights (front & rear are advisable for added visibility)● Water bottle● Puncture repair kit (Tube & pump) available from Velo Cycles ● Sun tan cream & weather protective clothing in case it rains or gets cold PREPARATION ● Pump up the tyres● Oil the chain● Take your bike for a short ride to make sure everything is working wellON THE DAY ● Arrive 15 minutes early to meet your fellow riders● Be ready to leave at 10:00am CLOTHINGComfortable clothing and shoes (runners, recreational shoes etc) and a means to avoid long pants being caught in the chain COFFEEJoin us for a coffee after the ride at Park Street Cafe (Formerly Green Park Cafe) WEATHER & UPDATESIt’s raining at 8:00am or above 24º the ride will be cancelled however the show goes on, join us for a coffee instead. LONG WEEKENDSFor long weeknds, to help us plan for Ride Leaders, we close registrations at 5:00pm Friday directly before the Sunday of Neighbiourly Ride. WHAT OUR NEWBIES SAYCheck out of video’s featuring many Neighbourly Riders and their experiences: https://neighbourlyride.com/community REGISTRATION – ADULTSEach ***** (18yo +) will be required to register individually and accept our Terms of Service and waiver. REGISTRATION – CHILDRENThe number of children (8- 17yo) participating will need to be added by their parent/guardian when registering, ie one ***** bringing 2 x children will need to order 3 x tickets from the dropdown box.Just add your children(s) full name in brackets, i.e.First Name = Melissa (+ Andrew Smith & Hannah Smith), Surname = Smith BY REGISTERING YOU AGREE TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICEBy registering youI have read, understand and agree to the Terms of Service and waiver https://neighbourlyride.com/terms-of-service OTHER INFOOur Neighbourly Rides are insured and our Ride Leaaders have Working with children accrediatationWe offer the first ride for free, to make Neighbourly Ride sustainable, we would appreciate a nominal $5 donation for each ride there after. CANCELLATIONIf we cancel the ride you wiil be notified by email at 8:00am on the day of the ride (Sunday).You can cancel anytime up to 8:00am on the day before (Saturday) of the ride, this helps to free up a space if you cannot make it.
CONTACTYour Neighbourly Ride Leader is a member of Brunswick Cycling ClubEmail: email www.neighbourlyride.com
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