Get active Shoalhaven – It’s Bike Week! Shoalhaven City Council is inviting the community to jump on your bike and join fun-filled rides around the Shoalhaven area during NSW Bike Week which is held from Saturday 22 to Sunday 30 September 2018.
NSW Bike Week is an annual celebration of cycling which aims to:
- Increase the use of local cycling infrastructure for transport and recreation
- Provide a safe and secure environment for new and less confident cyclists to improve their cycling skills
- Educate the community on the importance of road safety and road rules
- Promote cycling as a safe and healthy mode of transport for short trips.
There are two NSW Bike Week events in the Shoalhaven:
Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Meet at 2 pm Lions Club Park Dolphin Point. Join an easy paced mountain bike ride through the pristine National Park enjoying the terrain and the wonders of nature. On your return, enjoy a fundraising BBQ lunch by Milton Ulladulla Apex Club (gold coin donation) or have a picnic in the park. Meet at 2 pm at Lions Club Park, Dolphin Point. Mountain bikes are advisable. Suitable for beginners.
Saturday, 29 September 2018 - Meet 9 am White Sands Park Huskisson.
Join an easy flat bike ride from Huskisson to Plantation Point. The ride is 12km from White Sands Park Huskisson to Plantation Point where you meet at 9 am to ride to Plantation Point and return. Ride conducted by Shoalhaven Bicycle User Group. On return, support a fundraising BBQ by the Lions Club (gold coin donation).
All registered participants receive a free Bike Safety Sample Bag. Free Face Painting from KELMC Artworks Face and Body Art.
Transport for NSW, in partnership with Roads and Maritime Services, has provided funding for Shoalhaven City Council to run Bike Week events.
For further information please contact Shoalhaven City Council’s Road Safety Officer on Tel: 4429 3484.