[YarraBUG-list] Upcoming Women's Cycling Events
Cycling Promotion Fund
office at cyclingpromotion.com.au
Tue Nov 18 15:38:57 AEDT 2008
Dear fellow cyclists,
It's wonderful to see so many women's cycling events going on around
Australia; here's several upcoming events that you or your cycling group can
. Free Women's Cycling Information Workshop
. 2008 Bicycling Achievement Awards
. Gear Up Girl
. Women's Cycling Events
Free Women's Cycling Information Workshop
Featuring track cyclist legend and NZ Olympic Gold Medal Winner, Sarah
Ulmer, also the woman behind the SUB women's cycle clothing range. She'll be
talking about what motivated her to take up cycling and achieve her personal
goals. Also on the program is Sports Physiotherapist Andrew Wynd who will
talk about bike fit, preventing injuries and nutrition.
All women that attend will receive a free SUB show bag and go into a draw to
win a $300 SUB Voucher.
6.30 - 8.30pm Thursday 4 December at Top Gear Cycles, 304 Doncaster Road,
Balwyn North (Greythorn shops) VIC.
Bookings essential: info at topgearcycles.com or 03 9857 4060
Link to workshop flyer:
2008 Bicycling Achievement Awards
Nominations are now open. Many of the cycling facilities we take for granted
today wouldn't be there without the vision and persistence of dedicated
individuals and organisations. Maybe you know of a hard-working person, a
cycling group, local school, bicycle shop, bicycle-friendly business, local
council or shire, councillor, politician or an organisation that deserves
recognition from the cycling community?
All nominations are included in a booklet that is distributed far and wide.
Winners in each category will also receive a cash prize of $1,000. Deadline
for nominations is the 19th December 2008. We have created a dedicated
website to enable people to make registrations online.
2008 Australian Bicycling Achievement Awards:
Gear Up Girl
Are you ready for the Gear Up Girl Challenge? Join hundreds of other women
in Sydney and Canberra for this fantastic women-only event: with a choice of
ride options ranging from approximately 15km to 60km there's really no
excuse not to get on your bike and enjoy a fun bicycle ride!
. 7 February, 18 July, 29 November: Gear Up Girl Workshops (Skills and
Ride) - Sydney Olympic Park, NSW.
. 7 March: Gear Up Girl Challenge (Cycle-Ways Riding) - Sydney, NSW.
. 5 April: Gear Up Girl Challenge (Cycle-Ways Riding) - Canberra, ACT.
Visit Gear Up Girl for more details: <http://www.gearupgirl.com.au>
Women's Cycling Events
Other events happening around the country, in chronological order:
. 29 November: Renegade Cycles' Women, Wine and Wheels (Information) -
Lane Cove, NSW.
. Details: <http://www.renegadecycles.com.au/index.php?id=101>
. 30 November & 18 January: St Kilda Cycling Club's Ladies Latte Laps
(Road Riding - Criterium) - Port Melbourne, VIC.
. Details: <http://www.skcc.com.au/index.php?id=50>
. 6 December: SUB Women's Cycle Challenge (Road Riding) - St Kilda,
VIC (Free jerseys still available - register soon).
. Details: <http://www.supersprint.com.au>
. 6 - 16 June: Cycle Tuscany - Just For the Girls (Cycle Tour) -
Let us know if you're aware of other women's cycling events that aren't on
this list - we'll happily let others know about them.
Feel free to forward this email on and advise others to send us an email if
they'd also like to receive these newsletters.
Happy cycling on behalf of the Cycling Promotion Fund team.
Executive Assistant, Cycling Promotion Fund
PO Box 3052 Auburn Victoria 3123
Ph 03-9818-5400 Fax 03-9818-4535
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