Transport

Bike events

Do you already know how to ride a bike, but need a confidence boost skills or want to learn new bike skills? Check out our bike skill workshops.

Free monthly bike checks

We run a free monthly bike check service (COVID-19 restrictions dependent) for the Darebin community at the WeCycle Bike Hub on the corner of Arthurton Road and St Georges Road, Northcote.

The service is run by the WeCycle team of volunteer mechanics. It operates from 12.30pm to 3.00pm on the third Saturday of the month and bookings are essential. Book now on our Eventbrite registration page

Bike skills workshops

Do you already know how to ride a bike, but need a skills or confidence boost?

Our low-cost workshops cover on-road bike confidence and basic bike maintenance and are held seasonally, subject to COVID restrictions.

Sign up to receive regular updates on upcoming workshops.

E-bike Q&A – watch the recording

If you’re tempted to get an e-bike but you don’t know where to start, watch our E-Bike Q&A recording.

We answer all your questions including: How affordable are e-bikes? Is it cheating and will I stay fit? What options are there for carrying kids, shopping and pets? Should I convert my existing bike? Could I really replace my car? Watch the recording now.

One-on-one bike skills training

If you need more personalised training we also offer one-on-one training for all residents of all ages throughout the year (depending on COVID restrictions).

Our friendly instructors begin with the absolute basics like how to walk along with a bike, get on and off gracefully, start off, pedal and stop safely.

Recipients of Centrelink payments or people in social housing may be eligible to participate in this training program at no cost. For more information and bookings see our Eventbrite registration page.

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