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Wollongong City Council

On Yer Bike Speaker Series

We're counting down to the once-in-a-lifetime excitement of hosting the UCI Road World Championships right here in Wollongong.

As the big day nears, we're kicking off the celebrations with the On Yer Bike speaker series. Over six nights, a diverse group of speakers will share local stories highlighting the positive impact cycling has on the community, and how you can get involved.

Riding for Reconciliation: Tour da Country

WOLLONGONG | WEDNESDAY 3 AUGUST | 6-7PM

The Tour da Country bike ride was established to raise awareness of healthy lifestyle choices in Aboriginal communities, and to promote reconciliation amongst Australians. Listen to Dale Wright share his personal health journey and how this bike ride improved his quality of life. Find out how you can join the next tour.

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Cycling Together: Exsight Tandems

WOLLONGONG | WEDNESDAY 10 AUGUST | 6-7PM

Blind disability advocate, Geoff Stratton established Exsight Tandems to give people with a disability the chance to ride. Geoff will be talking about what riding means to him, and how riding can assist everyone’s mental and physical health.

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Purchasing an E-Bike

THIRROUL | WEDNESDAY 24 AUGUST | 6-7PM

Electric bikes are becoming increasingly popular, not just in Australia but around the globe. Local bike shop owner, Andrew Larkin will talk about what to look for when choosing your next ride.

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BMX with Bryan Goddard

WOLLONGONG | WEDNESDAY 31 AUGUST | 6-7PM (tbc)

Find out how you can get into BMX riding, with former stunt BMX rider Bryan Goddard. Now helping locals of all ages and all abilities to ride bikes, Bryan encourages everyone to give it a try.

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Re-cycling at UOW

WOLLONGONG | WEDNESDAY 7 SEPTEMBER | 6-7PM

Come and learn about a cycling club with a difference. Juliana Peloche from UOW Cycling Club will share how students engage with local volunteers over a shared passion for cycling: encouraging a more sustainable commute to university, improved fitness, and a cost-effective travel solution.

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Illawarra Cycling Stories

WOLLONGONG | WEDNESDAY 19 OCTOBER | 6-7PM

Recently retired Dave Hansen spent 41 years in the local cycling industry. He will be talking about the changes he has seen over the years both in the industry and in the bikes. Come along to celebrate a great local supporter of cycling in the Illawarra.

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Gear up for Spin Fest

Let's welcome the world to Wollongong this September! As the world’s best cyclists arrive for the UCI Road World Championships, we’re rolling out the fun with Spin Fest - a free program of family-friendly celebrations right across our city.