Information about Ride2Work Day 2013 will follow later this year.
Come to Victoria Square on Wednesday 17 October 2012 for a FREE Ride2Work Day breakfast!
Ride2Work Day is an opportunity for businesses,
organisations and communities to increase the numbers of people riding
to work by having them register and participate in the Ride2Work Day event.
Ride2Work Day is a FREE event, it costs nothing to register and
workplace coordinators receive a free promotional kit to assist them to
encourage others in their office to also participate in the event.
Ride2Work Day on 17 October is the perfect opportunity for you to have a go at riding to work, or celebrate your regular commute in Australia's largest bike riding event..
Ride2Work Day Breakfast Victoria Square
In celebration of the Ride2Work Programme, join us for a yummy breakfast and entertainment at Victoria Square on Wednesday 17 October from 7am to 9am. Register now to participate in Ride2Work Day and join the commuter revolution!
Be one of the first 1.000 cyclists to turn up for our breakfast - proudly sponsored by Adelaide City Council - and receive a free cappuccino ... or latte ... or flat white ... or espresso!
Bakers Delight will be giving away sweet and savoury buns, and there will be
free bananas thanks to Australian
Bananas. Plus Bike SA will be handing out
Nippys fruit juices and water.
Frenchman Manu from VeggieVelo will bring his tasty velo (bike) to Victoria Square to make you some fresh pancakes on request, if you like your breakfast just a little bit fancy. Smooth Revolution James will be happy for you to pedal a bit more on his bike, to offer you a fresh and organic smoothie for a perfect breakfast start to
Activities and Advice
The Ride2Work Day breakfast will not only be a great breakfast to start your day full of energy, it is also a great way to get some bike riding advice! You can get a free bike fit advice from one of the physiotherapists of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, Andersons Sollicitors will be present to give you legal advice, Roof Rack City experts know everything about bike carriers for your car, and the Adelaide City Council will have a great map available where you can show us and other bike riders what distance you just covered on your bike! Make sure you learn more and register for Adelaide City Council's project Tour de Work while you are here as well.
Be the last to finish and win!
the Ride2Work Day breakfast on Wednesday 17 October 2012 anyone can
take part in the Slow Ride Challenge, and we will finish with the
Celebrity Slow Ride Challenge... Keep an eye on this page to find out
who this year's celebrities will be!
Slow Ride Challenge will test rider's skills in a snail pace race. Pit
your skills against other challengers over a mere 4 metres using City
Bikes. The winner is the last person over the line or to have moved the
least distance over a 30 second period. Feet cannot touch the ground.
So be the last to finish and win some great little prizes!
Why a slow ride challenge?
slowly is an important commuter riding skill that requires a complex
mix of balance, coordination and control. Commuters apply this skill
when riding slowly between lines of traffic, creeping up to a stop
light, or negotiating pedestrian traffic on shared footpaths. Advanced
riders can balance motionless.
Bike SA teaches this amongst many
other skills to adults wanting to join the commuter or recreational
riding revolution taking place in SA. Riding slowly can be added to your
repertoire of defensive cycling techniques.
Why ride to work?
Riding to work offers many benefits including:
- Reductions in greenhouse gas emissions
- Urban congestion reductions
- Increased workforce productivity through improved health and well-being
- Reduced public health expenses through disease prevention and facilitation of recovery
- Improved social cohesion and connectedness in the workplace and neighbourhood setting
cycling not only makes you look and feel great, it reduces the
likelihood of obesity, heart disease, diabetes and some cancers
September Buddy Promotion
|Do you have a buddy that inspired you to ride to work? Or, have you inspired others? Thanks to our generous National Sponsors at Trek, we have a Trek Soho Deluxe ($1,399 RRP) on offer for this month only!|
Anyone who registers during September and nominates someone already registered as their Ride2Work Champion goes into the draw. But what if you're already part of the Ride2Work Program? Just encourage someone else to register, and nominate you. Yes, both you and your buddy go into the draw!
We also have a 'Buddy Pack' of two Bontrager Trip 4w bicycle computers for each state - one for you, and one for your buddy - so you can compare your route distances for your ride to work.
So what are you waiting for? Register now, and start encouraging others to do the same! The more people who say you are their Ride2Work Champion, the more chances you have of winning.
Workplace Coordinators have the crucial role of promoting this National Event to their colleagues. Once registered all coordinators receive a free promotional kit and team code. Pass the code around the office and encourage all your colleagues to register as participants.
For more information, visit www.ride2work.com.au