NEW MOUNTAIN BIKING IN SA
Mark Sunday 12 August in your diary and join SAMBA for the inaugural Dirty Days MTB event at Belair National Park and Craigburn Farm. Perfect for intermediate and beginner riders, this is the fresh new cross-country experience . With more Dirty Days to follow in September and October at different locations in the hills, you can ride them all with your mates and explore some of SA's favourite trails. Watch this space for more information in the coming weeks.
Meanwhile you can find out more about the South Australian Mountain Bike Association, trails and membership here.
ROUTE MAP FOR GRAND SLAM #4
Download the map for the next Grand Slam at Williamstown on Sunday 5 August. This is the fourth ride of the series, with the option to ride one or both of the 75km loops through the Adelaide Hills and Barossa. It doesn't matter if you haven't ridden any of the Grand Slams so far, everyone is welcome. Join hundreds of like-minded recreational cyclists on the start line and go into the draw for great gear from Giant.
Find out more here.
EVENT AND MARKETING COORDINATOR POSITION
To meet the demands of increased growth in cycling, BiKe SA is recruiting a temporary part-time Event and Marketing Coordinator. Working with both the Event Manager and the Marketing Manager, this is a new position based on 2 days per week from August to November 2012.
Find out more about the position and how to apply here.
Closing date for applications is 9 July.
CALL OUT FOR SALISBURY VOLUNTEERS
Do you like meeting new people? Getting out and about and talking about riding? If so join us to conduct surveys within the City of Salisbury to discover how we can get more people riding.
Volunteers will be trained and must be available to work in Salisbury for a minimum of two hours between 10am - 3pm on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th July.
For more information contact Elysia DeLaine firstname.lastname@example.org
ALMOST FULLY BOOKED - FREE PUNCTURE REPAIR AND TYRE CHANGE SESSION
for all Bicycle SA members (and $20 for non-members) - a simple and fun
40 minute session in our workshop this winter will equip you with the
know-how to quickly fix a puncture or replace a tube, re-inflate your
tyre and your sense of self sufficiency and be on your way! No need to
bring your own bike, we'll supply everything for the session.
best thing, it's free for all Bicycle SA members!
Two session times:
- FULLY BOOKED - Thursday, 5 July
- Places available - Friday, 6 July 12.30pm (40 mins)
Location: 111 Franklin Street, Adelaide -Top-
Call 8168 9999 or email Office@bikesa.asn.au to book into session. Places limited to 10 per session.
you're not a member of Bicycle SA why not consider joining, otherwise non members can still
participate in this session for $20.
Bicycle SA is working with the City of Salisbury to develop a range of cycling programs designed to get people riding. Sessions will include increasing cycling confidence, how to ride safely, bike maintenance, group rides and much more. Workshops will be available in Spring 2012, to register your interest visit www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/livingwellregister or call The City of Salisbury Healthy Communities team on 8406 8251.
ADVANCED BIKE MAINTENANCE COURSE
Wondering what to do on these gloomy winter days? How about taking part in an Advanced Bike Maintenance course? Get the low down on how to maintain your own bike and save $$$ doing the work yourself. All participants on the Advanced Bike Maintenance course also receive a free workshop manual valued at $40.00 RRP!
The course is specifically suited to riders who can confidently undertake the regular tuning and cleaning tasks required to keep their bike running but are seeking an in depth knowledge of their bikes anatomy allowing them to remove, repair, adjust and replace each of the major mechanical working groups.
This course is also excellent for fleet mechanics or resource managers who would like to maintain their fleet in-house rather than rely on a local bike shop.
Limited places left on our July course starting on 15th July check out... places are limited. read more
FANCY PUTTING YOUR FEET UP AFTER A DAY IN THE SADDLE
And indulging in a glass of red at celebrated Chateau Tanunda? Or getting sand between your toes along the Copper Coast? Or exploring the unique history and landscape of Burra?
Then September's Annual Tour from the Copper Coast to the Barossa is for you. But hurry, places are limited to 200 and it will sell out. As we like to say 'Small is beautiful'.
Find out more and register here.