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LET’S RIDE BIKETOBER 2019!

Biketober is a month long festival that celebrates riding a bike.
There are suitable events for everyone. If you can pedal it, you are part of it.
There is an event almost daily throughout October for you to join in.
Biketober events happen all over Christchurch. Look for an event close to you.

Whether you cycle already, would like to give it a go, or just want to join the fun, there will be something for you. 

Whether you cycle already, would like to give it a go, or just want to join the fun, there will be something for you. 

Biketober planning for 2020 is now underway. Look back at our 2019 events
October 5, 2019
Park your bike and party on with cranking tunes provided by RDU DJs at Smash Palace
October 10, 2019
Hear from Meg Christie, an active transport, community and public health promoter
October 20, 2019
A social ride up Rapaki, around Taramea and down Full Monty tracks
October 3, 2019
Like-minded cycling folk make for great company!
October 10, 2019
Learn some new bike skills these school holidays at Papanui Primary School
October 30, 2019
Middle-aged men live secret lives as bicycle enthusiasts
October 31, 2019
Finish a month of cycling with a fright-night ride!
October 10, 2019
Visit two of Christchurch's historic homesteads at Mona Vale and Riccarton Bush
October 7, 2020
The route follows major cycleways, quiet streets, shared paths or surfaced paths ( eg Te Ara Okataro Trail )
October 20, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 7, 2019
Come along to celebrate spring and all things cycling and enjoy some kai on us
October 2, 2019
A gentle ride along two major cycleways to The Tannery
October 18, 2019
Teaching migrant and refugee ladies to ride bikes
October 25, 2019
Teaching migrant and refugee ladies to ride bikes
October 23, 2019
A gentle ride along three major cycleways to the Heathcote River
October 17, 2019
A 'peloton' of eco-guardians bike from Hanoi to Bangkok meeting locals tackling plastic pollution
October 27, 2019
Come learn about eBikes and eBike conversions
October 13, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 4, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 17, 2019
A 'peloton' of eco-guardians bike from Hanoi to Bangkok meeting locals tackling plastic pollution
October 1, 2019
Learn some new bike skills these school holidays at Rāwhiti School
October 18, 2019
Teaching migrant and refugee ladies to ride bikes
October 20, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 9, 2019
Learn some new bike skills these school holidays at Cotswold School
October 25, 2019
Gather around with fine people for a morning beverage
October 5, 2019
Build your own versatile, and low cost bike trailer
October 10, 2019
Visit two of Christchurch's historic homesteads at Mona Vale and Riccarton Bush
October 5, 2019
Dress yourself – and your bike – to impress, then pedal along to the DJ beats
October 4, 2019
Explore environmental restoration activities in the waterways along the Little River Rail Trail
October 8, 2019
Learn some new bike skills these school holidays at Rāwhiti School
October 31, 2019
A discussion on the direction of transportation design, urban design and planning
October 12, 2019
Meander along the Avon Te Ara Ōtākaro city to sea path to Kerrs Reach
October 14, 2020
Join the St Albans Bike Group for a leisurely bike ride to Halswell and Cashmere
October 13, 2019
A social ride around Bottle Lake Forest followed by a picnic
October 7, 2020
Join the Wednesday Wheelies for a morning bike ride together.
October 30, 2019
A ride along the Papanui Parallel cycleway to Styx Mill Reserve
October 19, 2019
Jump on a Smoothie Bike and pedal up a delicious, healthy snack
October 20, 2019
A social ride up Rapaki, around Taramea and down Full Monty tracks
October 5, 2019
Dress yourself – and your bike – to impress, then pedal along to the DJ beats
October 28, 2019
Ride to the new Riverside Market in the city and grab some groceries
October 4, 2019
Original posters with a nod to Biketober by graphic designer Aaron Hogg
October 17, 2019
A 'peloton' of eco-guardians bike from Hanoi to Bangkok meeting locals tackling plastic pollution
October 5, 2019
Park your bike and party on with cranking tunes provided by RDU DJs at Smash Palace
October 1, 2020
The Wednesday Wheelers ride for 2 to 3 hours around Christchurch every Wednesday. Email NzShamani@gmail.com to be added to email updates.
October 25, 2019
Gather around with fine people for a morning beverage
October 8, 2020
Join the St Albans Bike Group ( Wednesday Wheelies ) for a leisurely ride to the west and north. Optional cafe visit to finish.
October 5, 2019
Dress yourself – and your bike – to impress, then pedal along to the DJ beats
October 12, 2019
Travel on the transitional Avon River Trail from east or west to Kerrs Reach
October 10, 2019
Visit two of Christchurch's historic homesteads at Mona Vale and Riccarton Bush
October 15, 2019
Help us count the bicycles parked on, and within, the Four Avenues
October 1, 2019
Post selfies of you and SCAPE artworks around the city and be in to win
October 5, 2019
Dress yourself – and your bike – to impress, then pedal along to the DJ beats
October 12, 2019
See artist Bridget Allen create a biking mural on the North Avon BMX clubhouse
October 31, 2019
Finish a month of cycling with a fright-night ride!
October 1, 2019
Create a work of art while cycling around town!
October 6, 2019
Ride to the Travis Wetland and enjoy a lovely loop walk
October 5, 2019
Dress your bike for the big night with some assistance from the experts
October 1, 2019
Use recycled materials from Creative Junk to get your bike ready for The Rainbow Rave
September 22, 2019
Bring a kids bike to be fixed/checked with the RAD Bikes volunteer mechanics
October 5, 2019
Build your own versatile, and low cost bike trailer
October 19, 2019
Learn how to maintain and care for your cargo bike

Check-in to over 40 city-wide destinations on your smartphone during October. The more destinations you visit, the more chances to win great prizes at the end of the month.

Biketober Is Suppported By:

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Thanks to

Scape Public Art, New Brighton Stitch-o-Mat, Qtopia / New Zealand Aids Foundation, Breeze Walking Festival, RDU98.5FM, Smash Palace, Creative Junk, Papanui Cycles, Beca Heritage Festival, Cultivate and Create – Bridget Allen

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