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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. 

Look back at our 2019 events
October 26, 2019
Find out who will win prizes for the Passport Competition and One-Day Challenge
October 25, 2019
Teaching migrant and refugee ladies to ride bikes
October 1, 2019
Learn some new bike skills these school holidays at Rāwhiti School
October 31, 2019
Finish a month of cycling with a fright-night ride!
October 5, 2019
Park your bike and party on with cranking tunes provided by RDU DJs at Smash Palace
October 1, 2019
Take the family on a self-guided cycle outing using our instructions and maps
October 18, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 4, 2019
Original posters with a nod to Biketober by graphic designer Aaron Hogg
October 23, 2019
A gentle ride along three major cycleways to the Heathcote River
October 19, 2019
Ride the Summit Road or the Bays route to Lyttelton Farmer's Market
October 26, 2019
A guided ride to view several Heritage Listed Buildings and others currently undergoing redevelopment
October 10, 2019
Hear from Meg Christie, an active transport, community and public health promoter
October 11, 2019
Teaching migrant and refugee ladies to ride bikes
October 19, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 18, 2019
Teaching migrant and refugee ladies to ride bikes
October 9, 2019
A gentle ride along two major cycleways into The Red Zone
October 21, 2019
A guided ride to view several Heritage Listed Buildings and others currently undergoing redevelopment
October 1, 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 19, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 10, 2019
Learn some new bike skills these school holidays at Papanui Primary School
October 20, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 18, 2019
Teaching migrant and refugee ladies to ride bikes
October 11, 2019
A guided ride to view several Heritage Listed Buildings and others currently undergoing redevelopment
October 31, 2019
A discussion on the direction of transportation design, urban design and planning
October 1, 2019
Use recycled materials from Creative Junk to get your bike ready for The Rainbow Rave
October 1, 2019
Post selfies of you and SCAPE artworks around the city and be in to win
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 19, 2019
Jump on a Smoothie Bike and pedal up a delicious, healthy snack
October 10, 2019
Learn some new bike skills these school holidays at Papanui Primary School
October 27, 2019
Come learn about eBikes and eBike conversions
October 19, 2019
Journey around the patchwork of food growing locally across our city
October 12, 2019
Meander along the Avon Te Ara Ōtākaro city to sea path to Kerrs Reach
October 25, 2019
A fun way to travel to worship for your religious community
September 1, 2019
Test event
October 30, 2019
A ride along the Papanui Parallel cycleway to Styx Mill Reserve
October 31, 2019
Finish a month of cycling with a fright-night ride!
October 9, 2019
A gentle ride along two major cycleways into The Red Zone
October 28, 2019
Ride to the new Riverside Market in the city and grab some groceries
September 26, 2019
Join us for coffee and a preview of Biketober and the MyPassport app
October 25, 2019
Gather around with fine people for a morning beverage
October 5, 2019
Park your bike and party on with cranking tunes provided by RDU DJs at Smash Palace
October 17, 2019
Like-minded cycling folk make for great company!
October 12, 2019
Travel on the transitional Avon River Trail from east or west to Kerrs Reach
October 17, 2019
A 'peloton' of eco-guardians bike from Hanoi to Bangkok meeting locals tackling plastic pollution
October 4, 2019
Original posters with a nod to Biketober by graphic designer Aaron Hogg
October 5, 2019
Dress yourself – and your bike – to impress, then pedal along to the DJ beats
October 1, 2019
Post selfies of you and SCAPE artworks around the city and be in to win
October 10, 2019
Visit two of Christchurch's historic homesteads at Mona Vale and Riccarton Bush
October 6, 2019
Ride to the Travis Wetland and enjoy a lovely loop walk
October 19, 2019
Journey around the patchwork of food growing locally across our city
October 31, 2019
Finish a month of cycling with a fright-night ride!
October 26, 2019
Be in to win prizes by visiting as many Passport destinations as possible
October 1, 2019
Create a work of art while cycling around town!
October 6, 2019
An art appreciation ride around the inner city to learn about the SCAPE art
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 19, 2019
Learn how to maintain and care for your cargo bike
October 5, 2019
Dress your bike for the big night with some assistance from the experts
October 5, 2019
Build your own versatile, and low cost bike trailer

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

Plus our Passport Destinations