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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 10, 2019
Learn some new bike skills these school holidays at Papanui Primary School
October 2, 2019
A gentle ride along two major cycleways to The Tannery
October 20, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 21, 2019
A guided ride to view several Heritage Listed Buildings and others currently undergoing redevelopment
October 9, 2019
Learn some new bike skills these school holidays at Cotswold School
October 27, 2019
Come learn about eBikes and eBike conversions
September 26, 2019
Join us for coffee and a preview of Biketober and the MyPassport app
October 13, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 25, 2019
Teaching migrant and refugee ladies to ride bikes
October 21, 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 18, 2019
Teaching migrant and refugee ladies to ride bikes
October 30, 2019
A ride along the Papanui Parallel cycleway to Styx Mill Reserve
October 26, 2019
A guided ride to view several Heritage Listed Buildings and others currently undergoing redevelopment
October 5, 2019
Park your bike and party on with cranking tunes provided by RDU DJs at Smash Palace
October 4, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 21, 2019
A guided ride to view several Heritage Listed Buildings and others currently undergoing redevelopment
October 20, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 13, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 19, 2019
Free session for adults to practice and improve their cycle skills
October 31, 2019
A discussion on the direction of transportation design, urban design and planning
October 17, 2019
See how the climate crisis is being addressed by Christchurch businesses, government and citizens
October 25, 2019
Teaching migrant and refugee ladies to ride bikes
October 27, 2019
Come learn about eBikes and eBike conversions
October 6, 2019
Ride to the Travis Wetland and enjoy a lovely loop walk
October 1, 2019
Post selfies of you and SCAPE artworks around the city and be in to win
October 1, 2019
Use recycled materials from Creative Junk to get your bike ready for The Rainbow Rave
October 9, 2019
Learn some new bike skills these school holidays at Cotswold School
October 26, 2019
Find out who will win prizes for the Passport Competition and One-Day Challenge
October 25, 2019
Gather around with fine people for a morning beverage
October 29, 2019
Come along and have a go at either a 8km or 16k time trial
October 19, 2019
Learn how to maintain and care for your cargo bike
October 1, 2019
Create a work of art while cycling around town!
October 13, 2019
A social ride around Bottle Lake Forest followed by a picnic
October 12, 2019
Travel on the transitional Avon River Trail from east or west to Kerrs Reach
October 30, 2019
A ride along the Papanui Parallel cycleway to Styx Mill Reserve
October 2, 2019
A gentle ride along two major cycleways to The Tannery
October 17, 2019
See how the climate crisis is being addressed by Christchurch businesses, government and citizens
October 12, 2019
Meander along the Avon Te Ara Ōtākaro city to sea path to Kerrs Reach
October 19, 2019
Journey around the patchwork of food growing locally across our city
October 5, 2019
Park your bike and party on with cranking tunes provided by RDU DJs at Smash Palace
September 26, 2019
Join us for coffee and a preview of Biketober and the MyPassport app
October 17, 2019
Like-minded cycling folk make for great company!
October 17, 2019
A 'peloton' of eco-guardians bike from Hanoi to Bangkok meeting locals tackling plastic pollution
October 7, 2019
Come along to celebrate spring and all things cycling and enjoy some kai on us
October 3, 2019
Like-minded cycling folk make for great company!
October 12, 2019
See artist Bridget Allen create a biking mural on the North Avon BMX clubhouse
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 31, 2019
Finish a month of cycling with a fright-night ride!
October 6, 2019
Ride to the Travis Wetland and enjoy a lovely loop walk
October 1, 2019
Post selfies of you and SCAPE artworks around the city and be in to win
October 12, 2019
See artist Bridget Allen create a biking mural on the North Avon BMX clubhouse
October 1, 2019
Create a work of art while cycling around town!
October 26, 2019
Be in to win prizes by visiting as many Passport destinations as possible
October 6, 2019
An art appreciation ride around the inner city to learn about the SCAPE art
October 19, 2019
Learn how to maintain and care for your cargo bike
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 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

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