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Biketober 2023 is over!
Thanks for Participating!

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. 

Check out some of the 2023 events!

October 18, 2023
6:30 pm
Recycle a Dunger (RAD) - Bike fix-up workshop
October 1, 2023
2:00 pm
A training session for adults to refresh your skills and build confidence on your bike.
October 4, 2023
9:00 am
Gentle 24km ride around three of our oldest suburbs.
October 30, 2023
6:30 pm
Try out RAD weekly club nights throughout October.
October 4, 2023
8:45 am
Slow 32km ride through the Red Zone.
October 12, 2023
6:30 pm
Evening 15km ride to a cocktail classic!
October 14, 2023
10:00 am
Expand your cycling routes and horizons in, around and out of Rolleston. Guided by locals for locals.
October 7, 2023
2:00 pm
Get a head-start collecting stamps for our brilliant Biketober Whānau Passport (+ice cream for kids!)
October 14, 2023
9:30 am
Slow group city ride. St Albans or New Brighton to Ferrymead and Brooklands. 35 and 70km options.
October 28, 2023
6:00 pm
You've got to be in to win! This is the final day of the Big Biketober Passport. One Day Challenge is coming up tomorrow. Passport Prizegiving is on Tuesday.
October 17, 2023
5:00 pm
What makes a good cycling city?
October 4, 2023
9:00 am
Gentle 24km ride around three of our oldest suburbs.
October 6, 2023
1:00 pm
Learn more about Kate Sheppard - fearless social campaigner and enthusiastic cyclist. Gentle ride, guided tour and devonshire Tea!
October 14, 2023
9:00 am
Ride your bike to the voting place this election
October 11, 2023
9:00 am
Gentle 27km ride to Te Waoku Kahikatea Reserve.
October 25, 2023
5:00 pm
Bike lessons for former refugee and migrant women. Catering for the complete beginner to those who wish to build more confidence on the road. Run by women for women.
October 29, 2023
4:45 am
Start the day the perfect way with a ride to witness the sunrise.
October 29, 2023
8:00 am
For those who relish a challenge, ride to all 40+ Big Passport destinations in just one day. Bragging rights and exclusive prize draw.
October 22, 2023
11:30 am
Gutted! The wind downed trees and damaged the tracks. Click through for message from North Canterbury Cycling Club.
October 12, 2023
3:00 pm
Looking for help to repair your bike? Come along to the Community Bike Fixup event hosted by Aranui Bike Fixup and get back on the road.
October 26, 2023
3:00 pm
Looking for help to repair your bike? Come along to the Community Bike Fixup event hosted by Aranui Bike Fixup and get back on the road.
October 3, 2023
6:30 pm
Weekly volunteer sessions dedicated to stripping, sorting and salvaging donated materials.
October 17, 2023
6:30 pm
Weekly volunteer sessions dedicated to stripping, sorting and salvaging donated materials.
October 7, 2023
2:00 pm
Get a head-start collecting stamps for our brilliant Biketober Whānau Passport (+ice cream for kids!)
October 10, 2023
6:30 pm
Community bike fix up.
October 5, 2023
3:00 pm
Looking for help to repair your bike? Come along to the Community Bike Fixup event hosted by Aranui Bike Fixup and get back on the road.
October 10, 2023
5:00 pm
Thinking of buying an e-bike or an e-cargo bike? Get top tips from the experts!
October 29, 2023
10:00 am
Join WORD (World Off-Road Riding Department) for some family fun at Bottle Lake Forest
October 31, 2023
6:30 pm
Weekly volunteer sessions dedicated to stripping, sorting and salvaging donated materials.
October 9, 2023
8:00 am
The UC Bike Breakfast is back! Hot drinks (BYO cup), yummy food, Dr Bike, and Council Cycling team will be there.
October 16, 2023
6:30 pm
Try out RAD weekly club nights throughout October.
October 4, 2023
6:30 pm
Recycle a Dunger (RAD) - Bike fix-up workshop
October 7, 2023
9:00 am
Learn how to fix a puncture, with expert guidance in a supportive environment. Max 5 people per workshop.
October 24, 2023
6:30 pm
Weekly volunteer sessions dedicated to stripping, sorting and salvaging donated materials.
October 1, 2023
12:00 pm
Recycle a Dunger (RAD) - Bike fix-up workshop
October 11, 2023
5:00 pm
Bike lessons for former refugee and migrant women. Catering for the complete beginner to those who wish to build more confidence on the road. Run by women for women.
October 24, 2023
6:00 pm
Get to know your neighbourhood - a gentle ride hosted by Beckenham Neighbourhood Association.
October 3, 2023
6:00 pm
A training session for adults to refresh your skills and build confidence on your bike.
October 14, 2023
10:00 am
Expand your cycling routes and horizons in, around and out of Rolleston. Guided by locals for locals.
October 18, 2023
5:00 pm
Bike lessons for former refugee and migrant women. Catering for the complete beginner to those who wish to build more confidence on the road. Run by women for women.
October 5, 2023
6:30 pm
Evening pub ride (15km, central city).
October 14, 2023
2:00 pm
Fixies & Single Speeds of Ōtautahi Unite!
October 15, 2023
1:00 pm
Discover the radical side of Christchurch on this gentle ride, part of the Heritage Festival and Biketober.
October 26, 2023
6:30 pm
15km pub ride - what's not to like?
October 1, 2023
2:00 pm
A training session for adults to refresh your skills and build confidence on your bike.
October 11, 2023
9:00 am
Gentle 28km ride along the Te Ara Ōtākaro Trail.
October 28, 2023
6:00 pm
You've got to be in to win! This is the final day of the Big Biketober Passport. One Day Challenge is coming up tomorrow. Passport Prizegiving is on Tuesday.
October 29, 2023
10:00 am
The first mass dog ride this city has ever seen!
October 10, 2023
9:45 am
Explore Ōtautahi Christchurch's inner city histories
October 12, 2023
9:15 am
23km slow ride to Northwood and Redwood Springs, for bikes without motors.
October 25, 2023
5:00 pm
Bike lessons for former refugee and migrant women. Catering for the complete beginner to those who wish to build more confidence on the road. Run by women for women.
October 5, 2023
6:00 pm
Spokes (cycling advocacy group in Canterbury) monthly meeting. Come along and find out more.
October 15, 2023
12:00 pm
Recycle a Dunger (RAD) - Bike fix-up workshop
October 1, 2023
12:00 pm
Recycle a Dunger (RAD) - Bike fix-up workshop
October 31, 2023
6:30 pm
Weekly volunteer sessions dedicated to stripping, sorting and salvaging donated materials.
October 10, 2023
6:30 pm
Community bike fix up.
October 30, 2023
6:30 pm
Try out RAD weekly club nights throughout October.
October 10, 2023
5:00 pm
Thinking of buying an e-bike or an e-cargo bike? Get top tips from the experts!
October 31, 2023
5:00 pm
Come along and cheer the prize winners!
October 10, 2023
1:00 pm
Learn from one man's experience finding safe cycle routes at home and across the globe
October 5, 2023
6:00 pm
Spokes (cycling advocacy group in Canterbury) monthly meeting. Come along and find out more.
October 28, 2023
3:00 pm
Conversation about staying safe and comfortable while riding your bike in all weathers. Hosted by Women in Urbanism Aotearoa.
October 14, 2023
9:00 am
Ride your bike to the voting place this election
October 28, 2023
3:00 pm
Conversation about staying safe and comfortable while riding your bike in all weathers. Hosted by Women in Urbanism Aotearoa.
October 7, 2023
9:45 am
Sorry, this edition is cancelled. You can still join the ride on 10 October.
October 6, 2023
1:00 pm
Learn more about Kate Sheppard - fearless social campaigner and enthusiastic cyclist. Gentle ride, guided tour and devonshire Tea!
October 15, 2023
1:00 pm
Discover the radical side of Christchurch on this gentle ride, part of the Heritage Festival and Biketober.
October 10, 2023
9:45 am
Explore Ōtautahi Christchurch's inner city histories
October 7, 2023
9:00 am
Learn how to fix a puncture, with expert guidance in a supportive environment. Max 5 people per workshop.
October 8, 2023
12:00 pm
Recycle a Dunger (RAD) - Bike fix-up workshop
October 5, 2023
3:00 pm
Looking for help to repair your bike? Come along to the Community Bike Fixup event hosted by Aranui Bike Fixup and get back on the road.
October 1, 2023
12:00 pm
Recycle a Dunger (RAD) - Bike fix-up workshop
October 16, 2023
6:30 pm
Try out RAD weekly club nights throughout October.
October 15, 2023
3:00 pm
Let's get visible - reflective badgemaking for humans aged 8+
October 4, 2023
6:30 pm
Recycle a Dunger (RAD) - Bike fix-up workshop
October 18, 2023
5:30 pm
Practical bike maintenance from Action Bicycle Club and Two Thumbs Brewery.

LET’S RIDE BIKETOBER!

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.

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