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Today Is The Start Of Bike Week In Kildare.

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A series of events are taking place across the county.

Bike Week begins in Co. Kildare today.

The initiative, supported by Kildare County Council, contains a range of events throughout the week, designed to promote and encourage cycling.

That includes ‘All Things Bicycles’ webinar on Tuesday at 7.30pm, which focuses on getting teenagers and younger children cycling.

Kildare's network of Cycle Cafés will be launched, there will be a cycle clinic roadshows and a heritage cycle of Naas

Date Event Details Time Target Audience of Event Locations(s) of Event
Sunday – 12th September The Great Greenway Spin – Any Distance – Any Time – Any Day All Day All Cyclists Maynooth to Kilcock or Naas to Sallins
  The Brief Blueway Spin – Athy – Vicarstown – Any Time – Any Day All Day All Cyclists Athy to Vicarstown
  From Peddle to Paddle! Shebeen Cycle Café, Athy 11.30am All Cyclists Sheebeen Cycle Café Athy
Monday – 13th September The Art of Cycling – Art Competition 11am Up to 25 years KCC Social Media
  Cycle Safety Skills – Ardclough NS 9.30am – 12.40pm Primary School Ardclough
Tuesday – 14th September Kildare Cycling Webinar 7.30pm – 8.30pm All Online
  Cycle Safety Skills – Straffan NS 9.30am – 12.30pm Primary School Straffan
Wednesday – 15th September COW Day – Cycle on Wednesday All Day All Kildare
  Cycle Clinic – Bike Repair Workshops 10am to 1pm Cyclists Cycle Café, Behan’s Service Station, Castedermot
  Free Bicycle Maintenance checks by Infinity Cycles  8am – 9am Students Emily Square, Athy
  Free Bicycle Maintenance checks by Infinity Cycles 10am – 1pm Public Emily Square, Athy
Thursday – 16th September TY Active Travel Cycle Check locally for details TY Students – Post Primary Kildare
  Cycle Safety Skills – Caragh NS 9.20am – 2.40pm Primary School Caragh
  Lilywhite Lunchtime Cycle Lunchtime Everyone Your Group – Your Route
Friday – 17th September Active Travel Cycle All Day Primary School Scoil Padraig Athy
  North Kildare Educate Together 9.05am – 12pm Primary School Celbridge
  Cycle Clinic – Bike Repair Workshops 10am to 1pm Cyclists The Square Kilcock
  Cycle Clinic – Bike Repair Workshops 2pm to 5pm Cyclists Maynooth Greenway at the Harbour
  Heritage Cycle of Naas with Historian 6pm All Harbour Stores, Naas
  Cycle to Work day All Day Workers To Work
Saturday – 18th September Stick to the Rules – 1.5m Passing Distance (Car Sticker) All Day Drivers and Cyclists Countywide
  Cycle Clinic – Bike Repair Workshops 9am to 11am Cyclists Naas Greenway at the Harbour, Naas
  Cycle Clinic – Bike Repair Workshops 12pm to 3pm Cyclists Crookstown Cycle Café
  LAUNCH – Cycle Café scheme 12pm to 3pm Cyclists Crookstown Cycle Café
Sunday – 19th September Car Free Greenway Cycle – Naas to Sallins 11am All K-Leisure starting point

 

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