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State Bike Week (March 8, 2013)

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  • State Bike Week 2013 It's only a week to go to this year's State Bike Week.There's a wonderful number and variety of events, family rides, Tour de Femme, century ride, ..., for the full calendar of events go to http://www.tasbikeweek.net.au/
    Posted 1 Mar 2013 01:47 by Mark Parssey
  • 2012 Annual General Meeting The Tasmanian Bicycle Council AGM will be held on Sunday 2 December at 2pm in Hobart (venue to be confirmed but likely to be the New Sydney Hotel in Bathurst St). The minutes of the 2011 AGM are on the Resources page. Positions on the Committee of Management are up for re-election (Chair, Deputy Chair, Secretary, Treasurer). To nominate you can send an email to me (Mary - Public Officer) at TasmanianBicycleCouncil@dier.tas.gov.au . The relevant section from the Rules of Incorporation is listed below.   Hopefully we'll see you there.   Regards, Mary McParland Secretary - TBC   1.                   Election to the Management Committee 1.1.              Nominations of candidates for election as officers of Tasmanian Bicycle Council Inc or as ...
    Posted 19 Nov 2012 20:17 by Mark Parssey
  • Why Ride winners announced - 8 Dec 2011 The Why Ride competition is closed and the winners have been announced. In a strange twist of fate, the bicycle rider winner, Asta Binnie, was announced by Rik Goddard on ABC radio just minutes after one of her own tracks had been played on that station.  She received her $1000 prize earlier this week at BikeRide. Annie Rouse, of South Launceston, won the walking prize donated by The Jolly Swagman, and  Cameron Ward of Glenorchy won the bussing prize donated by Metro.   http://tasmaniantimes.com/index.php?/pr-article/why-i-ride-my-bike-competition-winners-announced/   Prize Winner Asta Binnie will be in attendance to receive her prize today at BikeRide – 74a Liverpool Street, Hobart The winners in the ...
    Posted 1 Apr 2012 21:35 by Mark Parssey
  • Ride Leaders Course - Fri 21 Oct 2011 A one day ride leaders course is being offered to teachers, youth leaders and social riding group leaders. The course is being run by an Austcycle qualified instructor.   Time: 9am to 4.30pm Venue: TBC (Glenorchy) Max Participants: 10 Characteristics of the Group: Current or prospective ride leaders who have intermediate bike riding skills and have experience in leading groups in outdoor or recreational activities Target Session Outcome: Achieve knowledge and skills to lead a group of riders (who skills might range from beginner to intermediate) in a range of environments. Participants to supply:  bikes, helmets, safety vest (if have), and writing material (pad / pen), . Cost: $70 plus gst (includes: learning materials, sample forms, handouts, any specific training equipment)   Course ...
    Posted 3 Oct 2011 15:29 by Tasmanian Bicycle Council
  • Why Ride Campaign soon to be launched Do you Bus?Do you Ride?Do you Stride?Tell us why at www.whyride.com.au for your chance to win!A $1,000 Voucher from The Jolly Swagman outdoor storeA $1,000 Voucher from BiKE RiDE bike shopA $1,000 Recharge on your Metro GreencardCongratulations if you’ve been riding, walking or catching the bus lately. If not, have you considered leaving the car behind for a healthy change? Meet Deanne who walks to work to stay fit and listen to the radio, Michelle who rides to work to be a good example to her kids and Alex who catches the bus because its easy, cheap and comfortable!The ‘Why Ride’ campaign is a celebration ...
    Posted 7 Sep 2011 15:15 by Tasmanian Bicycle Council
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