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Geraldton Bike Week brings host of events across the city

Jake Santa MariaMidwest Times
It’s a celebration of cycling as the city celebrates Geraldton Bike Week with several events scheduled over the weekend as schools take part ride-to-school breakfasts.
Camera IconIt’s a celebration of cycling as the city celebrates Geraldton Bike Week with several events scheduled over the weekend as schools take part ride-to-school breakfasts. Credit: Facebook

It’s a celebration of cycling as the city marks Geraldton Bike Week with several events scheduled over the weekend as schools take part in ride-to-school breakfasts.

School kids and their families will be swapping four wheels for two as six primary schools hold ride-to-school breakfasts with prizes and giveaways on offer for those who use pedal power to make their journey to school.

St Lawrence’s Primary School held theirs on Monday with 150 riders joining in while Geraldton, Mount Tarcoola, Wandina and St Francis Xavier primary schools as well as Geraldton Grammar School will hold their breakfasts on Friday.

Those who ride in also enter a draw to have the chance to win a free bike.

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In addition, there are also several other biking events across the disciplines to be held over the weekend.

Woorree BMX club will be hosting a bring a buddy race event on Friday night, with prizes and raffles on offer, with racing set to begin at 7pm.

On the same night, the Geraldton Mountain Bike Club will host its free Night Glow Bike Jam at Bill Hemsley Park offering gravel circuit rides and competitions as well as plenty of glow sticks to help customise your night ride.

The Geraldton Cycling Academy will hold a community bike event at Spalding Park on Saturday from 10am-12pm offering free coffees along with a bike scavenger hunt, riding trail and pump track.

As a teaser for the upcoming Backroads Gravel event, Spokes Cycle Club will hold the Canola Quest, a 23.9km ride, beginning on East Chapman Road from 8am on Sunday.

For more information on the events, head to Geraldton Cycling Acadmey’s Facebook page.

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