Need an excuse to go for a ride with a bunch of Gals? Mothers Day is as good as any, even if you're not a Mum yourself! We know of two great FREE social women's bike rides here in Melbourne happening this Mothers Day 11th May.
The Squeaky Wheel is hosting the Spokeswomen Breeze Ride Cyclofemme Eurovision Special Women's Bike Ride
This a Women's Bike Ride that is combining Cyclofemme (an international Celebration of Women's Bike Riding), Mothers Day and Eurovision - this year they all fall on the same day!
Its a Eurovision themed fancy dress all girl mother-loving bike party, with crafty effects and streamers to decorate your bikes in national colours, and with cake, and photos in the park, and finishing off somewhere with a refreshing bev....enticing?
When: Sunday May 11, 2.00 - 4.30pm
Where: starting at St Ali North, 815 Nicholson St, Carlton North,
Cyclewise Mother's Day Social Women's Bike Ride
Have fun while discovering the bike lanes, paths and bike friendly back streets of Northcote, Fairfield and Thornbury. These FREE social rides are lead by experienced and accredited bike trainers from Bikes at Work who will share their cycling tips and wisdom with you.
This is a relaxed and scenic social ride along Darebin's new shimmy routes and paths. Bring your mum along for a fun way to work up an appetite for Mother's Day lunch!
When: Sunday May 11, 10.00 - 12.00noon
Where: starting at Jika Jika Community Centre, Cnr Union and Plants Sts, Norhtcote, VIC,
Please note that Melbourne Bicycle Centre is not affiliated with the organisation of either of these rides but we know that they are run by great riders and you'll have fun!
What is the Squeaky Wheel, we hear you say? Well, straight from their website...:
"We believe in bike riding, and we want to share it with you. It's as simple as that. Our Vision: Australian culture supports bike riding as a mainstream transport choice. Our Mission: To celebrate and promote bike riding as inclusive and delightful through cultural engagement."