January 31, 2011

Parra Pedal for the Amy Gillett Foundation

On Sunday 13 February 2011, join the Amy Gillett Foundation and the NSW Government in The Parra Pedal for the Amy Gillett Foundation utilising the fantastic cycleways network linking Parramatta Park with the surrounding suburbs. The event will be conducted by Bicycle NSW. Choose from three ride distances: 20km, 30km or 55km with options to start in Parramatta Park or one of five convenient cycleways entry points on the course. Register for your preferred distance, but ride as far or as little as you like.
A multicultural food and entertainment festival in Parramatta Park complete a great day out for all participants and the Western Sydney Community. Your participation will also support the bicycling safety initiatives of the Amy Gillett Foundation including the development of our 2011 safety campaign. Each rider will receive a number to be attached to their bike prior to starting, and an “A Metre Matters” T-Shirt courtesy of Amy Gillett Foundation corporate sponsors to wear during and after the ride.
Online Entries Close midday Friday 11 February however you can still register on the day at Parramatta Park.
Rider Numbers will be posted out early next week. Please note, If you register after 4 February, you’ll need to collect your Rider Number and t-shirt from the start site on the day of the event.
Free Public Transport for participants on the day
All registered riders will receive free travel for the day on CityRail & Sydney Ferries by showing your rider number.
Bike Hire – Mobile Bike Rental
Want to take part in the Parra Pedal for the Amy Gillett Foundation event but don’t have a bike? No worries! Hire bikes can be booked in advance at a special rate of $20 per adult bicycle & $17 for kids and there are also a range of kids trailers, child safety seats & tagalongs that can also be booked in. Any additional accessories are $8 with bicycle hire. Book in advance to reserve yours today!
Contact Dragan on 0449 525 829 or Email bookings@mobilebikerental.com.au and refer to Parra Pedal to book and make payment for your bicycle(s)
AustCycle Workshops
AustCycle is inviting registered Parra Pedal participants to a free Road Ready workshop. Learn road traffic skills and other tips with one of our AustCycle teachers in time for the Parra Pedal on 13 February 2011, Parramatta Park, NSW. Spaces are limited so book a place now in one of the following sessions in the relevant area and on the following dates:
Parramatta Park
Monday 31/1/2011, Tuesday 1/2/2011, Monday 7/2/2011 or Tuesday 8/2/2011
from 6.00-8.00pm
Call Anthony on 0423 972 436
Inner West
Monday 31/1/2011, Thursday 3/2/2011, Tuesday 8/2/2011 or Thursday 10/2/2011
from 5.30-7.30pm
Call Donna on 0414 476 369 (Donna will confirm meeting place on the phone)
Fairfield
Monday 31/1/2011, Thursday 3/2/2011, Tuesday 8/2/2011 or Thursday 10/2/2011
from 6.00-8.00pm
Call Radmila on 0415 980 492