Tasmanian Bike Week

The Tasmanian Bicycle Council coordinates the statewide Bike Week, held in the first week of March every year since 2001.

Bike Week promotes recreational, sport and transport bicycle riding and aims to give people opportunities and support to ride more often.

Bike Week 1–8 March 2020

This the calendar of events for Bike Week from bicycle organisations, user groups and event managers. Please contact them directly for more details.

If you are holding a community or individual bike event during Bike Week, please let us know and we’ll include it in our calendar.

Sunday 1 March

  • Women on Wheels 20th anniversary ride – Bicycle Network, Macquarie Point, 10am start. Tickets $10 for members, $15 for non-members.
  • Mount Wellington Challenge – Hobart Wheelers Club, 7am start, finish at The Springs or the summit. Tickets $30.
  • Hobart Bike Kitchen – 130 Davey Street Hobart, 1-4 pm. Come along to learn how to build and look after your bike. Free.
  • Community Ride – Tamar BUG, Heritage Forest, more details to come

Tuesday 3 March

  • Bicycle Network Super Tuesday – volunteers count the number of bicycles passing through 55 intersections across greater Hobart between 7 and 9 am. $60 payment to group of choice or to reduce cost of Bicycle Network membership.
  • Kangaroo Bay to Tranmere return social ride – Bicycle Network free social ride, 9.45 am, Kangaroo Bay Playground car park. Along the Foreshore Trail.

Friday 6 March

  • SWAG Family: Australia by Bike – In 2019 the Hughes family rode 14 000 km around Australia, come and hear their stories of generosity, fun, perseverance and grit that will challenge your view of the classic Australian road trip. Stanley Burbury Theatre, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay. 7pm, $15 adults, $5 under 16s.
  • Launceston Night Ride – TBUG’s festive lighting up of bikes for a ride around city streets and trails, more details come.

Saturday 7 March

Sunday 8 March

  • Kellevie MTB Park 6 Hour – Storm Bay Promotions, Kellevie Mountain Bike Park, 10 am – 4 pm. Entry for teams or solo riders. Ticketed.
  • Kingborough Treasure Hunt – Bicycle Network, Peter Murrell Reserve, Huntingfield. Register on day at 2 pm for 2.30 pm start. Free.
  • Hobart Bike Kitchen – 130 Davey Street Hobart, 1-4 pm. Come along to learn how to build and look after your bike. Free.
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