Ride2Work Day is Australia's biggest celebration of bike riding and the perfect opportunity to try riding to work. Join the thousands of riders across Darebin already on their bikes and experience the difference riding can make to your daily commute.
FREE BREAKFAST BOXES FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES:
All local businesses that register for Ride2Work Day with Darebin Council receive a FREE BREAKFAST BOX to be shared amongst staff, plus posters, riding information and give-aways.
If you’re a local business owner, take the lead and encourage your staff to ride. If you’re an employee, ask your boss to lend their support.
It’s free and easy to register - simply go to Ride2work Day 2018.
Registrations close Wednesday 10th October, 2018.
COMMUNITY CELEBRATION: THIS IS HOW WE ROLL IN DAREBIN
Local not-for-profit group, Wecycle, is hosting a Ride2Work Day celebration from 4pm - 7pm at Batman Park
Join hundreds of other bike-riding locals for food and drink, music and entertainment, plus give-aways and prizes. Local mechanics will be on hand to give your bike a tune-up, and local Police will be offering bike-engraving services.
Wednesday 17th October
From 4pm - 7pm
Batman Park (Cnr St Georges Rd & Arthurton Rd, Northcote)
Want to volunteer with Ride2Work Day celebrations? Contact Wecycle at: http://www.wecycle-melbourne.com/join-us/
Benefits of bike-friendly workplaces
Riding a bike is fast, convenient and fun. There are many other benefits of riding to work, such as:
- Improving personal health and wellbeing
- Attracting and retaining staff
- Reducing absenteeism and increasing productivity
- Saving money on petrol and public transport fares
- Reducing congestion on our roads
- Alleviating parking pressures at work
- Minimising our greenhouse gas emissions
For more information about how to make your workplace more bike-friendly, visit Bicycle Network Victoria.