Bike Week 2022 Wicklow Events

Bike Week is an annual celebration and promotion of everything that is great about bikes and cycling. This year, Bike Week will kick off on Saturday May 14th and end Sunday May 22nd.

A variety of events both on the ground and online will be held throughout Wicklow. There will be activities for all ages and levels from new to advanced cyclist. With over 25 events happening all over Wicklow, this is a great opportunity to get out and enjoy the beautiful Wicklow outdoors.  All events must be pre-booked through the Wicklow LSP Eventbrite page.

Bike Week 2022 Schedule

Ongoing

·         Virtual Pedal For Your Medal 

Saturday, May 14th

·         10AM Social Cycle – The Sports Room, Wicklow Town

·         Learn to Cycle – Baltinglass

Sunday, May 15th

·         12PM Family Cycle – Russbourgh

Monday, May 16th

·         7PM Cycle to Zen – The Avon, Blessington

Tuesday, May 17th

·         10AM Cycle to zen – The Avon, Blessington

·         10AM Cycle to zen – Bandstand, Bray Seafront

·         6:15PM Beginners Bike Maintenance Workshop – The Sports Room, Wicklow Town

·         5PM Bike Maintenance Workshop – Meridan Shopping Centre Greystones

·         7PM Beginners Bike Maintenance Workshop – The Avon, Blessington

Wednesday, May 18th

·         10AM Cycle to zen – Burnaby Park, Greystones

·         6PM-8PM MTN Bike Taster Session – Carrick MTN, Glenealy

·         5PM-7PM Fatbike Adventure rentals – Belmont, Bray

·         7PM Trike to track – The Avon, Blessington

·         7PM Cycle to zen – The Avon, Blessington

Thursday, May 19th

·         7PM Cycle to Zen – Bandstand, Bray Seafront

·         7PM Intermediate/Advanced Bike Maintenance Workshop – The Avon, Blessington

·         6:15PM Beginner Bike Maintenance Workshop – The Sports Room, Wicklow Town

·         5PM-7PM Fatbike Adventure rentals – Belmont, Bray

Friday, May 20th

·         10AM Cycle to Zen – The Avon, Blessington

·         7PM Cycle to Zen – Burnaby Park, Greystones

·         5PM-7PM Fatbike Adventure Rentals – Belmont, Greystones

Saturday, May 21st

·         10AM Social Cycle – The Sport Room, Wicklow Town

Sunday, May 22nd

·         Midday Family Cycle – Russbourgh along the Blessington Greenway

Further Details About The Events:

Virtual Pedal for your Medal

Wicklow Sports & Recreation Partnership are holding a 25km Virtual Cycle for Bike Week – Pedal for your Medal. Medals given on Completion!

For confirmation of completion please e-mail your cycle log/map (screenshot from phone app) by latest Wednesday 25th May (evening time) to wicklowlsp@wicklowcoco.ie with your name & address. Please note the 25K cycle can only be started and completed over the week of Saturday 14th May – Sunday 22nd May.  (The distance can be completed over several cycles)

Medals will be posted out in the coming weeks.

Intermediate MTN Biking Natural Trail Taster

A two hour taster session for people who are confident on trail centre reds and blacks and are relatively new to natural trails.

The course will help riders to build a foundation of skills helping them gain confidence and stability whilst on natural trails.

Skills are broken down and practiced in a safe area, then we hit the trails and practice them for real! Riders should come away with lots of tips and tricks to take away with them to practice and develop what they’ve learned. Places are limited!

*Participants will need a mountain bike in perfect working order with disk brakes*! Spaces can be booked through the Wicklow LSP Eventbrite Page.

Cycle to Zen, The Avon, Blessington

FREE Cycle the Blessington Greenway and wind down with yoga as part of Bike Week 2022. Starting and finishing at The Avon, there will be refreshments to finish. This event is adults only! Places are limited and available through the Wicklow LSP Eventbrite here!

Please contact wicklowlsp@wicklowcoco.ie if you require a bike & helmet. Otherwise we assume participants have a mountain/hybrid bike and helmet to use on the Greenway.

Cycle to Zen Bray & Greystones

Wicklow Sports & Recreation Partnership as part of Bike Week are asking you to Cycle to our Yoga Class in Burnaby Park, Greystones/Bandstand, Bray Seafront. Bring your own mat, water bottle and small blanket (optional). This event is for adults only!

Social Cycle

Come for a leisurely cycle with us from The Sports Room Wicklow Town to Killoughter via The Murrough. You will need to bring your own bike (mountain bike or hybrid bike) & helmet. This event is for ages 10+. Kids need to be accompanied by an adult. Tea, coffee & a pastry at The Firehouse Cafe to finish.

FatBike Adventures Rentals at Belmont, Greystones

Experience the trails at Belmont. FREE FatBike rentals in for 1.5 hours. Bike rental from 5pm – 7pm. Important: Wavier to be filled out before you arrive.  We have balance bikes for kids as young as 3 so any age really.  Please note that all children under the age of 16 will need to be accompanied by an adult also on a bike.

Beginner Bike Maintenance Workshops

How to keep your bike in good working order, learn how to change tubes and tyres. Places limited to 8. Free puncture repair kit & tyre lever.

Intermediate / Advanced Bike Maintenance Workshops

How to tune the gears on your bike, how to make adjustments to make your brakes work and feel right. Free puncture repair kit & tyre lever.

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