what’s on


Celebrate the diversity of cycling! Bikefest has events for all ages and interests.

Program of Activities

Saturday 25th October 2014

6.30am Newcastle to Dungog ride leave Nobby’s beach surf club www.newcastledungogbikeride.org.au 
9:00am Food Peddlers Guided Ride (follow the above link to register) Limited to 15 riders
10:00am Frock n Roll Guided Ride (follow the above link to register) Limited to 15 riders
12:00am Self Guide Ride Maps available from the information booth located near the Water Feature in front of Crowne Plaza Newcastle. or download from the following link: Tramway RideTwo City RideBathers Way, Fernleigh Track, Stockton Foreshore
1:00pm Bike Polo demonstrations commence in the courtyard of Crowne Plaza
2:00pm 2CityCircuit Guided Ride, meet at the water feature by Crowne Plaza (follow the above link to register) Limited to 20 riders

Sunday 26th October 2014

7:00am Crowne 2 Crowne, departs through Orica Mick Chapman Criterium Race Course
8:00am Orica Mick Chapman Memorial Criterium course on Honeysuckle Drive Commences click for full race timetable
8:00am – 9:00am Criterium Junior Heats
9:00am Food Peddlers to Market Guided Ride (follow the above link to register) Limited to 15 riders
9:00am – 2:00pm Genesis Area Activities:

  • Green machines races with 4 riders at a time
  • Gladiator battles
  • 2 person cycle races
  • 2 person rowing races
  • Inspire Bug pull – we will have a member of out team assist a person pull the Genesis VW bug.
  • Water station
  • #inspireaworldofmovement photo stands
9:00am – 3:00pm Self Guided Rides, Genesis Expo, Bike Polo Demonstrations, Kids ride area
9:30am Orica Community Challenge 2-3 Laps – click to register
9:50am – 10:40am Criterium Senior Division heats
10:50am Criterium Women’s Race 30min
11:20am Criterium Junior and Women’s Division Winners Podium Award Presentation
11:30am Criterium Senior Division heats
12:10pm Criterium Senior Division 1
1:15am Criterium Senior Division Winners Podium Award Presentation
2:00pm Event Concludes