Bike Week - Giro 'd Perth

Jillian Woolmer
City of Cockburn

The City of Cockburn Wellness Committee are encouraging staff to join in the Giro’d Perth event as part of Bike Week 2017. Giro ‘d Perth is not a race from Geraldton to Perth as some people have presumed.

Get out your Hawaiian shirts and fancy frocks and you may win a prize for Glamour or Best Decorated. Cockburn’s very own Jillian Woolmer, Travelsmart Officer, is one of the judges for the event!

Giro’d Perth is a backlane bike odyssey! It’s all about bike love and it’s a lot of fun! The ride is a clue finding meander around Perth. There are back lanes, bike lanes, quiet roads and avenues of trees. Grab your map, ride off and find the clues - take a photo, have a look, grab a coffee, find new places and explore.

At the end of a fun discovery ride, you’ll reach the finish piazza with food, refreshments and more. Get a photo at the "Photo Booth", see stalls by fellow bike lovers, get your bike repaired, try "Honey I Shrunk the Bikes" and put your bike in the racks to win a prize. Stick around and enjoy the morning!

Pick up map and ride off 7am - 10am
Finish Piazza from 9.30am
Bike judging 11.15am - 11.45am
Presentations 12 noon

It is not a race but a way of getting more people to start exploring the local area by bike,

How to register:
Firstly, decide whether you’d like to ride for 11km, 17km or challenge yourself to 31km. Register as a solo participant or as a group at, provide proof of purchase and bank details to HR then you will be reimbursed by EFT payment. Simple. I am sure other workplaces or local governments could form similar teams, if they have not already.

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Kylie (Your Move)

This sounds like a fun and easy way for workplaces to encourage their staff to hop on a bike, explore and take part in Bike Week. I'd love a post-event debrief post letting us know how it went. Thanks Jillian.

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