Join us at the official launch for wa bike month 2023!

Join the excitement as we kick off WA Bike Month with the Big Bike Month Blast-Off on October 1st at Lake Monger. This family-friendly event is all about having fun and promoting bike riding as a healthy, fun, and friendly mode of transport.

Date: Sunday, 1st October 2023

Time: 1pm – 4pm 

Location: Lake Monger Pump Track Reserve

The event is part of the broader WA Bike Month initiative, co-funded by the Department of Transport and the RAC, and administered by WestCycle, Western Australia’s peak body for cycling. More details can be found on the WA Bike Month website,

What's on?
Register for the workshops!

All activities at The Big Bike Month Blast-Off are FREE however spaces are limited at the BMX Pump Track Coaching & Women’s Skills Refresher Session. Avoid disappointment by registering your attendance below. 

BMX / MTB Pump Track Coaching:

Each coaching workshop session is 50 minutes in duration. Facilitators analyse the participants skill level and work from that base and assist with confidence building. 

Session 1 – 1pm

Session 2 – 2pm 

Session 3 – 3pm 

Click the below button for more information about these workshops. All participants would need their own equipment and also required to wear a helmet and closed in shoes. 

Women-only skills sessions:

3pm – 4pm
Session Overview:
– Bike Checks
– Introduction to key Bike Skills
– Supported group ride
Sessions suits women aged 16+. Must bring own bicycle and helmet.

Event Location:

The event is being held next to the Lake Monger Reserve Pump Track. 

  • Do I need to bring a bike?

    You will need to bring your own bicycle and helmet to get involved in any of the sessions but you do not need to bring a bike to enjoy the event. 

  • Are activities free?

    Yes, all activities are free including our bike mechanic. Bring down your bike and tune up ready for a summer of riding!

  • What time is the event on?

    The event is from 1pm - 4pm on Sunday, 1st October 2023.

  • Do I need to register for the coaching workshops?

    Yes. Whilst the coaching sessions are free, spaces are limited. Avoid missing out and register at the above links. 

  • When is the treasure hunt?

    The Bicycle Treasure Hunt is a self-guided adventure running from 1-4pm.

    Participants will be given a map with a riding route that takes them along a designated path visiting numerous places of interest. At each stop, you'll be asked to answer a question or solve a problem.

    Ride, Walk or Scoot at your own pace.

  • Contact

    Event Manager: Sarah Nisbet

    Email: [email protected]

    Phone: 08 6336 9688

    Tim Roach

    Elected Director – Off Road

    Tim has been in senior leadership and strategic development roles for more than twenty years. He is currently Director of Executive Education in the School of Business and Law at Edith Cowan University and is a past Assistant Commissioner and General Manager in the public service. He is an Accountant (FCPA) and sits on the Divisional Council of CPA Australia.

    Tim has been involved in racing mountain bikes, BMX and triathlon for many years, both as a father of two children who race and as a past and current bike racer. Tim is the current over-50 State Champion in downhill mountain biking. He is also a very regular and enthusiastic transport cyclist; frequently seen in a suit and tie riding to meetings in the city on a mountain bike.

    Denise Sullivan

    Chair - Governance and Risk Committee

    Denise Sullivan has a career spanning over twenty years in senior management and executive roles in the state public and not-for-profit health sectors.

    In her usual role of Director Chronic Disease Prevention with the Western Australian Department of Health, she leads the development of state chronic disease and injury prevention policy and planning frameworks and contributes to the shaping of the national preventive health policy agenda.

    Her professional interests cover many aspects of chronic disease and injury prevention encompassing health communications, health promotion and research, public policy on health and workforce planning and development.

    She has a particular interest in furthering collaborations with other sectors with a mutual interest in promoting a more active and healthier WA community, and creating and sustaining environments that support this. Denise is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Leadership WA Signature Program, and an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and the Australian College of Health Service Managers.

    Denise is a recreational cyclist and recent convert to mountain biking (although trainer wheels still on!).