With a focus on families and fun, there’ll be plenty of activities and free workshops between 1-4pm around the Lake Monger Pump Track Reserve including:

  • Timed Obstacle Course
  • BMX / MTB Pump Track Coaching
  • Bike Mechanic
  • Face Painting
  • Bubbleology (Giant Bubbles)
  • Epic Bike Quest
  • Prizes & Giveaways
  • Trishaws
  • 99 Bikes Stall
  • Road Safety Commission – Helmet Fitting
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Women-only bike skills refresher

“WA Bike Month is our State’s annual celebration of cycling and active transport – this year there are more than 70 activations organised by community groups happening up and down the state making it the biggest ever,” said WestCycle CEO Wayne Bradshaw.

“It’s all about bringing out the fun of bike riding and its benefits to both individuals and the planet. We’re looking forward to kicking it all off with a fantastic day of activities at Lake Monger on 1 October.”

Reservations for free workshops including BMX Pump Track Coaching and Women’s Skills Refresher Session can be made here.

The Big Bike Month Blast Off 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: www.wabikemonth.com.au.

Big Bike Month Blast Off

Date: Sunday, 1st October 2023

Time: 1pm – 4pm 

Location: Lake Monger Pump Track Reserve

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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 & 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!).