Looking for a way to keep the kids active and entertained these school holidays? Why not dust off your bikes and take part in the free Great #WABikeHunt! Bike riding is a great way to get out of the house, keep fit and have fun whilst remaining within the social distancing recommendations.
What is the Great #WABikeHunt?
The Great #WABikeHunt is a free, online and printable resource designed by WestCycle to help encourage your kids get out on their bikes and explore their local neighbourhood.
The Hunt includes a list of 10 points of interest for you to explore by bike in your neighbourhood, including your local park, school, and teddybear or rainbow trail.
Make sure to share the fun of the Hunt with us on social media and inspire other families to get out on their bikes this school holidays using the hashtag #WABikeHunt !
WIN a Family Ride Membership thanks to the Great #WABikeHunt!
From now until the end of the 5th of May, WestCycle will be giving away 10 Family Ride Memberships valued at $185.00 to 10 lucky participating Bike Hunt families! A WestCycle Family Ride Membership offers total peace of mind 24/7 cycling cover for the whole family and a range of other benefits. You can find out more about Family Membership HERE.
All you need to do is download the WestCycle Great #WABikeHunt checklist, post a photo of some or all of the landmarks or locations on the list, whilst adding the hashtag #WABikeHunt before the 5th of May to be in with a chance to win. The more locations and photos you hashtag, the more chances you’ll have to win!
Got a question about the WestCycle Family Bike Hunt? Contact us anytime HERE.
Give your bike a safety check:
Left your bike in the shed a little longer than planned? Now is a great time to give your bike a quick once-over to make sure that it’s in good working order.
Check out our Getting Started Hub HERE and brush up on your basic bike maintenance skills, or view advice on choosing the right bike if you’re in the market for a new ride.
Don’t forget that your local bike shop will have a wealth of knowledge if you need help choosing a bike, have a maintenance issue, or just need some general advice. If in doubt – ask the experts! Find your nearest bike shop using our Bike Shop Locator Tool.
The Great #WABikeHunt can be completed in your neighbourhood.
We’re fortunate to have a fantastic network of cycling infrastructure in Western Australia to help you get around safely. Want to find out more about the cycling infrastructure in your area? Check out our list of metro and regional paths, as well as a range of off road trails near you HERE.
A trip planner and other local government maps can be found HERE.
Brush up on your knowledge of cycling rules and essential skills
You don’t have to be an expert to get out and enjoy the ride, but it is important to know the basics – especially if you are planning to ride on the road. Take a look at our best practice guides and rules affecting cyclists and motorists in Western Australia HERE and brush up your knowledge in just a few minutes.
Don’t forget, COVID-19 restrictions are still in place in Western Australia and may affect your plans to ride. Check out the latest updates relevant to bike riding HERE.