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Bike Week is Western Australia’s annual celebration of bike riding for transport and fun. Presented in partnership by the Department of Transport and WestCycle, Bike Week 2016 is kicking off this week and runs from Saturday 12 March to Sunday 20 March 2016. For more than 30 years Bike Week has played an integral role in promoting bike riding across Western Australia. Past Bike Week events have included two wheeled treasure hunts, bike breakfasts,  Ride2School Day, social rides, workshops, comedy shows, pedal-powered film screenings and much much more.

Proceedings start tonight with The City of Armadale’s very special pedal powered edition of its popular Movies in the Park series. Cycle down to Heron Park Estate from 5.30pm for a swag of fun activities suitable for the whole family. There will be free bike mechanic servicing and the chance to whip up your own delicious smoothie using the pedal powered blender. Disney superhero flick Big Hero 6 screens at 7pm and they need you to pedal stationary bikes to generate the energy to power the movie. Anyone aged 7 and up can pitch in to help power the movie projector. You can pedal for as long or a little as you like.

Bike Week 2016 is a jam packed community shindig that’s open to all, whether you ride a little, a lot or you haven’t been on a bike in years. A diverse lineup of events across metropolitan and regional Western Australia offers something for everyone from casual bike riders and regular commuters to children, families, seniors and everyone in-between.

More information about Bike Week can be found on their website.