AusCycling | AusCycling 2021 World Bicycle Day Hub

AusCycling 2021 World Bicycle Day Hub

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June 3rd, Thursday

To foster the environmental stewardship and health through bikes, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 3rd as World Bicycle Day.

This day embraces everything related to cycling and emphasizes the importance of the responsibilities left on the shoulders of our stakeholders to advance the use of bicycles in all means, shape and form while fostering sustainable development, strengthening education, including physical education, for children and young people, promoting health, preventing disease, promoting tolerance, mutual understanding and respect, and facilitating social inclusion and a culture of peace.

AusCycling is a tightly networked community of people who love all things two wheels and we aim to make cycling not just a sport, but a passion and way of life for every Australian, no matter where they are in their cycling journey.

However you’re celebrating the bicycle this World Bicycle Day, AusCycling wants to join you! Below are just of the many ways you can join us on the day!


History of World Bicycle Day

The history of world bicycle day does not date back too far. It was only until 2017 when Professor Leszek Sibilski, a Polish social scientist in the United States, started a grassroots sports campaign in his sociology class to promote a UN Resolution for a dedicated bicycle day in the international calendar. As a result, he was backed by 56 other countries and eventually on June 2018, The United Nations General Assembly created a resolution and declared June 3rd as World Bicycle Day.

According to the resolution recognizes this day as "the uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle, which has been in use for two centuries, and that it is a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transport." 

Through the years, there has been a stronger emphasis on using this day to advocate the health benefits of cycling especially to beat diseases like type 2 diabetes. Within this space, there have also been initiatives drawn to use cycling as a tool to break down societal issues and barriers, more so in the lower socio-economic regions.


Upcoming Coaching Courses

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NameLocation & DateLink
AusCycling Women and Girls Coach Specialization Course Online – 20th June 2021https://bit.ly/2RTXIYj
AusCycling Development Coaching Course - Webinar Online – 28th & 29th Augusthttps://bit.ly/2TqjhjC
Winter Education Courses https://bit.ly/3wGBdov

For more coaching courses and to learn more on how to start your coaching journey, click the link below.

Coaching & Education


Ride Nation

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AusCycling’s bike riding initiative and participation brand ‘Ride Nation’ is aimed to encourage families to ditch the screens and spend time riding bikes together as a family.

Ride Nation is the place where the cycling community comes to connect, learn, improve, and have fun! Wherever you are on your riding journey, Ride Nation is the marketplace for programs, activities, events, and adventures that suit your needs.

Ride Nation Community

To be part of the Ride Nation community, all you need to is click here to register yourself and surf for the closest cycling activities near you and stay engaged with your bikes.

Ride Nation Come and Try

Have never cycled before and keen on trying? Be it for kids or adults, we welcome all. Check out the nearest come and try sessions by clicking here.

Ride Nation School Holiday Program

If you’re keen on keeping your kids active during this school holiday, do not fret as we have got you covered. Click here to find the nearest school holiday program run near you.

Ride Nation School Club Webinar

This RN Club Webinar provides your club with the toolkit to conduct a Come and try event. Click here to sign up.


Upcoming Events

DateEventLocationDisciplineEnter Here
June 4Adelaide Track LeagueSATrackhttps://entryboss.cc/races/7633
June 5Tasmania BMX State Series - Round 5TASBMXhttps://entryboss.cc/races/6440
June 5WA XCO State Series - Round 5WAXCO https://entryboss.cc/races/7625
June 5Goldfields Cyclassic WARoadhttps://entryboss.cc/calendar/egcc
June 5 - 6CX National Series - Round 1 & 2 SACXhttps://entryboss.cc/calendar/ac
June 6 WA BMX State Series - Round 6 WABMXhttps://entryboss.cc/races/7542
June 6 AusCycling Elite Teams National E-Sport Series NATE-Sporthttps://bit.ly/3yQMZ1f
June 6 WA XCO State Series - Round 6 WAXCOhttps://entryboss.cc/races/7707
June 12 VIC CX State Series - Round 1 VICCXhttps://entryboss.cc/races/7773
June 12

Jade McPherson Coaching Clinic

NTBMXhttps://entryboss.cc/races/7629
June 12 GC Junior TourQLDRoadhttps://entryboss.cc/races/7637
June 12 - 14SA BMX State Series - Round 5 & 6SABMXhttps://entryboss.cc/calendar/blbmx
June 13 VIC CX State Series - Round 2 VICCXhttps://entryboss.cc/races/7770
June 13ACT/NSW CX State Series - Round 3NSWCXhttps://bit.ly/3yW8RbF

For more events, click here.


Share your World Bicycle Day with us

If you’re at any of the event or on the bike on World Bicycle Day, share your stories in a picture or video by tagging us with @auscyclingaus.

And do not forget to use the hashtags #WorldBicycleDay and #LetsRideTogether.

Your stories and experiences will be re-shared by us throughout the day. Happy riding!


Inauguration of AusCycling Club finder

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Keen on riding with a club and meeting new people on some fun and social ride? We have got you covered. AusCycling’s club finder helps you get information of cycling clubs near you and makes the experience of joining them seamlessly.

Click here to up your cycling game, master your skill and improve your fitness right away!


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