Welcome to The Bike Week 2022 Events Page for Dublin City.

Please note:  The following events have already taken place and are listed for information purposes only.

 

Day Date Event Details Time Target Audience of Event Locations(s) of Event
Wednesday 18th May Lunchtime Webinar

Hear cycling stories from three Climate Ambassador
cyclists, in a lunchtime webinar. Three cyclists that
have been around the block will share some of their
stories of adventures on their bikes. Hear about
overcoming adversity; lessons learned; offering
cycling tips, tricks and insights, while celebrating
their love of cycling. Megan Fitch will share
stories of cycling as a mother and of cross-country
cycling explorations. Lucy O’Sullivan will share
stories about her cycling adventures through the
Wild Atlantic Way. Gary Tyrrell will share stories
of his escapades cycling across Europe and Ireland.

1pm – 14pm General public Online. Register in advance for this webinar HERE
Friday 20th May Guided Cycle of the UCD Campus

We are hosting a guided cycle of the UCD campus as
part of our Bike Week events and it would be fab if
you can join us. You are welcome to bring friends
along too! Climate Ambassadors and UCD estates are
delighted to bring you on a guided cycling tour of
the UCD main campus. If you don’t have access to a
bike, don’t worry, we can provide one for you! Just
let us know when you are registering for this event
if you need a bike. The campus route is flat and away
from heavy traffic, however you will need to be able
to ride a bike to join us. We will stop off at
points of interest related to climate action and
biodiversity throughout the campus, allowing for
discussion, while enjoying the lovely sights and
sounds on offer. The cycle will take about an hour
and we will have complimentary tea with vegetarian
& vegan sandwiches afterwards.
Friday 20th May from 12-1pm.

12pm – 1pm General public UCD Main Campus, at UCD Bikes. Registration essential.
To Register Click HERE
Saturday 21/05/2022 To celebrate both Bike Week and Biodiversity Week,
we are very excited to host this guided cycle of the
Phoenix Park. Meeting outside Phoenix Park Cycles,
we will set off on a cycle through the park, taking
in some of the sights and sounds. The cycle will be
about 4km each way, on segregated cycle lanes, over
flat terrain, so suitable for all cycling abilities.
We will be given a guided talk of the park’s biodiversity
from the OPW within the walled garden, at the park
visitor centre. Followed by complimentary lunch in the
amazing Phoenix Café, where you can enjoy sumptuous,
sustainable food in their stunning outdoor setting,
while getting to know your fellow cyclists.We will
finish our tour by returning to Phoenix Park
Cycles, which is at the south entrance of the park,
only a short walk to Heuston train station, the Red Luas
line, many bus stops or a walk/cycle to the city centre.
If you do not have access to a bicycle but would like
to join us on this cycle we can hire a bicycle from
Phoenix Park Bikes for you. We can cover bike hire for
3 hours, just let us know if you need a bike in the
order form when booking your place.*Register today to avoid disappointment!
11:30am – 2pm General public Meeting at Phoenix Bikes. Registration essential:
To Register click HERE
Saturday 14th May Monthly Cycles are kicking off Bike Week
2022 with a cycle which incorporates some
bonus bits and extra time, for those who
are inclined. 😃We meet on Saturday,
14 May at 12 noon, at Grand Canal Dock
outside the theatre. We’ll enjoy some
fortifying refreshments, share some bike
maintenance basics, and take a gentle cycle
along the Royal Canal Phibsboro. We’ll then
finish up at the #BicycleKicks event taking
place at Dalymount stadium, run by Bohemian FC
and Rothar bike shop. There, we’ll have the
opportunity to enjoy some further bites
and activities, including a super fun
cycle tour of neighbouring Dublin 7,
before kick-off in the women’s game
between Bohemians vs. Shelbourne!
12pm Women
Saturday 14th May Bicycle Kicks
Bicycle Kicks takes place in Dalymount Park on
Saturday 14th May 2022 to celebrate Bike Week
and women’s football.
Programme of Events:
• 2-6pm: A variety of activities in the carpark
(off St. Peter’s Road) including music, coffee,
crepes and more!
• A kid’s corner with face painting and a bike
decoration station
• 3pm Bicycle maintenance demo and workshop
• 4.30pm Critical Mass cycling through Dublin 7,
leaving and returning to Dalymount
• 6pm Break the record for attendance at a
Women’s League Of Ireland Match –
Bohs v. Shelbourne
• Free admission to the match if you arrive
on bicycle!
Follow Boh’s Climate Cooperative on Instagram 
for more info and updates.
2-6pm Everyone Dalymount Park, Dublin 7
Sunday 15th May Bike Maintenance Course
Free bike maintenance course for those with little
or no prior knowledge of bike mechanics who want
to gain a basic understanding of your bicycle what
to do to keep your bike on the road. Register at
PhoenixParkBikes
10 – 11.30am Everyone Phoenix Park, Dublin 8
Monday 16th May E-Cargobikes for Businesses Webinar.
In 2021, Dublin City Council launched the ‘E-Cargobikes
for Businesses Pilot’ with micromobility partner
Bleeper, encouraging greener, more sustainable
city deliveries. This pilot, based on a model first
launched by Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council,
has seen over 20 Dublin businesses sign up to test
an e-cargobike for City deliveries at a discounted
rate for the trial period.
Register now for this webinar, part of Bike Week 2022,
to learn more about the E-Cargobikes for Businesses
Pilot and hear from the participant businesses
about their experiences transitioning to more sustainable
deliveries.
This webinar is free and open to all.
Register by clicking here.
1-2pm Open to all Online
Monday 16th May Bike Maintenance sessions – bring your bike
along to the Ballyfermot BMX Club for
a free check-up and minor repairs.
4.30 – 8.30pm Everyone
Tuesday 17th May Lunchtime Cycle Guided lunchtime cycle
to the Phoenix Park, along new protected
cycle lanes.
1-2pm Everyone Meeting point: Amphitheatre in Civic Offices, Woodquay, Dublin 8.
Wednesday 18th May The Dublin Cycling Campaign are delighted to present
a webinar during Bike Week on the Cycle
Friendly Employer scheme, a European Cyclists’
Federation initiative, which is an employer
certification programme to establish a
European standard for cycle friendly companies.
We will hear from Froso Christofides, Members
and Networks Manager (Cyprus) from the ECF
who shall outline the roll out of this scheme
across the EU. How this works in practice
will be shared by people from: Workday
Enterprise Software (Killian Ormond, Green
Team), DBFL Consulting Engineers (Robert Kelly
& Mark Kelly) and from within the
Department of Transport (Rebekah Maher,
Higher Executive Officer – Facilities Management).
Michael O’Boyle will then summarise how the
company he founded: Cycling Solutions Ireland,
the CFE National Coordinator of scheme for Ireland,
is providing support to Irish employers and
their employees, to cycle to and from work.
Q&A session chaired by Colm Walsh, Executive
Committee Member, Dublin Cycling Campaign.
More information contact colm@yogadublin.com
and to register click HERE
1-2pm Everyone
Friday 19th May Community Cycle in Clontarf
Build up your confidence cycling with this
cycle safety skills session, followed by a
group cycle. Bikes and equipment will be
provided. Registration essential. Contact DCC
Sports Officers Olivia (086 383 5020) or
Fergal (087 118 1885) to sign up.
10am – 1pm Everyone Meeting point:
All weather pitches,
Alfie Byrne Road, Clontarf
Thursday 19th May Bike Maintenance sessions – bring your bike
along to the Ballyfermot BMX Club for
a free check-up and minor repairs.
4.30 – 8.30pm Everyone Ballyfermot BMX HUB,
Le Fanu Skate Park,
Ballyfermot, Dublin 10
Saturday 21st May Food Cycle – cycle the full route or
where you feel like. Learn about
community gardening along the way.
Route 1: West / East
11am: Millennium Community Garden,
Blanchardstown
11.30: Greenview Community Garden,
Finglas
1.30: Mucky Lane Donnycarney
Route 2: South / North
10.30: Flanagan’s Field, Rialto
11.30 Infirmary Community Garden,
Stoneybatter
12.30: Serenity Community Garden,
Phibsboro
1.30: Mucky Lane, Donnycarney
2.30: Afternoon talk on rewilding for
biodoversity with local wildflowers
and herbs.More information check out
dublin cycling and
dublin community growers.
10am – 4pm Everyone Blanchardstown, Finglas,
Donneycarney, Rialto,
Stoneybatter, Phibsboro
Saturday & Sunday 21st & 22nd May 1st International Dublin Bike Polo Tournament
As part of Bike Week Dublin City Council
Sport & Wellbeing Partnership are
organising the 1st International Dublin
Bike Polo Tournament in association with
Dublin Bike Polo Club.
9am – 6pm Everyone Eamon Ceannt Park,
Crumlin, Dublin 12
Sunday 22nd May Pedalpalooza Cycling for All Event
Pedalpalooza is our flagship Bike Week
event. It’s a family-friendly bike
festival, taking place in Fairview Park
on Sunday 22nd May. Pedalpalooza aims
to celebrate and promote the benefits
of cycling through workshops, guided
cycles and fun activities. A wide range
of activities, suitable for all ages
and abilities, will be held in the park
to get people moving and to promote a more
sustainable urban mobility culture, such
as e-bike and cargo bike demos, information
tents, children’s workshops, bike maintenance
workshops, and much more! We are encouraging
people to walk or cycle to this event, where
possible. Free bike parking will be available
in the park.
12-4pm Everyone
All Week 14th – 22nd May Bike Hire
DCC have teamed up with Phoenix Park Bikes
to offer free bike hire during Bike Week!
Come along to try out cycling along safe
cycle routes in the Phoenix Park, the largest
walled public Park in Europe. Spend an hour
getting out on a bike and enjoy all the
park has to offer. Bikes, helmets and a
map of the Phoenix Park is provided.
Duration: 1 hour
Booking is essential.
How to Book:
– Book online at PhoenixParkBikes
– Use the promotion code: Bike Week
Times available: 10 to 5pm throughout
Bike Week (14th – 22nd May)
Location: Phoenix Park Bikes, Gate House,
Chesterfield Avenue, Phoenix Park,
Dublin 8, D08 DF88
What you need to bring: Just yourself and ID.
(Valid Photo I.D. is required as deposit
for the Bikes.)
10am-5pm Everyone Phoenix Park, Dublin 8

 

For more information:

Contact: Deirdre Kelly, Dublin City Council

E: deirdre.kelly@dublincity.ie

 

Recommended Cycle Routes in Fingal

Route Length in Km Terrain Skill Level (All, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)
Clontarf Promenade to Sutton 7km Tarmac All
Grand Canal Greenway: Grand Canal Dock to Portobello Harbour 2km Tarmac All
Grand Canal Greenway: Blackhorse to Clondalkin 3km Tarmac All
Tolka Valley Greenway: Dunsinea Lane to Ratoath Road 3.5km Tarmac All
Royal Canal Greenway: Sheriff Street Upper to North Strand Road 0.7km Tarmac All
Phoenix Park 6km Tarmac All

 

 

 

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