Bike Week 2024

We’re excited for Bike Week 2024 – do come and join us!

All Bike Week events are FREE!

Bikeweek events schedule:

From 11th of May to 19th of May 2024 – scroll down for full details:

Bookings and further info at and

Email: [email protected] or call 087 7589716

Community Tandem and Recumbent Bike Renovation

Saturday 11th May 11am

Cycle Sense workshop P81 FY79

Work as a group to renovate 2 tandems and a recumbent bicycle for the use at bike week events and throughout the year!

Open event for all ages

Mystery Bicycle Buffet

Sunday 12th May 12.30pm

Starting point will be provided after registration.

An afternoon of mystery and discovery on a bike! Cycle with us to enjoy the delights of West Cork food at beautiful West Cork locations.

SOLD OUT! Booking essential, contact [email protected] or call 087 7589716

Trishaw Spins – Cycling for All Ages

Monday 13th May 10am

Skibbereen Residential Care Centre
& Retirement Village

Cycling for All Ages. Trishaw Spins to feel the freedom and joy of being out on a bike. Residents from Skibbereen Residential Care Centre & Retirement Village will get the opportunity to take a bicycle ride around Skibbereen.

Suitability: Residents from Skibbereen Residential Care Centre & Retirement Village

TY Students @ Cycle Sense Workshop

Tuesday 14th May 10am-12am

Skibbereen community school transition year students will be finishing the bikes they have been working on.
The students have been coming to the Cycle Sense workshop for 5 weeks. They have taken bikes apart and rebuilt them back to a working bike.
Transition year students only

The BIG Cycle Bus – Cycle to school for Bike Week

Thursday 16th May First stop 8.25am

Start the day in a wheely good way!

Cycle with your friends and family in safety and fun.
In partnership with Safe Routes to School we want to see how many kids can cycle to school for Bike Week! Goody bag at the end. Open to all primary school children and parents. Ask your teacher at school for the Cycle Bus route and schedule. St Patrick’s BNS, St Joseph’s GNS, Gaelscoil Dr. Uí Shúilleabháin & Abbeystrewry NS.

No need to be a member of the Cycle Bus for this event.

Family Cycling Fun @ the Fairfield

Thursday 16th May 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Location: Fairfield Skibbereen

Fun for all ages and abilities, an inclusive obstacle course, games, bike doctor and a group cycle around Skibbereen
Open to all – no booking required

TORC Sustainable Housing

Friday 17th 3.30pm

Location: Skibbereen, Pound hill, Pairc Goodman

Bike Event, to promote healthy activities, check the safety of bicycles and encourage cycling, educate about safe cycling.

Open to residents of TORC scheme in Pairc Goodman

The West Cork Sports Inclusion Showcase

Friday 17th May from 10.30-1.30pm.
Maria Immaculata Community College Dunmanway

Promote sport and physical activity for people with a disability.

Open to people with disabilities, disability services, families, teachers, sports coaches or anyone interested in sport or physical activity for people of all abilities.
There will be a variety of activities for people to come and try on the day along with an opportunity to meet clubs and organisations.

Cycling for Everyone

Saturday 18th 3.30pm
Location: Skibbereen Library

This event is all about caring for a bike and simple maintenance. Participants use different pumps and are taught how to do a puncture repair and how to avoid them. Plus how to thoroughly check over a bike – called the M Check.
Active travel and the health and environmental benefits of cycling will also be discussed.
Chance to win two €50 Cycle Sense vouchers

Open to all – no booking required

Cycle Sense Workshop Open Day

Sat 18th May 11am

Cycle Sense workshop P81 FY79

Come and see the Cycle Sense Re-Use workshop.
See what we do and what’s on offer.
Pick up some handy tips for looking after your bike. All welcome to bring bikes and have them checked over.

Open to all – no booking required

Picnic Cycle to the Beach

Sun 19th May 1pm

Meeting: 12.45 – 1pm Abbeystrewry NS, Castletownshend Rd, Skibbereen

Cycle through the beautiful Liss Ard estate, to the beach. Aimed at children and families and members of the Skibbereen Cycle Bus to have a protected slow cycle with delicious food from the Eagle pub at Tragumna beach.

Booking essential, contact [email protected] or call 087 7589716