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Press Release: Westmeath Gears up for Bike Week 2023

Excitement is building across County Westmeath ahead of Bike Week 2023, which runs from Saturday 13 May until Sunday 21 May.

Supported by Westmeath Sports Partnership and Westmeath County Council, over 30 events will take place in communities, clubs, and schools across the County later this month. Bike Week is the annual festival of all things cycling and is supported by the National Transport Authority as a celebration of a sustainable, healthy, and low carbon means of travel. Bike Week hopes to promote the health benefits of cycling, as well as encouraging people who may not have cycled in a long time to get back in the saddle or those who may have never cycled before to feel the benefits of life on two wheels.

There are a wide range of events for people to support and get involved in over the course of the week including Cycle on Wednesday events, ice cream cycles, and even an opportunity to set a new record for the highest number of bikes on the edge of a track. Bike Week is perfect for beginners, more advanced cyclists, or even those who just would like a leisurely spin at their own pace in a fun and safe environment. Cycling is a wonderful way to get some fresh air, make new friends, and help play your part in reducing your carbon footprint.

A full list of the events taking place in County Westmeath for Bike Week is now available on the Westmeath Sports Partnership website www.westmeathsports.ie or at Bikeweek.ie 


Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 03/05/2023