Fraser Coast Regional Council's Nicole McBride wants riders to dress up for the Frocks on Bikes - Blokes on Spokes event.
Fraser Coast Regional Council's Nicole McBride wants riders to dress up for the Frocks on Bikes - Blokes on Spokes event. Alistair Brightman

No need to wear lycra to enjoy Bike Week event at Urangan

FRASER Coast Regional Council has called on residents to celebrate everything cycling as part of Bike Week starting on Saturday next week.

On Sunday, March 17, cyclists can participate in a different sort of social bike ride.

The Frocks On Bikes - Blokes On Spokes ride will encourage residents to get out those helmets and enjoy a morning cycle.

The council's healthy communities co-ordinator Nicole McBride encouraged male and female riders to dress up for the occasion.

"The message we want to get across as part of Bike Week is you really don't need to don the lycra to go for a ride," she said.

"It's a great way to get some exercise, meet new people and enjoy some of our beautiful surroundings."

Registration is free and riders will be treated to a morning tea and music following the ride.

The ride will begin at the Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens in Urangan at 9am and riders will pedal a 7km loop around the Esplanade.



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