TWO free bike repair workshops will be held in the Castlemaine area soon.
The first workshop is for women and will be held at Wesley Hill velodrome this Thursday December 5 from 6 to 7.30pm.
Staff from the Castlemaine Bike Vault will cover basic repair hints and tips and basic riding skills such as using gears.
The second repair workshop is for everyone and will be run at the Old Fryerstown School Hall on Wednesday December 11 from 6 to 7.30pm. Light food is provided at both workshops.
The workshops are part of a cycling program being run across Mount Alexander Shire Council.
The other cycling programs include Free Wheeling, a partnership project with Tarrengower Prison, and bike education courses.
To get involved contact Zach Worrall, Healthy Communities project coordinator at council on 5471 1813.