Amy’s Bike Skills in Yarra + Pushbiking for mental health – Perth to Sydney 2017: on this weeks program Chris chats to Amy-Nicole Peters and Tina McCarthy. Amy-Nicole is riding from Perth to Sydney by bike and estimating to cover over 6,000km, her motivation is to show that anyone can take on a great challenge and make a difference in the lives of others living with mental illness.

“I have personally experienced mental illness and I want to be open about my experience. I believe mental illness isn’t something to be hidden or considered a taboo topic. It can affect anyone at any time.”

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Tina from Wheel Women talks about two upcoming cycling courses for older women in the City of Yarra, Amy’s Bike Skills is a FREE 4-week program designed to give skills and confidence to ride your bike more often. We chat about breaking down barriers, fear factor, meeting other women, and learning more about bike skills to make riding fun. The first Amy’s Bike Skills four week course starts Tuesday 24 October at Park Street Dining next Velo Cycles (815 Nicholson Street, Carlton North) and a second four-week course commences on Saturday 25 November at the same location. Contact Tina at WheelWomen if you want to know more about either of these two free bike skills courses.