Spokes n' Jokes an afternoon of Champagne, Canapes and Comedy.

Come and join us at the Brisbane Cycling Festival's new must attend event, Spokes n' Jokes!

Spokes n' Jokes is an event designed for the passionate corporate cycling community, industry participants and cycling enthusiasts attending the Brisbane Cycling Festival.

Hosted by Matt Keenan, this cocktail style event will present a relaxed feel, entertaining event focusing on the lighter side of the pursuit of cycling and will feature a storytelling session with post greats including Katherine Bates, Robbie McEwen and Henk Vogels.

The "must attend" festival event will also look into the future; previewing Australia's prospects at the 2020 Tokyo Games, featuring Brandon Loupos, Alistair Donohoe, Natalya Diehm and Cameron Wright, plus look further ahead to the prospects of a South East Queensland Olympics in 2032.

Spokes n' Jokes guests will be treated to two hours of beverages, canapes, alongside plenty of laughs as comedian Dusty Rich kick starts your weekend, supported by a soundtrack of live music performed by Andy Ellem.

Courtesy of AusCycling, all guests attending Spokes n' Jokes will receive an admission ticket to the Friday evening session of the AusCycling Elite Track National Championships at the Anna Meares Velodrome!

So, what else can you expect to see? We have the ultimate guest list for you!

  • Matt Keenan - MC
  • Katherine Bates - Interviewer
  • Dusty Rich - Comedian
  • Andy Ellem - Musician
  • Henk Vogels - Road Cyclist
  • Robbie McEwen - Road Cyclist
  • Brandon Loupos - BMX Athlete
  • Natalya Diehm - BMX Athlete
  • Alistair Donohoe - Road, Track Para-Cyclist
  • Cameron Wright - Mountain Bike Athlete


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