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A ride for the whole family!

Whether you are a beginner, a regular rider or a lycra lover – the 2016 Spring Cycle has the ride for you!

All rides provide the ONLY opportunity to ride the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Cahill Expressway and historic Rocks area – car free!

So register for the 12km City Ride, 50km Classic Ride or the 105km Bikebug Challenge Ride alongside Tour legend Robbie McEwen. Experience the magic of the city and greater Sydney by bike – and bring the kids – they ride for FREE!

More information : www.springcycle.com.au

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Confessions of a 91 hour Paris-Brest-Paris rider

Derek Wolfson from BayBUG, completed the 1200km Paris-Brest-Paris in August 2015.

“Bon courage!!” It rang in my ears, hey, here I was riding the PBP and loving all those French people who never lost their enthusiasm, day or night. They encouraged us, they fed us, decorated their villages and towns. I saw some . . . → Read More: Confessions of a 91 hour Paris-Brest-Paris rider

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Rail Trails in NSW

The push to have rail trails installed on disused railway easements in New South Wales continues.

Rail Trails for NSW (RT4NSW) has been working for the last twelve months to have legislation in NSW altered to enable long unused rail lines to be utilised for uses that will benefit the community. In every other . . . → Read More: Rail Trails in NSW

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Time to Gear Up, Girls, get on your bikes

Gear Up Girl is a Bicycle NSW initiative, run with the support of the Heart Foundation, that provides opportunities for women to experience the pleasure of riding a bicycle.

Gear Up Girl was founded in 2008 as an organisation to run a mass-participation ride from Cronulla to Sydney Olympic Park. Now the ride . . . → Read More: Time to Gear Up, Girls, get on your bikes

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NSW Nanny State Bike Laws. A Cost Too High For Cyclist Safety.

Controversial changes to laws and their enforcement targeting bicycle riders is set to come into effect across NSW on the 1st of March 2016. A community run petition “A Cost Too High For Cyclist Safety” with 10,000 signatures, is part of a campaign by Bicycle NSW demanding the NSW Government immediately rescind the proposed . . . → Read More: NSW Nanny State Bike Laws. A Cost Too High For Cyclist Safety.

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Want your council to fund bike infrastructure, every year?

Every four years Councils are required to put together a Community Strategic Plan. It does not matter where you are in NSW, you have a local Council and you have the opportunity to make a difference, so get your team together and start working through the process now. It is only through your effort . . . → Read More: Want your council to fund bike infrastructure, every year?

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Velo! Dumpling Seller Keeps Vietnam’s Cycling Past Alive

Text and Photos: Andreas Pohl

Members of the Old & New Bicycle Club in front of the Opera House

45 year old dumpling seller and vintage bike collector, Nguyen Van Tuan, made his US debut this June. Not in person, but as the main character of a short movie entitled . . . → Read More: Velo! Dumpling Seller Keeps Vietnam’s Cycling Past Alive

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Noah’s Spring Cycle

by Noah Laubscher

“Wake up, Noah.” I wriggled my head under my pillow hoping that the voice and the shaking hand would go away. It was still dark. Why was Ma saying that I had to wake up. Then I remembered. Spring Cycle!!

Today I was going to ride my bike 50 km – . . . → Read More: Noah’s Spring Cycle

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Bicycle themed Christmas gifts with a difference

Looking for something different for your cycling mate?? check out some of these gifts from Hiconsumption

Carrera Foldable Helmet. Utilizing a propriety elastic system, this helmet from the team at Carrera folds up when it’s not in use, making it easy to store in your bag while you’re on the go. While it . . . → Read More: Bicycle themed Christmas gifts with a difference

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Cycling Indonesia’s Remote Eastern Paradise

By Alex Baum

Few parts of the world are changing faster than Southeast Asia. Ancient is hurtling at breakneck speeds towards modern.

Malls and McDonald’s might be lasting impressions for some. But pockets remain all but completely unaffected by the tendrils of globalization. Still as remote and pristine as ever, full to the brim . . . → Read More: Cycling Indonesia’s Remote Eastern Paradise

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