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Special Offer – 10% off Bike Insurance

To celebrate Real Insurance’s proud involvement in the 2014 Spring Cycle, Real Insurance are offering an exclusive 10% discount* on their bike insurance products to Spring Cycle participants and Bicycle NSW members and supporters.

Whether you use your bicycle to enjoy a weekend ride with your family or friends, a commuter who benefits from a cheaper and healthier form of transport or you are someone who enjoys the challenge of competition, Real Insurance has a bicycle insurance product to meet your needs. Real Insurance provide a range of covers developed by cyclists for cyclists.

Real Bike’s Leisure product is perfect for those who commute and/or enjoy weekend rides. It offers basic cover for bicycles of up to $2,000 in value. Some of the product features include:

  • Accidental damage sustained when used for commuting, training and recreational use
  • Theft when away from home
  • Theft from inside a locked vehicle
  • Transit damage/loss (commercial airlines) – Australia wide

Real Bike’s Sport product is for bicycles valued from $1,000 up to $30,000. If offers more comprehensive cover including damage sustained whilst racing. Some of the Sport’s features include:

  • Accidental damage sustained when used for commuting, training , recreational use and racing
  • Cover for accessories and add-ons
  • Cover for extra wheels

To take advantage of this exclusive offer, simply call Real Insurance today on 1300 277 002 and quote ‘SPRING CYCLE’.

*This is a first year offer only and valid for new bicycle insurance policies which will receive a 10% discount off the premium. Offer expires 30 November 2014. Terms and Conditions apply. The insurer is The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Ltd ABN 78 090 584 473 AFSL 241436 (Hollard) through its authorised representative Velosure Pty Ltd ABN 81 151 706 697 AR No. 410 026. Real Insurance, is a trading name of Hollard. This is general information only. Please consider the PDS available by calling us on 1300 277 002 to decide if these products are right for you.

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Real Insurance SPRING CYCLE invites everyone to ‘ride the Bridge, ride Sydney’ this October

Real Insurance SPRING CYCLE will take place on Sunday 19 October, offering families the unique opportunity to cycle across the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Since 1984, Bicycle NSW has been delivering cycling events for Australian’s of all ages and abilities on bikes of all shapes and sizes to showcase Sydney’s growing cycling infrastructure. In . . . → Read More: Real Insurance SPRING CYCLE invites everyone to ‘ride the Bridge, ride Sydney’ this October

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“The Tour de Rosie”

Bryan Doyle MP finds his regular morning bike ride is just what he needs to face the day as the State Member for Campbelltown, mentally, physically and spiritually.

First bike experience

Back in the 1970s my first bike was a three speed hub geared bike with cruiser handles. With my mates we used . . . → Read More: “The Tour de Rosie”

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Cycling Safety Action Plan Recognises the Rights and Responsibilities of Bicycle Riders

Roads and Freight Minister Duncan Gay has released the Cycling Safety Action Plan as part of the Governments integrated strategy to reduce annual road deaths and serious injuries by at least 30 per cent by 2021.

The Cycling Safety Action Plan compliments the Pedestrian Safety Action Plan recognizing a range of improvements are required . . . → Read More: Cycling Safety Action Plan Recognises the Rights and Responsibilities of Bicycle Riders

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Join or Renew NOW. Belonging has its benefits!

Membership of Bicycle NSW opens up a world of benefits and experiences for everyone who rides a bike and those who would like to ride, and helps Bicycle NSW to build momentum and volume of voice as we advocate for improved infrastructure, policies and attitudes. Together we can create a better environment for cycling.

. . . → Read More: Join or Renew NOW. Belonging has its benefits!

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Safety for All is the Priority, Not Bicycle Licensing

In the last two weeks Sydneysiders have witnessed two fatalities and a serious injury as a result of collisions between bicycles and heavy vehicles. These tragic accidents stimulate people’s compassion and calls for action.

The NSW Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay has suggested a licensing system for cyclists, saying “We will look . . . → Read More: Safety for All is the Priority, Not Bicycle Licensing

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UTS Bike Club

BIKESydney attended the launch of the University of Technology Housing Service’s Bike Club in early April. Ella Bothmann-Barlow investigated further.   I’m on my way to chat with Andrew Redgrave about UTS Housing’s newly launched Bike Club. I’d hoped to get myself from my Darlinghurst office to Ultimo on my much-loved bicycle. Instead, I chicken […]

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A Pedal-Powered Detour from the Rat Race

Changing Gears

by Greg Foyster

Greg Foyster quits his job in advertising and decides to live more simply. Looking for inspiration, he and his partner Sophie cycle from Melbourne to Far North Queensland (via Tasmania, naturally) scouting out ideas.

Preposterously underprepared, they are propelled by the inspiring and eccentric characters they meet . . . → Read More: A Pedal-Powered Detour from the Rat Race

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Australia’s Rich Cycling History

  The next in our series of BRAINSTRUST SEMINARS Australia’s Rich Cycling History by Jim Fitzpatrick Did you know that Australia once had the largest bicycle path network in the world? or that Australian soldiers were at the forefront of the first significant wartime use of the bicycle? Or that at one time, the world’s […]

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Share the road, don’t hog it!

As the BNSW Representative on the Warringah Traffic Committee, I was involved in a lively discussion at its February meeting, regarding cycling on McCarrs Creek Rd and Liberator General San Martin Drive.

For those unfamiliar with these roads, the former runs from Church Point Wharf through Ku-ring-gai NP, to Mona Vale Rd at Terrey . . . → Read More: Share the road, don’t hog it!

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