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Where to Ride? Try Williamstown?

Looking for a perfect WINTERS'S day bike ride trip ? Then why not head down to Hobsons Bay at the mouth of the Yarra with your togs and towell? (MAP 16 IN THE GUIDE) Pictured: The Timeball Tower, built in 1849 to help ships' captains out at anchor on the Bay set their ships' chronometers. In May 2014 The Age food writer Richard Cornish wrote about six reasons to visit Williamstown; 1. VISIT...

Read more... | Published: 30/11/15

Save 46% - Off Road Cycling Adventures Guide

 SAVE 46% OFF $36.95 RRP, now only $19.90 at our E Store  This is Melbourne's most definitive and respected mountain bike trails guidebook featuring 1250 km of trails covering 37 serious rides to the north west of Melbourne including Daylesford, Castlemaine, Blackwood, Mt Macedon, the You Yangs plus the Otways and a selection of popular rides north east of Melbourne. Was $36.95 now only $19.90 plus postage The guide comes complete...

Read more... | Published: 22/09/15

NEW PUSH FOR SPEED LIMITS ON BIKE PATHS

  A PASSIONATE cycling safety advocate is calling on local councils to introduce 20km/h speed limits on shared bike paths.   PortPhillip Leader 17/09/15 Toorak resident Boyd Fraser says there is an “urgent need” to regulate the conduct of cyclists on shared bike paths like the Bay Trail in order to “maximise their amenity” for all users. Mr Fraser regularly uses the Bay Trial and believes due to its growing popularity...

Read more... | Published: 25/08/15

Call to improve bike safety on St Kilda Road

Andrews Govt asked to improve bike safety on St Kilda Road, Melbourne's boulevard of broken bones .... An article in the Age (22/08/15) stated that pressure is building on the Andrews government to put separated bike lanes all the way along the leafy St Kilda Rd boulevard, from Linlithgow Street to Glen Huntly Road. A $12 million proposal to put separated lanes along the road has stalled, creating angst among...

Read more... | Published: 23/08/15

Save 50% on End Edition 8 BikePaths & RailTrails Guide

50% OFF End of Edition 8: BikePaths & RailTrails Guide you can NOW save 50% BUT only at our online Store Last chance to snap a copy of Australia's best selling hard copy cycling guide - is really four guides in one! * 100's of safe off road escapes along Melbourne's fabulous bike paths * European style 2WheelTouring on the rail trails * Victoria's best Sip n Cycle cafés sponsored...

Read more... | Published: 11/06/15

Stop the tacks on Kew Boulevard – 24 HOUR protest ride

  Cyclists stand-up in face further tack attacks 24 hour STOP THE TACKS Boulevarde protest ride planned for Sunday 7th June.    Melbourne's mystery tack attacker has struck again, littering the Yarra Boulevard bitumen overnight with sharp tacks that are puncturing the tyres of early morning cyclists in a malicious fear campaign against riders. - Wednesday 3 June Update But the cycling community is planning to thumb its nose at the attacker in eccentric...

Read more... | Published: 03/06/15

Government continues to ignore ‘car dooring’ threat to life and limb

 By Mike Sabey 3/3/2015    Tougher dooring penalties call rejected, further call for motorists to alter their habits!   The new Victorian Labour state government is following the ousted one from 2014 by continuing to stonewall and ignore the issue of widespread car dooring. Three recent dooring deaths, countless un counted dooring incidents in which no one was killed or maimed and the police refuse to register such incidents or book...

Read more... | Published: 03/03/15

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