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New Brighton stockist

    Australia's No.1 On-Line bike store for performance bikes, parts and accessories is now operating a third branch in ritzy Brighton and is stocking the BikePaths Guide. Run by Emi Ubaldi and Wade Thorpe, the store sells performance bikes, mtb, kids and hybrid models from leading manufacturers including Giant, Orbea and Look.It is very proud of its customer service, knowledge and after sales back-up. Address:76 Church Street Brighton 3186Ph...

Read more... | Published: 27/04/09

Tide turns with $115 mil Govt bike strategy

Praise for new strategy, is this the turning of the tide? by Clay Lucas The Age March 24, 2009 CYCLING groups have hailed the State Government's new $115 million bike strategy as historic, saying VicRoads will now be required to consider bike lanes in every major road project.The Victorian Bicycle Strategy, released yesterday by Premier John Brumby and Roads Minister Tim Pallas, identifies key roads within 10 kilometres of the city centre...

Read more... | Published: 25/03/09

New Docklands mega store opens

BikeForce-Docklands has just opened a mega store in Waterfront City shopping centre serving the booming CBD commuter and Docklands cycling market. This new store managed by Matthew Gordon carries a wide range of hybrid, flat bar road bikes, MTB and road bikes, the BikePaths guides, books and services all brands and models on site. BikeForce has a second store in Richmond and the national group will be a major advertiser...

Read more... | Published: 17/03/09

Bike seat that prevents numbness

New “noseless’ bike seats can prevent male erectile dysfunction   Groin discomfort is a common problem especially amongst male riders, but one that can remedied quite easily. A long day on the bike leaves most of us uncomfortable, but US scientists have good news for those men who find themselves with more than a numb backside at the end of a big ride. Article 2008 by Claudine Ryan ABC Science...

Read more... | Published: 11/02/09

A critical mass of well dressed cyclists

What happens when you gather 150 gentlemen on bicycle at Savile Row? You get the first ever Tweed Run as the cyclists dressed in merino, tweed, flat caps and ties.     Prizes included most dashing dame, most dapper chap and best mustache. All photos Some Rights Reserved by Matt S in London.Re-posted from

Read more... | Published: 28/01/09

Be heard on your daily commute.

UPDATE! I got to use my horn for the first time in anger last night on Chapel Street.#1  Was a car that turned into a car spot at the last minute.  The driver immediately stopped, and was apologetic.  Thank you driver.#2  Pedestrian crossing the road without looking, she was infuriated that I disturb her from getting cleaned up.  With eyes open, life could be much better.It sure bloody well works.Lately...

Read more... | Published: 18/01/09

Cadel Evans slams Aussie drivers

Australians are among the worst drivers in the world when it comes to cyclists, says Tour de France star Cadel Evans. Evans who spends half his year in Europe and half training in Barwon Heads, has been the victim of several near misses on our roads. "I drive on the road and I don't like people just not having respect for other road users," he said. "I spend half my year...

Read more... | Published: 14/11/08

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