Bike wear

Monday, 9 September 2013

Style needn’t be sacrificed for cycling – take to the streets in these threads on your trusty two-wheeler.


Back in the saddle

Monday, 21 January 2013

Cycling is booming, but for many it can still be rather daunting to jump on and pedal away. Emma Bowen wonders if electric bikes are the answer, and test rides one for a day.

Life on two wheels with David Byrne

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

David Byrne, former Talking Heads frontman, discusses his passion for bicycles and what he thinks New York City should do to become more bike friendly.

Let it ride

Monday, 8 October 2012

To help you complete this issue’s challenge to get on your bike, we’ve put together stylish threads for taking to the streets on your trusty two-wheeler.


Youth Food Movement Ride-On Lunch 2012

20 and 27 October

The Youth Food Movement Ride On Lunch is an event for foodies and greenies alike, as this bike ride takes riders through the inner city to meet food and sustainability champions. Currently in its third year, this year's theme is Food Love Stories. Riders are encouraged to get romantic about food by sharing and listening to food love stories.

The 100% waste free event will take around 60 riders on each day to several stops through Sydney, giving riders a chance to sample local food and gain sustainable ideas to take home.

Where: TBC.
When: Saturday 20th and Saturday 27th October 2012
Cost: $17 registration for adults
Click here for more information

Cyclist argues against fine

Friday, 10 June 2011

After getting a ticket for NOT riding in a bike lane, Casey Neistat takes a comical approach by showing why it's not always safe to ride in the bike lane.

Green bike

Ask G: Bikes with batteries

Monday, 7 November 2011

Are battery-powered bikes environmental?

Bicycle Film Festival

Bicycle Film Festival - Sydney

8 - 16 October, 2011

In 2001 Brendt Barbur, Founding Director, was compelled to start the Bicycle Film Festival after being hit by a bus while riding his bike in New York City. He was inspired to turn this negative experience into a positive one, and created a festival that celebrates the bicycle through music, art, and of course, film. From its roots in New York City, the BFF has grown into a multi-faceted, global event that will travel to over 25 cities this year, from Milan to Tokyo, Minneapolis to Sydney. BFF 2011 showcases a stellar collection of short films, including LAST MINUTES WITH ODEN (winner of Vimeo’s Best Video Award), dramatic documentary about Oden’s struggle with cancer, BIKELORDZ: STUNTS AND STYLES FROM ACCRA, GHANA, showcasing a new interesting bike culture, and BIKE RACE, a bike animation that puts some of cycling’s greats head to head.

Where: Across Sydney, NSW.
When: 8 - 16 October, 2011.
Cost: Adult $18; Concession $14.
Click here for more information.

Tweed Ride

Sydney Tweed Ride

31 July

Around 400 dapper gents and fancy ladies dressed in Tweed riding vintage cycles will partake in an ambling and elegant ride around Sydney. The ride finishes in Alexandria with a picnic lunch and 'Tweed Games' - tea cup and saucer races. Prizes will be awarded to the best-dressed, best culinary delights and best couples' promenade.

Where: Meet at Town Hall 8am registration for 9am start.
When: 8am, Sunday 31 July, 2011
Dress code: Tweed.
Cost: Free!
Click here for more information.

Cyclist in Santa Barbara

I'm going to start riding a bike

Friday, 16 October 2009

I have a little confession to make: I'm a little bit scared to ride a bike. I know it's good for the environment, and for my health. It looks like fun. Heaps of people I know are doing it already. But... I'm nervous about doing it myself.

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