National Ride2Work Day 2014

National Ride2Work Day 2014

15 October, 2014

Ever thought about swapping your usual commute to work with an invigorating bike ride, or need a bit of encouragement to hop back on after the chilly winter months? Then give the National Ride2Work Day a go. More than 15,000 workers across the country are expected to steam to work under pedal power on the day. Join those celebrating a long held love of the bicycle or be among those discovering the health benefits of a good cycle.

If you’re in the Melbourne area and want to use pedal power to help those in need, take part in Bupa Around the Bay – Ride for a Child in Need. It will be held on Sunday 19 October, and there are varying distances around Port Phillip Bay so all ages and abilities can take part.

Where: Community events and breakfasts are being held nationwide on Ride2Work Day.
When: Wednesday 15 October, 2014.
Cost: It’s free to register for both events.
Click here for more info.

National Ride2Work Day

National Ride2Work Day

16 October, 2013
National Ride2Work Day inspires healthier lifestyles and sustainable transport. Not only do you get some fresh air and exercise, but registering for National Ride2Work Day helps to promote the case for better bike facilities in your community.

Where: Nationwide.
When: Wednesday 16 October, 2013.
Cost: Free!
Click here for more information.


Going Dutch

29 September, 2013
The Netherlands is the number one cycling country in the world. This special seminar starring famous Dutch bicycle advocate Mark Wagenuur and Australian Paul Martin presents a case for applying some of the Dutch's cycling knowledge in Australia.

Where: Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
When: 10am – noon, Sunday 29 September, 2013.
Cost: Free!
Click here for more information.

How did the Dutch get their cycle paths?

Monday, 24 October 2011

The Netherlands is well known for its excellent and safe cycling infrastructure, having the world's largest number of cyclists. But it wasn't always this way. So, how did the Dutch get this network of bicycle paths?


Pimp my ride

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Greenies across the globe are getting around on two wheels. To ensure a safe and smooth ride here's our easy guide to DIY bike maintenance.

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.


Cycling in the safe lane

Monday, 11 October 2010

Your two-wheeled journeys needn't be a risky prospect if you follow these tips for commuting.

Green bike

Ask G: Bikes with batteries

Monday, 7 November 2011

Are battery-powered bikes environmental?


The Cycling Bible

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Whether you are a novice, a mountain-bike enthusiast, a competitive cyclist or someone who rides for fitness or pleasure, this guide provides all you need to know to get the best out of your bike.

Bike Green ups

Bicycle GreenUps - For the Love of Bikes

4 October, 2011

Love bikes? Then you're invited to Bike GreenUps! The Third Annual Bicycle GreenUps is a physical, psychological, artistic, sweaty, and metaphorical love song dedication to the bicycle and all of those whose buttocks grace it. Cyclists and bike aficionados from all over Sydney are invited to attend the biggest event of the GreenUps calendar – our October, For the Love of Bikes event. highlights include; latest research from Dr Ros Poulos, Bike Risk Researcher UNSW; Gracious Cycling from Patrick Jones, Bike Wise Director; BFF highlight from Josh Capelin, Director Bicycle Film Festival; Some 'pot-stirring', by FBi Presenter Mickie Quick; Why 2 wheels turning is good for you, body and brain" - Dr Julie Hatfield, Transport & Road Safety Research Centre, UNSW; MC - Jess Miller. Special Treats include a Bicycle Valet service, Gold Sprints, Give aways from MC Cyclery and vintage bike auction by Omafiets Dutch Bikes, film previews, sustainable food, local beer and wine and loads of very firm buttocks!

Where: The Beresford, 354 Bourke Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW.
When: 6 - 6:30pm start, Tuesday 4 October, 2011.
Cost: By gold coin donation.
Click here to RSVP.

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