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NZOactive: I was a teenage drug mule

NZOactive: I was a teenage drug mule

“We were discussing the various jobs we had done at dinner the other night, and we worked our way back to our first paid employment. G was a milk boy, Saul was a paper boy, my gig was a little less likely. It has even less to do with selling our products than our usual report, but it does record my only employment as a professional bike rider. I was eleven, and I got a job delivering … Read entire article »

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Be seen, be safe

Be seen, be safe

As the days start to close in, it’s time to revisit the reflective wardrobe. A recent study shows that most of us aren’t being seen so we can be safe. Well, it shows that our South Australian comrades aren’t, but I know there are plenty of us all over the country who fall into the invisible category as well. The study focused on commuters, who in my experience are generally more visibility conscious than a lot … Read entire article »

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Peddling during Bikeweek? I think not!

Peddling during Bikeweek? I think not!

Actually, we will be doing a little peddling here at Velo-city:Perth because as a Bikeweek special we are offering our book about cycling culture in WA. The Bikeweek special price is calculated as: {[your postcode – 6008] x [0.1x distance you will ride during Bikeweek]} so send us your specs. Back to the issue at hand: peddling vs pedalling. As someone who can’t leave the house without a paintpen in case I’m confronted by the misuse … Read entire article »

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Looking for Velo-city: Perth?

Either check out our “where to find ” page, or contact us direct at info@velocitywa.com.au if you’re looking for a well-priced copy or two. … Read entire article »

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Velo-city at Bikeweek events

Keep an eye out for Velo-city at your local Bikeweek event – and if you miss out, remember you can always just drop us a line at info@velocitywa.com.au to get a Bikeweek special. It’s not worthing posting a comment on this site if you want our attention – you will get buried in the several hundred viagra/porn comments that get submitted by webots each day … Read entire article »

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Has your local bookshop/bikery run out of Velo-city?

Tell them to call us quickly – or, you can order online. We deliver free within the metro area and will be pedalling our way through deliveries right up until beer o’clock on Christmas Eve. Don’t forget to let us know if you would like the book signed or with a special message. … Read entire article »

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Bohdi Tree and Beaufort Street Books stock Velo-city:Perth

The Bohdi Tree bookstore and cafe in Oxford Street Mount Hawthorn provides good coffee and comfy chairs while you browse and Beaufort Street Books has an eclectic range of titles, so check out both these stores. … Read entire article »

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Boffins on board

We are pleased to let you know that Boffins Bookshop in Hay Street Perth is now carrying Velo-city:Perth as is Health Central Occupational Therapy in Oxford St Mount Hawthorn. … Read entire article »

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Cycling images

International sports photographer Rick Smith took the photo of Murray Hall on page 252 of Velo-city:Perth, but unfortunately wasn’t credited with the shot, so our sincere apologies to Rick. Check out a selection of his images on the Racey Images website. Rick recently covered the World Track and World Road championships in Geelong, and returns to Geelong in January for the Jayco Bay Cycle Series, so keep an eye out for that coverage. … Read entire article »

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More places to get Velo-city:Perth

Angus and Robertson in Whitfords City and Innaloo are both now carrying Velo-city:Perth, as is Collins Booksellers in Whitford City Shopping Centre. In Mount Lawley, Planet Books which features in the background of Brad Serls’ wonderful photo on page 20, is also stocking the book. For our Bunbury readers, Fitzroy’s Cycles at 75 Spencer Street Bunbury, City Cycles at 15A Prinsep St and Natural Temptations Cafe in the Bunbury Centre Point all have Velo-city in stock. In Subi, we have added the Urban Barber Shop – a cool place to get a haircut, and now you can get a book too! … Read entire article »

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