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Giro de Perth – the back lane odyssey

Giro de Perth – the back lane odyssey

March is always a month of velo-celebration in WA and we have just heard about one of the fab events planned. The Giro de Perth is a fun event for all abilities and ages whcih will take you on a journey, perhaps even an odyssey, through the back lanes of the inner city on Sunday 17th March 2013. Visit the event website  for full details and registration.   … Read entire article »

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Bikes and burgers provide theme of community event

Bikes and burgers provide theme of community event

The Perth Integrated Health Cycling Group hosted its inaugural Burger Edge Community Grand Fondo on Sunday 26 February and raised more than $2000 for community radio station Sonshine FM. More than 80 riders signed up for the innovative event, the brainchild of PIHCG director Ian Wee who said the teaming up with a burger café made sense. “These aren’t your average burgers,” said Ian. “Burger Edge are providers of gourmet healthy burgers which are endorsed by the … Read entire article »

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Great Canberra Bike Ride launched

Great Canberra Bike Ride launched

With no indication that the day was going to be anything but sunny, folks from Pedal Power, the Heart Foundation and the Amy Gillett Foundation gathered between the old and new Parliament Houses to launch the 2012 Great Canberra Bike Ride which will take place on 18 March. … Read entire article »

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Summerglo success

Summerglo success

A spectacular sunset and balmy breeze greeted the riders on the inaugural Summerglo ride which explored the coastal beach paths north of Scarborough last night. The ride, part of the City of Stirling’s Summerset Arts Festival, was a fun event but also had a more serious aim as well. “It’s part of our ongoing goal of raising the profile of cycling in the community,” said Joanne Burgess, the event organiser. “We want to show potential … Read entire article »

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Summer Glo ride this weekend

Summer Glo ride this weekend

The Summerglo Ride will be a feature of the 2012 Summerset Arts Festival. So decorate yourself and your bike with as many shiny, sparkly, glowing and illuminated things as you possibly can and join us for a night-time bike ride along the coastal shared path. Drinks and a light snack will be provided at the end of the ride, or why not make a night of it, bring a hamper and have a moonlight picnic? There will … Read entire article »

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FREE! Video of the week: Beauty and the Bike screening

FREE! Video of the week: Beauty and the Bike screening

The film follows two groups of young women from Darlington and Bremen. Between them, they discover what makes – and stops – teenage girls from cycling. Free summer outdoor screening of Beauty and the Bike. Cycling is another great way we can live more sustainably and with less waste. It is an inspirational movie particularly for young women so bring your friends and family. Why not ride your bike to the movie! Date: Wednesday … Read entire article »

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Meyer wins 2011 Tour de Perth

Meyer wins 2011 Tour de Perth

After four second place finishes in the Tour de Perth, 2011 proved to be the golden year for Cameron Meyer as he convincingly won all three stages to take out the Tour de Perth. Anthony Giacoppo took out second place, with Adam Semple in third. In the B Grade, Luke Vitler claimed silver in all three stages, which gave him the overall B Grade title, with Robert Power in second place and Brendon Meney in third. 2011 … Read entire article »

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Busy weekend for community cyclists

Busy weekend for community cyclists

As well as the Ride for Amy which will be part of the Tour de Perth (25-27 November 2011) the Town of Mosman is holding its Spring Bike Ride. This mini bike fest takes place on Sunday 27 November. Aimed at families, the event will offer cyclists a free afternoon tea at Memorial Park, a treasure hunt on arrival with prizes and free cycle safety lessons by AustCycle accredited coaches. The cycle safety classes will … Read entire article »

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