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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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Karri Cup coming up

Karri Cup coming up

The Karri Cup MTB Challenge will, as usual, be held on the Labour Day long weekend, March 3 and 4 – 2012. The Karri Cup is one of Western Australia’s largest and longest running mountain bike events and takes place in the Southern Forests around the south west town of Northcliffe. The course, which encompasses 100 kms among the karri, some of the world’s tallest trees, caters for all ages and abilities with categories for teams … 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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Chevron Perth International Grand Prix tickets on sale

Chevron Perth International Grand Prix tickets on sale

Tickets for the Chevron Perth International Track Cycling Grand Prix go on sale to the public on 27th January and are likely to be snapped up quickly. This UCI Category 1 event always attracts a top field of local and international world class riders, and with the Track World Championships coming up in Melbourne in April, and of course the London Olympics, the competition will be fierce. The Grand Prix is offering S20,000 in prizes, … Read entire article »

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RAC new naming sponsor for Freeway bike hike 2012

RAC new naming sponsor for Freeway bike hike 2012

After much speculation, the website and registrations are open for the 2012 Freeway Bike Hike with a new naming sponsor – the RAC, and a new event manager, Corporate Sports Australia,  which is better known for its management of various codes of football. The event on Sunday 18th March will have all distances finish at Langley Park in the City of Perth and new start locations for participants to choose from. Participants can choose from the 70km Full Hike … Read entire article »

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WA riders shine at 2012 Mars Cycling Australia Nat Champs

WA riders shine at 2012 Mars Cycling Australia Nat Champs

West Australian cyclists have been busy on the east coast, competing in the nation’s top cycling events. 2012 kicked off with the Jayco Bay Classic, a four stage criterium series in Victoria, which saw Perth’s rising star Anthony ‘AJ’ Giacoppo take out stage 3 of the men’s series while Melissa Hoskins, who has been snapped up by GreenEDGE, was the overall winner of the women’s event. Hoskins had the pressure on as she came into the … Read entire article »

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Cameron Meyer heads GreenEDGE lineup for TDU

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A brilliant event – literally!

A brilliant event – literally!

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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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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Tour de Perth – this weekend!

Tour de Perth – this weekend!

 The Tour de Perth is back and is shaping up to be Western Australia’s premier road cycling event.  The 2011 Be Active Cycle Instead Tour de Perth will provide something for everyone, from families participating in the Amy Gillett Foundation  Community Ride to elite cyclists fighting to be crowned the Be Active Cycle Instead Tour de Perth champion. Online entries have closed however you could still join in the Amy Gillett ride and then kick … Read entire article »

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