Monthly Archives: August 2011

Riding out the obstructions in New York’s Bike lanes

http://youtu.be/bzE-IMaegzQ If only we had bike lanes people could obstruct……        

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The Wheeler free Australian Bike Culture Magazine

Check it: http://thewheeler.com.au/    

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Hobart City Council Alderman Bill Harvey on E-bikes

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Everything is Connected – Sydney Cycleways

Rock on Sydney

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Member of the week #6

Meet Caroline, a Registered Nurse and Diabetes Educator from Rosny Park.  Caroline has an electric bike, a hybrid bike and a road bike. When she’s not working or riding she can be found walking the dog, reading, bushwalking and travelling. … Continue reading

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Bike of the week #7

Spotted on a balmy late July Friday night in Hobart’s CBD, this fold up bike is about as small as they get. Handy for taking on the bus with you if the weather gets foul or you just throw it … Continue reading

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Rider of the week #2

Heading north through the Sandy Bay shopping precinct, this rider had the mornings groceries poking out of her pannier bags and a heavy looking load to be hauling up a hill.

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West Coast Tasmania makes 2nd place in Lonely Planet’s top cycle touring routes

The West Coast of Tasmania has reached number two in international travel guide Lonely Planets top ten cycling routes. Time to head west this summer perhaps! See below for some photos a journey to the west coast!

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Become a bike Riding millionaire

An investigation by the Bicycle Network has revealed that $1 Million in savings or 13 years off your mortgage will be the price you’ll pay for swapping that second car for a bike. Read on for how the simple act … Continue reading

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Up coming Bicycle Tasmania AGM 18th August, 2011

Members are invited to Bicycle Tasmania’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday 18th August at the New Sydney Hotel on Bathurst St from 6pm.

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New Bicycle Tasmania Website

Our Website is back! head to: http://www.biketas.org.au/ Among the features: Information about upcoming rides and events Opportunities to volunteer A Place to report road conditions and incidents We expect the site will change and grow as we respond to your feedback Our … Continue reading

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Second ‘Why Ride’ Photo Shoot recruits 60 more riders to Tasmania’s active transport campaign.

Mawson Pavilion on Hobarts waterfront was the site of a major gathering of Hobart riders on Tuesday 26th July who grinned for the camera flash and showed off their wheels. A big thankyou to the Bicycle Tasmania members who attended. … Continue reading

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Taroona Bike Workshop a success

Around 15 people attended a bike workshop in Taroona on Saturday 30th aimed at helping people learn how to fix their own bike or walk away with a new (Second-hand version). A great example of the good work being done … Continue reading

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Bike wall in Hobart?

Did you know this photo was taken in Hobart only this week. Do you know where it is? Someone is taking outdoor bicycle storage to the next level it seems!

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Wine and bike tours boom as two passions take off

What do the Tamar and Coal River Valleys have in common? Good bike riding and fine wine right? Europe has long been a top destination both for travelers interested in its fine wines and for bicyclists wanting to explore countries … Continue reading

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