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Just Arrived: Edition 9 Bike Paths & Rail Trails Guide

EXCITING NEW EDITION WITH NEW RAIL TRAILS AND MELBOURNE'S METRO CYCLEWAYS  * 100's of Scenic Safe off road Escapes along Melbourne's fabulous bike paths * European style two Wheel Touring on Victoria's rail trails * Best...

Read more... | Published: 13/01/14

Searching for a perfect GIFT under $25 for a cyclist?

Giving a GIFT of a Bike Paths & Rail Trails guide has delighted bike riders for over 20 years and nine best selling editions!Its because this one pocket sized prezzie fits all, regardless of skill level,...

Read more... | Published: 12/01/14

Edition 8 of BikePaths & RailTrails: - save $10 (or 40%)

End of Edition 8: BikePaths & RailTrails Guide was $24.95 rrp but you can NOW save $10 (or 40%) only at our E StoreLast chance to snap a copy of Australia's best selling SPRING cycling guide...

Read more... | Published: 23/10/13

Save 30% - Off Road Cycling Adventures Guide

 SAVE 30% OFF $36.95 RRP at our E Store  This is Melbourne's most definitive and respected mountain bike trails guidebook featuring 1250 km of trails covering 37 serious rides to the north west of Melbourne including...

Read more... | Published: 21/07/13

New Rail Trail has a new name

Great Victorian Rail Trail now open for business! Previously called the Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail, this exciting new 134 km scenic trail runs from Tallarook to Mansfield and is proving  a huge success with two...

Read more... | Published: 16/07/13

Voice of Melbourne cycling - Keith Dunstan has died

Keith Dunstan, droll master of words and voice of Melbourne cycling, the Don Bradman of Australian newspaper columnists has died of cancer, aged 88.  The Age's Lawrence Money reports:   In the 1960's he was one of...

Read more... | Published: 15/07/13

How to beat beat 589 vehicles into the city.

 Good News Ride to work story Tim Goldby of The Bicycle Channel recently filmed his commute from the Melbourne suburb of Essendon to the CBD. (The Age online 27/08/13) By adding up the cars he overtook -...

Read more... | Published: 14/07/13

Helmetless cyclists highest risk takers

by Mike Sabey  CYCLISTS who refuse to wear helmets are more likely to ride in ways that put them at risk, according to a 2013 NSW study of 6700 bike riders who collided with motor vehicles.The...

Read more... | Published: 12/07/13

Car Dooring Fines now $352

 Vic Government goes part of the way to reduce car door injuries. As the numbers of these sorts of incidents spiral upwards and lives have been lost and despite demands that drivers who "Door" a passing cyclists...

Read more... | Published: 11/01/13

Energy wave of power monitors for cyclists

 Put your energy into measuring electricity consumption. Pictured: A SEGmeter – is a set of current sensors that detect the electricity flowing through the different circuits in your home.By Michael Greene - The Sunday Age Domain’s  Greener...

Read more... | Published: 16/06/12

The Saturday Age Gourmet Rail Trails Feature

The Rise of the foodie biker By Richard Cornish - The Saturday Age (5/2/11) - Life & Style  "People want secluded tree lined escapes. And they want decent food and coffee at the end of the ride"...

Read more... | Published: 16/12/10

Bike Share arrives in Melb CBD

Melbourne cyclists have welcomed the city's first public bike share scheme being operated by RACV that is now underway.The first 100 distinctive electric-blue bicycles have been installed at special docking stations across the CBD. (pic above...

Read more... | Published: 22/03/10

Discover Victoria’s fabulous Rail Trails in the BikePaths Guide

You don’t need to pay $35 for a separate rail trails guide, when you get all the rail trail info at no extra cost when you buy the $24.95 BikePaths Guide that includes the Murray to...

Read more... | Published: 14/03/10

Ride to work tips (2) - time and gear

How long will it take?You may be surprised... these days a cyclists average speed is generally greater than the current average speed of cars and other normal transportation. This means that cycling represents a very fast...

Read more... | Published: 28/10/08

 

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