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Unbeatable: New Edition Bike Paths & Rail Trails Guide

YOUR WINTER CYCLING FUN STARTS FROM HERE - DISCOVER MELBOURNE'S TOP SCENIC BIKE TRACKS AND FABULOUS TRAILS AND VICTORIA'S EPIC COUNTRY RAIL TRAILS  By Mike Sabey - Editing Publisher (Sabey & Associates) This is Australia's best ever selling bike trails hard copy...

Read more... | Published: 25/08/15

Call to improve bike safety on St Kilda Road

Andrews Govt asked to improve bike safety on St Kilda Road, Melbourne's boulevard of broken bones .... An article in the Age (22/08/15) stated that pressure is building on the Andrews government to put separated bike...

Read more... | Published: 23/08/15

Where to Ride this weekend - Why not try Williamstown?

Looking for a winter's day bike trip idea ? Then why not head down to Hobsons Bay at the mouth of the Yarra? (MAP 16 IN THE GUIDE) Pictured: The Timeball Tower, built in 1849 to help...

Read more... | Published: 13/06/15

Save 50% on End Edition 8 BikePaths & RailTrails Guide

50% OFF End of Edition 8: BikePaths & RailTrails Guide you can NOW save 50% BUT only at our online Store Last chance to snap a copy of Australia's best selling hard copy cycling guide -...

Read more... | Published: 11/06/15

Stop the tacks on Kew Boulevard – 24 HOUR protest ride

  Cyclists stand-up in face further tack attacks 24 hour STOP THE TACKS Boulevarde protest ride planned for Sunday 7th June.    Melbourne's mystery tack attacker has struck again, littering the Yarra Boulevard bitumen overnight with sharp...

Read more... | Published: 03/06/15

Government continues to ignore ‘car dooring’ threat to life and limb

 By Mike Sabey 3/3/2015    Tougher dooring penalties call rejected, further call for motorists to alter their habits!   The new Victorian Labour state government is following the ousted one from 2014 by continuing to stonewall and...

Read more... | Published: 03/03/15

Looking stylish cycling to work

Kathleen Lee Joe – The Age 05/11/2014 On spring days like this, there’s nothing more pleasant than zipping through our city streets on your cruisey bike. And you don’t have to be decked out in head-to-toe...

Read more... | Published: 03/11/14

Searching for a store to buy the perfect GIFT under $25 for a cyclist?

  Our bookstores and bike shops tabs (above) have current listing of hundreds of our active stockists.  A special GIFT of a Bike Paths & Rail Trails guide has delighted tens of thousands of bike riders...

Read more... | Published: 05/10/14

Selected BP servos now stocking the Bikepaths & Rail Trails Guides

To meet an increasing demand from cyclists for up todate and inspiring tourism infomation on the Wangaratta to Beechworth and Milawa to Bright Rail Trails, four north east Victorian BP servos at Euroa, Mansfield, Seymour and...

Read more... | Published: 06/08/14

Back in Stock: Where 2 Ride Melbourne

 Fully revised and Updated 2nd Edition of Where to Ride Melbourne is an essential resource for anyone who wants to enjoy riding in Melbourne!This Guide aims to introduce some of the many trails and on road...

Read more... | Published: 05/08/14

New Camberwell Cycles Galleria store opens

This is an exciting new concept store serving Hawthorn, Malvern, Canterbury, Camberwell and Auburn bike riders.  Priding themselves on outstanding customer service and Cycles Galleria’s renowned ProCare Lifetime free bike servicing, the store carries leading brands...

Read more... | Published: 03/08/14

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 Bike Paths & Rail Trails Guide that...

Read more... | Published: 20/04/14

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

Goulburn Rail Trail has got 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 cycling - Keith Dunstan remembered

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

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

Spring ‘Magpie swooping’ season in full flight

How to survive or prevent an attack   Yes, it's that season again, when magpies swoop and cyclists are skittish. Just as it starts to warm up and the mornings aren't quite as dark comes the ever-present...

Read more... | Published: 04/08/12

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

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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