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Darebin Trail Link FINALLY OPENS !

  The opening of the trail marked the end of an almost 25-year journey, dating back to 1993 when the first concept plans were developed. The Community Coalition for the Darebin-Yarra Trail and Bicycle Network Victoria were at the forefront of this long campaign and the opening was a great victory for both groups. The trail features: a three-metre-wide concrete trail three bridges over the Darebin Creek (notes 1, 2...

Read more... | Published: 06/05/18

Scenic,Safe Escapes: LATEST Edition Bike Paths & Rail Trails Guide

YOUR WINTER MONTHS CYCLING FUN STARTS HERE - DISCOVER MELBOURNE'S TOP SCENIC BIKE PATHS AND FABULOUS BIKEWAYS AND VICTORIA'S "EPIC" RAIL TRAILS  By Mike Sabey - Editing Publisher (Sabey & Associates) Continuing to be Australia's best ever selling, continuously avaiable bike trails hard copy map book! * 100's of Scenic Safe off road Escapes along Melbourne's fabulous bike trails* European style bicycle touring along Victoria's renowned rail trails * Discover the best Sip...

Read more... | Published: 14/01/18

NO FURTHER STOCK: Where 2 Ride Melbourne

END OF EDITION - NO FURTHER STOCKS AVAILABLE Fully revised and Updated 2nd Edition of Where to Ride Melbourne was an essential resource for anyone who wants to enjoy riding in Melbourne! This Guide introduced some of the many trails and on road rides within a 30 to 40km radius of Melbourne. The rides range from short rides, suitable for beginners or younger riders, to mountain bikes rides and longer...

Read more... | Published: 14/12/17

Where to Ride on a WINTER'S weekend: Why not a cruise down the Bay’s famous piers and beaches?

By Mike Sabey The Bayside ride is famous amongst cyclists for the hoards of Saturday and Sunday morning road riders sweeping along Beach Road with their heads down and speedos ticking over 35 km/hour! But close by is a far more sedate safe and scenic bike path where at a leisurely 15 km/hour you can cruise past some of Melbourne’s iconic beaches, take in the majestic blue waters of Port Phillip...

Read more... | Published: 13/12/17

Searching for the perfect Birthday GIFT for less $25 ?

 Our bookstores and bike shops tabs (above) have current listing of hundreds of our active stockists. A special Birthday GIFT of a Bike Paths & Rail Trails guide has delighted tens of thousands of bike riders for over 20 years! Its because this one pocket sized prezzie fits all, regardless of skill level, age, gender, bike type or wealth. In a word it ‘inspires' its readers to grow their riding...

Read more... | Published: 05/12/15

New Laurent bespoke café opens in Eastlands

   Laurent have just opened a splendid new bespoke traditional French style café in the newly completed Eastlands Shopping complex. This its 16th café features warm and welcoming Euro cool interior and alfresco seating for 100. Serving a wide choice of Monte espressos, delicious filled Panini’s, artisan baked breads and mouth-watering cakes, the store also stocks the latest edition of the Laurent’s top selling Bike Paths and Rails Trials guide...

Read more... | Published: 03/12/15

Where to Ride? Try Williamstown?

Looking for a perfect WINTERS'S day bike ride trip ? Then why not head down to Hobsons Bay at the mouth of the Yarra with your togs and towell? (MAP 16 IN THE GUIDE) Pictured: The Timeball Tower, built in 1849 to help ships' captains out at anchor on the Bay set their ships' chronometers. In May 2014 The Age food writer Richard Cornish wrote about six reasons to visit Williamstown; 1. VISIT...

Read more... | Published: 30/11/15

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