[YarraBUG-list] [Fwd: BFA e-news for April 2008]

Yarra Bicycle Users Group enquiries at yarrabug.org
Tue Apr 22 23:41:08 AEST 2008

Hi all,

For your perusal, the latest e-news from the Bicycle Federation of 

Click on this link if you can not read the email below:




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Subject: 	BFA e-news for April 2008
Date: 	Tue, 22 Apr 2008 20:24:29 +1000



*/BFA e-news -- April 2008/*

The latest edition of *BFA e-news* is now available -- click this link: 
BFA e-NEWS <http://www.bfa.asn.au/bfanew/about/newsletter.htm>.

Contents of the newsletter are:

o        *Community Cabinet meetings *--  keeping cycling front of mind 
with the federal government

o        *2020 vision and Garnaut report * --  BFA submissions shows why 
feds should factor cycling into future plans

o        *Counting can count* -- using stats to show that 'build it and 
they will come' works

o        *bikes4work* -- the BFA's new service to help organisations set 
up bike fleets

o        *Australian Bicycle Council news*

o        *Find your way on line* -- get Google to show bike routes

o        *New Zealand** 'call a bike' service *-- hire a bike in NZ

o        *Austrian cyclists cut CO_2 * -- auto club highlights benefits 
of cycling

o        *Ride of Silence 2008 *-- Saturday 24 May

o        *What was that I saw?* -- an innovative cycling awareness video

o        *New BFA Supporters* -- Bicycle Tours of Queensland and 
Sustainable Transport Consultants are our newest supporters

o        *Current BFA Supporters*


Check out these stories at: BFA e-NEWS 


While Jeff Ibbotson is off cycling in Europe, I am holding the 
presidential reins.   While in the Czech Republic, Jeff will attend the 
AGM of the European Cycling Federation (ECF).  Watch out for his report 
in a future edition of *BFA e-news*.


Warren Salomon

Acting President

Bicycle Federation of Australia



Yarra Bicycle Users Group
PO Box 253
Clifton Hill VIC 3068
Abbotsford, Alphington, Burnley, Carlton North,
Clifton Hill, Cremorne, Collingwood, Fairfield,
Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Princes Hill, Richmond

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