[YarraBUG-list] Cycle Chic Bikefun

Nicholas Dow nik at cbdweb.net
Mon Jul 19 13:14:53 AEST 2010

Here is your list of bikefun events and more.  Love to see you on a ride 
Check back at http://bikefun.org/calendar.html for latest updates, or 
follow us on twitter @bikefunmelb

Cycle Chic Friday at Denmark House - Friday 23rd July
5:00PM, free if you arrive by bicycle wearing finest cycle chic attire. 
Mikael Colville©\Andersen promotes fashionable urban cycling at Denmark 
The sea of bicycles surrounding 428 Little Bourke Street will provide a 
unique photographic opportunity for all media parties. Bookings essential 
96004477, http://www.denmarkhouse.com.au/contact  Mikael speaks at 6pm. 
Meals can be purchased.

Pub Bug - Friday 23rd July
6:00PM Mountain Goat Brewery Cnr North St & Clarke & St Richmond

Helmetless ride for bike share - Saturday 24th July 
10:00AM Bike Share station, Tin Alley University of Melbourne. Dress: 
political cycle chic, namely, looking good in our normal clothes minus 
Lycra, glo vests, and helmets, indeed anything which says cycling is 
We¡¯ll risk fines as we ride around Carlton to show what Bike share could 
look like if not stifled by our compulsory helmet laws. 
Mikael Colville-Andersen, the renowned Danish cycling consultant and 
blogger, who¡¯s in Melbourne to give a talk (see above and below), will 
cover our ride for his famous blog, Copenhagenize.com.  More information: 

State of Design Festival - Saturday 24th July 
2:00PM, BMW Edge, Fed Square  Cost:  $22.00 
Speaker: Denmark's Bicycle Ambassador Mikael Colville- Anderson of 
Mikael Colville-Andersen is a filmmaker, photographer and urban mobility 
expert who is also known as Denmark's Bicycle Ambassador. He lectures 
around the world on how cities can and should re-establish the bicycle as 
a respected and accepted transport form. In his presentation 'Four Goals 
for Promoting Urban Cycling', Colville-Andersen explains Copenhagen's 
journey ¨C then, now and into the future ¨C towards establishing the bicycle 
as a feasible, acceptable form of transport. Colville-Andersen shows how 
other cities can be inspired by the Copenhagen experience.
More info and bookings: 

Full Moon Ride - Monday 26th July
7:30PM Laverton Station (Werribee line)
Catch the 6:45 pm from Flinders Street Station Platforms 4&5 (western end 
- last carriage). Ride by the light of the full moon along the western 
shore of Port Phillip Bay back to the city (~30km). Great coastal scenery 
& a fun ride. Mainly bike paths with a little on-road. Bring food, drink 
and good conversation to share for a picnic on the way :) Also bring a 
warm jacket as sometimes the evening sea breeze can be a little too cool 
for school. Organiser: X-rider 0417145375

Critical Mass - Friday 30th July
5:30PM - State Library.  Last month it rained, we watched ice hockey and 
ended up at a very nice West Melbourne Pub for dinner.  Who knows where we 
will go this month?

Hume BUG - Sunday 1st Aug 
10AM Craigieburn Library, ride Aitken Creek to Highlands Lake. 14km, 1.5 
hours return plus time at caf¨¦. Very Easy grade on mostly cycle paths
Ride Leader Kevin Balaam (or contact Stephen) 

Folding & Friends ride - Sunday 1st Aug 
10:00AM Saffs Cafe, Castlemaine.  Ride next to Castlemaine - Maldon train 
line to Muckleford (8km).  Bring picnic.  Dirt roads.  See the Maldon 
steam train.  Each ride I profile another folding picture. This time we 
have pictures of a NEW folding bike (the Bilby) and the folding rack for 
small wheels. Hopefully John (designer and producer of this bike) will be 
on the ride to answer any questions. Organiser: Paddy. Mob: 0408 841218

Bikefest Melbourne Wed 24th - Sun 28th November
Bikefest is a new event for Melbourne that celebrates and advocates for 
bikes as part of everyday life. Bikefest is planned and delivered by the 
same volunteer committee that brought you the Melbourne Bicycle Film 
Festival from 2007-09. More information: 
[Bikefun note: no news on the bicycle film festival at this stage.]


Banyule Bug: http://home.vicnet.net.au/~banylbug/rides.html
Darebin Bug: http://www.darebinbug.org.au/rides.html

Cyclic Bikes to Mountain Goat - Fridays
6pm sharp Cyclic Bikes, 56 Pin Oak Cres (opposite Newmarket Station)
Ride from Flemington to Mountain Goat Brewery (Richmond). Different route 
each week, faster than your average bikefun ride.

YarraBUG Radio - Every Monday on 3CR
Broadcasting every Monday at 10-10.30am on 3CR Community Radio 855am 
Have an idea, want to be interviewed or have program feedback?  We welcome 
your contribution, after all YarraBUG Radio is here for you to help you 
make your cycling safe, fun and infectious for others. YarraBUG Radio- 
streaming live on the web at: http://www.3cr.org.au/3CR_streaming

Most rides go at a social pace, run rain or shine, and are free (like the 
streets themselves).

BikeFun depends on people like you to create events and contribute to 
Melbourne's creative bike community. Organise a ride (or whatever) and 
BikeFun will promote it. email details to: bikefun at nikdow.net

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