[YarraBUG-list] Critical Mass goes to the fireworks this Friday!

Nicholas Dow nik at cbdweb.net
Thu Jul 29 12:16:42 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

Critical Mass - Friday 30th July
5:30PM for 6:00PM - State Library.  Come and catch the fireworks at 
Docklands and then swing up to a pub in Brunswick - we have a couple of 
birthdays to celebrate.  Yours too?  Great, see you there...

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

Folding & Friends ride - Sunday 1st August
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

Reasonably Fast Sugar Spokes ride - Thursday 5th August
6:30PM Fed Square near Info kiosk.  All genders welcome.

Lunchtime information workshops for commuter cyclists - from Tuesday 10th 
12:30PM to 1:30PM every Tuesday, from 10/08/10 at BikePark, 15 Banana 
Alley, Melbourne.  Topics will include: Winter Commuting; Buying a bike; 
Bike Setup; Training for duration events; Basic maintenance; What rules?; 
Planning a cycling holiday; Family cycling; Women Cycling; Group bunch 
Presenters will include Victoria Police Bicycle Patrol, Audax Victoria, 
Cycling Inform, Podium Bike Hub.  The cost of attendance is $25 for 10 
sessions or $2.50 per session. BYO lunch. Coffee, hot chocolate and cold 
drinks are included. Participants who register for 10 sessions get a 
Reflective Helmet-ID
(http://cyclingcentralshop.com.au/Reflective-Helmet-ID-p-1711.html ;)pack 
valued at $20. 20% of all registration fees will be donated to the Amy 
Gillett Foundation.

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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