[YarraBUG-list] Yarra Ride to Work Day - Edinburgh Gardens Rotunda, Fitzroy

Yarra Bicycle Users Group enquiries at yarrabug.org
Mon Oct 11 23:13:00 AEDT 2010

** <http://www.yarracity.vic.gov.au/News/?ItemID=394> FYI - Yarra Ride 
to Work Day event for this Wednesday.

Or as we were referring to the event on todays show - Wednesdays event 
could also be referred to as Ride to Free Breakfast Day or even Ride 
Home from Work Day ;)

*Details: Wednesday Oct 13th 2010*
*7:30am -- 9:00am - Edinburgh Gardens Rotunda, Fitzroy*
*FREE brekky, bike engraving, bike maintenance & loads of giveaways!*

City of Yarra media release: Celebrate Ride to Work Day

Yarra Council is encouraging residents to leave their cars at home on 
Wednesday 13 October and get on their bikes for national Ride to Work 
Day. Cyclists will be treated to a free breakfast between 7.30am and 
9.00am at the Edinburgh Gardens Rotunda, Brunswick Street, North 
Fitzroy. Free bike maintenance and bike engraving by Victoria Police 
will be available on the day, and there will also be an opportunity to 
win a Crumpler bag, a three month membership to Yarra Leisure (worth 
$352), or one of several Flexicar memberships. Mayor Cr Jane Garrett 
said Ride to Work Day provided a perfect opportunity for residents to 
try out cycling to work for the first time. (more in link)

City of Yarra promotional postcard + map

*Other nearby RTW events:*

Collingwood - Original Foods Sustainable Catering
7.30am - 9.00am
39-41 Rupert Street, Lots of fun door prizes

Commuter Cycles - Brunswick 14 Prentice Street
7.30am - 10am
Come on own for a free tune-up, breakfast and REAL coffee.

Abbotsford Cycles -27 Swan St, Richmond
7.00am - 9.30am
Free Organic Breakfast for regular commuters and everyday cyclists

City of Boroondara - 340 Camberwell Road, Camberwell
7.00am - 8.30am
The works - food, coffee, smoothies, entertainment, massages, bike 
service, engraving, prize raffles, and MORE!

Monash University, Parkville campus, Royal Parade, Parkville
7-30am - 9.30am Monash University Parkville campus

Active Melbourne - North Melbourne Recreation Centre - 1 Macaulay Road
7.00am - 9am
Also available for those who would really like to commence their day 
with a smile why not ride to North Melbourne Recreation Centre and take 
a leisurely dip in the pool. Sure to relax those tired muscles and put a 
smile on your face before work.

Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre - 180 Victoria Rd, Northcote
7.00am - 9am
Free Family Swim passes for all riders (valid for the day), anyone who 
signs up for a membership will receive $150 YMCA voucher, expert 
technical advice from local providers and more

Moonee Valley City Council - Queens Park, Corner Pascoe Vale Rd and 
Kellaway Ave, Moonee Ponds
7.30am - 9.00am
Free breakfast, Free massages, Giveaways
Bicycle engraving (to get your bike back if it is stolen)

Velo Cycles - Carlton North Park Street Bike Path (815 Nicholson St)
7.30am - 10am
Baked Treats, Real Coffee (From St. Ali), Fruit, Giveaways, Free Safety 
Assessment, Air and Quick Lube

Moreland City Council - Victoria Mall, Coburg
7.00am - 9.30am

University of Melbourne - Parkville North Court, Tin Alley
7.30am - 9.30am
Launch of the Melbourne University BUG coincides with Ride to Work Day

City of Darebin - Cnr of Merri Parade and St Georges Road, Northcote
7.00am - 9am -  Free bike checks, breakfast muffins, local cycling 


Yarra Bicycle Users Group
PO Box 253
Clifton Hill VIC 3068
Listen to YarraBUG Radio
Every Monday morning 10-10.30am on 3CR Community Radio
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Abbotsford, Alphington, Burnley, Carlton North,
Clifton Hill, Cremorne, Collingwood, Fairfield,
Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Princes Hill, Richmond

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