Author Archives: Dayna

About Dayna

I'm interested in nature, hiking and photography - but these have been somewhat overwhelmed by a new passion... my Brompton folding bikes! You can follow me on Twitter: @daynaa2000 or @Brompton_MEL Or find me hanging out most Saturdays at Velo Electric & Folding (http://velocycles.com.au/folding-bikes/) or on a Melbourne Brompton Club ride! (https://melbournebromptonclub.wordpress.com)

Ringwood to Federation Square – Sunday, 27 August 2017

It’s nearly spring; time to get a little more adventurous! And with Around The Bay now only weeks away (8th Oct) a few of us might be looking for longer and slightly more challenging rides. With this in mind, our end … Continue reading

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When the path forward is shared

It’s now four months since my commute has changed from wholly on-road riding to mostly off-road share paths. This has resulted in a decidedly more relaxed and pleasant ride now, but an inconsiderate pass (overtake) by someone the other day … Continue reading

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MBC ride to the Melbourne Tram Museum – 12 August 2017

Trams are synonymous with Melbourne; after all, they have been operating continuously around our city since the late 1800’s despite their rise and fall (and recent rise again) in popularity elsewhere. Where better than Melbourne to have a tram museum? The … Continue reading

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Outer Circle Rail Trail – Sunday 30 July 2017

UPDATED! Change of starting location (due to Run Melbourne)!! This month we’re re-visiting a ride that we did earlier in the year; Melbourne’s Outer Circle rail trail. Not quite as well-known as the Capital City Trail (which is a full … Continue reading

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MBC calendar of events – 2017 (updated)

It’s been a little while since our calendar of events was first posted – in we’ve done a LOT in that time! – so probably time for an update. If you would like to offer some suggestions for new routes … Continue reading

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Sunday ride to Williamstown

It’s been a little while since we’ve had a quiet, social ride just to ourselves… so I was wondering; are you free this Sunday, 9th July? The Plan is to meet at “Cow Up A Tree” (Docklands) at 10am and … Continue reading

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Brompton bicycle 6-speed rear wheel removal and gear adjustment in pictures

You unfold your Brompton only to discover it has a flat rear tyre. You can get yourself and your Brompton home easily enough (public transport, a lift from a friend or family, taxi, uber) but what then? If you don’t have the … Continue reading

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Melbourne Brompton Club – ride calendar May to June 2017

While we try to have a MBC social ride at least once a month – usually on the last Sunday of the month – there is nothing currently planned for April. To make up for it, we are piggy-backing on three family-friendly … Continue reading

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February MBC Ride – Bellarine Rail Trail – Sun, 26 Feb 2017

Meaning “elbow” in a local aboriginal language, Bellarine is the region neighbouring Geelong, the peninsular forming the south-western side of Port Phillip Bay (the Mornington Peninsular forms the south-east side). Our end of month ride is a multimodal adventure along the Bellarine Rail … Continue reading

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MBC calendar of events – 2017

Our calendar of events as it is currently:  – – – FEBRUARY Sun 26/02 – MBC Club Ride (details TBC) Suggestion: Some of the Bellarine Rail Trail (Geelong) https://www.railtrails.org.au/trail…   – – – MARCH Labour Day (Mon) 13 Mar Sun … Continue reading

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