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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)

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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Riding The Night Away On A Brompton

Some months ago I registered for Ride The Night, a public event organised by Bicycle Network held on the last Saturday in January, where participants decorate their bicycles (and sometimes themselves) as brightly as possible with lights, glow sticks, glow in the … Continue reading

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Bonus ride for January! Sunday 29 Jan 2017

Apologies for the short notice, but with two Bromptoneers visiting from overseas this weekend, we have to offer another ride! The route choices are: Brighton Beach Boxes Williamstown City sights (Botanic Gardens, maybe a punt on the lake), riding by … Continue reading

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Next MBC ride – Melbourne’s Outer Circle Rail Trail – 22 Jan 2017

Welcome back, and welcome to 2017! It’s time for a Brompton ride!   To kick off 2017 we’re going to try a new route – Melbourne’s Outer Circle rail trail. As the trail’s name implies, we’re going to have to travel … Continue reading

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Summer, Sun and… Sweat! Ten tips on how to ride to work in comfort this summer

Do you want to ride to work, but the prospect of arriving drenched in sweat is holding you back? So, what to do? A good start is to make the most of the intermittent hot days in spring to prepare for your summer … Continue reading

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From big wheels to small wheels…

Sometimes your favourite bike isn’t the most practical one to choose for the task at hand. Just like with shoes, even though we may have a favourite ‘go to’ pair, we still have a range of different shoes to suit … Continue reading

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September MBC Ride – Warm-up ride for Around The Bay!

Did I touch wood at just the right moment when reading the forecast for this weekend? Or did I throw a cat over my shoulder and not the let salt cross my path? Maybe it was because there were 8 of … Continue reading

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