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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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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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Melbourne Brompton Club Monthly Ride – 28 August 2016

In preparation for our upcoming 50km Around The Bay ride, this month we’ve planned a longer ride – back to the Brighton Bathing Boxes! Meeting Point: Federation Square Meeting Time: 9:30am Destination: Brighton Bathing Boxes, west end of Dendy Street, … Continue reading

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The ride that was (and wasn’t) meant to be – Melbourne Brompton Club Ride, 12 June 2016

Already rescheduled three times, it was track works on the Lilydale train line that put the final nail in the coffin of the Warburton Rail Trail ride on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. Defeated only for the time being, we will try … Continue reading

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Ride to Coburg Lake

Not for the first time has the threat of rain foreshadowed a monthly ride. And not for the first time has day turned out perfectly lovely. We had another two stage ride today – the first meeting point was at Federation Square. … Continue reading

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Melbourne Brompton Club members #RideTheNight away!

Does a 70km public bike ride event sound appealing to you? Fully supported, lots of fun, rest stops, food – and of course you’d be raising money to support both Bicycle Network and Youth Support and Advocacy Services (YSAS). Catch? … Continue reading

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Maribyrnong River Trail – Footscray Park to Brimbank Park

Our November club ride was our most adventurous one to date, coming in at about 45km for the return trip from Footscray Park to Brimbank Park. T’was a cloudy day, but not cold, or windy. Lovely for a ride, in fact. … Continue reading

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Upcoming November club ride – Footscray Park to Brimbank Park – 29 Nov 2015

Looking to the north-west for inspiration this month, Brimbank Park popped up on the radar (well, Google Maps). There are numerous shared paths through Brimbank Park, and it also (very importantly) has a cafe at the visitor centre which is … Continue reading

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MBC ride to Brighton Beach Boxes – 27 September 2015

Spring has definitely sprung, so this month we decided to take our Bromptons for a seaside ride along Port Phillip Bay to Brighton, and the colourful line of beach boxes at Dendy Street Beach. The beach boxes are a tourist icon of Melbourne … Continue reading

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Upcoming MBC ride to the Brighton Beach Boxes – 27 Sep 2015

The beach at the end of Dendy Street, Brighton would probably be well-known only to locals if it weren’t for the beach huts (or bathing boxes, if you prefer) that form a neat line along the sand. As colourful – … Continue reading

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