Tag Archives: Brompton bicycle

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

Posted in Club Rides | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in How To's | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in NEWS | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Member Stories | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Club Rides | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Club Rides | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to clean a Brompton bicycle

A grungy sound coming from ‘somewhere below my saddle’ may just be what started my near-obsession with cleaning my Brompton. I’d only had my Brompton a short time, so to be told this worrying noise was simply caused by dirt under the rear guard … Continue reading

Posted in Member Stories | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Club Rides | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Brompton World Championship Final – London, 2016

“We’re going all the way to London, for less than an hour.” “Yep.” It was true; the whole reason for our holiday to London – halfway around the world – was for a bicycle race that would be done and … Continue reading

Posted in Member Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

MBC’s first Brompton maintenance session – success!

“Oh no! I’ve got a flat tyre! What do I do?!” – was the main question we set out to answer for all our Bromptoneers who braved the cold weather and turned up to our first Brompton maintenance session. The session … Continue reading

Posted in Club Rides | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment