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Nov-Dec club rides & Brompton Maintenance Session report

End of Month Club Ride – Sunday, 26 Nov 2017 Apologies for the short notice, but the end of this month has really caught me by surprise. The plan is to do an easy, relaxed ride from Federation Square to Port … Continue reading

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Dandenong’s 1 in 20 – 29 October 2017

Do you enjoy your usual rides, but feel like your Brompton has the potential for more? Are you a confident on-road rider? Do you want to challenge your Brompton and yourself? We are rising to the challenge of “The 1 in 20” … 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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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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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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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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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

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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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