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Brompton Maintenance Session – Saturday 18 November 2017

Velo Cycles, in conjunction with Melbourne Brompton Club, will be running a hands-on 2 hour Brompton Maintenance Session on Saturday 18 November 2017. If you’re unsure about how to fix a flat tyre, or the best way to keep your beloved Brompton … Continue reading

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What’s on for MBC in September-October 2017

Recent rides and September end of month ride We’ve had some great club rides recently; good group sizes, new friends joining the group, and lots of luck with the weather. At this point, you may be expecting details of our traditional … 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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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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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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Why I bought a Brompton

I saw a guy with a Brompton folding bicycle in Adelaide a few years ago. It was green and shiny and a fellow was wheeling it past the convention centre. I hadn’t seen a Brompton before but I was fascinated by it. As an architect … Continue reading

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