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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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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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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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Bumps, mud and fun – Melburn Roobaix 26th June

Eight years ago I received a message from a good mate telling me I was going on a ride with him tomorrow. I knew of the Paris-Roobaix, the most taxing and feared of the one-day classics on the cycling calendar. … 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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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

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MBC’s Brompton Maintenance Session – 29 May 2016

Yes, it’s the post many of you have waited a long time for… A date has finally been set for our first Melbourne Brompton Club maintenance session! Date: Sunday, 29 May 2016 Time: 10am Venue: The pagoda near the Australian Native section … Continue reading

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