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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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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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Ride to Brimbank Park – Sunday, 17 September 2017

Around the Bay is now only a couple of weeks away (8th October), so it’s time to stretch ourselves a little. In comparison to our last ride which was a bit hilly (but shorter), our second training ride is a lot flatter … 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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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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