Tag Archives: Melbourne

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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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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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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Ride to Coburg Lake

Not for the first time has the threat of rain foreshadowed a monthly ride. And not for the first time has day turned out perfectly lovely. We had another two stage ride today – the first meeting point was at Federation Square. … Continue reading

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Art – the commentary of life – MBC ride, 28 February 2016

Much can be, and has been, said about art. Art is controversial, beautiful, ugly, inspiring, disturbing. Some can easily be hung in a gallery, some is constructed out doors, some can only be experienced with your other senses. Arguably, some … Continue reading

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Enjoying Melbourne by Bike

Guest Post – by “Pommie on a Brommie” Penny (aka “Pommie on a Brommie”) and her husband have been visiting Melbourne for years now with their Bromptons and love exploring our bike paths and rail trails. We were pleased that they were … Continue reading

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It started with one… My first year with a Brompton

“There’s no point buying a Brompton, then have it collecting dust like everything else. Are we sure we’re going to use it?” I remember Stephen suggesting that we walk up to the shops. I remember most of the conversation – well, … Continue reading

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