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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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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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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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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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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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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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Maribyrnong River Trail – Footscray Park to Brimbank Park

Our November club ride was our most adventurous one to date, coming in at about 45km for the return trip from Footscray Park to Brimbank Park. T’was a cloudy day, but not cold, or windy. Lovely for a ride, in fact. … Continue reading

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Upcoming November club ride – Footscray Park to Brimbank Park – 29 Nov 2015

Looking to the north-west for inspiration this month, Brimbank Park popped up on the radar (well, Google Maps). There are numerous shared paths through Brimbank Park, and it also (very importantly) has a cafe at the visitor centre which is … Continue reading

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