Author Archives: BargoSal

About BargoSal

Keen cyclist, my aim is to get bums on seats, work with council to improve cycling infrastructure and driver awareness. I am also a website designer.

Southern Highlands Ride – Long Point Lookout

Cycle Bundanoon – Sunday 18th April 2010 Ride Leader:  Phil Rylatt Meet 9.45 am at Ye Olde Bicycle Shop Bundanoon, for a start. 65km, Moderate Pace, Some Traffic, On Road, Unsealed Roads Ride Report Thanks Phil for a great … Continue reading

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Pushy power, funky vibes, and the odd fair-trade chocolate bar: Otesha on a mission to inspire our young people

Media Release A crew of nine inspirational young adults will be cycling through Bargo on 3rd of April 2010 with a mission to inspire youth to think about sustainable consumption in their everyday lives. On arrival in Bargo the bike … Continue reading

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Electric Assist Bicycles for the Uninitiated – by Matt Shearer

Matt Shearer loves to cycle, and has been riding with BARBUG for some time.  Matt has a wonderful collection of bikes including a Pedersen. Living  in an extremely hilly area, Matt decided that if he were to continue cycling a … Continue reading

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2nd South South Sulawesi Trip

Cycle Indonesia I’m an Australian cycle tourist. I’ve had 40+ years of family, work and recreation association with Indonesia. I’ve developed cycle trips on the island of Sulawesi. In July 2010 I’m going to run the 2nd South South Sulawesi … Continue reading

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Canyonleigh Caper – Sunday 21st March

Ride Leader – Phil Rylatt Great Ride, cool weather & perfect conditions. Canyonleigh Store again provided terrific food and wonderful coffee. (Not to mention a cool beer for some). I enjoyed a very good iced coffee, strong & cold with … Continue reading

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Trax Adventure Gear

Trax Adventure Trailer A Versatile Box Trailer to Tow Your Bikes, Camping and Adventure Race Gear. An exciting new product has come on to the market for cyclists, and in particular, adventure racing enthusiasts. It is a box trailer with … Continue reading

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Brownlow Hill Loop – Sunday 21st. February

Highlights of Camden As usual this is a gorgeous ride with wonderful scenery. Matt rode his electric assist bike (see blog) which gives him the ability to keep up,  read – thrash us, on the hills. I always have trouble … Continue reading

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Love Your Bike – Sunday 14th February

Bike Maintenance & Picnic Cancelled due to rain – We will reschedule this one soon We open the BARBUG year with a Picnic to Nepean Dam. Meet at Rest A While Reserve Bargo (near station) at 9.30am Some traffic, quiet … Continue reading

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Comerong Island Discovered – Sunday December 13

BARBUG Christmas  Special Ride Leader – Phil Rylatt 40km, slow pace, easy, some traffic, unsealed roads Started 10:00am; Mavromattes Reserve ( off Riverview Rd, Nowra ) An easy flat ride at slow pace. On road ride through delightful, mostly quiet dairy … Continue reading

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Avon Dam Re-opens

After 4 long years I was delighted when Phil Costa, NSW Minister for Water, announced Avon Dam has at last reopened to the public. This news is particularly good for those cyclists who love to keep strong with a good … Continue reading

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