Category Archives: Cycle Advocacy

Wollondilly Community Health Centre Wins Ride To Work Trophy

Recently BARBUG, participated with employees from the Wollondilly Community Health Centre on their Ride To Work Day. As most staff live out of the shire, they bought their bikes to work and enjoyed an early morning “Tour de Tahmoor” and … Continue reading

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City of Sydney, Everything’s Connected Campaign

This series of short videos shows people’s joy in riding and using the new cyclepaths in Sydney Tweeted by: @juliedelvecchio In August 2011 the City of Sydney released four films celebrating the personal stories of people who ride bicycles in … Continue reading

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2011 Sydney Tweed Ride

Sydney Tweed Ride 2011 from MC Cyclery I say, fancy a cycle? A slow and elegant ride through the city streets in dapper and ladylike apparel followed by the Tweed Games.

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Encouraging More Australian Women To Ride a Bike

Bikes as transport: getting Australian women along for the ride Author: Jan Garrard Senior Lecturer, School of Health & Social Development at Deakin University Cycling for transport in Australia is characterised by several “missing” population groups: women, children, adolescents and older … Continue reading

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History of Cycle Paths in the Netherlands

This is a fascinating  piece showing that the Netherlands have always considered cycling an important means of transport.

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How to Discourage Cars Parking in Bike Lanes

This mayor is very serious about cycling in his city! Tweeted by @BicyclingMag

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KIDS WHO WALK OR RIDE TO SCHOOL ARE ON TRACK TO BETTER HEALTH

Released 9/4/2010 Children who walk or ride to school are more physically active in their day-to-day activities around their neighbourhood than those children who are driven to school, a new study finds. The study, undertaken for VicHealth by the Australian … Continue reading

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IF YOU CYCLE IN THE GUTTER THEY TREAT YOU ACCORDINGLY

words to LIVE by – Not just cylists This is a really good article posted by Noel Semple about why female riders are so vulnerable http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/green-living-blog/2010/may/13/cycling-lorries-women-road-deaths?CMP=twt_gu

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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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Help Improve Cycling in Australia

Damien Azzopardi is  a final year Industrial Industrial design student studying at the University of  Technology Sydney in NSW. He is currently doing his final year dissertation paper on ‘Cycling in Australia’. The purpose of the paper is to identify … Continue reading

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