Category Archives: Bike Basket

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Do Silly Helmets Stop Magpie Attack?

With spring on it’s way, this post unfortunately will be relevant to many of us. Recently a BARBUG member was attacked by a very determined maggie. Twice he swooped, forcefully hitting her helmet. On the third attempt he penetrated the … 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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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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