Tag Archives: cycling

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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Fun, Family Bike Day

Learn New Skills, Improve Performance and Safety Austcycle, Australia’s national provider of accredited cycle training will be on hand to help improve your skills. You will learn about conducting a basic bicycle check, learning the correct riding positions, braking, balancing … Continue reading

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Transport Headache in Wollondilly

Article by MICHAEL COX Wollondilly Advertiser 24 Aug, 2011 12:00 AM Living in Wollondilly means spending at least 100 minutes travelling every day, according to Transport Data Centre statistics. Michael Cox reports. Wollondilly has the worst transport record among its … Continue reading

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CTC, Cyclists Special, 1955: What Fun!

A special carriage for bikes AND a dining car, how splendid! Tweeted by: @roadcc: This is superb! Found on Shutt VR’s site who in turn found it on Carlton Reid’s www.quickrelease.tv

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An Invisible Cycle Helmet Wins Design Award

WOW, this innovation will help the “Helmet Hair” issue! An invisible airbag for cyclists’ head, shaped as a collar worn around the neck has won one of the world’s largest monetary prize for design. To see full story go to: … Continue reading

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NSW State Government to Partner Goulburn to Sydney Classic

Tweeted by: @CyclingAus What terrific news! Friday, 12 August 2011 Men’s National Road Series – Goulburn to Sydney, September 18-19, 2011. The New South Wales State Government will partner the historic 170km Goulburn to Sydney (Camden) Cycle Classic (est 1902) … 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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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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To Wear or Not to Wear a Cycling Helmet

There is a lot of discussion lately about helmet wearing. Some say our mandatory helmet legislation discourages people riding a bike, and that if we want the health benefits of a large percentage of folk riding, it is better to … Continue reading

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Bike Helmets Protect Brains

Don’t be fooled, keeping bike helmets is best for health 12th May 2011 Author: Max Cameron Principal Research Fellow at Monash University If helmets protect against brain injury, why not wear them? Convincing more Australians to get on a bike would … Continue reading

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