Tag Archives: cycling

Are Helmet Laws Necessary?

Ditching bike helmets laws better for¬†health 23rd March 2011 Author: Chris Rissel Professor of Public Health at University of Sydney The life expectancy gained from cycling to work outweighs the risks of ill health from pollution and injury. With epidemics … 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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Why Do You LOVE Cycling?

I Love cycling because….: I’m trying to get to the nitty-gritty of what cycling does for YOU. Is it just a good form of exercise, or is there more to it? What is it that makes people so passionate about … Continue reading

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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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Danny MacAskill Rides Edinburgh

I love this video: Filmed over the period of a few months in and around Edinburgh by Dave Sowerby, this video of Inspired Bicycles team rider Danny MacAskill (more info at www.dannymacaskill.com) features probably the best collection of street/street trials … Continue reading

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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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Ride To Work Day – 12th October

Ride To Work With BARBUG and The Wollondilly Health Centre When: Wednesday 12th October at 8:am Where: Wollondilly Health Centre: 15 Harper Close Tahmoor Meet at 7:45 for an 8:am start. We will join the staff from the health centre … Continue reading

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Proposed Cycleway from Tahmoor to Picton High School

On The Right Path Wollondilly Mayor, Michael Banasik is pushing for funding for a shared cycle and pathway between Picton Highschool and Tahmoor Cr Banasik said the path would improve safety for students and pedestrians, and would also promote exerciseand … Continue reading

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Want to Save a Million Dollars?

Of course you do, we all do, well here’s how: Here’s a link to a fantastic post in Ride On Mag Want to save a million dollars, or pay off your mortgage 13 years early? Incredibly, those are realistic savings … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Bike Short

This fantastic video explains why girls don’t ride bikes and how to encourage them to enjoy urban cycling.

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