Monthly Archives: May 2014

New Bike Path at The Junction

This new shared path running through the park that separates Glebe Road from Railway Street at The Junction is certainly in a prime location for visibility and pleasant recreational cycling. It meanders through the tree lined parkland, conveniently close to … Continue reading

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Newcastle Bike Ecology Centre has moved

The Newcastle Bike Ecology Centre, also known as the Bike Love Corral, has relocated to the University. The centre, run by Dan the Bike Man, has been a bit of a bike institution in Newcastle, with many people in town … Continue reading

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Some interesting bike-related things

I love this lego-inspired smiley face painted on a concrete pier near the Kotara bike track. It was done so well …. I say “done” because it has unfortunately now been painted over. Such is the ephemeral nature of street … Continue reading

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Driving in Newcastle

Due to recent illness I needed to drive to do some ¬†errands which I would usually ride to do. So I found myself driving round town during perfect autumn cycling weather. As I was driving through areas which I would … Continue reading

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Cycling History in Australia

I was lucky enough to be able to attend the talk given here in Newcastle last night by Jim Fitzpatrick, Australian cycling historian. The hour or so he spent talking to us was packed with information and so well delivered … Continue reading

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Vintage Tweed Ride, 2014! 22 June, 10am Islington Park

We are already planning the Vintage Tweed Ride for June this year! It should be a great event and bigger and better than last year. Just a few pictures from last years event to whet your appetite ….. Stay tuned … Continue reading

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Riding Beaumont Street

Riding Beaumont Street recently¬†as the rail gates came up, the already busy mix of cars, bikes and pedestrians becomes more intense with the addition of alighting passengers. I cross the tracks, subtly altering my line of riding to make way … Continue reading

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