Category Archives: bicycle culture

Beaumont Street, Hamilton, in the late afternoon

A well laden bike …Cake …Bikes outside the supermarket …

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Cycling infrastructure – Sydney & Newcastle

I was pleased to receive in my inbox yesterday an email from Sydney Cycleways, citing a cycling uptake in recent years of astronomic proportions – an increase of “82% between March 2010 and March 2012 – in many locations numbers have … Continue reading

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Great cycling beauty spots of the world (in Newcastle)

Just sometimes, I can imagine that Newcastle has a touch of some of the world’s great cities in it. This could plausibly be Paris on a summer’s day …. but it is in fact a cafe in the far more … Continue reading

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Bikes in the evening

A commuter heading home, it just makes so much sense to travel by bike …A group of girls out at night, one is on a skateboard and one is on a bike (sorry for the poor quality of this photo) … Continue reading

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Bicycle activism

I was interested to read a letter to the Editor recently in our local paper … ” what is going on with so many cyclists in Newcastle at the moment?” and although the writer was not in favour of cyclists … Continue reading

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A ride of note, or notoriety …

Yesterday, on a glorious day sandwiched between the rain we have become accustomed to this past summer, nineteen people, and one dog, converged on Marketown with our bikes and Steven Fleming of Cycle Space took us on a guided tour of … Continue reading

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The beach and bikes

There is somehing about the beach which seems to attract the most quirky bikes, at least here in Newcastle. It is where you would expect to see plenty of beach cruisers, and this gorgeous, new, retro-styled Schwinn did stand out … Continue reading

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Lime Green and purple – Hamilton and Adamstown

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E-Trike for posties

What a great way for the post to be delivered!

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Two degrees of separation

I rode into Newcastle the other day with Peter. As we were going through Wheeler Place I saw a lot of interesting looking bikes and wanted to stop to take photos of them …As we were admiring this one with … Continue reading

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