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Bikes seen around Newcastle this week

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Bikes along Throsby Creek today

Matching in white …A vintage restoration: an old ten speed made into a 3 speed …A great colour scheme …My Bennett with “Italian leather”panniers…

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Bicycles in Newcastle this week

In spite of the shocking weather we have had the past two days, beach cruisers were out in force today …And bikes were also in the local media again, with an announcement being made that an approved rates increase for … Continue reading

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Hamilton in the late afternoon

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Cycling in a skirt

Cycling in a skirt and tights is pretty much the most comfortable way to cycle around town I have found.These photos were taken to illustrate some of the drawbacks and to highlight some strategies which can be employed with wearing … Continue reading

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Why NOT cycle to work?

I recently visited a friend who does not cycle to work but is very well placed to do so. She lives in a housing complex which is very well serviced with cycleways, there is a separated cycleway which goes almost … Continue reading

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Bikes around Newcastle this week

… Hamilton, today … bike with home made trailer, Kotara, Saturday … Kotara, Saturday … Hamilton, Saturday … Hamilton, Saturday

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Is skateboarding the new way to get to school?

Yesterday I saw two boys skateboarding to school. It is fast, very safe on the separated bike track, good exercise and they have the added bonus that once they are at school, they can carry the board with them and … Continue reading

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Bikes at the John Hunter Hospital today

Today at the place where I park my bike at the hospital there were nine other bikes. Usually there are about five at most. It is coming into winter now and although our winters are very mild, many still put … Continue reading

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BikesCount

Today Newcastle Cycleways Movement conducted a survey of bikes around the city for two hours, from 8am till 10am. I counted bikes at a corner in Adamstown and counted a total of 114 bikes, 78 were ridden by men and … Continue reading

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