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Three road incidents have a good outcome for cycling

After the accident last weekend where six cyclists riding in a group were hit by a car in a hit and run, and the public awareness raised by that incident, the scene was set for more tolerant treatment of cyclists … Continue reading

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Bicycle parking makes a political statement

Take a second look at this seemingly cute vintage car parked in Darby St. It is actually a bike rack with several bikes tied up in it, and also a number of planter boxes, making the street prettier and providing … Continue reading

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The true cost of cycling

Everyone knows that cycling is much cheaper than using a car. Not only are the initial purchase costs far less, the ongoing running costs of cycling are negligible in comparison to running a car. What is not always considered, are … Continue reading

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Cycle strongman

The cycling Strongman, Chris Roach, delivered a talk about his cycling tour, which took him from Newcastle to Northern Europe, in a life-changing, four-year adventure, last night in Hamilton. I have always loved travel stories, they are a way to … Continue reading

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Bikefest in Newcastle this weekend

This inaugural event is on all weekend along the harbour foreshore, it should be a great event,  a really positive thing for cycling in Newcastle, view the entire program of events here and get along to it if you can.

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