Tag Archives: transport cycling

5 things to consider when buying a new bike

With our early Spring weather this year, many people will be looking for a new bike, or maybe restoring an old one. Buying a new bike is an exciting thing and everyone wants to get it right the first time … Continue reading

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Throsby Creek today

With perfect weather today, a few were out enjoying it with their bikes … I ran into Bernie Hockings, out riding with his adorable dog …In addition to being one of Newcastle’s leading bicycling activists, Bernie, with his partner Lyn, … Continue reading

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Shopping in a rush (by bike)

Today I had to make a quick trip to the local shopping centre ¬†and as I was leaving I was cursing the fact that I would have to unlock the bike, put on my gloves and helmet and pack up … Continue reading

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What motivates people to cycle?

Lake Macquarie City Council is currently calling for feedback on its cycling strategy. This raises some interesting questions as the council has targeted a fair portion of its cycling budget for educational programs rather than for building new infrastructure. This … Continue reading

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