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Tweed Ride 2016 memories

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Tweed Ride this Sunday, a few ideas ….

Facebook page This coming Sunday is the fourth Newcastle Vintage Tweed Ride, we will meet at Islington Park at around 9.30am for a day of entertainment and riding. If you haven’t decided what to wear yet, there’s a vintage shop at … Continue reading

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Tweed Ride 2016

This event promises to be lots and lots of fun for friends and family of all ages. Entry by donation and please bring your helmet. Muster at Islington Park near the paper bark grove 9.30AM for a safe easy chaperoned … Continue reading

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Tweed Ride 2015

  This year’s Tweed Ride will be on Sunday 7 June. Starting at Islington Park at 9am for a 10am start, we ride to Nobbys accompanied by a wonderful story teller. So start trawling those op shops for a set … 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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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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Tweed Ride: the round up

The tweed ride was a success, much to my relief. There was a wonderful turnout of vintage enthusiasts and Newcastle bloggers, over 40 riders in all. I was far too busy on the day to get very good photos but … Continue reading

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Some things to give away: Bennett decal and vintage rack

I am giving away a few things I have decided I don’t want and never will use. I have an abhorrence for having stuff lying around and not being used so would prefer to see these things go to good … Continue reading

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My Speedwell now

My Speedwell has evolved a lot over the nearly two years I have been riding it in its current “life”. I have covered its evolution in here and  here. It now has an aged Brooks saddle with springs, I think it … Continue reading

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