Geoff and Rolf provided mechanical assistance for the 2016 Gear Up Girl ride at the Peter Depena Reserve, Dolls Point. Gear Up Girl is a Bicycle NSW initiative, run with the support of the Heart Foundation, that provides opportunities for
BayBUG has a new ride leader
By Rolf Muller Over the last year or so, Derek Wolfson expressed an interest in leading rides. With that in mind, he has over the last few months been assigned roles, such as riding the sweep position. On Sunday February
Newsletter February 2016
By Geoff Ashton Welcome to BayBUG’s occasional newsletter. This time it is mainly about the new compulsory ID laws and 500% increases in fines for cyclists. Auburn City Bike Plan There is a public meeting at 6pm on 11 February.
Goodwills in Sri Lanka January 2016
By Robert Goodwill Our recent trip to Sri Lanka was lazily devoid of cycling, but I was reminded of what I wasn’t doing by this fine bike, the likes of which used to be the global standard. Available in black
Sunday Social Rides in 2016
By David Martin BayBUG Sunday Social Rides Sunday mornings are an ideal time for bike riders to be out and about in Sydney. We start early, to make the best of the quiet times: 7am September to May, 7:30am June
The Sunday Rides Story for 2015
By David Martin Our dedicated bunch of Ride Leaders (RLs) excelled themselves in 2015 with a whole lot of interesting new routes and – most importantly! – cafes. Here are a few highlights. We started on new year’s eve with
Concord West / Rhodes Advocacy Report for 2015
By Paul Wijngaarden Main involvements during the year with others has been related to the following: City of Canada Bay Review of 2005 Bike Plan Council agreed with the recommendations of the Consultants and in September accepted an abridged Bike
Sigrun & David in Amsterdam
By David Martin Amsterdam is a magical city, quite unique. A network of canals mesh with a grid of streets, giving it more than a touch of Venice-like charm. Bikes are by far the most popular way to get around.
Bruges – a million (cycling) miles from Sydney!
By David Martin Bruges is a medieval city, with narrow, winding, twisting, cobblestoned streets. Canals wend their way through the city, a throwback to the halcyon trading days of the Hanseatic league. The quaint old buildings are narrow, multi-storied and
Confessions of a 91 hour Paris-Brest-Paris rider
By Derek Wolfson “Bon courage!!” It rang in my ears, hey, here I was riding the PBP and loving all those French people who never lost their enthusiasm, day or night. They encouraged us, they fed us, decorated their villages