19 September – Crochet and bikes….

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So they don’t sound like your usual bedfellows but you’re in for a treat!  This week’s BikeLove follows us an artcycle tour organised by Angelina Russo of Culture Cycle for Sydney Design week.  Accompany us on our tour of Sydney as we take in exhibitions at The Carriageworks, The Powerhouse before a workshop at the Australian Museum.

Angelina is organising another art event on 9th October.  You can contact her here for more deets!

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This week I talk to Jackie and Jamie about ‘I heart Sydney BikeLanes and Cycleways’, the forthcoming WOOP ride and how they’re going to take on Duncan Gay, NSW Transport Minister.

The WOOP ride is taking place on Sunday 15th May from 11am.  It’s a rolling festival along the entire length of the Bourke St cycleway.  Many of the local business are taking part and riders can use vouchers to enjoy discounts… lots more happening, looks brilliant!!   Click onto their facebook page to find out up to the minute details…

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10 April – That community feel

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This week Bikelove enjoys the community feel and small quiet back streets of Surry Hills.  We jumped on board the Ride Sydney iniative and trawled the many garage sales by bicycle.  This is the second year for a coordinated garage sale in Sydney but this year it’s gone national!  I for one will definitely be looking forward to next year!

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4 April – Pop Bike

BikeLove has been slow to get into gear this week… but to help those bicycle vibes check out the following.  Marvelous!

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21 March – Rain rain rain

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Cycling in the rain was never my favourite thing but after talking with the expert I explore how to stay dry and toasty!  Who said mudguards were for wusses!

See how it’s done in Copenhagen (photo by Mikael ColvilleAndersen at Copenhagen Cycle Chic)

from Mikael Colville-Andersen

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14 March 2011 – The helpful eye

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This week I’m in conversation with Mike Rubbo.  Mike may be better known by his blog, situp-cycle.  His blog is particularly engaging because of all the bike related videos he’s produced.  A film producer by trade, he’s captured cycling culture from around the globe.  I was particularly interested in his bicycle share videos.  His latest entry captures the Bicing scheme in Barcelona.  Phenomenally susccessful they rate cycling as four times safer than driving and have some sanguine advice for Melbourne…

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7 March – Highlights from 2010

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It’s a numbers game…for any of you used to riding around Sydney you would have noticed a huge increase in the numbers of people riding around Sydney.

I speak to Fiona Campbell from City of Sydney, Elaena Gardner from BikeSydney and Saskia Howard of Sydney Cycle Chic about their own highlights from 2010.



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