From Boroondara BUG
Boroondara Bicycle Users' Group (BBUG)
The Boroondara BUG (BBUG) is a voluntary group working to promote the adoption of a safe and practical environment for utility and recreational cyclists in the City of Boroondara. We have close links with the City of Boroondara, Bicycle Network, and other local Bicycle Users Groups (BUGs). Two of the positions on the Boroondara Bicycle Advisory Committee (BBAC), which meets quarterly, are assigned to Boroondara BUG members.
Getting in touch with BBUG
Our email address for communications to the BUG is .
Additional contact details can be found on the contact us page.
Boroondara BUG meetings are normally held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month except January, and on some rare occasions.
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 14th December at 7pm, in the upstairs function room of the Elgin Inn, cnr Burwood Rd and Elgin St, Hawthorn (subject to availability). Some of us meet at the Elgin Inn around 6.30pm for a meal prior to the meeting. Meeting Minutes are also found on this wiki.
Please report any problems or hazards you know of in Boroondara that need fixing. If you have a problem with a VicRoads road (debris, potholes, etc.) report it to the VicRoads Traffic Management Centre: telephone 131 170, available 24 Hrs a day - or via the VicRoads website. If it's a council road call the local council.
- Which is which?
- VicRoads roads are marked using black and red lines in the Melway.
As an alternative, if you have a mobile smart phone with a camera, you can also try SnapSendSolve.
Save the date
- Ride the Night (Melbourne) is in 50 days.
- National Ride2School Day is in 98 days.
- Melburn Roobaix is in 198 days.
- Tour De Melburn was held on 4th Dec 2016.
- Great Victorian Bike Ride started on 26th November 2016.
- Super Sunday Recreation Count 2016 was held on 13th November 2016.
- Around The Bay in a day 2016 (ATB) was held on 9th October 2016.
- Ride2Work Day 2016 was held on 12th October 2016.
- The city of Boroondara is staging on bicycle courses in safety and maintenance during the months of October and November 2016. Go to their website for more information.
- Premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews has twittered about the upgrade to the Chandler Hwy bridge - including concept video
- Bicycle touring - Adult Learner's Week - As part of Adult Learners week, Boroondara library service is presenting an information session on bicycle touring. Date and time: 7:30pm Tuesday 13 September 2016 at the Hawthorn Library
- Yarra Council, after a long session, passed a motion to proceed with the Rushall Reserve Path which when completed will mean that cyclists will be able to ride past the Rushall station without going through the dreaded underpass.
- Vicroads have awarded the contact for the final stage of the Darebin-Yarra Link.
Older news that once appeared in this section has been moved to the News Archive.
A supplementary section contains rides calendars for various clubs and BUGs in the Boroondara area and surrounding suburbs. The supplementary section is not archived on this web site.
See the Rides page also.
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Up and coming events
Note: always check the details directly with the organisers just in case changes or errors have occurred. In the calendar below, click on the little down arrow (far right hand side, past the Agenda tab), to select your view of the world. See also our calendar maintained especially for our Affiliates.
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