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Bicycle Network Victoria with 40,000+ members is the body that represents Victorian cyclists and organises events such as:

  • Around the Bay in a Day
  • Ride to Work Day
  • Bike Path Discovery Day
  • The Great Victorian Bike Ride

Its web site provides useful information for cyclists covering events, campaigns, cycling Q&A, glossary, list of BUGs and clubs and much more.

Wikipedia: Cycling in Melbourne and Victoria has extensive information on Melbourne's trails including maps.

VicRoads provides authoritative information on road laws pertaining to cyclists. VicRoads also provides a series of pdf maps showing the Principal Bicycle Network of on-road bike lanes for Melbourne and regional cities and towns. The PBN can also be viewed in Google Earth by downloading the PBN KMZ.

A note on drinking and cycling.

Bicycle lanes - what do they mean? Bicycling Victoria's informative paper on lanes.

Road rules Bicycle Network's page with handy links to related pages for all your laws and queries.

Road rules - Part 15 Additional Rules for bicycle riders

Penalties for cyclists - VicRoads page for up-to-date fines

The Cycling Promotion Fund is a Bicycle Industries Australia Ltd initiative established in 1999 to help the bicycle industry take collective action to increase bicycle use. The fundamental aim of the fund is to promote cycling in Australia by building strategic partnerships and funding and supporting campaigns which promote bicycle use.

Railtrails Australia is a national organisation that promotes the preservation of old rail corridors for alternative public uses such as cycling, horse riding and bush walking. Their web site provides the latest information about the stage of development of the various rail trails in Victoria and other states.

Parks Victoria has a special section devoted to cycling

City of Boroondara also has a page for cycling

How much is your council spending on cycling infrastructure per capita?

Mr Sheldon Brown (dec.) - cycling legend and walking database

Vote4cycling

Australian Bicycle Council and ABC at Austroads

Cycle Smart

Good info in the City Rider Guide from Urban Bicyclist.

Subscribe to these RSS feeds

Boroondara BUG newsletter RSS feed

Google bike news in Australia

Treadly and Me - A local blogger

Maroondah BUG - Yahoo group

Moreland BUG - website

Moreland BUG - Google group

Yarra BUG

Latest Activity on Melbourne Cyclist

Melbourne Weather

aus.bicycle Google Group

Bin the bike ban!

Neighbouring BUGs

BUGs are the grass roots of cycling and always need help. Yes that means you. Here is a study on BUGs' needs.

We keep in touch with Vic BUG chat. Why don't you subscribe as well?

In order and going clockwise around Boroondara - starting in the north:

Darebin BUG

Banyule BUG

Manningham BUG

Whitehorse Cyclists and COWBAC: City of Whitehorse Bicycle Advisory Committee

Monash BUG

Stonnington BUG

Yarra BUG

Further afield:

Maroondah BUG

Maroondah BUG - Yahoo group

Mazza BUG (Maribyrnong)

Melbourne BUG

Moonee BUG

Moreland BUG

Moreland BUG - Google group

Nillum BUG

Commutes in Melbourne - photo sets

East Malvern to City

Upper Dandenong Creek

Kororoit Creek - gap in trail

You Tube videos

Singlespeed around Melbourne

Passing over 100 cars in 5 minutes - Avenida Niemeyer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - lyrics: Gorillaz, song: Dare

Cycling the Yarra trail - lyrics: Guns and roses - song: Channerty

Cycling the Bayside trail - lyrics: Bruce Springsteen - song: Devil & Dust

Commute to Lonely Planet - lyrics: INXS, song: Just Keep Walking

Copenhagen style bike lines

Cycling in Copenhagen

Ride 2 work day - Sydney - luckily we're in Melbourne

Kris Holm unicycling

Magpies in action - lyrics: Smash Mouth, song: Walkin' On The Sun

Taking the kids to school

Reality in a car culture

Fantasy? no a real life alternative reality

Social networking

Bicycle Network Forums (Victoria mainly)

Melbourne Cyclist

Sydney Cyclist

Local bloggers

Treadly and Me - somewhere round East Malvern

Amsterdam - when not in Amsterdam, somewhere round the Eastern Freeway

Vic Bike Trails - somewhere round the Monash Freeway/Tollway

Chris Star - Beer Can Hill, Northcote

Surly Dave - About the Bike - somewhere out west

Damian M - at a gig somewhere

Miscellaneous

Improving your car driving

Boroondara Bushwalkers Inc - also run rides

Maroondah Bushwalking Club

Flexicar - car sharing

GoGet - car sharing

Community bicycle program

Public Transport Users Association

Report a smoky vehicle

Pre ride preparation

Get the latest forecast before you head off on your ride: