Please note: this website is no longer maintained. Please visit the new BBUG website at: https://boroondarabug.org
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).
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 12th 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 page of this site.
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.
- The Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Level Crossing Removal Project was announced in December 2018. This project provides an excellent opportunity to build the section of the Hawthorn to Box Hill Trail connecting Box Hill with the Anniversary Trail in Camberwell, following the route of the railway line utilising where possible available land in the rail corridor.
Further information about this opportunity and a petition you can download and sign is available here Surrey Hills and Mont Albert level crossing removals - Victorian Cycling Network
- Sign the Walmer Street Bridge Petition - Help fix the Walmer Street bridge.
- The North East Link Authority has announced a series of community workshops in February and March. The first is focussed on walking and cycling. Registration is essential. See this page for more information.
- Boroondara Council has an online survey on Traffic Management Policy. The current Traffic Management Policy was adopted by Council in 2006. It was a single document that guided response to and investigation of traffic concerns. After 11 years, it is time for a review and refresh.
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.
Up and coming events
Note: always check the details directly with the organisers just in case changes or errors have occurred. See also our calendar maintained especially for our Affiliates.
Save the date
- Ride2Work Day 2018 is in -1397 days.
- Great Victorian Bike Ride 2018 is in -1359 days.
- National Ride2School day 2019 is in -1241 days.