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Love is now review

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Andrew Lovett has a look at a bicycle-based road trip movie set in rural New South Wales and a chat with the director. Love is now, a new film from first-time director Jim Lounsbury, takes a unique look at the tried-and-true road-trip. He swaps cars for bicycles (provided by Reid Cycles)  as his characters pedal
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Velo-city Global 2014: Thursday, 29 May

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Bicycle Network CEO Craig Richards is in Adelaide for the Velo-City Global 2014 conference this week and reporting daily highlights here on the Ride On blog. See his summary from Thursday.  Today was my turn to take to the stage with our Please, Tony! campaign. Pretty intimidating with the world’s bike riding royalty watching on. I had 19 minutes (this conference
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Velo-city Global 2014: Wednesday, 28 May

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Bicycle Network CEO Craig Richards is in Adelaide for the Velo-City Global 2014 conference this week and reporting daily highlights here on the Ride On blog. See his summary from day two.  Adelaide’s put 400 metres of separated facilities in a city street and as always—it’s causing a bit of a stink. This morning I went to check it out
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Velo-city Global 2014: Tuesday, 27 May

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Bicycle Network CEO Craig Richards is in Adelaide for the Velo-City Global 2014 conference this week and reporting daily highlights here on the Ride On blog. At the Mayor’s Reception on Monday night, Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood spoke about Adelaide’s commitment to bike riding. He also mentioned how Adelaide is the 35th biggest city in the world, the
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O-Shikoku on a bike

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For a holiday with a difference, Tony Gibb made a traditional Japanese pilgrimage, the O-Shikoku, by bike. It seemed like a good idea at the time and, surprisingly, it turned out to be a very good idea. I would hire a bike in Onomichi and cycle the 70 or so kilometres along the Shimanami Kaido
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Newcastle Challenge – the wrap up

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It rained, but no amount of inclement weather could dampen the spirits of the Newcastle Challenge riders today. Guest blogger Anthea Hargreaves explains.       Elated riders cross the finish line at Nobby’s Beach Reserve in Newcastle The skies may have been grey, but the weather was as warm as the greetings from the riders as
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Fuel your ride

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David Heatley offers nutrition advice to help you go the distance. With the weather warming up, now is a great time to push yourself to tackle longer rides, and knowing what and how much to eat and drink before, during and after a big ride will help you reach your full potential. Fat and carbohydrates
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Interview with Bike Snob NYC

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Last week the Bike Snob of New York City was in Australia for the Melbourne Writers Festival. Simon  Vincett caught up with him for a ride and a chat about the urban cycling explosion, what’s needed next to get more people riding and the love underneath the merciless criticism of the Bike Snob NYC blog.
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Bike queuing Dutch style

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Thijs van der Heijden suggests we could improve the way we use bike lanes and bike boxes. Perhaps it’s because I’m Dutch, but the single-file bicycle queue has puzzled me ever since I moved to Australia about two years ago. It seems so far off from my riding experience anywhere in Europe. I figured that
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