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    Bike Fun Melbourne presents... *** September Bike Fun *** Check back at http://bikefun.org/calendar.html for latest updates
    Message 1 of 6 , Sep 7, 2008
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      Bike Fun Melbourne presents...

      *** September Bike Fun ***
      Check back at http://bikefun.org/calendar.html for latest updates

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      Fairfield Boathouse to Westerfolds Park - Sunday 14th September
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      A ride along the Main Yarra Trail from Fairfield Boathouse out to
      Westerfolds Park (Templestowe). There will be the option to catch a
      train home from Eltham or ride back along the Main Yarra Trail.
      Distance: ~ 20km one way. For details check http://www.morelandbug.org/

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      Full Moon Ride - INNER EASTERN CREEKS - Monday 15th September
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      Meet 6.30 at Royston Hotel, cnr River & North St, Richmond, for 7.00
      departure.
      Ride down Yarra until crossing for the Gardiners Ck path. Down to
      Alamein we then take the Anniversary trail north as far as Kew. Many
      lovely picnic spots. Back onto the Yarra trail with bailout points for
      Northcote, Fairfield & others. Bring lights & food to share! A round
      moon will smile down ...
      Organiser: Matt, 0424 093 940

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      Pirate Goatage - Friday 19th September
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      Avast! It be the 14th time that we scoundrels of the sea celebrate
      International Talk Like A Pirate Day and the the Goat be a fine
      establishment in which to slake a thirst. Many good ales and grub to
      tempt an old salt from the sea....
      Mountain Goat Brewery, Cnr North St & Clarke St Richmond
      http://www.talklikeapirate.com/piratehome.html

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      Geelong Equinox ride - Saturday 20th September
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      6.30pm, outside Café 9 Zero at 90 Pakington Street, Geelong West.
      We will head directly to the waterfront and head north following the
      seashore. Stopping at Moorpanyal Park for BBQ dinner. Then onto the
      Lara Wetlands where we will have supper on the bank of Hovells Creek.
      Return via quiet residential streets through the suburbs of Norlane
      and North Geelong.
      More information: http://www.myspace.com/fullmoonbikeridesgeelong

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      Critical Mass - Friday 26th of September
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      5:30PM - State Library
      Come celebrate the transformation that is taking place in Melbourne
      Bicycles are gradually taking over!
      Last Friday every month.
      Come and enjoy the party on (2) wheels.
      organiser: you

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      Maribyrnong Creek trail and ring road - Sunday 5th October
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      Explore the Maribyrnong River to Brimbank Park, then take the Western
      Ring Road path to Jacana or Gowrie Stations (on the Broadmeadows or
      Upfield lines) then return to the Zoo by train. Very keen riders could
      head home via the Merri Creek. Distance: ~ 56km. For details check
      http://www.morelandbug.org/

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      Urban Scum Poker Run 2 - Tuesday November 4, Melbourne Cup Day
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      10:30AM registration, 11AM start.
      You are dealt a poker hand as you ride Melbourne's cobbled lane
      underbelly. $10 in, best hand wins the jackpot. Not a race. Darebin
      Parklands Wooden Tower (Melways p31 C9), More information:
      mdoreian@...

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      Eighth Annual Bicycle Film Festival Melbourne - 20th to 23rd November
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      Get on the mailing list for updates at: http://ambiguoushorse.com/

      REGULAR EVENTS:

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      Every Friday
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      6pm sharp Cyclic Bikes, 56 Pin Oak Cres (opposite Newmarket Station)
      Ride from Flemington to Mountain Goat Brewery (Richmond). Different
      route each week, faster than your average bikefun ride.

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      Bike Polo!
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      Sundays 1pm until around 6pm usually @ the carpark in the Carlton
      Gardens, west of the Exhibition Buildings Bring a bike, beverage and
      yourself. Mallets and ball provided.
      Tuesdays usually on the rooftop carpark at Victoria Gardens, corner
      Burnley and Victoria Sts Richmond.
      Polo Tournament, maybe late September, lots of fun for participants
      and spectators. Details soon.
      More information at http://www.bikepolo.com.au/
      Melbourne Bicycle Polo Club:
      melbourne.bicycle.polo.club -at- gmail.com
      Join the bike polo list on Yahoo Groups:
      http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/bike-polo/

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      Most rides go at a social pace, run rain or shine, and are free (like
      the streets themselves).

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      Melbourne's creative bike community. Organise a ride (or whatever) and
      BikeFun will promote it. email details to: bikefun@...

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