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2010 reasons to have fun riding your bike

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    Check back at http://bikefun.org/calendar.html for latest updates, or follow us on twitter @bikefunmelb ******************************************************
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 13, 2010
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      Check back at http://bikefun.org/calendar.html for latest updates, or follow us on twitter @bikefunmelb

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      Reasonably Fast Ride - Thursday 14th January
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      6:30PM Town Hall Hotel, North Melbourne. Covering about 20km at a good clip.
      Organiser: Stevie

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      Goatage - Friday 15th January
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      6:00PM Mountain Goat Brewery Cnr North St & Clarke & St Richmond

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      Midnight Mystery Ride & Urban Camping - Saturday 16th January
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      9:30PM - Royston Hotel - Cnr River & North Sts, Richmond
      The return of gutter bike fun. The ride that was rained out on New Year's Eve is back on!
      At 10:30 we ride. Our destination: a mystery.
      We'll quaff our beverages, make merriment, and appreciate how damn good it is to be a cyclist.
      Bring fun food to BBQ and to share.
      Wake up on Sunday with a dip in the Yarra.

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      Pub Ride - Friday 22nd January
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      Route to be finalised - more news next email. Keep the evening (and the following morning) free.

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      Bike Move & Picnic! - Tuesday 26th Jan, 10am.
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      10AM 9 Chapel St, Fitzroy
      In the great Australia Day tradition of house moves by bike, we will be moving house by bike from Fitzroy to Brunswick. Assemble in an orderly fashion with bike trailers (if you have one) at 10am. If you don't have a trailer but would like to be involved, please come along! Panniers and backpacks will also be appreciated. The move will be followed by refreshments at the destination in North Brunswick. Note: This event incorporates an official UN Festival of the Trailer 2010 event. Organisers: Geoff & Tan

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      Critical Mass - Friday 29th January
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      5:30PM - State Library. - Start the new year right with your friends at Critical Mass.

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      Yarra Full Moon Ride - Saturday 30th January
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      8:33PM departing Eltham Railway Station (Hurstbridge Line)
      Catch the 7:28 or 7:49 from Flinders St Station Platform 1 last carriage natch (don't catch an Epping train by mistake).
      Yes, the First Full Moon Ride of 2010, bringing giddy fun, bikey comradery, and light perspiration. It's been quite a while since we've done this route so join us to ride along Diamond Ck and the Yarra back to the city (~35km) by the light of the full moon.
      Bring: Nibblies Drinks and good conversation to share.

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      Don't forget to register for beach rides
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      Text "Beach Rides" to 0411437137 and you will be notified the day before a beach ride is planned. Join other cyclists for a ride from the City to the beach on a hot night.

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      REGULAR EVENTS:

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      Bike Polo!
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      Playing in North Carlton during January, Sundays and Tuesdays (until dark)
      Check back at http://www.bikepolo.com.au/

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      Darebin Bug Social Rides - Tuesdays and Thursdays
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      9:30 a.m. corner plant and union street, northcote. 40 -60 km rides mainly on bike paths and quiet streets for experienced cyclists. Bring lunch, snacks and water. Contact Norm on 9484 4767 to confirm start time and location (usually departs from Jika Jika). http://www.darebinbug.org.au/rides.html

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      Darebin Bug Port Melbourne Ride - Saturdays
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      9.30am Meet at Jika Jika Neighbourhood House, cnr Plant & Union Sts, Northcote. Slow ride suitable for beginners. http://www.darebinbug.org.au/rides.html

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      The Crosskeys Crusiers - Strathmore - Friday rides
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      The Crosskeys Crusiers are a group of retired men and women who meet in the Crosskeys CarPark near the Strathmore station at 9am on Friday mornings.
      The rides are decided each Friday and the adventure begins. Some riders go till morning tea while others ride till lunch and then home at about 3pm. New members most welcome to chat and share the experience Telephone Max 93783501 or John 93707829

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      Cyclic Bikes to Mountain Goat - Fridays
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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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      YarraBUG Radio - Every Monday on 3CR
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      Broadcasting every Monday at 10-10.30am on 3CR Community Radio 855am http://www.yarrabug.org/radio
      Have an idea, want to be interviewed or have program feedback? We welcome your contribution, after all YarraBUG Radio is here for you to help you make your cycling safe, fun and infectious for others. YarraBUG Radio- streaming live on the web at: http://www.3cr.org.au/3CR_streaming

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      Along For The Ride - 3RRR
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      3RRR's bicycle podcast is riding along every fortnight! Download the newest podcasts at http://www.rrr.org.au/programs/podcasts.

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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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