Articles tagged ‘Cycling life’.

Council’s Port to Port ride gears up much needed MASARG funds
By Kellie Jackson A group of keen bike riders from Mount Alexander Shire Council has been pedalling around the streets of Castlemaine and beyond in pr...
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Ride to work? You’ll need a bike barrier for that
By Steven Fleming, University of Tasmania Between 1% and 3% of Australian commuters are out on the roads today proving cycling is often the fastest tr...
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Bicycles helping save Tasmania millions
Tasmanian Times Report finds that for each person who rides as little as 20 minutes to work and back are benefiting the Tasmanian economy by $21.20. T...
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Mountain bike racing returns to Castlemaine
Local rider Anthony Salpietro riding the difficult “A” Line through the rock garden at Round 2 of the Interwinter Series. (Photo By Ben Bailey)
Over 200 mountain bike riders recently descended on Castlemaine’s Moonlight Flat Pine Plantation for Round 2 of the Victorian “Interwinter” Moun...
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Goldfields first train race a success
Race the Train winner Jason Lowndes
By Meg Sattler Jason Lowndes has taken out the inaugural Goldfields ‘Race the Train’ event, beating a vintage steam train into Maldon station this...
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Race the Train on this Sunday
More than 170 riders have pre-registered to participate in the inaugural Goldfields Steam Train Challenge between Castlemaine and Maldon this Sunday,...
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Cirque Du Castlemaine
Cirque Du Castlemaine C-H.264 from spiraletti8 on Vimeo....
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Train race lures Australian cycling legends
Australian cycling legends Liz Taylor (nee Tadich) and Bendigo local Scott McGrory OAM headline a growing field of participants set to tackle the inau...
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Race the train (or ride the train)
It’s full steam ahead for the inaugural Goldfields Steam Train Challenge scheduled for Sunday 21 April in Castlemaine. The event will provide cycli...
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Shopping – a nourishing experience
By Lois Love* Photos by Shelly Frox** I imagine we all want to live in a town that is vibrant. I certainly do. A town that can provide employment for ...
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It’s cool to be clean
You may have spotted four young guys on sleek road bikes cruising around Castlemaine over the past week. They’re easy to spot with their their e...
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On your bike …
Being a mum and working too Are you wanting/needing to/ being required to re-enter the workforce after having children and finding it challenging? Wou...
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How much space does transport take in a city?
Canberra Transport Photo
On Sunday 9th September 69 volunteers, 69 bicycles, 60 cars and one bus gathered in Canberra to recreate a world-renowned photograph taken more than ...
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CI on holidays!
The team at CI, L-R: Lars Von Haupt, IA; Monique vander Brass, social media; Eric Findhorn, proofreading; Stella Gordon-Fyffe, advertising; Mickey O'Brien, SEO; Gloria Blancmange, reception.
We’re on holidays for three weeks! Send us a postcard! The whole fun crew at CI is headed to Acapulco for some team building, workshops on non-v...
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Bike hire gives Castlemaine a touch of Paris
Council has apparently been loaned a large steel structure from France, to be installed in Victory Park to go with the new cycling culture
The Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre is now offering bike hire for visitors and residents. Just like they do in Paris. A range of modern bikes, ...
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HALO hauls in offenders
A massive 939 drivers have been hauled in for illegal mobile phone use during the first three weeks of operation HALO, the police campaign to make the...
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Otway Bike Adventure
By Dylan McKenna Designed around the village of Forrest the Otway MTB trails showcase the natural beauty of the Otway ranges. They pass through tall e...
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At the last CI staff meeting
It’s CI’s birthday! Two. How would you live without us? Let us know! Congratulate us. Conditions of congratulating us: 1. No hate bloggers...
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Cycling life: rad bike concept from José Hurtado
Hub drive and front wheel are just the beginning of this conceptual design from Spanish designer José Hurtado. “Twist it not just a bike, is a...
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Ride to work day today (12/10/11)
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Stop in at the Phee Broadway for breakfast as part of ride to work day Castlemaine....
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Cycling life: Bike love
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Forget the Ford, say goodbye to the Holden, want the latest transportation machine to drool over? Your bike, it’s out there in the shed. She has cob...
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Next Wednesday is Ride to Work Day
The bikes stacking up at Castlemaine Station
If you’ve never done it before, if you haven’t done it for ages, or if you do it every day, this Wednesday, October 12 is a great day to r...
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Spring Equinox, Mountain Biking Castlemaine, Ibis Mojo HD
Join us on Tuesdays for our latest feature – a smokin’ mountain biking video. By Pete Walsh This video is filmed in the bush around Castle...
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Ride for Bikes 2011 is on
A bike can mean the difference in a Cambodian child's life
By Margaret Douglas The annual Ride for Bikes event, organised by the Cambodian Kids Foundation will take place in the Macedon Ranges on Sunday 13 Nov...
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Tour de Vines
The Tour de Vines is a three-hour Pony Express bike ride around an easy 4km course set in the vineyards, orchards and native bush of Bress Winery, H...
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Cycling Life: Cathy Parry – cycling in Castlemaine
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Cycling Life, CI’s new regular column is about everyday riding and just getting about around town without a car. We will cover people who ride their...
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Magpie attack season – send in nesting locations
Magpies have begun the nesting season and are protecting their territory from the threat of cyclists and pedestrians. There is one on the north-east c...
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Friday music: Danny Macaskill – Industrial Revolutions
Youtube sensation. Danny’s clip “Industrial revolutions” was on TV at Channel 4 with the project Concrete Circus. Danny MacAskill is a Scottish ...
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