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Bob Moore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Use it or lose it.
"the new site is live at bikeleichhardt.org. This site (leichhardtbug.ning.com) will remain for a while, but I wont be adding any new material. Ride details will be on meetup.com/bikeleichhardt"
Mar 31
John Diller replied to Bob Moore's discussion Supertuesday Bike Counts 7 March
"Total 59 counted at intersection Roberts & Mullens Streets Balmain"
Mar 10
Bob Moore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Supertuesday Bike Counts 7 March
"It  looks like 15 BL members counted this morning. Many thanks! anyone else count that I dont know about? Let me know so we can include you in the invoice to Bicycle Network. There were a few showers, but not too wet. Only a dozen or so…"
Mar 7
John Ross replied to Bob Moore's discussion Supertuesday Bike Counts 7 March
"I counted 103 bikes at Maroubra Junction. It's a very busy intersection, so you have to watch carefully to spot the bikes that can be hidden by buses and trucks as they whiz along towards the city."
Mar 7
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Bike lanes on Parramatta Rd?

A proposal for Sydney Rd in Melbourne, by the RACV no less. Parramatta Rd could be similar, once traffic is reduced after Westconnex is built, and Parramatta Rd is redeveloped. Or will traffic actually increase due to toll avoidance?
Mar 3
Bob Moore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Supertuesday Bike Counts 7 March
"We have about a dozen volunteers, so thanks to them. Keep us in funds for a while. Hope it is not too wet on Tuesday. A few showers and we count, but a deluge, well, probably no point. At last look on the Supertuesday site there was one spot left…"
Mar 3
Bob Moore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Use it or lose it.
"Well, the Facebook page is there for those who can bear it:) @bikeleichhardt."
Mar 3
Bob Moore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Use it or lose it.
"After some discussion the committee has decided to phase out this website on Ning and develop a new website using the Wordpress platform. We have been working on it for a few months. We plan to switch over in a few weeks time, after testing it…"
Mar 3

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What kind of cycling do you do?
Use bike as everyday transport for those short trips around Leichhardt and nearby areas. Try to keep fit by doing longer or faster regular training/recreational rides. Lead LBUG Sunday rides. Go on LBUG weekend country tours and some longer multi day tours. Do the Gong Ride or Spring Cycle, and other charity-type rides.
Why do you like cycling?
Trek 520, Cell MTX-R2 mtb, bickerton folder (needs some repairs).

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http://www.smh.com.au/executive-style/fitness/blog/on-your-bike Michael O'Reilly in the SMH

http://www.streetsblog.org/ Cycling blogs from New York and other USA cities.

http://newmobilityagenda.blogspot.com/. World sustainable transport site

http://www.theargonauts.com/bicycle-quotes/ - quotes about the bicycle from many famous people.

Adelaide Velo Conference 2014

http://dothebikething.blogspot.com.au - by Steven Herrick, author and bike blogger

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Join Bicycle NSW

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 17:00 2 Comments

Now is a good time to consider joining Bicycle NSW. They have a new CEO and are taking a more active part in promoting the interests of members.

Bicycle NSW is the peak State body…

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Tour de Sicily

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 8:00 3 Comments

Last day in Sicily, after three weeks and about 700 km of cycling. Tomorrow I fly to Rome and then Copenhagen to see my son and also meet Elaine, who has been on a choral tour with Bel Acapella.

I started on May 1, at Palermo airport, and now back in Palermo itself, taking the train to the airport in the morning, which is 35 km out of town.

I went anticlockwise around the coast of Sicily to Trapani, Marsala, Sciacca, Agrigento,then a train trip into the centre to Caltanissetta…

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Ludwig Leichhardt - born 200 years ago

Posted on April 19, 2013 at 18:00 1 Comment

Missing Australian explorer Leichhardt and his map (Photo: National Library of Australia; State Library of new South Wales)

Leichhardt was named after Ludwig Leichhardt who was born 200 years ago this year. He came to Australia in 1842 after studying Natural Sciences in Germany, and was a very talented scientist. He led several minor exploring expeditions  then completed a very long and difficult journey in 1844-5 from Moreton Bay near Brisbane to Port Essington, north of present Darwin.

On return he planned another expedition from the east coast to the west coast of Australia. He…

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President's Report for 2012

Posted on December 2, 2012 at 18:00 0 Comments

LBUG kept rolling in 2012, with over 35 day rides and several longer tours, thanks to our ride leaders. We have ten BNSW accredited leaders. Rides ranged from the regular EasyRides on the first Sunday of the month to Mike Macdonald's 2 week tour of the Flinders Ranges. Heather Manning organised several good weekend tours to country NSW. Jamie Honan organised the Yass to Wee Jasper weekend.



LBUG members also participated in the Supertuesday bike counts for local councils (organised by… Continue

EasyRide to Eveleigh

Posted on August 5, 2012 at 13:22 0 Comments

Thanks to everyone for coming along on our August EasyRide. Perfect weather for a cruise around the foreshores of Glebe and Pyrmont and through Darling Harbour. Then we wound our way through Ultimo and Glebe to Victoria Park to City Road, left down Codrington from the Uni Gates, to Eveleigh Market for a coffee and a browse in the arts and craft stalls (first Sunday of every month). There are plentiful bike racks and seats in the sun for a cup of coffee.



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At 17:30 on March 16, 2016, Ann Chang said…

Hey Bob, I've moved the seat forward abit....we'll see how that works out on the ride tomorrow....

At 10:37 on March 8, 2016, Patrick Coakley said…

Hi Bob

The Sydney Classic Bike Show is on Saturday 19th March, 11am-4pm at Canterbury Velodrome (Tempe)

Pat

At 14:30 on January 31, 2016, Bruce Schirmer said…
Thanks for the welcome Bob.
I saw a group from Leichhart in Parramatta this morning and wished I was among them. Was told next Sunday at Cafe Italia I think. Looking forward to riding with you
Bruce
At 23:26 on October 5, 2015, Pedro Jorge Lopes dos Santos said…

Hi Bob, It was very nice meeting you all, a shame I could not make it to the end of the ride. But it was all good just had to walk to the cycle shop a to get the tube repaired. 

See you next time.

At 18:11 on June 3, 2014, Ross Hubbard said…

Thanks Bob. Will probably be out on the next easy ride.

Thanks again

 

Ross

At 15:52 on December 19, 2013, James Dwyer said…

Cheers Bob, I'll let you know how I get on.

At 22:52 on April 20, 2013, Johannes Nielsen said…

Hi Bob 

Thanks for the welcome...yes you will see me on as many rides as you have going and there is a good chance that I will put up a few myself I am registered for the http://sy12.conquercancer.org.au/site/PageServer?pagename=sy12_homepage so lets get those nice long rides happening

At 18:58 on April 12, 2013, Connor Pearce said…

Hi Bob, thanks for the speedy welcome!

Work commitments prohibit me from adding much to the weekend rides but hopefully will get to a mid-week one somewhere down the track. I was more interested in bicycle/transit advocacy, especially Cr Kogan's push for a Sydney Ciclovia or Sunday Streets so if there's a way for me to get a bit more involved with that then I'm all ears!

At 9:46 on March 21, 2013, Colin said…

Hi Bob, I signed up because I intended to go on that ride with you to Garden Island, but then realised it clashed with a skateboard event I'd already committed to. I would have been interested to poke around there and check out the navy. Sounds like it was interesting.

Lisa and I keep intending to come on one of your LBUG weekend tours one day, but keep umming and ahhing over whether we could manage it with a 3-year old on a cargo bike. We went on our own three-day trip a few weekends ago, doing about 40km a day, and that was easy enough. Longer might be OK.

Cheers,

Colin

At 11:45 on March 6, 2013, Wendy Watkins said…

Hi Bob,
How do I find out more about/book for the ride on Sunday the 10th March?
Thanks
Wendy

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"the new site is live at bikeleichhardt.org. This site (leichhardtbug.ning.com) will remain for a…"
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