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Bikes Palya’s year of boosting communities

Bicycle SA’s Bikes Palya team is understandably proud of the fun and flowing pump track that it built in Oodnadatta in July with the invaluable help of Nick Bowman from Destination Trails. The track, to entertain the young people in…

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Channeling Positive Energy for Youth In Remote Communities

August 3, 2018

Bushproof bikes – channelling positive energy for youth in remote communities I have been involved in Bikes Palya *, Bike SA’s youth engagement program on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankuntjatjara (APY) lands for the past five years. I used to visit…

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Fixing culture: what do Adelaide, Rome and New York have in common?

Adelaide, like many major cities around the world has seen a booming growth in DIY Bike Workshops.  Joey FaganJoey Fagan is a project coordinator for Bikes Palya at Bike SA. When not chained to a desk he rides his Surley…

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Bikes Palya – APY Lands Bike Education

Bikes Palya is on the road again delivering our third year of cycling activities to youth across ten remote communities of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands.  Despite the roads from Alice Springs being a little soggy this time around,…

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The Power Of Bikes In Remote Communities

January 7, 2016

Bike SA staff member, Joey Fagan explains the positive effect your old bike can bring to remote communities  Joey FaganJoey Fagan is a project coordinator for Bikes Palya at Bike SA. When not chained to a desk he rides his…

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FREE Solo Bike Touring Expo: Finding The Right Advice.

Bike touring is great – but what about going it solo? Joey FaganJoey Fagan is a project coordinator for Bikes Palya at Bike SA. When not chained to a desk he rides his Surley CX far and wide. Co-founder of…

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Bikes Palya – What we’ve been doing up in the APY Lands (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

August 19, 2015

Bicycle SA has been working in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) lands – a large Aboriginal local government area located in the remote north west of South Australia.  Joey FaganJoey Fagan is a project coordinator for Bikes Palya at Bike SA. When…

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