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Bikes Palya continues its support of the Lands

Bikes Palya recently returned from an epic four-week tour to all eight Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) schools and their adjoining communities. The successful trip benefited the communities by repairing school bike fleets and teaching students about health, safety and bike…

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Changes to Bike Laws: Three Years On

By 2013, 8.6 million or 37.4 per cent of Australians cycled. That same year, 50 people in Australia died while cycling. In South Australia, 220,000 people were riding their bike at least once a week in 2013. At the end…

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Dirty Days Returns for 2019

Bike SA is already well known in the mountain bike world for the Dirty Weekend, which has seen many mountain bikers take to the trails since the first event back in 2001! Bike SA also offers another, more casual foray…

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Dirty Weekend Wrap

So 2019 was a little dusty, however the Friday rides meant fun in the forest started a day early, and enabled us to do more riding, socialising and generally make a BIG weekend of the event. Here are some of…

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Giving Grand Slam A Go

Written by Hayley Goodenough – Grand Slam Rider Today I had the opportunity to experience a Grand Slam ride. It was an experience filled with electric energy from a whole heap of people from all walks of life with only…

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Tips for Dirty Weekend

We asked Kevin Pullen the winner of the 2018 24hr Solo Male event for some tips on how he prepares for the big event. Here is what he had to say. 1. Bike Preperation Ensure your bike is running tip…

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Get The Children Riding This School Holidays

It’s school holidays which means time spent with your little darlings. We think the best way to keep them happy is to get them out in the fresh air! Here is our cheat sheet on how to wear those little…

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What A Day – Coast to Coast 2019

The weather bureau suggested there may be some light showers, but that didn’t deter our army of riders who arrived with lights blinking in the pre-dawn light at Glenelg for the start of the 120 km event. Riders where fueling…

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Million Dollar Trail Link to Expand Victorian MTB Network

For those who are happy to take an interstate adventure for their mountain biking, a new trail in Indigo Shire will connect existing trail networks in Beechworth and Yackandandah, northeast of Melbourne. It is set to be the second network…

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Wheels of Steele

Steele was the first Australian to break six minutes in the 5000m Pursuit. He went on to be pursuit World Champion. He is now coming out of retirement to target the Australian Masters Pursuit title in April and the World…

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