Gear Up Girl 2017 – A word from Ambassador Margaret Boylan

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Gear Up Girl – Margaret Boylan

The Gear Up Girl Ambassador Margaret Boylan has written some great tips in the past to help everyone get ready for the ride.  We will be releasing more great tips from Margaret over the next couple of weeks, but before…

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Adelaide’s Cycling Future is in Your Hands

Fund My Neighbourhood is a state government funded initiative that allows members of the community to propose neighbourhood improvement projects. Members of the public can then nominate the neighbourhood improvement projects they most value. There are a range of great cycling…

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Bike SA Weekly Rider – Nick Edwards

Welcome back to our weekly rider blog piece. Our featured rider for this week is a delivery rider and avid hill climber who is passionate about bicycles as a primary mode of transport. Why do you ride? I commute every...
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Bike SA Spring Riding Tips from Cycle Closet

September 13, 2017

As we all know we are moving into the time of year where the weather fines up and its go time in terms of getting out the bike. These are the recommendations from the team at Cycle Closet to give…

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Road injury toll heads up wrong path for cyclists

September 13, 2017

Today’s release by the Medical Journal of Australia of a study led by Dr Ben Beck, at Monash University, showing a doubling of hospitalised major trauma for cyclists in the last nine years is the clearest warning yet that the…

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Bike SA Weekly Rider – Gary Ashby

Welcome back to our weekly rider blog piece. Our featured rider for this week has a long term love of cycling and a penchant for getting himself geographically embarrassed. Why do you ride? ie. Do you commute, ride for fun...
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BMX fever strikes– community stores report best holiday ever!

Bikes Palya delivered three holiday programs to remote central Australian communities during July 2017. They were Amata in Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yunkuntjatjara lands, South Australia and Jameson and Warakurna in Ngaanyatjarra Lands, Western Australia. During the 2 week visit, 8 bikes…

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Decade decline in children’s bike sales points to crisis of physical inactivity

August 31, 2017

The Australian Cycling Promotion Foundation has released some very concerning data relating to the national sales of children’s bicycles. Sales of children’s bicycles have hit a new low leading to concerns that Australian children are not active enough to ensure…

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Bike SA Weekly Rider – Louise Sensi

Welcome back to our weekly rider blog piece. Our featured rider for this week is bike mechanic and fan of bright colours: Louise Sensi. Louise is a seasoned cycle tourer and has an interesting collection of bicycles. Read on to...
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