Helmets again…

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There’s been a bit of press recently in regards to a possible trial of a no-helmet rule in certain low-speed areas here in Canberra. There is evidence that compulsory helmet laws reduce the participation in cycling and that is what is driving the possible trial. The question is, why does wearing a helmet dissuade people from cycling? Is it due …

Best coffee in the world! Only in Canberra.

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Now, this is a bold claim but absolutely true. Huge┬ácongratulations to Sasa Sestic for winning the 2015 World Barista Championship recently held in Seattle USA. That’s right, the worlds best coffee maker is from Canberra. For many, many people getting that morning coffee is pretty high on the list of the day’s priorities but how many get to savour the …

Autumn wonder

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Summer rests whilst Autumn awakens. What a truly beautiful time of year in Canberra. Our city transforms into a magnificent show of colour as the foliage drinks our golden sun. Personally, my favourite time of year. Glorious nourishing sunshine, deep blue skies, a magnificent show of colour and crisp, clear evenings that invite cosiness. Whilst Summer and Winter can be …

Art + Ride

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On Saturday the 6th of December, a fantastic opportunity to venture into the Canberra Arts world presents itself, with the unique Art + Ride event. The arts community is encouraging anyone with an appreciation of art to get on their bike and cycle between galleries to experience tours, exhibitions, talks and demonstrations. There is a set route (map can be …

Cinema. Outdoors.

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Opening tonight, Friday the 14th November, is Sunset Cinema at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Now that we are experiencing some lovely warm evenings, why not relax on the beautiful lawns and take in a great film. Instead of a dark and claustrophobic cinema boxing you in, imagine gardens as your walls and the big sky as your roof…..lovely. A …

Lights !

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All our bikes are now equipped with lights (which are a legal requirement when riding after dark). This opens up a whole new range of possibilities when it comes to destinations and things to do. Canberra has plenty of great restaurants within cycling distance of our stations and there’s nothing better to aid digestion than a gentle ride home afterwards …