BikeFun Christmas edition

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BFM Boullie, Light Up Your Ride – Thursday 24th December

Meet: 7pm Imax Rathdowne St, Carlton and bling it up for the holidays!!

Decorate your bike with as much christmassy decorations and lighting as you can

bear, bring a can of food to donate to the Sacred Heart Mission and join other

community minded riders for an easy, fun, 15+km tour of the East Ivanhoe

Boulevard Christmas Lights with a pit stop afterwards in Westgarth for some

liquid good cheer.

Why: Christmas Merriment with Friends & to support Sacred Heart’s good work.

Bring: A can (or two) of food to donate, Drinks for you and Nibblies eats to


Contact: X-rider 0417145375

Don’t forget to register for beach rides

Text “Beach Rides” to 0411437137 and you will be notified the day before a

beach ride is planned. Join other cyclists for a ride from the City to the

beach on hot nights.

Critical Mass – Friday 25th December

5:30PM – State Library. – Possibly this might be the smallest CM ever. You

might be the only person attending.

New Year’s eve – Thursday 31st December

Watch the 9:15 pm fireworks from a City rooftoop, then ride to a secret camping

location on the Yarra River, about 1.5 hours riding. Camp on the cool grass,

take a dip in the river in the morning and cook breakfast on the campfire. The

evening starts at 7pm at Level 6, 165 Flinders Lane. Free parking for bicycles

on level 6.

Goatage – Friday 15th January

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Mountain Goat Brewery Cnr North St & Clarke & St Richmond

Sat 30th Jan – Yarra Full Moon Ride [BFM]

Departing Eltham Stn (Hurstbridge Line) at 8:33PM

Catch the 7:28 or 7:49 from Flinders St Station Platform 1 last carriage natch

(don’t catch an Epping train by mistake).

Yes, the First Full Moon Ride of 2010, bringing giddy fun, bikey comradery, and

light perspiration.

It’s been quite a while since we’ve done this route so join us to ride along

Diamond Ck and the Yarra back to the city (~35km) by the light of the full


When: 8:33 pm Saturday, 30th January 2010

Where: Eltham railway station Vic

Bring: Nibblies Drinks and good conversation to share.



Bike Polo!


Check out the amazing new space under the Footscray Rd bridge

For holiday arrangements, check at web

Melbourne Bicycle Polo Club:

email at



Darebin Bug Social Rides – Tuesdays and Thursdays


9:30 a.m. corner plant and union street, northcote. 40 -60 km rides mainly on

bike paths and quiet streets for experienced cyclists. Bring lunch, snacks and

water. Contact Norm on 9484 4767 to confirm start time and location (usually

departs from Jika Jika).


Darebin Bug Port Melbourne Ride – Saturdays


9.30am Meet at Jika Jika Neighbourhood House, cnr Plant & Union Sts, Northcote.

Slow ride suitable for beginners.


The Crosskeys Crusiers – Strathmore – Friday rides


The Crosskeys Crusiers are a group of retired men and women who meet in the

Crosskeys CarPark near the Strathmore station at 9am on Friday mornings.

The rides are decided each Friday and the adventure begins. Some riders go till

morning tea while others ride till lunch and then home at about 3pm. New

members most welcome to chat and share the experience Telephone Max 93783501

or John 93707829


Cyclic Bikes to Mountain Goat – Fridays


6pm sharp Cyclic Bikes, 56 Pin Oak Cres (opposite Newmarket Station)

Ride from Flemington to Mountain Goat Brewery (Richmond). Different route each

week, faster than your average bikefun ride.



YarraBUG Radio – Every Monday on 3CR


Broadcasting every Monday at 10-10.30am on 3CR Community Radio 855am

Have an idea, want to be interviewed or have program feedback? We welcome your

contribution, after all YarraBUG Radio is here for you to help you make your

cycling safe, fun and infectious for others. YarraBUG Radio- streaming live on

the web at:

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