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Welcome to our winter update! Read through the latest from the workshop and also some cycling news from around Melbourne.
Bill’s back from 4 weeks cycling in Europe. The first two weeks of this was with a big group checking out the Netherlands (check the Cycling Dutch Style blog). then 2 weeks for a quick trip through Copenhagen, Berlin and Paris. Keep tuned to humanpowered.com.au for a trip report with photos soon.
In this edition:
News from the workshop
End of financial year
Great bikes, bikes for transport
Kids on bikes: child seats
Cycling news around Melbourne
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Wednesday 13th was Ride to Work Day and, as tradition dictates, we celebrated. We teamed up with Darebin Council to provide a pit-stop free
bike fix and grab-a-bite-to-eat quick fix for hungry cyclists in a hurry.
This is where we were located. And here’s a photo just for fun,
Next year it’s going to get better again. We’re dreaming of a coffee cart, full breakfast spread and lounge chairs… and it looks like it’s going to happen!
It’s been a while since the last HPC super e-newsletter and a lot has happened. Literally.
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First things first, here’s a big congratulations to everyone for keeping on pedaling through the cold mornings and evenings!
With a good set of gloves and jacket the fresh mornings and evenings are great for cycling. With some mudguards and a good set of lights, even a bit of rain can be enjoyable! And even better, the days are getting longer and Spring is approaching fast…
In this edition:
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Funky bike gear of the month: Green Oil, Miche, Soma and Park Tool
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As we prepare the next installment of news and gossip from the Human Powered headquarters up in Thornbury, we’re leaving this post of cycling news up for a few final days. If you want to get these updates emailed straight to you, pop your details in half way down the page on the right under “Join our newsletter”. Keep tuned as we announce dates for a heap of events coming up… trainings, social rides and maybe a party or two!
In this edition:
Lights, camera, action… more thoughts on bike lighting
Cyclist Visibility …
Russell has a background in mountain bike racing. He knows how to throw a bike around.
Times have changed and these days he needs a bike for city riding. But something tough. He commutes to Latrobe Uni daily and lives in Brunswick. He shifts fairly heavy loads on the bike and tows trailers. Russell doesn’t own a car and was looking for a bike to be his primary form of transport.
In the past, we’ve serviced Russell’s hybrid Pakpare steel frame bike and recently fitted an 8 speed hub gear to it …
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Welcome to April!
We’ve got a heap of exciting news “straight from the workshop to you”. In this edition
special offers on Allegro and Gazelle bikes still available until the end of the month
Australian made bike gear… great local products
dates of upcoming bike maintenance trainings
reduced pricing on the Gazelle Innergy electric bikes announced
our range of Kona bikes grows… again!
gearing up for the darker months: increased range of lights (battery and dynamo!) and mudguards
staff news: Quentin starts his Cert III
This month’s controversial poll! VECCI: “Should …
Reviewing the range
This is the first in an ongoing series of reviews of models in our bike range. We try to have the most relevant city, commuting, shopping and town bike range possible (plus touring bikes and load bikes but these are different kettles of aquatic lifeforms) and these reviews should help give some insight into why we’ve got the models we do in stock. Anyone who owns these bikes or is thinking of test riding or purchasing is invited to contribute to the discussion on each post.
Introduction to the …
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We’re back! And what a scorching start to the year… not just the temperature but also more people pedalling around town!
I’ve started with some local news from the shop and pasted in this month’s BikeFun newsletter after that.
Happy summer cycling. Cheers, Bill and the crew
MORE BIKES, BETTER BIKES(!)
As always, we’re keeping a beady eye peeled for sweet bikes to add to our range.
1. some of the Kona range have made the grade and are starting to appear on the showroom. Already the Dew City, Dew and Dew Plus are here