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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
NEWS FROM …
After the long wait, here’s this month’s update from Human Powered headquarters!
We’re about to turn 2 and the birthday plans are just below. You’re invited!!
The summer cycling season is kicking off “big time”. Read on for Melb Bike Fest deets (starting tonight!!) and a stack of other Fun Stuff coming up.
I’ve mentioned Twitter a few times in these newsletters but I’m going to mentioned it again. This is a great way to keep in touch with the latest quality parts and accessories we’ve managed to source, discounts and specials as …
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Melbourne Bike Fest is coming! “Bikefest is a community initiated celebration of bikes in everyday life”… in the Bike Fest crew’s own words.
The Festival runs 24th to 28th November and there’s STACKS of stuff to catch including parties, award nights, film screenings, debates and of course bike maintenance sessions. We’re proud to be sponsoring the festival and contributing to such an awesome local event about bikes!
And guess who’s running the bike maintenance workshops? It’s us! We love teaching and sharing bike maintenance skills. The sessions are on the Sunday (28th …
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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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Jam-packed, action-filled and always entertaining! This is the latest from HP headquarters. Never a dull moment!
Stock! take! sale!
This month’s most popular bikes
Training at HPC “heres-the-low-down”
And more training: CycleWise
The darker months (more thoughts on bike lighting)
Help us celebrate the end of this financial year. Join our newsletter or follow us on Twitter for to be eligible for 15% off parts and accessories this month. Plus significant discounts off selected bikes.
For full details see this post.
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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 …
The Human Powered Approach to Home Bike Maintenance
Announcing one of the most exciting workshops at this year’s Sustainable Living Festival! We’ll be presenting an introduction to cycling and bike maintenance, this workshop is aimed at starting out cyclists and those already cycling but who are not yet familiar with the bike maintenance basics. BYO Bike for an instructive session with qualified mechanics!
Sun 21st February 11.00 am – 11.50 am
Location: Leisure Dome
More details http://festival.slf.org.au/program/talk/human-powered-approach-home-bike-maintenance
And check the Sustainable Living Festival web site for heaps more cool talks and workshops!
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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
Training and bike ed »
2010 is officially the year of the bicycle. Well, at least at Human Powered Cycles it is!
Looking after your bike properly is essential to safe, efficient cycling. The classes we run will teach you about the week to week, month to month maintenance that every bike needs. It’s certainly not a substitute for regular servicing but it will help keep servicing expenses low.
The new dates have been added to the latest post on bike maintenance (rather than republishing the same info).
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Due to popular demand we’re scheduling bike maintenance training sessions for January and February. Here are the dates and some details of the upcoming training session. We’re moving from Saturday trainings to week night trainings. This means the shop is closed and there are no interruptions or distractions.
Wednesday 27th January 6.30pm-8.30pm. Intermediate level (limit 6 participants per class) – THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL
Wednesday 10th February 6.30pm-8.30pm. Introductory level (limit 8 participants per class) – THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL
Wednesday 3rd March 6.30pm-8.30pm. Intermediate level (limit 6 participants per …
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Due to demand, we’ve scheduled another introductory maintenance training session.
Date: Saturday 3rd October
Time: 11:00am-1:30pm then question time
Price: $45 concession, $55 full
Location: HPC HQ, 562 High Street Thornbury (check the map)
Includes: training plus Save My Bike maintenance handbook (the best home reference we’ve found yet for bike maintenance)
Wear: old clothes, closed toe footwear
Bring: your bike, a notepad and pen, any questions you’ve got
Any questions or to book your place email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.