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The food is all eaten and the presents unwrapped.  Santa's delivered a gleaming new bike.  What to do and where to go? Cycle Away is the answer!  We can refresh those half-forgotten cycle skills or teach new ones, can show you where to ride and help fulfil your bucket list item of an overseas cycle tour. Join our Learn to Ride sessions, Ride With Friends group or chat to us about one of our overseas tours.  Call Jan on 0427 431 481 or e-mail info@cycleaway.com.au  

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  Have you got a bike and need someone to ride with.  Come ride with us.  Our Ride with Friends group rides a lot: Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 2 hour rides from starting at 6am.   Saturday and Sunday- 3 to 5 hour rides - see the calendar Casual membership is $25 per ride.  Ride 6 times with us and your 7th ride is free.  Come along and join in the fun. Email - info@cycleaway.com.au for more details.          

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 I had the privilege of cycling with Rob recently, he’s 69 but has the energy and cheeky nature of a 4 year old!   He told us he had just survived a two year battle with prostate cancer.  He had decided to go radiation rather than invasive surgery. That meant starting a six month course of ADT drugs (antigen deprivation treatment) to shut down testosterone production.  That resulted in massive hormone changes causing skeletal muscle loss and strength.  By a lucky chance at an early prostate support group meeting, a researcher from the UQ was looking for volunteers for a research...

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 After a putting up with an aching neck and upper back, as well as saddle soreness for well over a year, I decided it was high time for a professional bike fit. There are a lot of places offering bike fits (so ask your friends who they recommend) - I went along to Yellow Jersey at Woolloongabba because I’d previously seen Troy (the owner) run a bike fit session for our Ipswich WOW ladies, and was confident that he knew his stuff. Troy is also the founder of the 24/7 Cycling Safety Fund that supports cycle training in schools in...

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Infrastructure:Cycling infrastructure can be many things  -  a section of bikeway, showers in a workplace, dedicated cycle lanes/routes, signage on a bike path, bike racks at a cafe, bicycle bridges, bicycle lockers at a train station, bicycle safety zones at traffic lights, etc.   Sometimes it can even be a simple thing like a temporary safe detour around work on a designated cycle route.   These types of infrastructure will, generally, help to make cycling safer and more accessible.  Infrastructure doesn’t have to be “big picture” projects to be successful.  A sign of successful infrastructure is usually how many bicycle riders...

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