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Over 55 Cycling Club, Perth, WA

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Three Rides a Week

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New Members Welcome

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Camps and Tours

Next Three Club Rides

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Click on a start location below (shown in blue) to go to a location map and table of rides.

Rides will be automatically cancelled if the forecast maximum temperature is 38 degrees or greater. If members choose to ride then they will not be covered by the club’s liability insurance policy.


Please note that the ride leader has the discretion to alter the route and distance of a ride.


Full Ride Programme 2017

Important Notices

Upcoming Events

  1. Overnight Ride from Midland to Toodyay

    November 25 @ 8:30 am - November 26 @ 2:00 pm
  2. Christmas Lunch

    December 6 @ 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
  3. Busselton Camp

    February 3, 2018 - February 17, 2018

Latest News

Nannup Camp Photos

There are a few photos from the Nannup camp at: http://o55perth.bike/photos/

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Overnight Ride to Toodyay

A supported ride in late November planned by Neville Taylor. From Midland Train Station to Toodyay on Saturday 25th and …

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Better Container Deposit Legislation for WA (Update)

The O55s Club’s submission about the WA Government’s proposed container deposit scheme is HERE

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How to Print a Ride Map

Some members are interested in knowing how to print out a ride map from the club web site. Here is …

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Busselton Camp Accommodation

Discounts for accommodation at the RAC Busselton Holiday Park are available. Click this link to book.

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Cycling Snippets

Runaway Bike – Video

November 3, 2017

World’s first 3D-printed bridge opens to cyclists in Netherlands

October 22, 2017

A Canadian View on Cycling

October 21, 2017

The No-Rattle, No Hassle Way to Cram All Your Things into Your Saddle Bag

October 21, 2017

Glass on roads – It has always been a problem

October 4, 2017

The Best Smartwatch for Every Type of Cyclist

September 29, 2017

Exercise plan for seniors

September 11, 2017

Cycling UK: Groups call for action on ‘car-dooring’

September 11, 2017

World’s biggest underground bike parking centre opens in Utrecht

August 22, 2017

​Five Ways You’re Wrecking Your Drivetrain

August 17, 2017

Train and Cycle Touring

August 9, 2017

Five-Year Report Reveals the Extent of Cycling Accidents

August 2, 2017

​7 Important Things We Forget To Tell Cycling Newbies

July 20, 2017

Lorry driver fined for passing too close to cyclist – BBC News

July 12, 2017

oBikes brings dockless bicycle sharing to Melbourne

July 11, 2017

Cycling Infrastructure in Perth – a Dutch Perspective

July 4, 2017

10 of the best new cycling holidays in Europe

June 28, 2017

New bike-sharing scheme urbi opens in Joondalup for $10 a day

June 20, 2017

World’s first bicycle ride took place 200 years ago

June 12, 2017

Are you one of these 9 types of annoying cyclists?

June 7, 2017

The best bike lock

May 29, 2017

‘Into This Chaos Came the Bicycle’

May 26, 2017

Beautiful Bike Racks: Stunning Cycle Storage

May 21, 2017

Foldable Bike Hemet

May 16, 2017

Resurrecting the Forgotten Bike Highways of 1930s Britain

May 12, 2017

Road Safety Commission – Cyclists

April 30, 2017

Self Driving Bicycles from Google

April 20, 2017

Watch “Walking Bike in Action” on YouTube

April 12, 2017

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show

March 16, 2017

Cyclists Draw a Goat Around Perth – International News!

March 15, 2017

Bicycle Repair Man

February 27, 2017

Troubleshooting Your Most Common Cycling Pains

February 19, 2017

Ageing cyclists told to ditch tight Lycra to avoid overheating

January 27, 2017

Graphene Bikes: Chemistry Lesson!

January 26, 2017

BBC News: Should cycling be allowed on pavements?

January 22, 2017

Cyclists falling victim to an undetected danger with their bikes

January 8, 2017

CES 2017: Solos smartglasses help cyclists get fitter

January 7, 2017

Bike group launches PassBox 

January 5, 2017

David Taylor’s D.I.Y. Helmet Mirror

December 31, 2016

Opinion: When it comes to carbon bicycle frames, durability should also be a performance metric

December 30, 2016

Dr Hutch: Seven great acts of cycling stupidity

December 24, 2016

Take-A-Look Rearview Bicycle Mirror

December 10, 2016

Great Victorian Bike Ride organisers secure access to Wilsons Promontory National Park for 2017

December 2, 2016

Folding bike helmet wins Dyson inventor award

November 24, 2016

Should there be a ‘safe’ life for bicycle parts?

November 24, 2016

Bike counter gives daily data on Perth cyclists

November 22, 2016

Bicycle touring fans reach out and connect through WarmShowers.org

November 17, 2016

Watch “8 Magnificent Ways To Lean Your Bicycle”

November 16, 2016

5,000 miles on a bamboo bicycle

November 9, 2016

This Professor’s Bike Experiments Might Change the Way You Ride

November 7, 2016

Keeping your Bike Secure at Transperth Stations

October 15, 2016

Interview with Bicycle Historian Jim Fitzpatrick

October 15, 2016

Tuscany Trail

October 4, 2016

Riding The Radweg: How To Tour Germany By Bike

October 2, 2016

Rear impressions could make for a comfier bike seat

September 22, 2016

A Bikepacking Lesson (Video) – BIKEPACKING.com

September 12, 2016

The World’s Longest Recreational Trail Is Set for Completion Next Year

September 7, 2016

Article: Ringing endorsement: meet the man on a mission to get cyclists to use their bells

August 26, 2016

How to identify and fix annoying creaks coming from your bike

August 23, 2016

Beginner’s guide to cycle touring

August 19, 2016

Bicycling Western Australia – Membership Offer: Free Steadyrack

August 10, 2016

How 7 Cities Got More People Biking

August 1, 2016

What To Look for In Your Bike’s Handlebars

August 1, 2016

Is the Boncho the next thing we’ll all be adding to our cycling wardrobe?

July 29, 2016

Crash research – Bicycle Network

July 28, 2016

Visibility – Bicycle Network

July 16, 2016

Top bike lights 2016 | RideOn

July 16, 2016

Wheel life and fiction: bicycling in literature

July 7, 2016

The Tech Race to Produce an Instant Electric Bicycle

July 7, 2016

WA Bicycle Network and grants

July 5, 2016

No train, but bike path for Ellenbrook – The West Australian

July 5, 2016

Sat nav bike bell keeps cyclists on course

June 23, 2016

Electric bikes explained: what they are and how they work

June 22, 2016

Intelligent bike helmet brings brains to head protection

June 22, 2016

6 Easy Steps to Start Bike Touring

June 14, 2016

London Nocturne: an eccentric two-wheeled jamboree in the City

June 13, 2016

Bike thief lassoed by man on horseback – KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

June 12, 2016

Cyclist’s Breast Implants Burst in Surprise Kangaroo Attack

June 4, 2016

How to Ride the Steepest of Climbs

June 4, 2016

No more muffins at the coffee stop – here is Yvonnes’s recipe for healthy muesli bars

May 29, 2016

World Championship Bike Race – Venice

May 27, 2016

Cyclists summit Mt Kilimanjaro for World Bicycle Relief

May 27, 2016

Bike thief reveals tricks of the trade in this shockingly candid interview – Cycling Weekly

May 15, 2016

Dr Hutch’s guide to waving (video) – Cycling Weekly

May 13, 2016

Confessions of a cycling addict with broken bones and a punctured lung | afr.com

May 13, 2016

A bike rack for cyclists who hate racks

May 12, 2016

How to prevent sunburn when you’re cycling – BikeRadar

May 10, 2016

Cycling in Lycra is bad for the soul » The Spectator

May 6, 2016

Are Disc Brakes Dangerous for Road Cyclists? | Bicycling

May 4, 2016

Cycling: how to ride in the rain | Life and style | The Guardian

April 28, 2016

Cycling helmets with optimum ventilation

April 27, 2016

Cycling on footpaths legalised in Western Australia after riders’ deaths

April 26, 2016

Vonny Moyes: Let’s face it – cycling has an image problem | Comment | The National

April 25, 2016

I want to get back on my bike despite the danger — FT.com

April 25, 2016

London Library rediscovers Cycling as a Cause of Heart Disease | Books | The Guardian

April 23, 2016

At Dangerous Intersections, This Technology Warns Drivers That A Bike Is Coming | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

April 22, 2016

Sunset mountain biking on Snowdon – Daily Post

April 20, 2016

This Bike Frame Can Be Made In Just One Hour—By Bike-Building Robots | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

April 20, 2016

How to trim bike weight on the cheap | road.cc

April 15, 2016