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Over 55 Cycling Club, Perth, WA

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Three Rides a Week

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Camps and Tours

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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 2016

Important Events

Latest News

Eulogy for Past President

Most of you already know that Raymond McDonald passed away last month. Ray’s active involvement in the Perth Over 55 Cycling Club Inc. began prior …

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Charity Rides with Lifecycle

Lifecycle is a volunteer group that has been organising bike rides since 1998 to raise funds for CanTeen “Youth Living with Cancer”. They are currently …

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For Sale


FOR SALE One Wind Vest, size L, at $75 (down from $98) for private sale. Phone 9417 2999 for a fitting.  

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Club Survey Results


Results of Survey of O55 Cycling Club Members Thank you to all who participated in the recent Club survey. Seventy three members completed the survey. …

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Switch of Venue from Burswood to Raphael Park


Starting on Monday 20nd June, all rides scheduled to start from Burswood will be switched to Raphael Park. Interference from construction activity at Burswood has …

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Cycling Snippets

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 |

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 —

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 |

April 15, 2016

Bollard crash caught on video (Youtube)

April 15, 2016

Giant human bicycle formation ahead of International Bicycle Day | world | videos | Hindustan Times

April 14, 2016

Ikea launches low maintenance Sladda bicycle for urban riders

April 14, 2016

The Strange Tale of Donald Trump’s 1989 Biking Extravaganza – POLITICO Magazine

April 13, 2016

6 Useful Facts About Bike Chains | Bicycling

April 13, 2016

6 Ways to Climb Hills Better Right Now

April 12, 2016

London company 3D prints bamboo bike in just 8 hours | Technology | News | London Evening Standard

April 11, 2016

Common Causes of Cycling Knee Pain | Bicycling

April 11, 2016

form studio presents pako, a hand-woven bicycle bag made in vietnam

April 11, 2016

‘The Mechanical Horse’ Chronicles Cultural History of Bicycle – CityLab

April 2, 2016

Watch “Urban Arrow Cargo Bike –” on YouTube

April 2, 2016

Five myths about bicycling – The Washington Post

April 1, 2016

This Daredevil Traverses Rooftops—on a Bicycle

March 31, 2016

How to Layer Cycling Apparel | Bicycling

March 30, 2016

10 Incredible Bicycle Concepts Of The Future

March 27, 2016

The utterly amazing growth of cycling in London | Bicycle Business | BikeBiz

March 26, 2016

Drivers take note: cycling has benefits – The West Australian

March 25, 2016

This Custom $200 Bike Frame Could Be 3-D Printed In Your Living Room | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

March 23, 2016

Titanium Bike Bells

March 20, 2016

Cyclists chased by an ostrich – Chain Reaction Cycles

March 19, 2016

Return of the Bicycle Kingdom? How pavement cycling is transforming Taipei | Cities | The Guardian

March 18, 2016

How safe is your bicycle helmet?

March 11, 2016

Police issued almost 8,000 penalties for reckless bicycling since new laws took effect in June | The Japan Times

March 9, 2016

National Bicycle Week – in 1923!

March 5, 2016

Cycling safety tips – in the year 1936

March 3, 2016

Man who built his own bicycle as a schoolboy 50 years ago is back in the saddle – Mirror Online

March 2, 2016

New cycling laws come into play today including increased fines | DailyTelegraph

March 1, 2016

Norway to build “bicycle expressways” in major cities to cut emissions | Shanghai Daily

March 1, 2016

‘Cunning’ thieves conceal sabotaged cycle rack to steal bike – BBC News

February 28, 2016

Veemo velomobile could be yours to use, for 28 cents a minute

February 16, 2016

The global bike sharing boom – why cities love a cycling scheme

February 13, 2016

Cruising — and biking — along the blue Danube | The Seattle Times

February 13, 2016

How Mechanical Doping Works in Cycling | Bicycling

February 10, 2016

Why are these bicycling models not wearing helmets? : TreeHugger

February 5, 2016

Arc Bicycle has 3D-printed steel frame created by TU Delft

February 5, 2016

Is cycling on roads getting safer or more dangerous? | The Urbanist

February 4, 2016

The Top Bicycle-Friendly Cities in the World | Big Think

February 4, 2016

Quiz: Match the A-list celebrity to their bicycle – BikeRadar

February 1, 2016

“Education phase” ends for new cycling laws – InDaily

January 30, 2016

This $500 bamboo bicycle could be a key to reliable, affordable, and sustainable transportation : TreeHugger

January 27, 2016

Wearing a bike helmet might make you more dangerous | Science | The Guardian

January 25, 2016

Sydney Push cyclists reclaim College Street and protest over Transport for NSW’s Get Together campaign |

January 24, 2016

London Museum, Britain’s Bicycling Revolution

January 23, 2016

4 Ways Your Tire Pressure Is Wrong | Bicycling

January 23, 2016

NSW cyclists to rally against new cycle laws

January 22, 2016

Fat biking: the latest snow sport to hit the Swiss Alps | Skiing | Travel | The Independent

January 21, 2016

Revealed: Award-winning design to transform disused Tube tunnels into underground cycle routes | London | News | London Evening Standard

January 20, 2016

Missouri Lawmaker Wants Cyclists to Fly Flags from Bikes | Bicycling

January 17, 2016

New cycle helmet penalties could pump up fines to $1.5 million |

January 17, 2016

BP100 tracks rides and keeps tabs on bikes, no phoney help required

January 16, 2016

Space 4 Cycling BNE ramps up campaign in lead up to Brisbane City Council election | The Courier-Mail

January 13, 2016

Long road ahead for bicycles | The National

January 12, 2016

Germany Opens Bicycle-Only Autobahn | Bicycling

January 11, 2016

First Look: the Cerevo Orbitrec 3D-Printed, Internet-Connected Bicycle | Bicycling

January 11, 2016

Bicycle ‘should win Nobel Peace Prize’ – BBC News

January 9, 2016

10 Great Gifts Every Bicycle Buff Deserves | Gizmodo Australia

January 2, 2016

Germany gives green light to bicycle highways

December 30, 2015

Closure of Donnelly Drive, 22 km West of Manjimup

December 28, 2015

How a Bicycle is Made (1945) – YouTube

December 23, 2015

This self-inflating inner tube

December 23, 2015

The Evolution Of The Bicycle In Less Than One Minute

December 23, 2015

NSW Cyclists Forced To Carry Photo Identification And Face Big Fines Under New Rules

December 23, 2015