Over 55 Cycling Club
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Welcome to the Over 55 Cycling Club

The Over 55 Cycling Club is for mature age cyclists. It is welcoming, social and supportive and members ride for fun and to keep fit and healthy. We are a pedal-powered cycle club.

Upcoming Rides and Events

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Tue 12

Nannup Camp 2019

November 10 @ 8:00 am - November 15 @ 5:00 pm
Nannup
Wed 13

Wednesday Ride

November 13 @ 7:30 am - 8:00 am
City Beach
Sat 16

Saturday Ride (Carine)

November 16 @ 7:30 am
Carine
Sat 16

Saturday Ride (DWP)

November 16 @ 7:30 am
Deep Water Point
Mon 18

Monday Ride

November 18 @ 8:00 am
Burswood
Wed 20

Wednesday Ride

November 20 @ 7:30 am - 8:00 am
Burswood
Sat 23

Saturday Ride (Carine)

November 23 @ 7:30 am
Carine
Sat 23

Saturday Ride (DWP)

November 23 @ 7:30 am
Deep Water Point

Rides will be automatically cancelled if the forecast maximum temperature on the evening before the ride 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 destination and distance of a ride.


Ride Program 2019 Ride Instructions Group Riding Rules

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Important Notices

IT’S HERE- Book NOW for our 35th ANNIVERSARY RIDE TO BUSSELTON.

MEMBERS can now sign up for this tour, …

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Nannup Camp (Nov 10 – Nov 15)

Details of the Nannup Camp Program are HERE.

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Latest News

Tim’s Ride Cycle Safety Breakfast: One Week to Go

Click this link for more information:.https://mailchi.mp/westcycle.org.au/tims-ride-1861277?e=32d8cc2170

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ADDITIONAL WORKS ANNOUNCED ON THE MITCHELL FREEWAY PSP | WestCycle

Click on this link for details: https://westcycle.org.au/additional-works-announced-on-the-mitchell-freeway-psp-2019/

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Join the WA Bike Month Challenge

Peter Mahony has created an Over 55 Cycling Club group for WA Bike Month Challenge. It runs from Friday 1st …

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Driver convicted for Over 55 Mullaloo crash

https://www.communitynews.com.au/joondalup-times/news/careless-driving-leaves-cyclist-needing-spinal-surgery?sfns=mo

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Nannup Camp starts 10th November – Sign up now

  The sign up sheet is available at Wednesday Rides. Come on down and enjoy the scenic rides, good company …

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Urgent Call for 2019 Club Photos (for Christmas Function)

Please send any photos that depict members participating in Club activities during 2019 To: Jim Laurie at the following email …

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Dams Challenge 2020 and WA Fondo 2019

Thanks to John Morhall, click this link for the latest email from Westcycle: https://mailchi.mp/westcycle.org.au/dams-2020-reveal?e=32d8cc2170

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WA Bike Month is coming up – Win a $1000 voucher

Details here: https://mailchi.mp/westcycle.org.au/wa-bike-month?e=90e808ad32

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2020 Camp dates – Busselton and Albany

Busselton: Sat 8th Feb – Sat 22rd Feb 2020 Albany: Sat 28th March – Sat 4th April 2020

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Cycling Snippets

Circumnavigation on a Tandem!

November 4, 2019

NEWS.com.au: More than 130 cyclists caught out in police crackdown

October 3, 2019

Fremantle PSP Construction

August 12, 2019

Cycle cafe locked in row with council after it bans cycling clubs from stopping there

August 11, 2019

Regulators getting a grip on throttle e-bikes

August 1, 2019

Is a Helmet Worth It? How Brain Injuries Affect Different Body Functions

July 29, 2019

Facebook and Privacy

July 28, 2019

How the Safe System approach can improve cycling safety | WestCycle

July 25, 2019

50 Years Ago!

July 22, 2019

Google Maps is rolling out real-time bike sharing information

July 19, 2019

Nubike – Chainless

July 11, 2019

Thinking of changing to clipless pedals – Road or MTB?

July 11, 2019

Australia’s cycling safety statistics

July 5, 2019

A cyclist’s guide to biking the city

July 1, 2019

Build it and they will bike: the Bicycle Architecture Biennale – in pictures

June 21, 2019

See and be seen: What every cyclist needs to know about daytime running lights

June 21, 2019

Giant Musical Bike Mayhem

May 12, 2019

Older riders a growing injury problem | Bicycle Network

May 8, 2019

Why the bicycle’s future looks bright

May 2, 2019

WA Historical cycle club – Swansea Cycles Event – 18/5/2019

April 24, 2019

Prototype e-bike uses steering-assist to keep seniors upright

April 23, 2019

Bike lanes let cars get too close for comfort

April 15, 2019

UCI and FIM fight over E-Bike jurisdiction

April 8, 2019

Cyclopic – Spokeless Electric Bike

April 6, 2019

Great Victorian Bike Ride -Fri 22 Nov – Sun 1 Dec- Early bird entries are now open!

March 28, 2019

Confused about what gears to use – this video might help

March 28, 2019

Munda Biddi Workshop: 21st March

March 8, 2019

The Bikes of Wrath – Movie

March 5, 2019

Bicycle Powered Snow Plough

February 24, 2019

Freeway Path Detours in Como – be courteous to pedestrians when crossing footbridges.

February 13, 2019

Cyclists are emotionally attached to their bikes, study finds

January 28, 2019

Amazon Alexa enabled e-bikes

January 28, 2019

An endless FAQ to tubeless bicycle tyres | CyclingTips

January 9, 2019

Cycling’s speed secrets | The Economist

January 2, 2019

Cycling cheap tricks: everyday alternatives to expensive bike products

December 23, 2018

Forget Electric Bikes

December 15, 2018

Middle aged riders cheat death

December 12, 2018

Thinking Outside the Box?

November 30, 2018

CyclingTips: Ten favourite products of 2018

November 29, 2018

Cyclist: Bike fit variables: No. 4 gear ratios

November 18, 2018

How bicycles have changed in the last 25 years l

November 11, 2018

Cyclists the big winners in Mitchell Freeway expansion as upgrades fix Perth’s ‘missing link’

October 19, 2018

The ‘world’s toughest one-day bike race’ – Bhutan

October 14, 2018

The Guardian: Shopping by cycle – archive, 1939

October 3, 2018

A Bicycle school bus in Netherlands

September 21, 2018

Nova bike lights do away with batteries, wheel magnets and tire-rubbing dynamos

September 21, 2018

Kwinana Freeway PSP Closure

September 14, 2018

87-year-old is probably oldest man to complete Lands’ End to John o’Groats

September 1, 2018

A Passion for Cycling

August 27, 2018

Tips For Riding In The Rain

August 22, 2018

Biking the Baltic: a cycle tour from Vilnius to Tallinn

August 21, 2018

‘Right Hook,’ Biking’s Most-Feared Crash

August 17, 2018

The best folding bikes in 2018

August 14, 2018

More on Chain Free Bike

July 31, 2018

Carbon Fibre Issues

July 24, 2018

A Diversity of Riders: Letter from Bruce Robinson to The West Australian

July 13, 2018

Futuristic chainless bike

July 13, 2018

Hövding – the new bicycle helmet with an airbag.

July 12, 2018

Benefits of Exercise to the Brain

July 8, 2018

Cycling Without Age

June 28, 2018

Which Bike Frame Material is Best? – Bike Frame Materials Explained

June 28, 2018

UK cycling is worth more than the steel industry

June 18, 2018

The past informs the future – 1818–2018 – Two Hundred Years of the British Bicycle Industry

June 18, 2018

Copenhagenize your city: the case for urban cycling in 12 graphs

June 12, 2018

Electric bicycle hub motors vs mid-drive motors on e-bikes

June 8, 2018

10 weird and wonderful derailleurs – and how they changed cycling

June 8, 2018

Cycling Without Age – a chance to volunteer

June 4, 2018

Block devices before they drive up road deaths | Bicycle Network

May 24, 2018

Bike shifting adjustment made easy with this simple trick

May 19, 2018

Cycling and the Budget

May 10, 2018

The unexpected beauty of China’s bicycle graveyards – in pictures

May 4, 2018

How to clean your bike – from a quick lick to a full makeover

April 21, 2018

Cycling Eastern Europe

April 21, 2018

Cottesloe bike path is going to be built

April 15, 2018

Central Australia to offer world-class mountain bike tracks, for a price

April 10, 2018

WA Government announces grants to create 37km of new bike paths

April 9, 2018

Mitch Anderson breaks 24 hour World Record

April 4, 2018

Shimano releases a new Ultegra rear derailleur with mountain biking clutch technology

April 4, 2018

Inside Chicago’s high-tech bicycle-components company

April 2, 2018

How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining – BBC News

March 9, 2018

The Guardian view on cycling and the law: good manners needed

March 7, 2018

Woman Divorces Husband Over His Bicycle Obsession

February 24, 2018

Some of the weird and wonderful bikes to see at the London Bike Show

February 8, 2018

Cycling and cramp: the fact, the theory and the fallacy behind the mystery affliction

January 31, 2018

Revolve folding 26-inch wheel could be a game-changer

January 27, 2018

Can ‘bicycle-to-vehicle’ communication help make cycling safer?

January 10, 2018

Bingo and Flemington! O55s in Action

December 31, 2017

A Smart Bike Helmet

December 28, 2017

Great Victoria Bike Ride Abandoned

December 5, 2017

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