Month: September 2017

September 29th, 2017

Our members are an incredible bunch and every so often we hear about their amazing efforts. One such member is Julie Pesch who will cycle almost 4000km for charity before May next year.   This Wynnum resident will cycle the same distance that she will drive in the upcoming Sh*tbox Rally from May 19-25 between Brisbane and Darwin.   The rally is the biggest…

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September 29th, 2017

‘Purple power’ will be put to the test by seven Brisbane women who are on a mission to get more women to take up cycling. Our seven female ambassadors received their custom purple jerseys this week which they will wear in B2GC on Sunday October 15. With the help of the ambassadors, female entries for…

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September 20th, 2017

Meet Fred. At 83 years young, he’s survived pancreatic cancer surgery and being knocked off his bike by a car.  Yet come October 15, he’ll line up for his first Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge in over seven years. Fred and his customised Apollo bike are tough customers. The Laurieton resident, who only moved…

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September 20th, 2017

Roundabouts are one place in Australia’s road environment where the desire to enable the free flow of traffic comes into conflict with the safety of bike riders, and the consequences can be severe. The biggest problem is found in the Australian road rules governing multi-lane roundabouts. Frankly, it’s a minefield. But before we dive into…

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September 18th, 2017

Hot on the heels of the Ugly Xmas Rashie, Australia’s answer to the Ugly Christmas Sweater tradition, SCODY have teamed up with the Cancer Council to include cyclists this year in this new Aussie tradition. The Ugly Xmas Rashie was first launched in 2015 and sold out within 48 hours, and it’s been an Aussie…

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