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Cycling in Melbourne

Index Cycling in Melbourne

Cycling in Melbourne, the capital city of Victoria, Australia is enhanced by the city's relatively flat topography and generally mild climate. [1]

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ABC News (Australia)

ABC News is a national news service in Australia produced by the News and Current Affairs division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Around the Bay in a Day

Around the Bay in a Day is a non-competitive fully supported recreational cycling fundraising event organised by Bicycle Network in Victoria, Australia.

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Austral Wheel Race

The Austral Wheel Race is the oldest track bicycle race in the world still existing, stretching back to 1887.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian Cyclists Party

The Australian Cyclists Party is a minor political party in Australia.

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Australian Greens Victoria

The Australian Greens Victoria, also known as the Victorian Greens, is the Victorian state member party of the Australian Greens, a green political party in Australia.

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Banjo Paterson

Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson, (17 February 18645 February 1941) was an Australian bush poet, journalist and author.

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Bicycle bell

A bicycle bell is a percussive signaling instrument mounted on a bicycle for warning pedestrians and other cyclists.

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Bicycle helmet

A bicycle helmet is designed to attenuate impacts to the head of a cyclist in falls while minimizing side effects such as interference with peripheral vision.

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Bicycle helmet laws

Some countries and lower jurisdictions have enacted laws or regulations which require cyclists to wear a helmet in certain circumstances, typically when riding on the road or a road-related area (such as a bicycle lane or path).

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Bicycle lighting

Bicycle lighting is illumination attached to bicycles whose purpose above all is, along with reflectors, to improve the visibility of the bicycle and its rider to other road users under circumstances of poor ambient illumination.

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Bicycle Network

Bicycle Network is a charity, one of the largest cycling membership organisations in the world (45,000 members, 2015), whose mission is to have More People Cycling More Often. It was, prior to 2011, known as Bicycle Victoria.

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Bicycle parking rack

A bicycle parking rack, usually shortened to bike rack and also called a bicycle stand, is a device to which bicycles can be securely attached for parking purposes.

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Bicycle parking station

A bicycle parking station is a building or structure designed for use as a bicycle parking facility.

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Bicycle safety

Bicycle safety is the use of road traffic safety practices to reduce risk associated with cycling.

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Bicycle User Group

A Bicycle User Group (BUG or B.U.G.) is a group set up to promote cycling issues in, for example, a place of employment or a local government area.

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Bicycle-friendly

Bicycle-friendly policies and practices help some people feel more comfortable about traveling by bicycle with other traffic.

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Bicycle-sharing system

A bicycle-sharing system, public bicycle system, or bike-share scheme, is a service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a short term basis for a price or free.

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Black Rock, Victoria

Black Rock is an affluent suburb of Melbourne in the Australian state of Victoria, 18 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.

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Bol d'Or cycle race

The Bol d'Or was a bicycle track race that ran in France between 1894 and 1950.

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Brunswick East, Victoria

Brunswick East is an inner suburb north from Melbourne's central business district.

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Canberra

Canberra is the capital city of Australia.

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Central business district

A central business district (CBD) is the commercial and business centre of a city.

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CERES Community Environment Park

The CERES Community Environment Park, or Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies, is a urban environmental centre located in urban Brunswick East, Victoria, Australia.

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City of Melbourne

The City of Melbourne is a local government area in Victoria, Australia, located in the central city area of Melbourne.

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Climate

Climate is the statistics of weather over long periods of time.

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Coburg, Victoria

Coburg is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 km north of Melbourne's central business district.

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Colleen Hartland

Colleen Mildred Hartland (born 1 February 1959) is a former Australian politician, and a Greens member of the Victorian Legislative Council from 2006 to 2018.

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Cricket

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Criterium

A criterium, or crit, is a bike race consisting of several laps around a closed circuit, the length of each lap or circuit ranging from about 800 m to 10,000 m.

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Cycle sport

Cycle sport is competitive physical activity using bicycles.

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Cycling in Australia

Cycling in Australia is a common form of transport, recreation and sport.

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Cycling in Victoria

Cycling in the Australian state of Victoria (including its capital Melbourne) is a popular pastime, sport and way of getting around since at least 1896, as indicated by the Banjo Paterson poem Mulga Bill's Bicycle.

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Cycling infrastructure

Cycling infrastructure refers to all infrastructure which may be used by cyclists.

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Cycling Victoria

Cycling Victoria, CV, is the peak governing body for organised competitive and recreational cycling within Victoria, Australia.

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Cyclingnews.com

Cyclingnews.com is a website providing cycling news and race result owned by Immediate Media Company.

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Department of Transport (Victoria)

The Department of Transport (DOT) was the government agency responsible for the coordination, integration and regulation of the transport system in the State of Victoria, Australia.

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Dick Ploog

Richard Francis Ploog (27 November 1936 – 14 July 2002) was an Australian cyclist.

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Don Bradman

Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.

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Dooring

Dooring is a traffic collision in which a cyclist rides into a car door or is struck by a car door that was opened quickly without checking the side mirror for cyclists.

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Economist Intelligence Unit

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is a British business within the Economist Group providing forecasting and advisory services through research and analysis, such as monthly country reports, five-year country economic forecasts, country risk service reports, and industry reports.

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Ernest Bainbridge

Ernest "Ernie" Bainbridge (born 1891), also known as Ern Bainbridge, was an Australian racing cyclist, who is best known for competing in the 1928 Tour de France with fellow Australian Percy Osborn and Hubert Opperman and New Zealander Harry Watson.

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Folding bicycle

A folding bicycle is a bicycle designed to fold into a compact form, facilitating transport and storage.

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Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth International (FoEI) is an international network of environmental organizations in 74 countries.

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Geelong

Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia.Geelong is south-west of the state capital, Melbourne.

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Global Liveability Ranking

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) publishes an annual Global Liveability Ranking, which ranks 140 cities for their urban quality of life based on assessments of stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.

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Government of Victoria

The Government of Victoria is the executive administrative authority of the Australian state of Victoria.

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Great Victorian Bike Ride

The Great Victorian Bike Ride, commonly known as The Great Vic, is a non-competitive fully supported eight- or nine-day annual bicycle touring event organised by Bicycle Network.

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Hell Ride, Melbourne

The Hell Ride, also known as the Hell Dog, is an informal group bicycle training ride that follows the coastline of Port Phillip Bay through the south–eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Herald Sun

The Herald Sun is a morning newspaper based in Melbourne, Australia published by The Herald and Weekly Times, a subsidiary of News Corp Australia, itself a subsidiary of News Corp. The Herald Sun primarily serves Victoria and shares many articles with other News Corporation daily newspapers, especially those from Australia. It is also available for purchase in Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory and border regions of South Australia and southern New South Wales such as the Riverina and NSW South Coast, and is available digitally through its website and apps. In March 2009, the paper had a daily circulation of 530,000 from Monday to Friday.

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Herald Sun Tour

The Herald Sun Tour is an Australian professional bicycle race held in Melbourne and provincial Victoria, sanctioned by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).

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Hubert Opperman

Sir Hubert Ferdinand Opperman, OBE (29 May 1904 – 18 April 1996), referred to as Oppy by Australian and French crowds, was an Australian cyclist and politician, whose endurance cycling feats in the 1920s and 1930s earned him international acclaim.

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Iddo Munro

Iddo "Snowy" Munro (26 March 1888 – 27 October 1980) was an Australian racing cyclist.

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Keith Dunstan

John Keith Dunstan OAM (3 February 1925 – 11 September 2013), known as Keith Dunstan, was an Australian journalist and author.

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy is a novel by the English-American writer Frances Hodgson Burnett, her first children's novel.

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Local government areas of Victoria

This is a list of local government areas (LGAs) in Victoria, sorted by region.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Melbourne Bike Share

Melbourne Bike Share is a bicycle sharing system that serves the central business district of Melbourne, Australia.

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Melbourne Critical Mass

Critical Mass Melbourne is an informal grass roots collection of people who gather to take part in the month's Critical Mass event, which is a cycling event typically held in various cities throughout the world on the last Friday of every month, for traveling as a group through city or town streets on bikes.

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Melbourne to Warrnambool Classic

The Melbourne to Warrnambool Classic cycling race is a one-day road bicycle race.

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Modal share

A modal share (also called mode split, mode-share, or modal split) is the percentage of travellers using a particular type of transportation or number of trips using said type.

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Mount Eliza, Victoria

Mount Eliza is a seaside town on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia.

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Mulga Bill's Bicycle

"Mulga Bill's Bicycle" is a poem written in 1896 by Banjo Paterson.

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National Ride to Work Day

The Australian National Ride to Work Day (also National Ride2Work Day) is a commuter cycling social movement and participatory event that encourages commuters to bicycle to and from work.

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Nepean Highway

Nepean Highway runs south from the corner of Glen Huntly Road and Brighton Road in Victoria, Australia to Portsea, along the eastern shore of Port Phillip.

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OBike

oBike is a Chinese-founded stationless bicycle-sharing system with operations in several countries.

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Paris–Brest–Paris

Paris–Brest–Paris (PBP) is a long-distance cycling event.

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Physical fitness

Physical fitness is a state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities.

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Population density

Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.

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Port Phillip

Port Phillip (also commonly referred to as Port Phillip Bay or (locally) just The Bay), is a large bay in southern Victoria, Australia; it is the location of Melbourne.

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Public Transport Victoria

Public Transport Victoria (stylised as PT&gt) is the trading name of the statutory authority responsible for providing, coordinating and promoting public transport in the Australian state of Victoria.

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Railways in Melbourne

The Melbourne rail network is a mixed-grade commuter and freight train system in the city of Melbourne, Victoria.

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Richard Lamb

Richard "Fatty" Lamb (26 December 1907 – 1974) was an Australian racing cyclist who competed on both road and track, as was typical of Australian cyclists of the era such as Hubert Opperman.

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Royal Automobile Club of Victoria

The Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) is a motoring club and mutual organisation which provides its Members with a range of products and services in the areas of motoring and mobility, home, leisure, financial services and general insurance.

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Rush hour

A rush hour (American English, British English) is a part of the day during which traffic congestion on roads and crowding on public transport is at its highest.

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Russell Mockridge

Edward Russell Mockridge (18 July 1928 – 13 September 1958) was a racing cyclist from Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

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Smart card

A smart card, chip card, or integrated circuit card (ICC), is any pocket-sized card that has embedded integrated circuits.

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St Kilda Road, Melbourne

St Kilda Road is a street in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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State Library of Victoria

State Library Victoria is the central library of the state of Victoria, Australia, located in Melbourne.

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Sydney Road, Melbourne

Sydney Road (in its northernmost part also known as the Hume Highway) is a major urban arterial in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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The Age

The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.

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The Herald and Weekly Times

The Herald and Weekly Times Limited (HWT) is a newspaper publishing company based in Melbourne, Australia.

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Topography

Topography is the study of the shape and features of the surface of the Earth and other observable astronomical objects including planets, moons, and asteroids.

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Transport Integration Act 2010

The Transport Integration Act 2010 (the Act) is a law enacted by the Parliament of the State of Victoria, Australia.

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Triathlon

A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines.

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University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia.

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Uranium

Uranium is a chemical element with symbol U and atomic number 92.

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Urban sprawl

Urban sprawl or suburban sprawl describes the expansion of human populations away from central urban areas into low-density, monofunctional and usually car-dependent communities, in a process called suburbanization.

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V/Line

V/Line is a government-owned corporation that operates the regional passenger train and coach services in Victoria, Australia.

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VicRoads

VicRoads or the Roads Corporation of Victoria is a statutory corporation which is the road and traffic authority in the state of Victoria, Australia.

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Victoria (Australia)

Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.

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Victoria Police

Victoria Police is the primary law enforcement agency of Victoria, Australia.

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Victorian dress reform

Victorian dress reform was an objective of the Victorian dress reform movement (also known as the rational dress movement) of the middle and late Victorian era, comprising various reformers who proposed, designed, and wore clothing considered more practical and comfortable than the fashions of the time.

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Victorian Legislative Council

The Victorian Legislative Council (VLC) is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Victoria, Australia; the lower house being the Legislative Assembly.

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Victorian state election, 2014

The 2014 Victorian state election, held on Saturday, 29 November 2014, was for the 58th Parliament of Victoria.

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William Charles Kernot

William Charles Kernot (16 June 1845 – 14 March 1909), was an Australian engineer, first professor of engineering at the University of Melbourne and president of the Royal Society of Victoria.

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1956 Summer Olympics

The 1956 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVI Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in November–December 1956, apart from the equestrian events, which were held five months earlier in Stockholm, Sweden.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cycling_in_Melbourne

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