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Freewheeling in Brisbane: Culture and cycling

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On 29th November I joined Dr Daniel Oakman, Senior Curator from National Museum of Australia and curator of Freewheeling, Cycling in Australia along with my old pal, Dr BehoovingMoving  aka Dr Steven Fleming author of CycleSpace at the Pedal Brisbane Festival held at Queensland Museum.  (and btw they are looking for volunteers for their summer programs). The Whale Walk at the Qld Museum never looked better with trades stalls, performers and artists along with a variety of speakers. [caption id="attachment_166436615" align="alignleft" width="239"] freewheeling in brisbane[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_166436616" align="aligncenter" width="300" class=" "] Queensland Museum[/caption] I subsequently got to meet Suzanne Misso...

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Bicycle advocacy comes in many guises

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It may be the piercing heat or perhaps the two weeks off work but I've come to realise that I am a bicycle advocate. I don't lobby politicians or connect with focus groups. I advocate for bikes through the very things that I love doing most: design, writing and cycling. When I first moved to Canberra 5 months ago I bought a beautiful new mountain bike. Canberra is well known for its off-road trails and I just didn't think my white Dahon would make it. But when it came to changing tack from road cycling to mountain biking I discovered...

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