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Feast by North East

A DIY escape to Victoria’s High Country is a treat for the senses. From Melbourne it’s an easy drive to the spectacular valleys and high country of Victoria’s North East. But it is easy to miss the many local producers nestled amongst

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Back Pedal: Issue 21

In the 1920s and 30s in Australia bicycle racing was a hugely popular sport. Hubert Opperman, or ‘Oppy’ as he was more affectionately known, became a household name after winning the 200 kilometre Launceston to Hobart race in 1922. At the time

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Festival of the Bike 2019

Grafton Cycle Club proudly presents the second annual Festival of the Bike 2019 to celebrate 127 years of cycling in Grafton, from 7 – 12 May. The festival will include: Gala Opening Night and cycling film; MTB, vintage bike show, family fun ride; animation

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Peacecles and Pilgrims

A seaside ride along Japan’s Seto Inland Sea proves that sometimes it’s the most unlikely factors that contribute to the perfect cycling trip. I am standing in a long, light white tunnel with nautical mosaics on the walls. No cars or lorries

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Centrefold: La Souplette

It’s Parisian, it’s made from hickory wood, it’s very very old. It’s La Souplette! La Souplette, a hickory bicycle made in Paris around 1897, epitomises the style and innovation of “La Belle Epoque”. It is a favourite of our collection and a

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