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BikeLife: End of an era for Eddie Barkla

BikeLife: End of an era for Eddie Barkla

If you’re at all involved in Bendigo’s road cycling community, chances are you’ll immediately recognise that as signature signoff phrase of Edward “Eddie” Barkla. Eddie was a relative newcomer to cycling in 1995 when he set up the Bendigo Cycling Network Weekly Update e-newsletter and coined that phrase. He had recently purchased his first ever […]

BikeLife: Eddie Barkla – Time to build a family bicycling habit

It’s almost a year since the coronavirus turned our lives upside down. The past week has been a rude reminder that we’re not out of the woods yet; but it’s timely to remind ourselves how much we have learned over the past 12 months – and to revisit some of those learnings. Last year provided […]

BikeLife: Tania Rusbridge – Ride to Kinder

I have been fortunate to be able to ride my daughter to kinder in Spring Gully for the past two years. We’ve had the delight of riding along the incredible Back Creek Trail from Quarry Hill all the way to Spring Gully. The experience of the bush – smells, bird spotting, watching the light shining […]