Whittlesea Bicycle User Group, serving the Whittlesea Cycling Community.


Whittlesea BUG members organise social rides for cyclists of all skill levels. There are regular rides on Saturdays and Sundays, (Twilight rides during Summer) as well as occasional weekend trips. Find out more about these rides.




Whittlesea BUG campaigns to improve cycling conditions in Whittlesea. Read more about past and present campaigns and how to get involved.



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Whittlesea BUG organises workshops and classes to educate cyclists about basic bicycle repairs and cycling skills.




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City of Whittelsea Cycling Strategy

The City of Whittlesea has committed to preparing a Cycling Strategy for the local area. The strategy will provide direction to Council on the provision and delivery of cycling infrastructure, programs and club/sport development over the next 10 years. The strategic plan is being undertaken on behalf of the City of Whittlesea by @Leisure Planners.

The Whittlesea BUG strongly encourages you to visit their Facebook page and complete the online survey to help shape the future of cycling in the City of Whittlesea.

Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cyclists-and-Skaters-in-the-City-of-Whittlesea/772570282790209

Online survey:  http://fluidsurveys.com/s/atleisure/whittlesea/cycle-sports-survey/


Annual General Meeting - 2014

Our Annual General Meeting is on Wednesday, November 26th commencing at 7.30 pm at the Whittlesea Council Offices.

We will have a guest speaker from the Whittlesea Council Traffic and Engineering Department to provide us with an update on infrastructure planning for the next financial year within our municipality.


Twilight Rides

To coincide with the start of daylight savings this Sunday, Whittlesea BUG will be recommencing weekly twilight bike rides on Tuesday's throughout daylight savings. The first of which is this Tuesday (October 7th) at 6.45 pm.

We have a new starting location this year which is the corner of McKimmies Rd and Botanica Bvd, Bundoora (map & picture of intersection shown below).

Tuesday's twilight rides will generally consist of routes of about 18 to 25 km with a view to finishing before it gets really dark. As required by law you must have front and rear lights (Big W at Epping Plaza has USB rechargeable sets for $30). It is also recommended that you wear Hi-vis clothing for safety.

We hope to see many of you join us for some interesting rides throughout the daylight savings period.




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