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Whittlesea Bicycle Users Group, serving the Whittlesea Cycling Community.

Rides

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

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Campaigns

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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Learn

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

 

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Latest News

Dear Members,

With the COVID-19 isolation rules back in force, the WBUG committee have suspended official rides. Confirming that Whittlesea is part of Melbourne and the Restrictions apply.

The following Victorian Government exercise rules have been established for the safety of all for residents of Metropolitain Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire.

I live in Melbourne - can I exercise outside with someone who is not part of my household?

From 11:59pm on 8 July, changed gathering limits apply to the Melbourne metropolitan area and the Shire of Mitchell.

If you live in this area, you are only allowed to exercise outside with one other person, or members of your household.

In order to help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) across the state, you cannot leave metropolitan Melbourne or Mitchell Shire to exercise. While exercising outside you should keep 1.5 metres distance between yourself and others and avoid sharing equipment.

I live in Melbourne. Can I participate in community sport?

No. You are only allowed to exercise outside with one other person, or members of your household.

While exercising outside you should keep 1.5 metres distance between yourself and others and avoid sharing equipment.

In order to help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) across the state, you cannot leave metropolitan Melbourne or the Shire of Mitchell to exercise.

We look forward to seeing you on an official WBUG once restrictions are relaxed, until then a big wave if we pass on the bike track.

ref: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/victorias-restriction-levels-covid-19

ref: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/updated-restrictions-1159pm-wednesday-8-july-covid-19

COVIDSafe App

Whittlesea BUG supports the use of the COVIDSafe App and askes that all riders have this enabled on their mobile devices.

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Team App

Whittlesea BUG uses Team App to register rides and communicate with members and riders.

Team App Download Team App and search for "Whittlesea BUG" 

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Changes to footpath cycling laws

Last Updated on October 16, 2019

Vicroads has introduced new bicycle laws that will make it easier for kids to cycle safely.

What's new?

  • Under 13 years can now ride on footpaths.
  • 13 years and older can accompany a person who is under 13 to ride on a footpath.
  • 18 years and above? You can now ride with a child in a child seat or pedalling on a hitch bike on the footpath.

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For more info visit: http://bit.ly/35A6T24


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