BBC wrote: Cycling has long been one of Belgium’s favourite sports and with that in mind, the Belgian Beer Café Cycling Club was formed.
Established in January 2004 by a group of cycling and Belgian culture enthusiasts, the breakfast club’s aim is to bring the European social experience surrounding the sport of cycling to Melbourne.
Among the events included on the club’s social calendar are the Australia Day Music and Cycling Festival, monthly complimentary breakfasts held on the last Saturday of each month and Tour de France big screen live broadcasts.
Membership is open to both competition and recreational cyclists.
For an annual fee of $30, Belgian Beer Café Cycling Club members receive:
* a Cycling Club water bottle
* Belgian Beer Cafés Melbourne food and beer vouchers
* monthly complimentary breakfasts; and
* a discount on the Belgian Beer Café's own distinctive cycling kit
To join the club, complete the <a href="http://www.belgianbeercafemelbourne.com/up_images/File/BBC%20Cycling%20Club%20-%20Membership%20-%20Application%20%20Renewal%20Form.pdf">membership form</a> and fax to 9529 1455 (or bring it along with you to the BBC) or request a form on your next visit to the Belgian Beer Cafés Melbourne.
The Belgian Beer Café Cycling Club supports the Amy Gillett Foundation, which promotes awareness of cyclists amongst drivers.
Belgian Beer Café Cycling Kits
Invest in the Belgian Beer Café's own cycling kits - jerseys and knicks.
The kits - in the striking Belgian colours of black, red and gold - are available for purchase at the Belgian Beer Café . Cost: $80 for jersey and $70 for knicks - discount applies for Belgian Beer Café Cycling Club Members.
For further info:
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +61 3 9529 2899
I reckon this ride would interest alot of the folk in the northern suburbs. It's a little different from the other regular rides.
Start Location: National Boulevard, Campbellfield, Vic, Australia
Start Time: 6:30pm Thursday Evenings
Distance of Ride: 1.8km Circuit, depends on how many laps you do.
Ride Contact Details: Aleks – The Bike Shed, 1/63 Hamilton St Craigieburn 3064
Phone: 03 9308 1788
Hot Laps are a great way for experianced roadies/racers to get some good training in, and also great for beginners and even recreational roadies.
National boulevard is a 1.8km circuit loacted behind the Ford Factory in Campbellfield. It is used by Coburg CC and the Northern Vets as a Criterium circuit. Its Fast, wide, smooth, well lit and safe.
The stronger guys usually get into a paceline and push hard, while those not interested in vomitting take it at their own pace. The circuit is great beacuse no one really loses contact, even if dropped.
Its great because it can be used to do Sprints, TTs, pacelines, mock races and base kays and also give less experienced riders time in a bunch.
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