With the increase in popularity of using bikes for transport in Australia, there is an increasing wealth of local information on the net.
Also, the internet lets us tap into the vast body of knowledge developed overseas by clever cats who’ve been riding to get from A to B since bikes came on the scene.
Below is a selection of our favourite sites from near and far. We’ve been too busy setting the workshop up to really do this page justice yet. Stay tuned for more info and please pass on your favourite sites.
sheldonbrown.com – The first and last place for technical info on bikes. Sheldon Brown, who sadly passed away in February 2008 gets a category all to himself (and out of Alphabetical order). His online bicycle glossary and labyrinthe of articles is a testament to his encyclopedic knowledge and love of bicycles.
London Cycle Chic – This site offers tips and advice on how to combine safety, practicality and style to acheive true urban cycle chic.
Bicycle road safety
Do the test -A clever video that shows the importance of wearing white at night
Stop at red – Not all cyclists stop at red lights, here’s a campaign to ‘enlighten’ them
Bikely – An international bike path resource
Bike Bus – A nifty commuting technique that proves there’s safety in numbers
Bicycle User Groups
Bicycle Victoria – Victoria’s largest organised cycling community
Gutter Monkey – Another bicycle path resource
Momentum – ‘The magazine for self propelled people’
Friends of Commuter Cycles – support those who support us
Designation – Almost definitely the best little design studio around. Single-handedly put together the logo and all the Commuter Cycles visual elements you’ll find here on the website and in print. Stunning.
Maintenance and repair help
Bicycle Repair Guide – The purpose of this site is to help people learn how to fix their own bikes. Alex gives great weekly tutorials on jobs ranging from simple adjustments to complex repairs.