BrimBUG is a Bicycle User Group based in the City of Brimbank. We are a non-profit organisation, dedicated to improving local conditions for cyclists. We conduct free rides of varying levels every two weeks.
BrimBUG members suggest that all riders become members of Bicycle Network Victoria (previously Bicycle Victoria) and receive the benefits of rider and accident insurance.
Brimbug Achievements 2013
1. The Cairnlea Trail, Deer Park Link.
2. Sunshine Ave to WRR path section fronting the Caltex service station.
3. Adelaide Street, upgrade with on road bike Lanes.
4. Perth Ave to Derrimut Trail renewed Shared User Footpath.
5. Devonshire road on road bike Lanes.
6. WRR path – Terror Street. Re-alignment / resurfacing improved safety in commercial area- .
NOTE: If arriving at the start by train please check the timetables as there have been alterations to services recently due to works on the Regional Rail Link.
Date: Saturday 12th April 2014
Meet: Ginifer railway station – (Watergardens / Sunbury Line)
Distance: 60 klms round trip (shorter trip 25 klms)
Cost: Free, suits adults with maintained bike
Description: Riding along the Kororoit Creek and enjoying the improvements in the area via Isabella Williams Reserve and return. Expected distance 60 klms. Route can be shortened to approx. 25 klms by riders as needed. Of course there is a coffee stop.
Contact: Ferdi 0409 384 977 Ruth 0417 110 880
Date: Saturday 15th March 2014
Meet: North Melbourne Railway Station
Distance: 35 klms (optional 70 klms- return cycle)
Suits: Adults with a maintained bike
Cost: Free, MYKI card & refreshment money
Description: From North Melbourne Station its a road route via South Melb to the light rail which we follow to Beach Parade and then in to St Kilda for some legendary cakes and morning tea. Then its via the coast route to the Mordialloc area and Ricketts Point for rides end. Train return or cycle as individuals desire.
Contact: Ruth 0417 110 880
Report: A great day for cycling down Melbourne’s bayside. We even managed to escape the Grand Prix traffic. New café – cake great coffee disappointing Onwards to a generous lunch in Mordialloc with the good autumn weather. Distance covered approx. 45 klms. 9 riders
Date: Saturday 1st March 2014
Meet: Newport Power Station Park
The Strand, Newport, (near the skate park) Melways 56 B4
Distance 55 klms ( approx.)
Suits: Adults , any maintained bike
Cost: Free, need MYKI card and refreshment money.
Description: From the start point its and easy ride along the foreshore through Williamstown, Altona, the Cheetham Wetlands and across the bridge into Sanctuary Lakes to the Golf Course / recreation club café for refreshments/lunch. Retracing the path back out of Sanctuary Lakes and towards Williams Landing for a train trip return OR cycle back to the start point in Newport. Distance approx. 55 klms depending on finishing options.
contact Ferdi 0409 384 977 Peter 0400 686 801