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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.
All welcome!

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  2014

2014 was a very good year for improvements to cycling infrastructure in Brimbank.  Much of the work was built as part of the Regional Rail Link (RRL) and Brimbank council has continued to build both recreational trails and on-road cycling lanes.

Below are just some of the achievements that Brimbug was involved in – with the relevant stakeholders, RRL, Brimbank council.

1.  St Albans On Road bike lanes – 1.5 klms between Furlong Rd and Gilmour Rd and 600 mts of concrete Shared User path along the rail line to WRR path.

2.  Pedestrian bridge across rail line in Sunshine to H V McKay Gardens and Albion.

3.  Anderson Road RRL rail bridge –  path on both sides of the structure from Albion to Sunshine retail centre.

4.  South Hampshire Rd – On Road bike lanes.

5.  Opening of Station Rd, Deer Park Underpass on Kororoit Creek Trail.

6.   Power line easement between Mulhall Dve and Stradbroke Dve – 6oo mts of path.

7.  Re-construction of 400 mts of WRR path due to construction damage during M80 upgrade at Jones Creek, St Albans.

8.  Under construction – Forrest St path to Fitzgerald Rd – 3klm long
Sunshine to Tottenham – 3.5 klm of path into Ashley St, West Footscray.

Further works are planned as part of St Albans and Ginifer rail crossing upgrades.

 

Latest news...

When:         Sunday 26th July 2015

Meet:         More Park,  Ballarat road Ardeer.  ( Albion is the Closest Station).

Time:         9:30  am

Distance:      30 Km return

Suits:       All riders with a maintained bike,       Cost :   Free BBQ lunch provided at Venue by organisers.

Description:  This route takes riders along the Kororoit Creek through Brimbank and onto North Altona for the National Tree Planting Event, to help with planting out trees and shrubs.

Announcement will be made by the Premier of Victoria about plans for the Kororoit Creek Trail.

Contact:     Ferdi    0409 384 977

Date:       Sunday 5th July

Meet:      Bendigo – Lake Weeroona – North western end off Weeroona Ave

Time:      1000 am

Distance:    40 klms plus

Suits:       Adults, gravel trail riding not suitable road bikes.

Cost:      Free

Description:   After meeting in Bendigo at the local Lake Weeroona the O’Keefe Rail Trail makes its way to Axedale.  Return to Bendigo via the same route.  Deviations available to add distance to this 40 klm ride.  Route is mostly on the gravel  trail with a little road riding.

Contacts:      Ferdi   0409 384 977           Peter:    0400 686 801

 

 

Sunbury Ride has been re-scheduled.

Westmeadows Ride

Date:                     Sunday 28th June 2015

Meet:                    Caltex Servo, Sunshine Ave & Ring Road bike path. (Ginifer Station closest).

Time:                    10:00 am

Distance:             50 klms

Suits:                     Adults with a maintained bike

Cost:                       Free,  MYKI card & refreshment money

Description:         From Caltex Servo we ride on recreational trails, to Westmeadows along Moonee Ponds Creek, for coffee and cake.

Contact:        Ferdi    0409 384 977                 Peter      0400 686 801

Report: Perfect day for a ride, several riders rode to Westmeadows for coffee and cake, Then returned  home via Moonee Ponds Creek trail to Arden St. North Melbourne station.

Along the way we met a lot of lost Melburn Roobaix riders, pondering their map.