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.
When: Sunday 15th March 2015
Where: Caltex Service Station, cnr Sunshine Ave & WRR North Sunshine
Suits: Adults, any maintained bike. Cost: Free
Distance: 40 klms
Description: From the start point we follow the WRR path to link with the Deer Park Wellness trail and return to the start point via Caroline Springs. Explore some the newer and improved areas for cycling on this local ride.
Contact: Ferdi 0409 384 977
Date: Sat 28th Feb 2015
Meet: Landy Fields Recreation Reserve (situated at the corner of Swanston Street and Barwon Terrace, South Geelong)
Time: 1000 am
Distance: 37 klms
Suits: Adults, any maintained bike Cost: Free
NOTE : If travelling to the start point by train riders must check V LINE themselves for suitability of taking their bike on the train – NOT ALWAYS POSSIBLE on this route.
NOTE: If driving to the start there are other activities along this route on the same weekend which may lead to delays / traffic congestion while trying to reach the start point. Please consult the ride co-ordinator for more details if required.
Description: We start the ride at Landy Fields Recreation Reserve (situated at the corner of Swanston Street and Barwon Terrace, South Geelong) as there plenty of room to park cars. Explore the Bellarine peninsula – Barwon River area along this scenic route through park lands, wetlands with a little road riding. 20 klm loop from the start to return and option to cycle to Waurn Ponds for lunch and then return to Landy Fields. Total distance 37 klms.
Contact: Ferdi 0409 384 977 Peter: 0400 686 801
Date: Sat 14th Feb 2015
Where: More Park, Ardeer 3022 Melways 25 K9
Distance: 35 klms
Cost: Free, Suits: Adults, any maintained bike
Description: From More Park meeting point – The ride follows the Western Ring Road and diverts off into Spottswood to explore a more coastal route into Melbourne City area. Many places to explore and good coffee or bail out train points along this route through the north western suburbs.
Contact: Ruth 0417 110 880 Ferdi: 0409 384 977