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.
Date: Sat 28th Feb 2015
Meet: Geelong South Railway Station,
Time: 1000 am
Distance: 35 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.
Description: Explore the some of the Bellarine peninsula – Barwon River area along this scenic route through park lands, wetlands with a little road riding.
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
Date: Saturday 29th Nov 2014
Where: BELGRAVE Railway Station
When: 1000 – 1015 am (Trains arrive at 1012 am)
Distance: 45 – 50 klms (approx).
Cost: Free – need MYKI card and nibbles
Suits: Adults, any maintained bike – Ride involves some HILLS and sections of road riding.
Description: From the station our route explores the Upper Ferntreee Gully to Blind Creek Path (Knox cycleway). This trail heads to Knox City and eventually to the Dandenong Creek Trail and the option of a stop at Jells Park. From Jells Park it is a rather hilly negotiation of some marked but local streets on the Scotchmans Creek Trail and onto the Gardiners Creek Trail. This final trail can be followed to Kooyong station for rides end – distance about 47 klms. Cyclists may choose to continue riding to Flinders Street station.
Contact Ruth 0417 110 880
Report: A great ride with new routes found. Riders continues to Flinders Street for ride’s end. Distance 55 klms approx