News archive for August, 2011

Brimbug 5 Year Achievements

1. Assisted with Brimbank Council in Walking and Cycling Strategy.

2. Participated in Saddle Survey with Council and Consultants.

3. Lobbied and Assisted in development of Brimbank Travel Smart Map

4. Brimbug Representative on VicRoads, Deer Park Bypass C C C. Brimbug Community Representative on Orica site Re- development.

5. Lobbied for defined route signage in Brimbank municipality.

6. Millbank drive Shared User Path (SUP) Re-construction

7. Monash Street On Road Bike Lanes

Suffolk Road On Road Bike Lanes.

8. Asphalting of SUP from Harvester road to Anderson road

9. Advising Responsible Authorities of unsafe riding conditions that require repairing.

VicRoads, Ballarat road SUP at Jones creek Ardeer.

V/Line Rail crossing SUP

10. Ongoing discussions concerning the extension to SUP from Buckingham Reserve to Federation Trail.

Extension to Millbank drive trail to Neil road via Kororoit creek Orica Site, Kororoit creek access WRR SUP to Deer Park Hotel into Cairnlea.

Date: Sunday 28th August 2011

Time: 1000 am

Where: Caltex Servo, Cnr Western Ring Rd & Sunshine Ave melways 26 H2

Distance: Approx 20 klms – can be extended

Suits: Adults > 18 yrs (as alcohol is envolved)


Meet at the Caltex Servo and ride a scenic route to the Rose Creek Estate in Craig St East Keilor as part of the Sunbury Wine Festival. Wine tasting and lunch available on this family run estate. Return route is dependant on weather and rider enthusiasm.

Contact: Ferdi 0409 384 977

Ride Report: x7 riders attended the “open day” for the Rose Creek winery as part of the Sunbury Wine Festival. An exhillerating 40 klm ride in total and excellent entertainment at the winery complex. Check out our photos on Flickr.