Casual Cyclist's Guide to Melbourne: Routes, Rides, Rants and Raves about the City and the Bike


Melbourne’s most original cycling guide returns, complete with new riding routes, rants and fully updated suburb-by-suburb directory. This new edition of The Casual Cyclist’s Guide to Melbourne brings a fresh and entertaining perspective to this much-loved mode of transport. Discover the quirky history cycling has in this fair city: the bone-shaker, the safety cycle and the Malvern Star. Discover the Naked Bike Ride and how The Austral Wheelrace is the worlds’ oldest continually held cycle race. Then take some of the historic rides around Melbourne, exploring its architecture, discovering little- known wonders in parks, and famous and infamous pubs, coffee spots and cafes. This read more

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ISBN:

9781742707891

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

224

Dimensions:

18cm x 11cm

RRP:

$22.99

Category:

Sport , Travel

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 September 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Matt Hurst

Matt Hurst is the creative entrepreneur who runs local bike-hire service The Humble Vintage – which has recently expanded to Sydney – as well as writing the cult Melbourne for VisitorsandCasual Cyclists seasonal newsletter. Along with guests who range from architects to historians and urbanites who know the best spots to be, he is well placed to reveal the inside story of cycling in Melbourne.