This week Steve and Chris chat about the recent UCI Track World Cup held in Melbourne over the weekend, review the Urban Donkey bicycle art exhibition and list events for this weeks Melbourne Bicycle Film Festival.

We interview Steve Nurse about his involvement with Human Powered Vehicles & recumbents. Plus plenty of cycling-themed events to plan your week.

News & Events

BikePark Melbourne Launch: November 26, 2009 from 5:30pm to 9pm, Banana Alley, Melbourne
Phone: 0438 581 958.  BikePark will launch on 26 November in the Flinders Street Railway Station precinct. Victoria Police will present on new road rules affecting cyclists. It heralds a new service to cyclists commuting to Melbourne.

There are 150 bike parking spaces, men & women showers, personal lockers, maintenance service and full amenities. FREE User Trials commence in December. Free short duration bike parking for visitors to Melbourne. RSVP to to receive a personal invitation to a fund raising event for the Amy Gillett Foundation.

Critical Mass 14th Birthday – it all started back in 1995: Melbourne Critical Mass Critical Mass is a bicycling event in which a group of riders get together to ride around and explore Melbourne, while drawing attention to the city’s cycling community. The event is open to all, and riding is at a slow and steady pace! The event runs on the last Friday of every month. Meet at the State Library, CBD at 5.30pm-ish

Bicycle Film Festival – Melbourne – Thursday November 26 – Saturday November 28
Screenings at Kino Cinema – 45 Collins St Melbourne

Opening Night Afterparty 8pm – 12.30am – Thousand £ Bend – 361 Little Lonsdale St Melbourne

Saturday November 28
Australian Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships: Day 1 – Flagstaff Gardens, 10am – 6pm Cnr Dudley & Peel Sts, West Melbourne

Treadly Awards- 14 Prentice St Brunswick: 3pm – 6pm Screenings at Kino Cinema – 45 Collins St Melbourne

Sunday November 29 – BFF Tweed Ride Meet at State Library – ride to Street Party 12pm – 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne

B.est F.riends F.orever Street Party PS Bikes and surrounds. 12-5pm Cnr Peel & Cambridge Sts Collingwood

Bikes Rock Closing Party: The Tote – 71 Johnston St Collingwood From 5pm – with BBQ in the beer garden $15 on the door. RRR Presents the closing party for The Bicycle Film Festival: Bikes Rock!

Nothing sums up the DIY spirit of resistance embodied in the BFF quite like a night of great local music. Presented by Triple R, Bikes Rock! features 4 band, a friggen laser show, DJs, a BBQ and some very good times. Bikes Rock! will occupy whole of The Tote (front bar, band room and cobra bar) to create a sprawling celebration befitting the two weeks of revelry it is closing. 18+ only.