Back2Bikes, 525 Williamstown Road, Port Melbourne

Back2Bikes with Geoff Smart, demise of Melbourne Bike Share + bicycle news: on this weeks show Geoff Smart from Back2Bikes joins Chris in the 3CR studio. Local news includes opening of the new Inner West Community Bike Hub, upcoming Yarra Tram works on Nicholson Street, Carlton North that involve access to Velo Cycles, demise of Melbourne BikeShare announced by Minister for Roads, Jaala Pulford, it’s time for people to get very very loud and squeaky at Foot & Bike bridges for busy Bell Street Blockade on 10 September on the Upfield Path and how to support City of Glen Eira’s Safe Cycling Corridor Pilot.

Geoff discusses the begininings of Back2Bikes, local council support, creating B2B facilities, bicycle workshop equipment, ongoing services, public bicycle donations, activities at South Melbourne Market, fortnightly Womens Nights, pop up bike workshop at Tour de Moray with City of Port Phillip and more.

Local events include Spring A Ding Ding Festival 2019 at Shore Reserve, Coburg on 10am-2pm, Saturday 14 September and Silk Road Mountain Race and Mongolia Bikepacking Slide Night at Commuter Cycles, 7pm, Thursday, 5 September 2019