Monday, July 3, 2017

MORE RIDES

JULY

Saturday 15 July 2017

INNER WEST INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE TOUR

Crafted tour of inner west Sydney’s industrial past with experienced and friendly ride team.

Description: Moderate pace, bike paths, quiet streets, frequent stops.
Meet: 10.00 am. Saturday 15 July, 2017
Location: Footpath opposite Sydenham Station entrance, Gleeson Ave, Sydenham. (See map)     
Bring: Bike in good working order, helmet, cash, phone, water, dress to stay warm not dry.
Cost: $5 members, unwaged / $10 non-members, employed. RSVP https://www.meetup.com/ARTcycle-Sydney/events/241136917/
Map: http://bit.ly/2tCcoN3

AUGUST

Saturday 5 August - Sunday 6 August

PERFECT MATCH

Perfect Match is back for 2017 with 17 new locations and lots to explore. ARTcycle will lead you astray in the best way possible - on your bike!

Description:moderate pace, on road, off road, some heavy traffic. 
Meet: 12pm, Saturday 5 August, Newtown Art Seat, Australia St Newtown, opp Station.
Bring: Your own bike in good order, phone, cash, spares and repairs, helmet essential.
Cost: Free thanks to the Inner West Council, booking essential via RSVP here: https://www.meetup.com/ARTcycle-Sydney/events/241242712/
Map: http://bit.ly/2sAxMhx

Description:moderate pace, on road, off road, some heavy traffic. 
Meet: 12pm, Sunday 6 August, Newtown Art Seat, Australia St Newtown, opp Station.
Bring: Your own bike in good order, phone, cash, spares and repairs, helmet essential.
Cost: Free thanks to the Inner West Council, booking essential via RSVP here: https://www.meetup.com/ARTcycle-Sydney/events/241242717/
Map: http://bit.ly/2sAxMhx

Saturday, May 6, 2017

BNSW - ARTcycle Inc member discount


Join Bicycle NSW today 
We’ve got your back!

Membership gives you
+ 10% off all bike accessories at affiliated bike shops
+ The best worldwide bike riders insurance for individuals, or the whole family including;
  • Bike accidents and injuries for you and the family
  • Non Medicare covered costs, like physiotherapy and Chiropractic
  • Damage or injury to other people or their property
  • Loss of income for Student Assistance, Home Help and more!
+ Add your voice to our 40 years of advocacy experience in NSW
+ Members only legal advice and assistance
+ Member discounts on cycling magazines, bike events, workshops and retail offers

Whether you ride for fun, fitness, commuting or training, Bicycle NSW membership is for EVERYBODY!

Not just any bike riding organisation
Bicycle NSW is a member-based, not for profit organisation with a 40 year history of representing bike riders across NSW. Join the community that State Government hears!

Our goal is to achieve a better environment for ALL bike riders.
We encourage all people, of all ages & abilities to ride their bikes by providing the best comprehensive worldwide bike riders insurance, cycling events & advocacy on their behalf.

Bicycle NSW works collaboratively with a wide network of partners and friends.
Our network of affiliated Bicycle user Groups and bike shops throughout NSW provide our members a wide range of options through local and state-wide events, discounts & support.

For around $3 a week, you & your family can enjoy all the benefits of being a Bicycle NSW member. We've got your back!

JOIN TODAY AT A BUG ONLY SPECIAL DISCOUNTED PRICE AND RECEIVE UP TO 14 MONTHS FOR THE PRICE OF 12!
  • Individual:    Full price  $120    BUG discounted price $109
  • Household:  Full price $165     BUG discounted price $147
  • Concession: Full price $103    BUG discounted price $98
Simply go to the Bicycle NSW website and click on the membership option. Click on the correct membership option for you and enter the corresponding coupon code to receive your discount off the advertised price.

This offer is valid up until June 30, 2017. Membership is valid from day of joining to June 30, 2018.

Coupon codes:
Individual: bugmember
Household: bughouse
Concession: bugconcession

Ensure you type the name of your Bicycle user Group in the “where did you find out about Bicycle NSW membership” field.

Any queries, please contact info@bicyclesnsw.org.au

Bonefide ARTcycle members only! See ARTcycle members tab top of this page for details on how to join us.


INNER WEST OPEN STUDIO TRAIL - MAY 2017


It is on again! Well for the first time really. The Inner West Open Studio Trail.

One week to go to the launch of the Inner West Open Studio Trail. We provide a series of curated bicycle tours showcasing the artistic skills and placemaking assets that are the artists of the Inner West.

ARTcycle tours will visit ARIs and studios in the former Ashfield, Leichhardt and Marrickville areas now divided into four precincts, with four corresponding bicycle tours. Plus, ARTcycle Cinema presence at the opening Saturday 13 May, from 6pm, underneath the City West Link on the GreenWay.

Go to the website and select the day you are interested in. Bicycle tours are free, booking via RSVP to meetup site. Details and links on web page below.

IWOST: http://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/art---events/arts-and-culture/inner-west-open-studio-trail

Pre-weekend events: http://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/art-events/arts-and-culture/inner-west-open-studio-trail/early-openers-pre-weekend-events

Saturday 13 May: http://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/art-events/arts-and-culture/inner-west-open-studio-trail/weekend-1-saturday-13-may-2017

Sunday 14 May: http://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/art-events/arts-and-culture/inner-west-open-studio-trail/weekend-1-sunday-14-may-2017

Saturday 20 May: http://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/art-events/arts-and-culture/inner-west-open-studio-trail/weekend-2-saturday-20-may-2017

Sunday 21 May: http://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/art-events/arts-and-culture/inner-west-open-studio-trail/weekend-2-sunday-21-may-2017

Map links:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=190OPhT7W2hiC-tYpUJ8sx1ulkeo&usp=sharing,
https://www.google.com.au/maps/@-33.8910246,151.1216405,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!6m1!1s190OPhT7W2hiC-tYpUJ8sx1ulkeo?hl=en-GB

Our venue selection is based on visiting newly listed venues and sharing visits to established venues, and the ease with which we can link these together safely for the enjoyment of our riders. Please contact ARTcycle Inc direct if you have a burning desire for our keen and enthusiastic ready-made audience to come visit.

ARTcycle Inc conducts its rides in accordance with the Austroads Rules. We practise "gracious cycling".

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Art Month Sydney 2017


Saturday, March 4, 2017

This is the first cycle tour for Art Month 2017. Featuring mostly painting with some funky ceramics. This is a gentle ride through East Sydney and Paddington visiting some well known and loved Sydney Commercial Galleries. Finishing at the Collectors Space, Paddington. More... www.artmonthsydney.com.au/‎

On road, some hills, slow pace, social ride.

Meet: 12.15 pm for 12.30 depart

Where: Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park North. (St James Station)

Bring: Geared bicycle, water bottle, spares and repairs, change for coffee, helmet essential - no helmet no ride.

Cost: free, bookings essential on the CoS link, http://www.sydneycycleways.net/events/art-month-2/, thanks to City of Sydney and Bicycle New South Wales.

Map: draft maps, advisory only. Choose correct map, https://drive.google.com/open?id=1VeecWh28HTlP1m9C7KWEcPqgLAM&usp=sharing

ARTcycle rides to the Austroad Rules, https://bicyclensw.org.au/info/rider-essentials/rules/

You may participate in up to three rides organised by ARTcycle as a temporary member, we do expect you to become a member on your fourth ride, http://www.artcyclesydney.com/p/members-2.html

Become a member of Bicycle New South Wales, the peak advocacy body for commuter and recreational cycling in New South Wales. Add your voice to create a better NSW for people on bicycles and all road users, https://bicyclensw.org.au/membership/

More rides at Sydney Rides, http://www.sydneycycleways.net/resources/sydney-rides/

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

The second bicycle tour for Art Month 2017. Featuring a range of contemporary artwork from new and emerging artists. This is a gentle ride through East Sydney and Paddington visiting some well known and loved Sydney Commercial Galleries. Finishing at the The Bearded Tit, Redfern. More... http://www.artmonthsydney.com.au/

On road, cycle paths, some hills, slow pace, social ride.

Meet: 12.15 pm for 12.30 depart

Where: War Memorial, Hyde Park North. (Museum Station)

Bring: Geared bicycle, water bottle, spares and repairs, change for coffee, helmet essential - no helmet no ride.

Cost: free, thanks to City of Sydney and Bicycle New South Wales. Bookings essential on the CoS link, http://www.sydneycycleways.net/events/art-month-ride/

Map: draft maps, advisory only. Choose correct map, https://drive.google.com/open?id=1VeecWh28HTlP1m9C7KWEcPqgLAM&usp=sharing

ARTcycle rides to the Austroad Rules, https://bicyclensw.org.au/info/rider-essentials/rules/

You may participate in up to three rides organised by ARTcycle as a temporary member, we do expect you to become a member on your fourth ride, http://www.artcyclesydney.com/p/members-2.html

Become a member of Bicycle New South Wales, the peak advocacy body for commuter and recreational cycling in New South Wales. Add your voice to create a better NSW for people on bicycles and all road users, https://bicyclensw.org.au/membership/

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Sunday 19 March, 2017

City of Sydney Public Art Tour with Bruno Panucci (UNSW) and Blak Douglas. 

Departing from Central Station we will travelling via Haymarket, the Goods Line, Central Park, the Block, and Cope St, before finishing in Redfern Park. 

Meet: 9.45am sign on, 10 am depart, 12 noon finish. 

Where: Central Station, outside the doors to station offices facing Pitt St, directly underneath the Clocktower on the Grand Concourse level (to the left of Country Train Platforms entrance). Access from Hay St, Lee St, or station. 

Bring: Geared bicycle, water bottle, spares and repairs, change for coffee, helmet essential - no helmet no ride. 

Cost: free (thanks to City of Sydney and Bicycle New South Wales) bookings essential. RSVP at ARTcycle Meetup https://www.meetup.com/ARTcycle-Sydney/events/237968820/

Map: draft maps, advisory only. Choose correct map. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1VeecWh28HTlP1m9C7KWEcPqgLAM&usp=sharing 

ARTcycle rides to the Austroad Rules: https://bicyclensw.org.au/info/rider-essentials/rules/
You may participate in up to three rides organised by ARTcycle as a temporary member, we do expect you to become a member on your fourth ride. http://www.artcyclesydney.com/p/members-2.html

Everyone is encouraged to become a member of Bicycle New South Wales, the peak advocacy body for commuter and recreational cycling in New South Wales. Add your voice to create a better NSW for people on bicycles and all road users. https://bicyclensw.org.au/membership/ 

More rides at Sydney Rides, http://www.sydneycycleways.net/resources/sydney-rides/
 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Water Cycle (Tempe and Olympic Park Wetlands)

Saturday 4 February 2017

North Sydney Council has extended an invitation to ARTcycle members to join a bicycle and bus tour of Tempe Wetlands and Sydney Olympic Park Wetlands with North Sydney and Willoughby Council’s this Saturday 4 February.

You can join the tour at North Sydney Council with bus transport to Tempe (booking required on the links below), or join at Tempe (rsvp here on the Meetup site).

Meet: 8am North Sydney, or, 9 am Tempe Golf Driving Range carpark

Book for North Sydney: bus and departure info, at one of the following links,

https://www.trybooking.com/253141

https://www.trybooking.com/253138

Book for Tempe start: RSVP to ARTcycle Meetup page

This activity involves the transport of participants and their bicycles on a bus provided by North Sydney Council on a return trip from North Sydney Council Chambers and North Sydney Station to Tempe Wetlands and Sydney Olympic Park. We have chosen a flat route along formal tracks and sealed surfaces and there is an option to travel on the bus from points of interest should you find the activity too strenuous.

Please dress appropriately for riding a bicycle and walking in the sun, please see the Bureau of Meteorology Sydney Forecast. If it is raining heavily, the event will be postponed or cancelled, you will receive a phone call one hour before the scheduled pick-up time. Feel free to call Andrew Scott on 0478 303 042 or Liz Powell – WCC on 0400 116 608 if you are concerned about the weather. The activity will go ahead should we experience light rain, in this case we will tour points of interest by bus.

You will need to bring the following things:

  • A bicycle in working order
  • A bicycle helmet
  • Spare tube and repair kit, bike pump if you have one.
  • Sun protection, a hat, sun screen, a long sleeved shirt.
  • Water Bottle (500ml to 1 litre), there will be a 10 litre water flask for refills available on the bus.
  • BYO lunch and snacks, morning tea (orange juice + biscuits) will be provided. Please bring your own food if you have special dietary requirements. There is a Cafe at Steele Park


TEMPE BIRDOS AND WETLANDS

ARTcycle members and friends (limit of 10) can also join the tour at Tempe Wetlands. The wetlands tour will be lead by Damon Bassett, Biodiversity Officer from the Inner West Council.

Meet: 9.00 am Tempe Golf Driving Range carpark.

Finish: 11.30 Steel Park.

Book: Please RSVP to this page so we can advise the team and direct you to the meeting point. Call Andrew Scott or Liz Powell for more information.

N.B. this tour is being organised by North Sydney Council, please take the time to thank them if you enjoy the tour and want to see more of the same.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

7:00 PM, Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

RSVP on Meetup for details.

Annual General Meeting for the leveling of accounts, and other necessary objects. Short and sweet.

Only paid up members are eligible to vote but new members and friends welcome.

Gilbert


Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sydney Rides Mystery Tours

ARTcycle Mystery Tour for Sydney Rides Festival 2016.

From Hegel to Heidegger phenomenology is a major thread of modern and contemporary philosophy, impacting the arts, sciences and beliefs.

In this tour we examine mobility, space and place are explored through activity and filmic contribution by artist Molly Wagner and the ARTcycle Cinema.

We begin with a scavenger hunt and conclude with filmic reconstruction.

Consciousness - it's a mystery!


Mystery Tour 1
Saturday 8 October 2016

Meet: 6 pm, Saturday 8 October

Where: Sydney Park Cycle Centre, Sydney Park Road, St Peters, NSW.

Cost: $5/10 on the day, booking required. RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/ARTcycle-Sydney/events/234257558/

Bring: Bicycle in good working order, snacks and drinks, helmet, a rug.


Mystery Tour 2
Tuesday 18 October 2016

Meet: 6 pm, Tuesday 18 October

Where: Sydney Park Cycle Centre, Sydney Park Road, St Peters, NSW.

Cost: $5/10 on the day, booking required. RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/ARTcycle-Sydney/events/234257597/ 

Bring: Bicycle in good working order, snacks and drinks, helmet, a rug.


We follow Austroad Rules and encourage 'Gracious Cycling'.