National Bike2Work Day in Australia – and one of the most bike-friendly cities of this country is going at it with full force and a lot of warm hearts. Community Councils putting up welcoming banners and providing food and drink.
The food provided was really something different than what we German RTF cyclists have gotten used to (although in a willy-nilly manner).
And the mood was just so relaxed and calm – just like the blogger has come to appreciate it over the course of her stay DownUnder, in general terms.
When you see that, you wonder why it is the law Down Under to wear a helmet – while in rather aggressive European countries it’s still a matter of individual choice and preference (the relative aggressiveness was, btw, supported by Karen from Belgique whom the blogger had the pleasure to meet and chat with during the Bike Beer reception at VeloCycles bike shop…).
But it was also about serious bike stuff – especially the guys at VeloCycle went out of their way to keep folks happy,…
…not just with the Bicycle Beer brewed half a kilometer away from the venue, but also with a huge selection of Brooks equipment, to give just one example.
Big success of Bike2Work – although the poor chaps who had to do the clean-up later probably wouldn’t have minded if the number of riders would have been a little less …© Copyright 2016 bxa, All rights Reserved. Written For: bxa's Greetings from Germany