Merie Polkamp talks about her Melbourne cycling experiences

Monday, 20 November 2017 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Image from Bicycle Dutch: Women of all ages and backgrounds cycle very regularly in The Netherlands

Chris talks to Merie Polkamp about her Melbourne cycling experiences and what led to her writing the article: Male cyclists, what the hell is your problem? We discuss gendered perceptions about cycling, social media reactions, criticisms to her article, barriers to cycling accessibility, lack of suitable infrastructure, and differences between Melbourne and overseas cycling conditions.

Local news includes Paul Farren memorial get together, 2017 Sydney-Melbourne Alpine 1200 dotwatching, Sarah Hammond on SBS Insight, with more events on our facebook and events calendar.

Monday 10:00am to 10:30am
Yarra Bicycle Users Group promotes urban cycling. Providing support to campaigns to improve cycling conditions and awareness; demystifies cycling technology and helps to reveal the diversity of cyclists, from children to commuters to lobbyists.

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Chris, Faith, Val and Steve

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