Cycle Zoo: Bikes for the 21st century with Stephen Nurse

Monday, 16 August 2021 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Happy Xtracycle rider. Photo: Martin John Brown, (Cycle Zoo, page 72)

On this weeks program Chris talks to Stephen Nurse about the second edition of his book Cycle Zoo: Bikes for the 21st Century about the vast array of designs and configurations that the bicycle can be designed for, starting with cycling principles, describing types of human powered transport other than the safety bike frame, stories from Melbournes cycling community and tools to get people started. Copies can be ordered at

In cycling-related news: Lauren O'Keefe, Masters student at RMIT’s School of Communication and Media is researching women who cycle in Melbourne with her survey: Wheel Women: the rise and rise of women’s cycling in Melbourne

Yarra Bicycle Users Group Radio on 3CR
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.


Chris, Faith, Val and Steve