Two birders, two bikes, one school, seven hundred birds

Monday, 29 January 2024 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Cezary and Leo with Cesar from Death by Birding, Mt Glorious. Image: twobirderstwobikes insta

On this weeks program Chris interviews Cezary Carmichael and Leo Norman from Fitzroy, naarm Melbourne, who are Two Birders Two Bikes One School, about their planned year long journey riding 20,000km around Australia, fundraising a school in Timor-Leste and documenting the unique cultural and ecological importance of birds in Australia and hopefully spotting at least 700 species.

While taking a short break on Mt Glorious near meanjin Brisbane, Cezary and Leo discuss how their got started, taking up birding during covid-19 lockdowns as a way of reconnecting, seeing rare birds and their goals for the trip.

Local news includes Glen Eira Council Queens Avenue cycling corridor, last days to make your mark on BikeSpotBite Sized Rides, Streets Alive Darebin on whats happening in South Crescent, NorthcoteCargoBikes: A Game Changer (Sat 3 Feb 2024) plus a screening of Motherload and Co-Designing Our Streets (Sun 18 Feb 2024) as part of the 2024 National Sustainability Festival.

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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.


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