Cycling Clubs and Organisations

Bike Safe – Bike Safe is an advocacy group for cyclists, and is responsible for a large number of initiatives to improve cycling in the region.

Barwon Bicycle Users Group – Advocacy group focusing on community and recreational needs for cycling.  Barwon BUG Facebook Page

Bellarine Bicycle Users Group (Bellarine BUG)- Advocacy group focusing on community and recreational needs for cycling in the northern Bellarine Peninsula.

Lara Bicycle Users Group (formerly Lara Legends) – Advocacy and cycling group focused on the Lara area.

Cycling Geelong – recreational cycling, cycling safety, and support for cyclists.  Cycling Geelong provides a weekly program of rides from easy to difficult.

Geelong Touring Cyclists – recreational cycling and touring.  A group of the club members  recently returned from riding from Land’s End to John ‘O Groats in the UK.  In 2014, a small group of riders rode from Perth to Adelaide.  Weekly local rides are held each Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Life Activities Group – Life Activities Group is supported by City of Greater Geelong, and provides a large number of activities for older residents, including a cycling group.

Port Pedallers – recreational cycling and touring.  This group is of mainly older people and is based in Portarlington.

SpringDale Wheelie Riders – Drysdale-based recreational cycling group.

Geelong Cycling Club  (racing)

Geelong Veterans Cycling Club (racing)

Bicycle Network (formerly Bicycle Victoria) – provides advocacy and organises massed rides like The Great Victorian Bike Ride and Around the Bay in a Day.  Members receive cycling insurance.

Audax Australia – Australia’s premier long-distance cycling organisation.  Audax holds weekly, non-competitive, events in all states.  A number of these are in or near Geelong.  Rides are from 50 to 1200 kilometers in length, with a time limit for completion.

Wheel Women Geelong part of Wheel Women – The aim is simply to get more women out riding and confident on their bikes. It runs rides and skills courses.

One thought on “Cycling Clubs and Organisations

  1. Hi,
    I’m a keen rider living on the Bellerine looking to join a group or just a few ppl to cycle with. Love going long distances could this type of group assist me with that?
    Donna😊

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