CAMWEST News for December 2003

Mon Dec 1 00:00:00 EST 2003

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*** Feature: Fitting Bicycles to People
Sore bum, numb hands, or stiff neck? In this article, long serving CAMWEST member Danny Hannan shares his views on how to fit bicycles to people. 

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Parra-Homebush Bay Loop - 30km, 15/2/04 

Quack Quack Ride - 25km, 14/3/04 

Cycling Central - SBS TV Show
Sunday the 14. December for 8 weeks at 5.30pm. 

See our full list of 2004 rides at:

*** NEWS (
* 2004 Rides!
* Holroyd Happenings
* Western Sydney Recreational Needs Study
* Parramatta - Funding Awarded, Committee Announced
* Hawkesbury - Cycleways Progressing
* CSIRO Site Development
* Canal Project - Healthy Interest
* Cycleway Names
* Cycle Sydney Bigger than Ever
* A Daydream
* Transport Reports Released
* Oil Coverage: The Economist, ABC, International Energy Agency, Labor Council 

Email Transport Minister Michael Costa, and ask him to support cycling and public transport in view of increasing energy risks. Below is an example:

Email: minister at

Dear Minister Costa,

There has recently been some very disappointing news about public transport. Please follow the example of your Labour colleague Alannah MacTiernan, WA Planning and Infrastructure Minister, who has recently acknowledged that "oil will be in increasingly short supply in the coming 10 to 20 years" and has as a result launched a Transport Energy Strategy (links below). This strategy will seek to shift Perth away from its high car dependence towards more sustainable modes, such as rail, cycling, and walking.


CAMWEST's Action Corner is where we include one or two suggestions of something simple and concrete that you can do: write an email, letter, representation, turn up for a ride, etc. Join us in making a difference!

Feature: The Energy Paradigm Shift

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