Phillip Island fun
Here's a fun little exercise. Get a 2014 calendar and open it to the page showing all the months of the year. Now close your eyes and point to a random place on the page and there's a decent chance the date you landed on coincides with a major sporting event.
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You've been pondering it for months, perhaps even years, but now you've decided to take the first step. You hunt through the shed, garage or attic and there it is covered in dust and detritus: your bicycle. Maybe this isn't you, if you don't have one, but potentially you've been staring in bicycle shop windows, contemplatively stroking your chin.
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Travel: The Mornington Peninsula
Unbeknownst to the Bunurong people, who had roamed the Mornington Peninsula for thousands of years, their home was becoming embroiled in a story of international political intrigue. Two of the world’s great rivals, Britain and France, were prowling the southern seas in search of new spoils.
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From 1 October Victoria will have new alcohol interlock laws. Anyone whose licence is cancelled for drink-driving will have to fit an alcohol interlock into any vehicle they drive (home car, work car, motorbike) once they are relicensed (with an Interlock condition) after their disqualification ends. The interlock will be installed for a minimum of six months.
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New training for motorcyclists
The number of motorcycle riders in Victoria has increased around 40 per cent over the last six years. It's easy to understand why.
There is a freedom like no other when you're riding on a motorcycle. Other forms of motorised transport don't immerse you in your surrounds like a motorbike can. What's more, Victoria offers a matchless range of riding experiences, from the Great Ocean Road to the Grampians.
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