"The Coeliac Society might be able to help with accommodation; don't know. - http://www.vic.coeliac.org.au/
BikeNOW in Sth Melb also hires bikes. Melbourne's good for cycling, being relatively flat. Locking it around the city - depends on…"
"You could contact Matt Hurst at The Humble Vintage to see if he has a bike that might be suitable, and his prices seem fairly reasonable; http://www.thehumblevintage.com/info.html
His bikes mostly look like fairly basic 70's and 80's…"
I am a reasonably keen leisure cyclist from England, who likes to cycle round the places he visits. Often this is Holland, where of course cycling is up rather a level from England. I'm just wondering how feasible this is in Melbourne. For instance is it easy to hire a bicycle? What is cycling like in the city? Are there safe places to leave a bicycle around the city? On another point, I'm a coeliac and am looking for a nice B&B, small hotel in the city or Richmond, which knows about my…See More
I use a Brompton when I travel, as it fits in the boot of my Lotus Elan. I also have a bike for just cycling around the lanes, where I live in Suffolk
What is the best thing about riding?
I'm banned from driving a car, as I've had a stroke. So the bikes all I;ve got.
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I'll be visiting Melbourne in mid-May. Just wondered how feasible it would be to hire a bike for a few days. Not lugging the Brompton all the way, as I'm going round the world and want everything in a back-pack.