Hey Everyone, we all had a nice little break over the new year with us getting in some family time, R&R and a few bike rides. We were straight back into it early January with the traditional freshly painted workshop floor greeting us on day one. There’s lots of exciting things on the go for […]
Nobody likes a bragger, but when it comes to staff Christmas parties, we like to think we do it best. This year was a gem, as all the staff headed out to Forrest on Saturday afternoon for a weekend of trails, campfires and canned pyrotechnics (you’ll see what I’m talking about, don’t worry!). Will’s past […]
Time to celebrate another rotation around the sun, here at Commuter Cycles! As always, this means (for those of us who celebrate Christmas and gift-giving) the head-scratching task of selecting presents for our friends, family, coworkers, or maybe just unlucky bystanders. To help ease the burden, we’ve put together the Commuter Cycles 2023 top gift choices! […]
It’s a rare treat that we get to welcome a whole new brand into the store. We’ve just landed our first delivery of Wilde bikes out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Wilde Bikes is the most recent project from Jeff Frane of All-City Cycles fame. Jeff has an incredible talent for designing bikes which perform great, are […]
Keen to plan your own routes? Read on for some ideas and resources to get you started. Kia Binch and I (Pete) did a presentation in March 2023 on this very topic, we’ll do our best to cover everything we spoke about on the night. Make a cuppa and settle in!
Frazer is part way around the world on a bike tour having ridden from his homeland of Scotland back to Melbourne where we helped build his bike a bit over 18 months ago.
We first got to know Cjell Monē from his trickle of blog posts outlining some his bike tours including 3 Tour Divide runs, 2 AZT rides, trips through India, Thailand, Nepal, NZ and our beautiful homeland of Australia to name a few. At a point along the way he began making his own bikes for his adventures in the back of a 1977 Toyota Camper. Some time has passed, his Toyota camper has grown into a larger bread delivery truck and his production has expanded to include 3 stock models being made in Taiwan.
It’s hard to believe the little bicycle workshop on Prentice street has grow into the business it is today, supporting bicycle adventurers all over the world! To celebrate we’ll be having a bloc party!
We’ll be heading out to camp on the banks of Birrarung on July 8th so get your warm sleeping bags out and get ready for a cozy night around the fire.
Going on holiday or moving and taking your bike with you? Want to learn how to box your bike?
This one hour demonstration session with cover how to safely pack your bike into a box for transport.
We’ve been at it again, diving deep into the pre garage sale madness. Armed with an alphabet worth of tabs open on my desktop, the hamster wheel has been running overtime trying to find you all some bargains and clear some mess from out the back.
This winter we are going to run a series of skills sessions in house. Places are limited, book yours today!
The inaugural Fools Gold 420 bikepacking event departed from Maryborough at 8am on Saturday 22nd April. Almost 30 participants started, and approximately half completed the 420km event through Central Victoria in times ranging from 27 hours to 4 days.
We’ll be hosting a bikerafting night at Inner North Brewery with Ryan from Packraft Australia and Evan from Terra Rosa Gear on Wednesday the 12th of October. We’ll be covering some of the basics such as where to paddle and a bit on set -up and general packrafting. Hear trip reports from deep in the […]
We’ve probably said this about a thousand times in the last two years but THANKYOU everyone for your patience and support. Trying to make decisions and keep Commuter rolling the way all of us expect it to has been really tricky and we’re super grateful to be a part of such an amazing community. If […]
Now here’s something we’ve been really looking forward to!
We’re very excited to welcome Bombtrack bicycles to the Commuter range.
The Sutra LTD (minus the U) has been a mainstay of our range for a few years now.
If you’ve ever even mentioned the word Fargo to us on the phone or in-store you’ll understand that at Commuter we love this bike. LOVE IT!
We’re pretty excited to introduce the updated Surly Disc Trucker. Here’s some details and our take on them, and why it might be a great option for your new ride!
While we won’t be accepting any servicing or mechanical work, the Commuter webstore is operating as normal
Is tell EVERYONE about Bridge Club!
If you’ve dropped into the store, or kept an eye on our social media, over the last twelve months you’ll have noticed a growing number of Surly Bridge Clubs getting around. And with good reason. After initially being underwhelmed by it on paper prior to it’s release, the Bridge Club really has proved itself as an extremely versatile, great value and super fun option for so many different kinds of riding.
To say we’ve been excited for the arrival of Shimano GRX is a massive understatement. For those that have not come across it yet, GRX is Shimano’s new groupset designed for adventure road and gravel bikes.
We’ll start our series of deeper introductions to our range with what is definitely the least well known member of the Commuter family, the Tumbleweed Prospector
Who’s keen for just about the most informative bicycle adventure evening of all time!? Bring your favourite snacks and bevvies and join us at the shop from 7pm on Thursday the 5th of September for stories, pictures and laughs with some cool cats that just got back from some cool trips. Dan Hunt is just […]