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Hell on two wheels or . . . bumps and beers through the burbs

Two thousand of Melbourne’s most adventurous cyclists hit the streets for the 11th Melburn Roobaix at the weekend – a ride that is part alley cat, part scavenger hunt on two wheels (or in some cases three) and part European classic.

Audio report by Buffy Gorrilla
 
The Melburn Roobaix draws thousands for an event that leads riders on a mystery tour through Melbourne’s north that takes in cobblestone laneways. PIC: Buffy Gorrilla

The Melburn Roobaix draws thousands for an event that leads riders on a mystery tour through Melbourne’s north that takes in cobblestone laneways. PIC: Buffy Gorrilla

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Buffy Gorrilla trained and tackled the distance to see what makes this cycle event so appealing.

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