We invite you to become a financial member for 2022/23 to enjoy the benefits of participating in regular rides and becoming involved in other activities run by the BUG.

Over the last two years, due to COVID, we have waived annual membership fees, but now that we are back on our bikes, we do need to cover our administrative costs, which include public liability insurance and maintenance of our website and other social media platforms.

Our fees for the 2022/23 financial year are due and payable by 31 July 2022 with the following cost structure:
$15 for each Adult
$10 for a Concession holder (Student/Senior/DSP/DVA)
$30 for 2 Adults and 2 Children (under 18 years of age)

The preferred method of paying Membership fees is by direct deposit into the Whittlesea BUG’s account:

  • BSB: 083 614
  • A/C: 18 478 5745
  • When paying by direct deposit please include in the reference –

    “M: and your name (i.e. M: J SMITH)”

    “M:” refers to membership payment, so that we can record your payment.

    When paying your membership can you please send a confirmation email to with the following information:
    • Your mobile phone number
    • Your email address
    • Emergency contact details

    Membership benefits – regular rides

    Explore Melbourne’s extensive bike path network by riding with experienced and knowledgeable ride leaders. You can establish new friendships by riding with like-minded people with a café stop on each of our rides and a ‘no drop’ policy.

    We organise regular rides on weekends, including:

  • Weekly rides on a Sunday morning, usually on bike paths
  • Monthly road rides on a Saturday for those wanting to train for cycling events
  • Monthly Women’s Social Ride – connecting and supporting women in a fun and relaxed space
  • Occasional day and overnight trips to explore Victoria’s wonderful range of rail trails.
  • Note: Please enter your contact details in your Team App account, including your:

  • Mobile Phone Number
  • Email address
  • Emergency contact details
  • Our website has a ride library that you can access.

    Other membership benefits

  • Learn more about bikes and riding by chatting to other members, who are happy to share knowledge and tips
  • Learn to ride sessions specifically catering for women are available through our Women’s Bike Skill, Fun and Friendship Program
  • Attend social events organised by Whittlesea BUG
  • Keep informed about all the latest news on cycling infrastructure in the City of Whittlesea
  • Opportunities to get involved with advocating for improvements to cycling infrastructure
  • Free Whittlesea BUG water bottle, pen, and musette
  • Discount on Whittlesea BUG merchandise
  • 10% discount on purchases from Bicycle Centre South Morang
  • Discount on preparation of wills with Collards Solicitors (Lalor office)
  • Access to Maurice and Blackburn lawyers to assist with TAC claims
  • We look forward to you joining us on one of our rides soon and/or becoming involved in other BUG activities. Should you have any questions please contact the Secretary by email .