This event is now in the past.
You’re invited on a pedal powered journey from past to present day Newstead, New Farm and Teneriffe.
Learn about the previous lives of the Woolstore, the Cannery and other neighbourhood buildings, shop for retro outfits and accessories in a private vintage pop-up van, enjoy tastings and tours at Green Beacon, Newstead Brewing Co and Blue Sky Coffee, and get a sneak peak circus experience.
Retro ride tours are designed for locals eager to explore the city from a new perspective and tourists looking for the insiders scoop on some of Brisbane’s most vibrant and hip neighbourhoods.
Tickets include beer tastings and pub grub. Bring additional cash for pop-up shop purchases and brewery merchandise (optional).
This is an 18+ event. BYO bike and helmet or hire a CityCycle.
Retro rides will be held on Saturday 6 and 13 September.
Start point: Gasworks CityCycle Station No.64 (Skyring Tce/Cunningham St, Newstead)
End point: New Farm Park CityCycle Station No.72 (Powerhouse)
Retro rides is part of State Library’s Hot Modernism program – unearthing the stories of Queensland’s mid-century architecture.
- Sat 6 Sep 2014, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
- Starting point: Gasworks CityCycle Station 64, Skyring Tce / Cunningham St, Newstead
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