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Freewheeling: Cycling in Australia

Riders

Freewheeling explores the experience of cycling. It tells the stories of amateur and professional riders who have felt the joy, excitement, freedom and glory of riding a bike. 

  • A colour photo of Alby Clarke on his bicycle at the start of the Nullabor Plain.  He is next to a road sign which reads: 'Eyre Highway, Balladonia 189, Eucla 710, Adelaide 1986.
    Alby Clarke, 2002
  • A black and white photo of Andrew Gibson as a child sitting on his tricycle.
    Andrew Gibson, about 1933
  • Anna Meares competing in the 500-metre time trial final at the World Track Championship in Poland, 2009.
    Anna Meares, 2009
  • A black and white photo of Billie Samuels with her bike and surrounded by a crowd of people.
    Billie Samuels, 1934
  • Caroline Buchanan competing at the London Olympic Games 2012.
    Caroline Buchanan, 2012
  • A group of cyclists on a road take a lefthand turn.Two spectators stand at the far side of the road, and mountains form a backdrop in the distance.
    Cadel Evans, 2008
  • Greg Cunningham riding a bicycle.
    Greg Cunningham, 2002
  • Harry Clarke riding his penny-farthing.
    Harry Clarke, 1984
  • A black and white photo of Hubert Opperman leading a four-man team through a village during the Tour de France, 1928.
    Hubert Opperman, 1928
  • Jim Coyle at the start of the World Masters’ Games, Austria, 1976.
    Jim Coyle, 1976
  • Kate Leeming on a bicycle.
    Kate Leeming, 2004
  • Kathy Watt competing in the Individual Road Race event at the Barcelona Olympic Games, Spain, 1992.
    Kathy Watt, 1992
  • Ken Ross riding a bicycle.
    Ken Ross, 1917
  • Colour photograph of a cyclist standing beside a recumbent bicycle. Bondi Beach is visible in the background.
    Peter Heal, 2009
  • A black and white photo of Reima Miezitis with her bicycle.
    Reima Miezitis, about 1953
  • Simon Gerrans, riding for Orica GreenEdge, in yellow.
    Simon Gerrans, 2013
  • Sam Hill racing at Mount Stromlo Mountain Bike Park, Canberra.
    Sam Hill, 2009