Can you imagine a city where the car isn’t the dominant mode of transport? A challenging discussion about how to re-imagine our cities in ways that use bicycles to make them convenient, inclusive, efficient and fast.
The Human Motor: Sir Hubert Opperman and endurance cycling in Australia
Hubert Opperman (1904–1996), or ‘Oppy’ as he was known, was one of the greatest cyclists of his time. Curator Daniel Oakman reflects on why Opperman became a national hero and how his cycling feats transformed popular understandings of human endurance.