The Squeaky Wheel is a producing and advocacy organisation celebrating bicycles as vehicles for change. We work in partnership with individuals, councils, commercial and cultural organisations to present bicycle tours, training, valet parking, campaigns and programming. Get in touch to find out more.

upcoming events - view all


Current Projects

We are very proud to be working with City of Port Phillip to present She Spoke: Southside Women on Wheels -three months of rides workshops and special events celebrating women on bikes. There's never been a better time to dust off that treadlie and ride! See you by the seaside...

Current Projects
International Students - Welcome!

The best way to get to know a new city ... by bicycle of course! And the best way to start riding in a new city? With a bike buddy, alongside like minded fellows... we're pretty sure! If you are an international student and recently arrived in Melbourne, you are lucky - we're providing free bike tours showing you some great destinations to relax away from busy student life and also how to navigate safely in city traffic. 

Share Our Streets

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Recently I appeared on The Conversation Hour with Jon Faine to talk about getting women riding bikes. Given I was appearing with Olympic Gold Medallist, Paris Roobaix champion, Tour de France yellow jersey-winning, retired professional cyclist Stuart O'Grady - I entered the studio quite gratified that the ABC had found an appropriate warm up act for my humble opinion. It was a conversation not unlike many others, in which i was compelled to explain that 'cyclists' are actually unique and autonomous human beings, not a species indivisible in action or malicious intent....

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On Sunday 16 March Catherine Deveny's army of Pushy Women returned to the Thornbury Theatre for a laugh out loud afternoon of storytelling about the humble pushbike. As we've come to expect from the Pushy Women speaking events, the full spectrum of human experience -  love, lust, hate, desire, innocence, wisdom, pain and glory all featured. More than anything else, we were reminded how often a bicycle is hidden in the past, celebrated in the present or yearned for in the future of so many lives, and there is always a story to tell! 


Feature video

Dooring happens when someone opens their car door without first checking to see if there are cyclists approaching. It happens more frequently than it should. The Squeaky Wheel teamedup with the Road Safe Action Group Inner Melbourne to undertake a safety campaign during 2013 Port Melbourne Bikefest.  

Collecting firsthand video accounts from cyclists who have been doored, the Share and Be Aware video project allowed the public to share their own stories, providing access to a variety of opinions and experiences that will help inform future actions. The videos were then compiled with interviews taken out on the streets and a single clip that can be used by the RSAGIM to raise awareness of the issue.


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Dooring happens when someone opens their car door without first checking to see if there are cyclists approaching. It happens more frequently than it should. The Squeaky Wheel teamedup with the Road Safe Action Group Inner Melbourne to undertake a safety campaign during 2013 Port Melbourne Bikefest.  

Collecting firsthand video accounts from cyclists who have been doored, the Share and Be Aware video project allowed the public to share their own stories, providing access to a variety of opinions and experiences that will help inform future actions. The videos were then compiled with interviews taken out on the streets and a single clip that can be used by the RSAGIM to raise awareness of the issue.


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The Squeaky Wheel is a producing and advocacy organisation celebrating bicycles as vehicles for change. We work in partnership with individuals, councils, commercial and cultural organisations to present bicycle tours, training, valet parking, campaigns and programming. Get in touch to find out more.

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Dooring happens when someone opens their car door without first checking to see if there are cyclists approaching. It happens more frequently than it should. The Squeaky Wheel teamedup with the Road Safe Action Group Inner Melbourne to undertake a safety campaign during 2013 Port Melbourne Bikefest.  

Collecting firsthand video accounts from cyclists who have been doored, the Share and Be Aware video project allowed the public to share their own stories, providing access to a variety of opinions and experiences that will help inform future actions. The videos were then compiled with interviews taken out on the streets and a single clip that can be used by the RSAGIM to raise awareness of the issue.


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