‘Towards Zero Emissions Byron’ Lighthouse ride on February 4
A group of community representatives were riding up to the lighthouse to show case the "Zero Emissions Byron" represented by Sunshine Cycles.
We, VALLKREE, are happy to support this event.
And we will work on the mission to create the Eco Friendly Electric Bikes.
The solar-powered charging station at the entrance to Byron’s First Sun Caravan Park
Light Touch Solar & Electrical
Left&Middle: VALLKREE Right: Simon Richardson / Mayor Byron Shire Council
‘Our journey began a long time ago with a desire to find a way to become part of the solution to the challenges the world is facing,’ says Luke Young, who with partner Phoebe Greatorix has delivered Sunshine Cycles to Byron’s doorstep. ‘We want to be a part of the change that needs to happen.’ The way Sunshine Cycles works is simple. The electric bicycles are charged in a state-of-the-art pod, which is fully powered by the sun and built with reused materials. Locally designed Vallkree Fat Boy or Tracker cruiser bikes are on standby for you to choose for your own adventure. Luke
feels it is not only a power-saving idea but a healthy way to get around town. ‘Cycling is a great way to reduce the amount of traffic on the roads
and the pollution from them,’ he says. ‘It also increases good health and reduces noise and infrastructure costs. It’s the best way to enjoy the Bay
in a more relaxed and interactive manner.’ Luke says he got a lot of help along the way and Sunshine Cycles would still only be a great idea without
plenty of help. ‘We have been supported along the way by many community efforts,’ he says. ‘Sourdough and Paul Jameson helped me speak to the right
people and offered key advice on early decisions on starting a business; with Byron Zero Emissions we had some think-tank work to
look at alternative transport options; and we had support from local solar funding body for business 100-go-solar, who helped us set up the state-of-the-art
system which Light Touch Electrical designed and installed for us.’ Luke says the business will be featuring self-guided tours with links to places
and businesses of interest for visitors to ride to to make a great day out and bring greater diversity to the community, while taking cars off the
road to help create less noise, more fun, and healthy and social adventures. Sunshine Cycles is powered up and ready to go and is
offering local residents of the Byron Shire a 20 per cent discount for any rides they choose to go on. Luke says he and Phoebe are also mindful of
the country they are on. ‘We would also like to acknowledge the original custodians and caretakers of the area, the Arakwal people, and the beautiful
place we all call home. It’s our desire to care for it into the future by looking at better, smarter, user-friendly systems of transport that care
for people and planet.’ Sunshine Cycles hope to promote the richness and variety of what the Shire’s community has to offer. ‘See for yourself what
it’s like to get around our beautiful Shire on a machine powered by the sun.’
Article : Echo Publications
FYI: Zero Emissions Byron: www.zerobyron.org
Sneak Peak of Who's Involved!
Listen up everyone - We're not sure if you know this yet but we have carefully curated the coolest bunch of brands & creatives to come along to the
Byron Bay Surf Festival this year. Now some of them have chosen to set up in these incredible interactive tipis and we can't wait to tell you who our
tipi takers are. So if you're anything like us (ie. a fastidious festival planner who likes to cyber stalk everyone who's coming and get a good feel
for what's on) then let us make it easy for you. Here's one of a few "festival form guides" we'll be sending out focusing on the goodies, the services
and the organizations that will be showcased at our Surf Art Markets brought to you by Surf Stitch, happening on Day 2 of the BBSF - Saturday February
25. We'll get to our huge list of market stalls another newsletter because for now it's... Tipi Time!
Why We Love Them: Another Byron Bay owned brand, Vallkree truly gets what it means to live in this town... a need to get
away from all that summer traffic. These guys make electric bikes that are totally eco-friendly and are incredibly stylish, making you look great whilst
you feel even better. Fusing the look of vintage bikes and environmentalism... they've got it down pat!
#byronbaysurffestival #bbsf2017 #surfculturenow Photo credit of product is @celiagalpinphotography Model is @roccorose Behind the scenes is @palomarosephoto
Byron’s solar-powered cycle rental company Sunshine Cycles will be hosting a ‘Towards Zero Emissions Byron’ Lighthouse ride on February 4. The day will
include a chance to try the retro-styled electrocycles, which are designed and built in Byron. Pictured is Luke and Phoebe, who have set up their office
and a charging station at the entrance to Byron’s First Sun Caravan Park. For more info call 0406 755 547. Photo Jeff Dawson
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Travel // Chasing the Sun
THE 3 AMIGOS PART 2
WITH KELIA MONIZ, BRUNA SCHMITZ AND MONYCA ELEOGRAM BY LILY KEENAN - 20/03/2016
This feeling was confirmed when a figure materialized out of the mist.
Photo - Carly Brown
Now the challenge was on, major points went to Bruna for her commitment to seagull hunting but Monyca took the prize for the classiest beach burn-outs.
Photo - Carly Brown
Photo - Carly Brown
Check out the full story is here:
from the #ROXYxSummersite adventure.
Photography // Carly Brown @_carlybrownphotography_
Film // Ed Triglone @blacky_promised_land of Lagoon Collective @lagoon_collectiveStyling // Marisa Sidoti // @marisasidoti
HMU // Nicholas Morley @nicholasxmorley
Producer // Jon Laurenson
bikinis, wetsuits and clothing // @roxy
Sunday Supply Co
beach umbrellas // @sundaysupply.co
Vallkree Electric Bikes
Wild Things Tents // @wildthingsgallery
Our Corner Store "glamping" accessories and styling // @ourcornerstore
Who wants VALLKREE Electric Bike?
Call into Longboards Bar at the base of the Q1 building Surfers Paradise and grab yourself an icy cold Somersby for a chance to WIN.
Entries drawn for the VALLKREE Scrambler 250 this Saturday the 20th Feb.
Big thanks to Longboards Bar, Somersby Australia and Asahi Beer!!!
Watch this short video to find out how you can WIN yourself a VALLKREE Scrambler 250
Shot & Edited by: Grant Bell & Harrison Scholes
A beautifully restored vintage motorcycle is undoubtedly one of the coolest ways to get around town but if you don’t have the necessary license (or the
funds for such a magnificent machine), Byron Bay’s VALLKREE makes vintage-inspired electric bikes that are just as good, if not better, than the real
Based on the styling of a 1920s American board tracker, VALLKREE electric bikes are made to command eyeballs. Offering all of the freedom that
comes with a traditional motorcycle, VALLKREE bikes have the added benefit of never having to stop for petrol. The bikes house premium quality
36-volt 11-amp Samsung lithium ion batteries and a 250-watt geared brushless rear hub motor so you can zip about town to your heart’s content.
The lightweight purpose-built alloy bike frames not only look amazing but they are extremely strong and functional. Fitted with a water resistant display, VALLKREE bikes
feature a trip computer, speedometer, self-diagnostic system, battery indicator, distance calculator and headlight button alongside Sram Avid BB5 brakes
on front and rear, in combination with Tektro levers, which have an automatic motor kill switch upon braking. Available in black, army green and red,
prices start at $2950.00. Drool over the Board Tracker 250 online.
Published on December 10, 2015 by Jade Quinlivan
The 2015 model VALLKREE boardtracker has now sold out.
We are currently taking orders for the 2016 model which comes with a few sneaky upgrades as standard.
Current wait time on orders is approxamatly one week prior to X'mas.
It's going to be a long hot awesome summer»»»
Thanks for your support & stay happy....XX