The Canberra Cyclist is published by an editorial team made up of Pedal Power staff and volunteers. We welcome submissions of articles for publication from members of Pedal Power and the broader cycling community. When preparing an article, please consider the following guidelines:

  • Content should be of interest to Pedal Power members, a readership of all ages and abilities   
  • Please respect the following word limits:   
    • Half page article –  maximum of 400 words 
    • Full page article –  maximum of 800 words   
    • Double page article –  maximum of 1500 words
  • Articles are published under the disclaimer that opinions expressed in the magazine are those of the respective authors and not necessarily those of Pedal Power ACT.

When submitting an article, please consider the following guidelines:

  • Provide at least one photograph for a short article and several for longer articles.
  • All content including text, photographs and other images should be submitted as email attachments
  • Files over 8 MB must be provided on a flash drive
  • Text must be in a word document (*.docx), plain text (*.txt) or rich text format file (*.rtf)
  • Tables must be in Word or Excel
  • Charts must be in photo file format (*.tif, *.jpg or *.gif)   
  • Images must be in photo file format or print quality PDF, in the largest size available with a caption and acknowledgement as needed
  • Files in Illustrator, Photoshop, QuarkXPress, PageMaker, Word and PowerPoint are also suitable 
  • Mention ‘Canberra Cyclist’ in the subject line, and your name and phone number in the email
  • Canberra Cyclist follows the Australian Government Style Manual

Submissions can be sent to

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