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Ride the Great Ocean Road
Entries are now open for this year's RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride. This year’s ride is unmissable as we ride along the Great Ocean Road. The last Great Ocean Road ride sold out so enter ealy so you don't miss out. Read more here
Bike parking boost
The City of Melbourne has signalled a massive boost in bike parking investment in an attempt to overcome the chronic undersupply of bike rails in the city. More here.
National Volunteers Week: Thanks a million
National Volunteers Week kicked off on Monday 13 May and we would like to acknowledge and thank all our fantastic volunteers.
Last year we had over 5,700 volunteers who took on various roles to work towards making riding a normal part of everyday life and contribute to our mission of more people cycling more often. Read more here.
Pennies & farthings for bikes
Most of Victoria's most urgently needed bike infrastructure projects have been delayed for at least another year as the 2013 State Budget largely overlooks bike transport in favour of the economically dubious extension of the Eastern Freeway.
There is some good news. The Box Hill-Ringwood Bikeway gets the nod, and the previously announced Darebin to Yarra Link gets $5M. More on the Budget here.
Our state budget for bikes
New Premier Denis Napthine and new Treasurer Michael O'Brien will be having a tough time getting this year's State Budget ready so soon after taking the reins, so to help them out, we have completed the bike budget for them. Read more here.
New kit a hit
The Bupa Around the Bay 2013 kit is proving to be very popular with riders across the nation, and ride entries are selling fast. Read more here.
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Cars give way on Princes Bridge
Princes Bridge will have its traffic lanes rearranged in order to better manage the huge numbers of bikes, pedestrians and trams now crowding the Yarra crossing during the peak periods. Read more here.
No bikes, no moolah, says Feds
The Federal Government has proposed that bikes will have to be considered in all major infrastructure projects seeking Commonwealth funding. Read more here.
Twelve Apostles Trail to offer world class experience
International travelers will be able to discover one of Australia's most breathtaking vistas by bike on the new Twelve Apostles Trail being planned for Port Campbell. Read more here.
Napthine builds bridge to riders
In a welcome move the Napthine Government has chosen the best solution for the next installment of the Federation Trail a bridge across the Newport-Albion freight line in Yarraville. Read more here.
Salute the 100 percenters
Five schools have so far reported a 100 per cent active travel rate on this year's National Ride2School Day, putting paid to the myth that getting every school child into active travel is an impossibility. Read more here.
Will Premier Napthine bring the bike budget back?
There is a new leader of the government in Spring Street, promising new energy and quicker decision making, but there is a question 1.1 million bike riding Victorians want answered: will Denis Napthine bring the bike budget back? Read more here.
An epic day of guts and glory
It was a day of extremes – soaring highs, crushing lows and a little bit of everything in between – for the riders of the SCODY 3 Peaks Challenge. Victoria’s stunning alpine region put on quite a show, with the weather adding a level of difficulty to the challenging route. Read more here.
Record numbers of females riding to work
There has been a phenomenal increase in the number of females riding to work in Melbourne, with this year's Super Tuesday count showing the gender split above 50 percent for the first time.
Find out more here.
Anti-helmet theory takes a header
A key theory of anti-helmet campaigners – that helmets lead bike riders to take more risks while riding – has been thrown on its head by new research into bike crashes.
Read more here.
Ringwood to Box Hill a goer at last
The City of Whitehorse is now likely to gallop ahead with the long-stalled Ringwood to Box Hill Rail Trail after realising that its previous spoiling tactics were depriving the community of a much needed asset. Find out more here.