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Bridge Inn Road detours

The project to upgrade Bridge Inn Road through Doreen will close several sections of shared path during the works.

More for the Merri Creek

The State government is moving ahead with plans to upgrade the trails on the lower reaches of Merri Creek.

Farmers & cyclists oppose Longford plan

Tractors and bicycles might not seem like the likeliest of bedfellows but in Longford they were natural allies last week at a protest against plans to narrow the main street between William and Union streets.

Ride off the beaten track this fortnight

All of our rides this fortnight have some or most of the route utilising gravel roads and paths, reflecting the desire of a lot of riders to enjoy natural places without too many cars around. So get out your treads and wider tyres and enjoy our urban and regional areas. Domain Quadruple Loop – Saturday [...]

NSW bill cuts rail trail red tape

A bill amendment to be brought before NSW Legislative Council next week could be a game-changer for the delivery of rail trails across the state. However, it needs your support.

Work continues on Underground Rail Loop

Work will continue in August on upgrades to Melbourne Underground Rail Loop stations and riders may encounter above-ground construction activities on city streets.

Trek recalls handlebar

Trek has recalled bikes fitted with an integrated stem/handlebar as well the separately sold handlebar units because the bars can crack if overloaded.

Shrine to Sea route re-floated

The biking and walking boulevard being planned to link the Domain Gardens to Port Phillip Bay—Shrine to Sea—has set sail again, taking a new design tack.

Swanston Street lane closure: Part 2

The Swanston Street bike lane at the City Square underground station construction site will close again for about a week from next Wednesday 4 August.

Bikes feature in new park plan

A comprehensive bike network will be a key attraction of the massive new marran baba Merri Creek Regional Parklands being developed in Melbourne’s north.

Road closures around Preston

The level crossing removals project in Preston continues with more road closures this month that will impact bike riders through the precinct.

Enjoy the great outdoors on your bike

This fortnight’s rides include a couple of the longer Alt-Fondo routes which take in the deep south and eastern arm of the Derwent, while our north-west riders are taking on a decent loop through the Forth Valley

Tassie Bike News Bites

Granton rail lines receive asphalt treatment, kids around the state benefit from bike grants, Tassie riders feature in Tour de France Femmes and tips to avoid buying a stlen bike feature in this Bike News Bites.

Lutana Link plans suffer setback

The revived Lutana Link project has suffered a setback this week with Glenorchy Council moving the project from its capital works plan for next year to its ongoing Projects Register.

E-bike leasing comes to Tasmania

The purchase cost of electric bicycles can turn some people off trying them, but employed Tasmanians now have another option: e-bike leasing.

Tour de France Femmes ride guide

The highly anticipated Tour de France Femmes—the women’s Tour de France—kicks off this Sunday 24 July. Here is a guide to the race to get you up to speed before the first stage.

Koonung Creek Trail detour

A project to relocate of power cables for the North East Link has closed a section of the Koonung Creek Trail in Doncaster.