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Inkerman Street

Inkerman corridor gets double boost

Design development on the much anticipated strategic cycling corridor along Inkerman Street from Caulfield to St Kilda has gained momentum again.
Wollongong bike city

I love a bike city because…

Wollongong City Council is asking young people to share what they love about bike riding as part of the "I love Wollongong because..." campaign.
O’Keefe Street Velobridge Brisbane

Brisbane’s latest bike bridge

Brisbane plan to add a bike bridge at Woolloongabba to complement the Veloway 1 cycleway and connect the gaps in the city's growing commuter bike network.
West Kernow Way

Mammoth new Cornish cycle route announced

With millions of Brits buying new bikes in 2020, and the prospect of international travel still a little sketchy in Europe, the new 150-mile Cornish cycle route couldn't come at a better time.
Mernda rail trail interruptions

Mernda rail trail interruptions

Riders on the Mernda rail trail may notice vehicles on the trail on some occasions during next month as the Metro Tunnel Project conducts critical signal testing.
Two new bike bridges looking for a name

Two new bike bridges looking for a name

Two great new bike bridges over the West Gate Freeway are getting the finishing touches with all the bells and whistles you could ask for... but they need a name!
Biomega Ein trailer

This bike trailer pulls its weight

Danish bike manufacturer Biomega has launched the Ein, a bike trailer that pulls its own weight, intelligently powered with its own motor and battery.

Tassie Bike News Bites

This Bike News Bites covers Hobart MTB news, North East Rail Trail appeal and working bee, Tasmanian bike touring opportunities, Regatta Ground car park work and a potential UTAS bike club.

Hobart’s first separated cycleways get closer

Hobart City Council is due to meet this Monday 10 May to give the final go ahead for a trial of separated cycleways on Campbell Street and short connectors to Argyle Street on Liverpool and Bathurst streets.

Cargo bike childcare drop-offs are a cinch

A criticism of advocating for bicycle transport is that it’s no good for the parents who have to drop off and pick up kids or do the shopping on their way home but the extra strong, longer framed cargo bikes have solved that problem.
Putting a spark into Collingwood

Wellington Street is feeling energetic

Construction activities will return next week to the corner of Wellington Street, Langridge Street and Derby Street in Collingwood as the new under road power cables are energised.

Royal Parade interruptions

The southbound Royal Parade service lane near Grattan Street will be closed for periods of this weekend and next weekend.

Corry’s crazy credit card ride

In case Peaks Challenge Falls Creek wasn't hard enough, six friends rode 1200km from Sydney the week leading up to the grueling one-day challenge. Hear their incredible story.
pedal pacer recall

Recall: Pedal Pacer off the pace

A serious defect has forced the recall of the Pedal Pacer 2 flat bar bicycle sold by 99 Bikes, as the front wheel can pop out of the fork.

Keelonith Primary School ready to ride

Students at Greenvale’s Keelonith Primary School will be ready to ride to school all throughout 2021 thanks to a Ride2School bike education workshop.
Shepherd Bridge Footscray

Space squeeze at Shepherd Bridge

Riders will need to be careful, and breathe in, as they cross Shepherd Bridge on the Footscray Road Trail in the coming months.

Tassie Bike News Bites

The Central Coast Council build new shared path connections, Tasmania Police help Launceston migrants out with used bikes, the North-South track closed for maintenance and special Mothers Day MTB deal.

Upgrade for risky road in Queensland

The state government is offering $7 million for safety upgrades to the notoriously risky Beachmere Road north of Brisbane, currently seeking community input.

Darwin gets moving

Darwin has launched its inaugural Movement Strategy in a bid to make it easier for people to get around while minimising the impact of transport on the environment.
NYC bike parking

A bike parking revolution in NYC

New York bike advocates are taking matters into their own hands to provide adequate bike parking solutions that the city seems unwilling to provide.

Launceston strategy covers next 20 years

It’s been years in the making, but finally a draft transport strategy is being presented to this week’s Launceston Council meeting that will govern its actions out to 2040.
Exercise can fight COVID

Exercise can fight COVID

A major new study has found that physical activity, such as regular bike riding, is one of the most effective ways to protect yourself against the COVID-19 virus.
Better bike links at Preston

Better bike links at Preston

The elevated rail track solution to the four level crossings removals in Preston looks set to deliver better bike riding and parking facilities.
Temporary path closure at Westall

Temporary path closure at Westall

Signal construction works on the Pakenham/Cranbourne lines will result in periodic closures of the some sections of the Djerring Trail from next week.
Apple moves on bike security

Apple moves on bike security

Tech giant Apple has extended its "Find My" network technology to the bike world, making it possible to track down your bicycle using your smart phone.

Sims Street loop alert

Riders who use the Sims Street loop connection between Footscray Road and the east side Maribyrnong River Trail should be alert to a minor traffic change from tomorrow.

Distracted driving cameras confirmed for Victoria

Victoria will go ahead with a $33.7 million investment in roadside cameras that can detect distracted driving after a trial found one in 42 people were using a mobile phone while behind the wheel.

Councils cop caning over roads

There is hope that safer and smoother rides may be up the road for bike riders, following a critical report into the management of road maintenance by local councils.
mount gambier rail trail

Boost for Mount Gambier bike path

Mount Gambier has secured $800,000 from the state government to extend a shared path from the Mount Gambier Rail Trail and install solar lighting along the popular track.

Opal card to cover share bikes in Sydney

The NSW government is trialing a world first multi-modal transport incentive program that will allow Sydney commuters to pay for share bikes with their digital Opal card.

Greater Hobart vision seeking your comments

The state government and Greater Hobart councils have released a new planning document outlining the main directions for development of transport and development in Hobart until 2050.
Separated bike lanes canberra

Calls for separation in Canberra

A new study on bike lanes in the ACT has found that simple bike lanes on main arterial roads may not provide adequate safety, and separated infrastructure is required.

Tassie Bike News Bites

The new Latrobe section of the coastal pathway opens, Hobart's Trackcare looking for input and an e-vehicle expo in Triabunna feature in this edition's Bike News.