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December 2017

With a little luck the new path across Swan Street Bridge should be open in time for the Boxing Day Test, New Year and the 2018 Australian Open.

Fingers crossed on Swan Street Bridge

With a little luck the new path across Swan Street Bridge should be open in time for the Boxing Day Test, New Year and the 2018 Australian Open.
Riders should make the most of Beach Road through Brighton this holiday January as sewer works along the road look likely to start in February.

Ride Beach Road pong-free in January

Riders should make the most of Beach Road through Brighton this holiday January as sewer works along the road look likely to start in February.
Riders on the Maribyrnong Trail near Highpoint West will face a detour in early January as improvements are made to the Trail.

Maribyrnong Trail switches sides

Riders on the Maribyrnong Trail near Highpoint West will face a detour in early January as improvements are made to the Trail.
Cycling is not just for the elite

Riding a bike is not just for the elite

Riding to work is not for the elite and it's not the new golf – it’s transport. What’s missing is space to ride for people outside the inner-suburbs.
The Dandenong Creek Trail at Heathmont will be detoured until the middle of next year as Melbourne Water makes the Dandenong Creek a creek again.

Dandenong Creek Trail detour

The Dandenong Creek Trail at Heathmont will be detoured until the middle of next year as Melbourne Water makes the Dandenong Creek a creek again.
Bike theft tracked

Bike theft tracked

A new report by Victoria’s Sentencing Advisory Council has taken a brief look at the bike theft problem that has become the scourge in recent times.
Were going riding

We’re going riding

We're taking a break for a little while during the Christmas and new year period to go riding and spend time with family and friends.
Peaks Challenge Falls Creek Christmas guide

Notes from the 11 hour wave leader

Worried it might be difficult to keep in shape for Peaks Challenge Falls Creek during the festive season? Here's a guide from the 11 hour wave leader.
Christmas bike lights Bicycle Network

Tips for talking turkey this Christmas

As well as food, drinks and cheer, events during the festive season can also include questions from non-bike-riders about why you choose two wheels.
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We can’t forget about bikes

While it’s easy to get caught up in the Christmas rush, we can’t forget about three major projects that need our attention.
Bike riders priority on Bowen Crescent

Bike riders priority on Bowen Crescent

More and more cities and towns are adopting the contra-flow bike lane as a basic tool for hooking up gaps in their bike networks. Contra-flow bike lanes enable cyclists to ride against the direction of one-way streets, utilising various levels of markings and signage to separate them from the vehicles coming the other way. The […]
Bicycle Network Tasmania social rides program recognised

Rides program recognised

This year’s Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards saw Bicycle Network Tasmania’s social rides program recognised for getting Tasmanians more physically active.
New Melbourne train

New trains show foresight

Melbourne’s next generation of trains appear set to take transport integration to a new level, with provision for bikes baked in to the design.