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December 2018

Bridge works to impact Bay Trail

Works on the Hyde Street Bridge over Stoney Creek in Yarraville will be a minor inconvenience for riders along the Bay Trail West until March next year.

Bike vs pedestrian crash myth exposed

A new and comprehensive study of pedestrian injuries resulting from collisions with people who ride bikes in Melbourne has found that such crashes are rare.

Maribyrnong Trail detour in Essendon West

There will be minor detours on the Maribyrnong Trail in Essendon West over the next few weeks as part of the Maribyrnong River Main Sewer upgrade investigations.

Pascoe Vale Road sewer project alert

The Pascoe Vale Road sewer relining project gets underway soon and may have some impact on riders in the Pascoe Vale and Strathmore areas from early next year.

North Fitzroy water main works alert

Melbourne Water will have intermittent road closures on Alfred Crescent, Falconer and Scotchmer Streets in December and January for the M41 Water Main Project.
hs2 bike

HS2 Bike: the forgotten trail

The proposal to develop a 500km north-south bike route through central England in conjunction with the High Speed 2 rail project seems to be going nowhere.
denmark riders

Middle aged riders cheat death

An interesting study of a huge group of riders in Denmark has provided powerful proof that people who ride bikes live longer than those that choose not to.
capital city trail

Capital City Trail crossing input needed

The City of Yarra is looking for local input in order to finalise options to improve two dicey road crossings on the busy Capital City Trail in North Fitzroy.
Riding to school

Childhood inactivity at crisis level

A global analysis of childhood physical activity paints a grim picture of Australia — our children are not moving enough and we’re falling behind the rest of the world.
Minimum passing distance

Send us your close passes

Bicycle Network is asking members and riders to send videos of close and dangerous passes to help us with a special minimum passing distance project.

Coast into berry Christmas cycle

Celebrate Christmas with a cycle along the coast on Sunday 23 December to the Berry Patch in Turners Beach – festive season decorations mandatory!

ABC following the Great Vic

You may have noticed some ABC film crews following around the Great Vic this year. We've collated all the videos from the ABC in one place for you to enjoy.

Hobart’s good & not so good news

Bicycle riders in Hobart have had two small wins with the lengthening of the green bicycle signal at Evans Street and the relocation of a pole on the Channel Highway in Taroona.