December 2018

TASTE bike riders win when they park

Bicycle Network Tasmania is providing free bicycle valet parking at the Taste of Tasmania, offering the chance to win a day’s electric bike hire for two from Cranke.
m102 water main

More Napier Street detours

As Melbourne Water moves to the next stage of the M41 water main project in North Fitzroy, further detours will be introduced in January.
summer cycling

Beat the heat – tips for summer riding

The warmer weather is kicking in, and while we are all excited to enjoy time on the bike over the summer break, it is important to take certain precautions.
james sheppard

Heart Trail – riding for a reason

James Sheppard, the young man who rode 20km Around the Bay just 5 months after a heart transplant, is now gearing up for a 200km ride for a special cause.

Christmas comes early for young riders

This week some lucky students received an early Christmas present as part of Bicycle Networks 'ugly Christmas jersey' campaign - a brand new Reid bike!
essential vehicle downsizing

Slimmed down trucks to make cities safer

Reports in the U.S. suggests that emergency vehicles like fire trucks should slim down so that streets can be made safer and more liveable for other users.
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Optimism for Monaro Rail Trail

A report on the proposed 208km Monaro rail trail from Queanbeyan to Bombala suggest that the route could offer considerable tourism potential to the region.

Add all-ages bike paths to transport mix

THE Hobart City Deal could play an important role in changing transport choices in Hobart. One of the goals of the deal is to invest in infrastructure to provide efficient transport that enhances accessibility and liveability. This seems to have been interpreted as public transport in the form of ferries, light rail and efficient buses. [...]

Enjoy summer festivities by bike

Bicycle Network is providing valet bike parking at the Taste of Tasmania and Hobart Hurricanes cricket matches over summer.

Snug–Margate path up and running

A new 3 metre wide shared path running between Snug and Margate has been officially opened, with locals already embracing the easy link between the two towns.

An open letter to the media

In Victoria we have a problem—the way bike rider fatalities are reported in the media upsets and angers many people.

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.