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January 2019

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Guilty plea for culpable driving charge

27-year-old Michael Panayides who killed Dutch woman Gitta Scheenhouwer while she was riding her bike on Chapel Street pleaded guilty to culpable driving.

New additions to self-guided ride page

The number of our self-guided bicycle route maps are growing, with recent additions covering Orielton Lagoon and the new Margate to Snug shared path.
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SA safety message is dim, not enlightening

The latest bike safety advertisements by the Motor Accident Commission of South Australia (MACSA) are embarrassing. They provide advice for bike riders that could be wrong and discourage bike riding.

New campaign aims to keep bush healthy

NRM South has released the Ride Clean brochure and poster urging mountain bike riders to keep their bikes clean to stop the spread of weeds and disease in our natural areas.

Kingborough Council open to ideas

Kingborough Council in Hobart’s south is calling for ideas for what people want to see in the area to help it make decisions about infrastructure and services, including for bicycles.

Midtown next up for streetscape makeover

The City of Hobart is calling for ideas for its latest project to rejuvenate a shopping strip – Elizabeth Street between Melville and Warwick streets – and there’s a chance for bike riders to have their say.

From the Great Vic to the RoadNats

Is the Great Vic Bike Ride one of Australia’s greatest cycling breeding grounds? It's where new national champ Sarah Gigante discovered her love for bikes.

Ridgley Loops

We are easing into the new year with our first social ride offering: the 18 km Ridgley Loops ride on Sunday 27 January.

Bay Trail doubles up at Brighton

The squeeze will ease on the frenetically active Bay Trail at Brighton with the release of plans which will see one pinch point duplicated.