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February 2019

Distracted-driving

Bike riders spot distracted drivers

A survey by Bicycle Network has found out just how often bike riders are spotting distracted driving and the impact it is having on riding.
dutch reach

How the Dutch Reach could have stopped a dooring

One in four bike riders believe driver distraction caused a crash they were involved in, and three in four a near miss, a new survey by Bicycle Network has found. The survey of more than 2,300 bike riders showed that people who ride bikes are regularly impacted by distracted driving. 98 per cent of riders […]

South Kensington bike route changes

Riders will face temporary changes to their route within the Lloyd Street business estate near South Kensington station from this weekend.

Capital City Trail upgrade—smooooth!

The City of Yarra is upgrading the rather bumpy section of the Capital City Trail between St Georges Road and Bennett Street, and detours are in place.
giant recall

Children’s bike recall

Giant has recalled several models of children's bicycles due to non-compliant reflectors. Consumers should contact their local Giant retailer to arrange a new fitting.
bari

Cash for commuting catches on

The Italian city of Bari are paying residents per kilometre to ride bikes, in a bid to get people out of cars and rid the city of car traffic congestion.

Women on Wheels heads east

Our premier Bike Week ride, Women on Wheels, is heading to Sorell this year for an easy trip around the scenic Orielton Lagoon on Sunday 3 March.

Bike Week is coming!

Tasmanian Bike Week is set to roll from 3 to 10 March this year, with lots of rides and events planned across the state.

Tassie news bites

Work is underway on Hobart's Rivulet path and we have a winner for our Taste of Tasmania valet parking competition with Cranke.

City of Launceston plans northern suburbs’ future

One in four bike riders believe driver distraction caused a crash they were involved in, and three in four a near miss, a new survey by Bicycle Network has found. The survey of more than 2,300 bike riders showed that people who ride bikes are regularly impacted by distracted driving. 98 per cent of riders […]

How do you ride to the station?

Would you like your bike trip to the train to be easier? Transport for Victoria and Public Transport Victoria want to hear your thoughts.

Trucks turfed off Beach Road

Trucks will be banned from driving on Beach Road between Port Melbourne and Mordialloc all day, everyday from the end of this month.