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March 2019

Moonee Ponds Creek transformation planned

The lower Moonee Ponds Creek is in the early stages of planning for a major upgrade, and regular riders of the trail are encouraged to share their suggestions for improvement.

NSW Liberals win election

The NSW Liberals won that state election on Saturday 23 March, but what does that mean for people who ride bikes? See what they've said they'll do.

Don’t go loco during rail disruptions

Bicycle Network will be making sure commuters don’t go loco during upcoming rail disruptions by helping them jump on a bike and take two wheels to work.

No rush to write off Rushall path

Yarra City recently decided not to deliver on years of commitments to build a shared path in Rushall Reserve. But there's still hope for a future Rushall path.

Brunswick bike survey

Member for Brunswick Tim Read MP wants help from people who ride bikes to make Brunswick safer for riding and a better place to live.

Southbank Promenade speed study

Between 1 April and 7 April riders’ speed will be measured along Southbank Promenade, as part of a serious study by the City of Melbourne to aid future developments.

Bikes bring better housing

A new study from London shows that building good bike facilities can have a positive impact on housing development and influence where people desire to live.

Bikes beat pills for fighting fat

More evidence is emerging that exercise is more effective in reducing stores of the dangerous fat that hides deep in the body than pharmaceutical solutions.

More enthusiasm for your kerb

As our cities and towns seek to improve streets for bike riders and pedestrians, the focus of the street is moving from the roadway to the kerb.

Work starts on new trail crossing

Scotchmans Creek Trail is getting a major upgrade to improve safety by installing signalised crossing at Atkinson Street in Chadstone, with minor detours in place.

CW Seong: Recovery and reward

CW Seong took on Peaks Challenge Falls Creek for the first time in 2019, and drove quite a way to get there! Hear his impressive story of recovery and reward.
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Gardiners Creek set for upgrade

The City of Stonnington are calling for bike riders input as part of their master plan to upgrade to the popular Gardiners Creek Trail in the coming years.
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Collingwood bike lanes extended

The protected bike lanes along Wellington Street in Collingwood are to be extended further north, making it safer for one-eyed Magpie supporters to get to the MCG.

Fred Jung: As mates or not at all

Fred Jung shared his story from Peaks Challenge Falls Creek 2019, after agreeing last year that they would tackle the Legend together or not at all.

Bridge closures in Yarraville

The relocation of power lines along the West Gate Freeway in Yarraville will close the overpass at Fogarty Avenue for several weeks from tomorrow.