Newsroom

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May 2019

Escape to the red centre

Missed our first outback adventure? Bicycle Network General Manager, Public Affairs Anthea Hargreaves recaps the first Great Outback Escape.

Tassie Bike News Bites

A roundup of news bites for bike riders, including a pump track at Railton, West Tamar Hwy changes, new Kingborough tracks map, and St Helens tracks.

Greater Hobart councils work on transport

The Greater Hobart Bill has passed the Tasmanian House of Assembly and is on its way to the Legislative Council, with better collaboration on transport planning a key element of the bill.

Bonnet Hill widening wins tick of approval

We received a letter today from the Bonnet Hill Community Association thanking Bicycle Network and Cycling South for the all work that went into getting funding and support for the widening of Channel Highway through Bonnet Hill.

Ride2School Day stats roll in

The stats from National Ride2School Day are in and it was our biggest one yet! See how many schools and students around the country got involved in 2019.

Have you seen this bike?

One of Bicycle Network's election campaign bikes has gone missing, with no information about where it might be.
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Baxter to Somerville bike path funded

A Coalition Government will invest $2M to deliver the ‘missing link’ shared pedestrian and bike path between Somerville and Baxter on the Mornington Peninsula.

Greens pledge $1 billion for bikes

The Australian Greens have pledged $1 billion in funding over four years to help make it easier and safer for more people to ride bikes across the country.

Exercise keeps the flab behind you

New study suggests continued exercise, rather than chronic restriction of diet, is key to stopping previously obese people from regaining weight they've lost.
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Cargo bikes deliver better health

A new initiative in London aims to switch 15 per cent of city deliveries to cargo bikes, in a bid to save up to 450 lives and £10 million per year.
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Work starts on Monash connection

Works have started on an important bike path link along Forster Road in Mount Waverley, that will help connect riders to Monash University.