July 2019

active living

Hey sport! Try active living

A new Australian study challenges sport as a primary government strategy to increase youth physical activity levels, suggesting a greater focus on active living.
regional victorian bike tourism

Regions need more spending from tourists

A review of regional tourism in Victoria has found that only 36 cents of the tourism dollar gets spent in regional Victoria. More people on bikes might help with that.

Tassie Bike News Bites

Hobart Rivulet Path bans bikes, Giant to set up e-bike concept store in St Helens, Sandy Bay Rd works divert bike lanes, Ambassador routes take off.

Invermay plan question mark for new riders

The state government has released its plans for traffic flow upgrades through Invermay, specifically intersections on Goderich and Gleadow streets and Forster and Holbrook streets.

Wantirna trail kicks off

The days of riding on the notorious timber boardwalk in Wantirna South are numbered, with work starting soon on the new connection along the Burwood Highway.
federal falls trail orange

Plan to boost biking in Orange

The Orange Mountain Bike Club has proposed an exciting new route from Boree Creek to Federal Falls for riders and walkers in the Mount Canobolas area to enjoy.
bunbury bike lane

Biking around Bunbury just got better

There's a new shared path in Bunbury, with an upgrade along Estuary Drive between Willinge Drive and the railway crossing officially completed last week.

Flinders Street closure announced

Flinders Street will be closed to bikes and all eastbound traffic for between two and three years from September, but appropriate detours are being planned.
eastern trails network

Melbourne’s east gets trails plan

The comprehensive new Eastern Trails Strategy is set to guide the future development of new and existing trails in Melbourne's eastern suburbs.
airbike adelaide

Airbike undeterred by Obike disaster

There's a new bike-share company in Adelaide, with 'Airbike' set to launch its fleet in the city within the next fortnight, undeterred by previous failures.