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August 2019

Four new bike paths for Sydney

In exciting news for all Sydneysiders, the NSW Government will be funding the construction of four new separated cycleways in the City of Sydney.
sturt street bike path

Baby steps in Ballarat

The Ballarat bike path saga continues, with new designs for a cycleway down Sturt Street remaining a topic of hot debate.

Video: Cath’s membership story

Meet Cath, one of our members who came off her bike on a trail ride, leaving her with some pretty serious injuries. Thankfully, her membership had her covered.
la trobe street detour

Even a little riding lifts health

A new Swedish study has found that fitness rates are declining at a dangerous rate, but an active lifestyle can help reverse the trend, and could save your life.
trek kickster recall

Recall: Trek Kickster is off kilter

The pedal-less Trek Kickster bike for kids has been recalled due to a faulty steerer tube clamp. Affected models were sold nationally between 2012 and 2019.
PedalCell CadenceX

Bottle dynamo gets a recharge

Modern technology has breathed new life into a relic of riding from an earlier age — the bottle dynamo is back better than ever in the form of the CadenceX.

Tram works in Nicholson Street

Riders should be alert to tram works on Nicholson Street in the vicinity of the intersection with the Capital City Trail.

Tassie Bike News Bites

A new bike store in Launceston, a fourth go around at the Paris Brest, changes to Greater Hobart Bill & more parking in Devonport.

Parliament looks into Hobart traffic congestion

Is Hobart sufferring traffic congestion? That’s what the Tasmanian Parliament’s Legislative Council will attempt to determine in a new inquiry that’s calling for submissions before 27 September.

Soldier On take on the bay, again

Soldier On are a team riding United Energy Around the Bay for the third year in a row, having built a special bond between their community and the benefits of riding a bike.
level crossings

Level X-ing detour plan gains steam

When the elevated rail tracks are under construction for the level crossing removals on the Upfield line in Brunswick and Coburg, where will the bikes go?
inkerman road

Traffic shaved from shimmy

The East Brunswick shimmy route should be more popular with riders soon when the street is closed to motor traffic at the northern extent at Albert Street.