August 2019

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.

Canning Street detours start soon

Work on the new $13.4M Carlton water main down Canning Street starts on Monday, and the first detour will be in place on Tuesday morning.

No sustainability without bikes

Australia’s national infrastructure planners say we must overcome low rates of active transport to improve transport and sustainability across the nation.

Bike lock on steroids

Bike lovers prepared to go to extreme lengths to stop crooks pinching their favourite ride might at last have the answer, if they can lift it.
cannondale recall

Fracturing fork recall

Cannondale has recalled its disk braked CAADX cyclocross bikes from model years 2013 to 2016, offering full replacements free of charge.

Bellarine Trail temporary closure

The Bellarine Rail Trail will be temporarily closed near Drysdale to enable a bridge lift, with a detour in place from 26 August to 7 September.
e-scooter pollution

Are e-scooters polluters

A new study has found that e-scooter programs do not reduce the environmental impact of transportation systems, and in most cases increase greenhouse emissions.
hill or headwind

The hill or the headwind?

Which do you prefer – grinding up a long relentless hill, or facing the full-frontal forces of the wind? Discussing the differences, similarities and person preference.

RE:CYCLE, a bike made by coffee

A Swedish bike brand and coffee giant Nespresso have taken the love affair between riding bikes and drinking coffee to the next level.

North East Rail Trail work back on track

The Legislative Council has delivered its final report into the North East Rail Trail giving the state government’s compromise solution the thumbs up but trail opponents have vowed to fight on.