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November 2019

Great Vic important information

Here's a mini-guide with all the information you need so you can get to the Great Vic, set-up easily and have a relaxing start to your riding holiday.

Detour at Ballarat Road Bridge

Upgrade works to the Ballarat Road Bridge in Flemington will close the outbound bike lane from next week until mid-February.

Road plates a risk for riders

Metal road plates have been popping up on Melbourne's streets recently, with their sharp edges, slippery surfaces and protruding bolts giving riders a rude and risky shock.
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Plea hearings in the deaths of two bike riders

This week, two cases involving the death of people riding bikes went before the County Court in Victoria. Bicycle Network is watching both cases closely and have provided an update below.
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Vienna shares the load

Vienna is one of a number of European cities that have introduced highly successful bike share schemes that focus on e-cargo bikes.

Giant gamble on e-bikes

Giant have invested $77M into a new factory in Hungary aimed at meeting the growing demand for e-bike production.

Truck vision standards launch in London

The City of London is introducing world-leading regulations to chase out trucks with poor vision that cause many of the tragic crashes with bikes and pedestrians.

Rumble in the regions

Regional Roads Victoria continues to upgrade the safety of rural roads and is undertaking an extensive rollout of rumble strips across the state's south-west.

Tassie Bike News Bites

News this issue includes the new track linking Derby and Branxholm, edge sealing on Huon Rd, Tassie Ride2Work Day winner and SWAG Family update.
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Change to footpath riding law not enough

Bicycle Network is disappointed by the Andrews Labor Government’s decision to increase the age that people in Victoria can ride a bike on the footpath by just one year.