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February 2020

No more cryin’ in the Chapel?

Choked Chapel Street has long had the reputation as Melbourne’s most harrowing bike street, but tears of grief could soon turn to cries of joy.
King Street

Safety in numbers for Sydney riders

Between 2008 and 2019 the amount of bike trips in Sydney has doubled, and during the same amount of time crashes have been cut by a third.

Queenstown throws down MTB gauntlet

Queenstown is the latest Tasmanian town to aim for world-class mountain-bike track status with the release of plans to develop 35.1 km of tracks on Mount Owen.
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The climb: the back of Falls

Here's the one you've all been waiting for, an in-depth analysis of the back of Falls climb courtesy of our mate Matt de Neef from theclimbingcyclist.com.

Tassie bike news bites

Mt Wellington Challenge, Kingborough and Clarence councils plan new centres, St Helens shifts stacked loop, BBQ on the Intercity and the Swag Family adds another date.
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The climb: Mount Hotham

Our mate Matt de Neef from theclimbingcyclist.com has provided a detailed description of the second climb at Peaks Challenge Falls Creek – Mount Hotham.
NYC bike lanes

NYC public art makes cycling safer

New York City's "Barrier Beautification Program" is commissioning artwork along bike infrastructure to improve the experience and safety of riding bikes.
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Super-sized SUVs are eyeing our streets

Car companies who produce super-sized SUVs and utes to the US are eyeing Australia as a potential market, despite their growing risk to vulnerable road users.
bikes beat electric scooters

Bikes scoot way ahead in benefits race

Electric scooters are a failure when it comes to providing health benefits to individuals and environmental benefits to the community, a new study finds.