February 2020

Riding Peaks Challenge for Kath

Peaks Challenge is one of the toughest rides you can do, but for Chris O'Connor, riding uphill it's nothing compared to what his sister Kath had to fight.

Rolling into Orange to meet with locals

Bicycle Network is hosting a community meeting at Hotel Canobolas to talk about how locals can get involved in next month’s Newcrest Orange Challenge.
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Happy Velo-tine’s Day

For those who haven’t made plans yet for this weekend, we’ve listed some of Melbourne’s top romantic bike rides (romance is of course optional). You can thank us later.
child seat recall

Recall: Child seat can crack

A child seat designed to be fitted to the MK1-E Cargo Bike made by Butchers & Bicycles of Copenhagen has been recalled as the seat's plastic shell may crack.
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Jeep give sneak-peek of new e-Bike

Jeep are the latest car company to try their hand at electric bikes, providing a sneak-peek of what's billed as the "most powerful" off-road mountain bike yet.
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Brisbane’s velobridge proposal

The latest stage of Queensland’s biggest bikeway project proposes a controversial ‘velobridge’ where riders loop out over the water. Have your say on the plans.

Tassie bike news bites

Tassie bike news looks at northern bike thefts, new Dial Range recreation plan, MTB paths for Burnie and the North East Rail Trail progress

Culture lures bikes in Vienna

Bike riders in Vienna will be rewarded with concert tickets for their efforts in reducing CO2 emissions in the Austrian capital.
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Exercise speaks volumes for gray matter

Recent research from Germany shows that aerobic exercise increases local and overall gray matter volume in the brain by an average 5.3 cubic centimetres.

SWAG Family share Aus cycling adventure

A Tassie family last year did what many of us dream of doing, spending a year travelling around  Australia. But the difference with the Hughes family’s trip was that it was via tandem bicycles and living out of swags rather than 4WDs and swish caravans

Bike squeeze on Grattan Street

Bike access to the western section of Grattan Street will be restricted as work starts on the creation of two station entrances outside the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The Royal Melbourne Hospital.