summer cycling

Beat the heat – tips for summer riding

The warmer weather is kicking in, and whilst we are all excited to enjoy time on the bike over the summer break, it is important to take certain precautions.
james sheppard

Heart Trail – riding for a reason

James Sheppard, the young man who rode 20km Around the Bay just 5 months after a heart transplant, is now gearing up for a 200km ride for a special cause.

Bike vs pedestrian crash myth exposed

A new and comprehensive study of pedestrian injuries resulting from collisions with people who ride bikes in Melbourne has found that such crashes are rare.
Around the Bay

Get up and going on World Mental Health Day

Wednesday 10 October is World Mental Health Day, a day that aims to raise awareness of mental health issues and support people in managing symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress.
Ride2Work_Melbourne, Albert Street

Lack of exercise puts one in four at risk

The world’s leading health agency has called for urgent action on physical inactivity with a new report finding that a quarter of all adults worldwide fail to get enough exercise.
Australia's Health 2018

It’s about quality and quantity

Australians may be living longer, but our biennial health report card shows that we need to work on the lifestyle factors that impact our quality of life.

Drag your bike out of the shed

As part of Men's Health Week, Bicycle Network is calling on Australian men to go back to the shed, and get out their bikes.

What does it take to switch transport choices?

Tasmanians will be the guinea pigs inr understanding what it takes to get people out of cars and into active transport and public transport, in the new Health by Stealth research project.
Women's Health Week comedy gala

Women’s Health Week Comedy Gala

It’s starting to heat up around the country, and whilst we are all excited to enjoy some time on the bike over the summer break, it is important to take certain precautions when riding in hot weather. With this in mind, we’ve put together a few quick tips to help keep you safe and happy […]
COSA cancer research

Cycling to cure cancer

Australia's peak body representing cancer doctors is recommending that exercise and bike riding becomes a cornerstone of cancer treatment.
Bikes to beat bulge in the West

Bikes to beat bulge in the West

Melbourne’s western suburbs are planning to use bikes to tackle some of the lowest physical activity rates in Victoria, and the associated health issues.
Ageing bike rider

Bikes wind back the ageing clock

Two new studies of older adults – who during their life have exercised long and hard on a bike – has found that they rolled back the ageing clock.