International news

E-bikes without the kitchen sink

Could the Xiaomi QiCycle represents the new look for e-bikes? Small, light, simple and convenient like an iPhone, at around the same price.
Lille Langro Bridge

How to do a bike bridge

The new Lille Langebro cycle and pedestrian bridge opened recently, a stunning gift to the city of Copenhagen from an innovative property developer.

Learning a few cycling tips in Japan

Our Tasmanian Public Affairs Manager Alison Hetherington holidayed in Japan recently and couldn’t resist taking a peak at the local bike facilities.

E-cargo bikes on a tear

Statistics from Germany suggest subsidies may have a bigger impact if they went to e-cargo bikes instead of electric cars.

Car parking costs to rocket

Parking permits in Copenhagen will rocket up to 100 times the current fee next year as the city gets deadly serious about climate change.
vienna cargo bikes

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.

Developers building on bike trend

It has been known for years that the location of public transport routes plays a major role in the location and pricing of property. Now the rising role of bikes for transport is having the same effect.

Bikes deliver the goods in Berlin

A massive trial of parcel delivery in Berlin has established that cargo bikes can do the job of making delivery to the door viable and sustainable.

Transport CO2 reduction stalls

Australian consumer preferences for heavier vehicles with larger and more powerful engines are to blame for our climate damaging CO2 emissions.

Exercise matters to white matter

A new study of over 1200 MRI scans has found that those your brain has better structure and functioning if you exercise and are fit.

Speed tops crash risk behaviour

A huge North American study of 28 million car trips has confirmed that speeding is the strongest predictor of crashes on our roads.
harley davidson ebikes

Harley heaven. You pedal, not peddle.

Harley Davidson has released the first images of its forthcoming range of e-bikes, and they look great. The company has hinted at a release in 2021.