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Want to commute but don’t know how?

Many people are out of the habit of getting into their cars every morning, now it's broken how do we help them into a new habit of riding to work instead of driving? Finding a route to work they are comfortable with is a big start.

Electric share bikes to jump into Melbourne

Share bikes are returning to Melbourne after Melbourne, Yarra and Port Phillip councils struck a deal with Uber to allow their brand of JUMP e-bikes to operate in the city.
Footpath riding

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.

Is your bike fit and healthy?

Bikes are mechanical objects and have a service life – it's important to look after your bike so it looks after you.

Green wave a go on Albert Street

A green wave for bike riders on Albert Street in East Melbourne will be made permanent after a trial by City of Melbourne found it reduced travel times by almost one minute.

Give your colleagues a hand to ride to work

Ride2Work Day is coming up on Wednesday 16 October, and we’ll be holding a celebratory breakfast at Mawsons Place in Hobart but it would be great to see some new faces over our coffees. If you ride to work, have you ever considered encouraging or mentoring someone else at your workplace to ride? When you [...]
stefan gelbhaar ride to work

An extra day off for riding to work

A Germany politician has proposed that those who ride a bike to work should get an extra day of leave each year. And he makes some pretty good points.

Don’t go loco during rail disruptions

Bicycle Network will be making sure commuters don’t go loco during upcoming rail disruptions by helping them jump on a bike and take two wheels to work.

How do you ride to the station?

Would you like your bike trip to the train to be easier? Transport for Victoria and Public Transport Victoria want to hear your thoughts.

Just imagine a city of separate cycleways

This article first appeared in The Mercury on Tuesday 16 October 2018.   Ride2Work Day is held in October every year to celebrate and encourage people to ride bicycles to work. However, if we are serious about getting more people riding to work it needs co-operation in government, business and the community. Why do we [...]

Bike blasts through in commuter challenge

The trusty bicycle won the day in this morning’s Ride2Work Day Commuter Challenge from Derwent Park to Mawsons Place in Hobart. Participants on a bicycle, electric bicycle, driving a car and catching a bus all left the corner of Derwent Park and Main roads in Derwent Park at 8.18am. The bicycle rider took the Intercity [...]
Ride2Work Day

That’s a wrap for Ride2Work Day 2018

More than 10,000 Australians saddled up for National Ride2Work Day, celebrating the benefits of riding to work and the communities that support this great cause.

Ride2Work and win a Henty backpack

All Tasmanian riders who register on the Ride2Work Day portal will go in the running for a super cool black Henty Tube backpack and trucker cap.
Cars in congestion Feature

Commuters still queuing in cars

Despite the average Melburnian's commute being 15 kilometres, three-quarters of all workers are still driving their cars to the office.
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.
Cycling is not just for the elite

Riding a bike is not just for the elite

Riding to work is not for the elite and it's not the new golf – it’s transport. What’s missing is space to ride for people outside the inner-suburbs.
Ride2Work Day Bicycle Network

Get on your bike at Ride2Work Day

All Australians are encourages to get on their bikes and go to work the healthy way on National Ride2Work Day next Wednesday, 18 October.
Let Bicycle Network help you to love your ride to work

5 reasons to love riding to work

If you get yourself riding to work regularly you can open up a new world of opportunities … Good morning World! Not a morning person? Cycling fixes that. It’s a first-rate heart-starter and mood enhancer. You will find yourself greeting fellow commuters cheerily like the early bird you never knew you were. First to the [...]
Swan-Street-bridge

Swan Street bridge update

Bike riders keen to regain full access to one of Melbourne's key commuter routes, the Main Yarra Trail, are set to endure further delays.