Ride NSW!

With thousands of places to ride across NSW how do you find the right route for you? As the peak body for bike riders in NSW, we wanted to make the discovery of new rides easier.  We have collated ride routes into a statewide map, that we hope will inspire more riding for all ages and

Safe Navigation App For All Wheels

Bicycle NSW has applied for funding to develop a navigation app to enable people to plan safe journeys by bike.  We realise this will also help people who use wheelchairs to plan their journeys. Most mapping applications are designed for cars and not the needs of people looking for safe routes to travel by bike

Help Us Develop Safe Riding Navigation

Bicycle NSW needs your help to secure funding to develop a navigation app to enable people to plan safe journeys by bike.  Most mapping applications are designed for cars and does not cater for the needs of people looking for safe routes to travel by bike.  This can result in riders being directed onto busy

10 Things For Your Bicycle First Aid Kit

Bike riding can be a fun and exciting activity, but sometimes accidents happen. Are you prepared and carry a first aid kit to help you or someone else when on your ride? If you do not have first aid qualifications, we recommend doing a course like this one with St John’s to prepare you for

Bike Riding and Type 1 Diabetes

For National Diabetes Awareness Week we’re taking a look at how to balance bike riding and type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an auto-immune disease where the body mistakenly destroys insulin-producing cells in the pancreas.  Insulin is a hormone is necessary to turn glucose into energy. Ten percent of people with diabetes have type

Newcastle Light Rail Crossing Fatality

Bicycle NSW wishes to convey its condolences to the family and friends of the rider who died following a crash that occurred during an attempt to cross light rail tracks in Newcastle. A 51-year old man was riding his bike and tried to cross the light rail tracks at the intersection of Pacific and Scott

NAIDOC Week

This week is NAIDOC Week, when everyone is invited to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  This year’s theme is “Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s Work Together”. Bicycle NSW has its offices on Dharug Lands but the state of NSW has 9 regions and a network of 120 Land

A welcome focus on active transport

NSW Labor has appointed Ms Jodi McKay MP as its new leader she has announced her cabinet.  Bicycle NSW was pleased to meet with the new Shadow Active Transport Minister, Ms Jo Haylen MP, on her first Friday in the job. It was clear to us that Jo has a strong grasp on the opportunities

Have Your Say for Safer Temporary Traffic Management

We want you to get home safely so Bicycle NSW has been contributing to the development of the Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management to help make the roads safer for people riding bikes and walking. Temporary traffic management is most often used as part of construction projects where roads, footpaths and cycleways are