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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

Parramatta Road Rider Fatality

Bicycle NSW wishes to convey its condolences to the family and friends of a man who died riding his bike on Parramatta Road in Leichhardt. The rider was hit by a large truck at around 1pm and in spite of the efforts of emergency services he died. Officers from the Inner West Police Are a

Bathurst Rider Fatality

Bicycle NSW wishes to convey its condolences to the family and friends of a 72 year old woman who died following a collision yesterday (Wednesday 1 April 2020) around 11:15am in Bathurst. Police believe the rider was turning right from George Street onto Stanley Street in Bathurst, when she was struck by a Subaru. In

Checking Your Speed

Bicycle NSW is encouraging road users to check their speed to keep everyone safer on the roads. With less congested roads due to COVID-19 restrictions, it can be easy to accidentally exceed speed limits.  Bicycle NSW encourages everyone to check their speed, and to reduce speeds because more people will be walking and cycling to

Safe Home For Everyone

With the cancellation of Road Safety Awareness Week by Transport for NSW due to COVID-19, Bicycle NSW is taking the opportunity to share key messages that help us get home safely. A key policy pillar that shapes Bicycle NSW advocacy is ‘Safe Home’- the need we all have to arrive home safely. We work in

COVID-19 and the Rule of Two

Responses to the COVID-19 virus are changing rapidly and Bicycle NSW will continue to update you on what applies to bike riding as we #BikeThroughCorona. National COVID-19 Regulations Yesterday Prime Minister Scott Morrison introduced a number of measures including ‘the rule of two’, further restricting social gatherings from ten down to two people.  Over the

#BikeThroughCorona Your Questions Answered

Bicycle NSW has worked to help people in NSW #BikeThroughCorona but we understand there are still questions. Resources On COVID-19 For Bike Riders We created a resource page to help people who ride a bike access up to date information about what’s happening in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, how this impacts bike riding, and

Supporting Your Bike Shop Through COVID-19

With indoor sporting centres closed and people wanting to avoid public transport, now is a great time to hop on your bike, but maybe with a stop by your local bike shop first. Based on NSW Health advice, bike riding outside is still ok. Yet we recommend doing so alone, unless it’s with other people

Bicycle NSW COVID19 Response Statement

Like any organisation Bicycle NSW has been called to respond to the challenges presented by COVID-19.  We have been on the ‘front foot’ in responding to protect people by: Changing how we work: closing our office to visitors, practicing social distancing, deferring courses, communicating event changes and setting up measures and practices to ensure business

Riding Through COVID-19

As the COVID-19 situation develops across NSW, Bicycle NSW wants to help people keep bike riding if they are able.   We know many of you are still riding your bikes outside, whether to avoid mass gatherings on public transport or to keep your mind and body healthy. However with the current social distancing in place, we

Healthy Helpers #BikeThroughCorona

If you’re fit, healthy and wondering how to help the community through the COVID-19 Pandemic, we’ve got you covered. The COVID19 outbreak has dominated news feeds with stories of stockpiling, health sector challenges, shortages and it’s fueling anxiety and stress.  If you want to feel happier, the best way researchers have found is to help