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Byron Shire fills rail trail’s missing link

Byron Shire Fills Rail Trail’s Missing Link

A new era dawns as Byron Bay joins the Northern Rivers Rail Trail In a landmark decision, Byron Shire Council has moved a step closer to realizing a long-anticipated rail trail project. This will lead to connected communities, promote outdoor recreation and unlock massive economic potential through eco-tourism. After four years investigating the feasibility of

Cars travelling down the road in 40km zone

Inner West Plans 40 and Below

The Inner West Council has conducted a study to look at reducing the speed limits to 40km/h across its neighbourhoods. This is due to growing support – and compelling evidence – for even lower speeds, especially around schools and quiet streets. Read our feedback to the Inner West @ 40 study here. A 40km/h speed limit

Shared path surrounded by trees

New Shared Path Linking Toukley to The Entrance

Construction is underway for the final stage of the Magenta Shared Pathway linking The Entrance with Toukley. This includes a 3.7km, 3 metre-wide shared path running adjacent to Wilfred Barret Drive and the Wyrrabalong National Park. This will join The Entrance in the south with Toukley to the north. It will then complete the 47.5

Solo Bike Ride Across the Nullarbor

“I only saw two other cyclists in the whole journey, one guy cycling in the opposite direction and a French chap who had cycled from France.”                    Patsy Quealy, Solo Bike Ride Across the Nullarbor, 5 August – 2 September 2023. Patsy Quealy with her trusted rig taking

Refer a Friend

Refer A Friend

We greatly appreciate the support of our Members, and want to thank them for helping us continue to grow across the State. So, attention Members… GIVE 25% and SAVE 25% for each friend referred to join Bicycle New South Wales! 

The Greater Sydney Bike Trail

The Greater Sydney Bike Trail

A fantastic challenge! Looking for a spring cycling adventure close to home? Check out the 230km Greater Sydney Bike Trail from BikeTrail.blog. After spending a couple of years learning all the shared paths in Sydney, Garry Robinson, the founder of BikeTrail.blog, was soaking up bike culture at every opportunity. “One evening I listened to some

Bike North: making cycling better

Bike North: A big BUG with a big impact

Bike North is one of the largest Bicycle User Groups in NSW with over 500 members. And it is very active! The Bike North patch covers a huge area north of the Parramatta River across nine local government areas (LGAs), stretching from Willoughby west to The Hills and north to Hornsby. The founding members met

Who is behind BikeTrail.blog?

Who is behind BikeTrail.blog?

The fantastic resources on BikeTrail.blog are no longer a Sydney secret! This treasure trove of maps, photos, ride ideas and route descriptions has become indispensable for bike riders planning trips for both recreation and transport in Sydney – and beyond. The blog and its famous maps are the brainchild of Eastern Suburbs resident and BIKEast

Greenways for a Healthy City

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where Nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul alike.” These are the wise words of environmentalist and philosopher John Muir who campaigned to establish Yosemite National Park in the 1890s. More than a century later, over

The CAMWEST blend of community and advocacy

The CAMWEST Blend of Community and Advocacy

Bicycle NSW supports a state-wide network of affiliated local Bicycle User Groups (BUGs).  BUGs organise enjoyable and inclusive recreational rides and promote bicycle riding for fitness, recreation, transport, and social engagement. All BUGs encourage community and fun. But some do much, much more. Alongside their jobs and family commitments, many BUG members can be found