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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

NEW RIDE LEADERS ON THE WAY!

New Ride Leaders On The Way!

Every year, Bicycle NSW approves everyday bike riders to become qualified Ride Leaders. These Ride Leaders are knowledgeable, experienced bike riders who love to show new and experienced riders the great areas and routes in their local area. The Ride Leaders Course is designed to take experienced group riders through a series of exercises to

SUBSCRIBE AND JOIN OR RENEW TO WIN A BIKE

Subscribe and Join or Renew to WIN a Bike

Chance to WIN 1 of 6 Adult or Children’s Bicycles!* Bicycle NSW, Western Sydney Cycling Network (WSCN) and Revolve ReCYCLING have come together in this special promotion to offer you the chance to WIN 1 of 6 expertly restored bicycles! (helmets included for 4). Children and Adult bikes are from reputable brands and serviced by

Police charge bike riders for existing

Police Charge Bike Riders For Existing

Whilst ignoring dangerous drivers Bicycle NSW previously wrote about the problem of perceived (or actual) police bias against bike riders. Despite meetings with senior leadership at NSW Police and some nice words, the problem has got worse.  In How to Make a Metre Matter Again we discussed aggressive driving, a wicked problem that is keeping