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Tour de Central Coast Success

After a 3 month delay due to COVID-19 restrictions, riders successfully finished the 2nd ever CCBUG (Central Coast Bicycle User Group) Tour de Central Coast on Sunday the 7th November 2021. What is the Tour de Central Coast? CCBUG started the event to encourage all bike riders to continue riding through the winter season, as

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Reopening NSW

Now that NSW vaccination rates have hit 80%, and the regulations have been amended, the plan for reopening is clear. Group rides Bike riders who are fully vaccinated will now be able to ride in groups and plan trips between Greater Sydney and the regions from the 1st of November.  Outdoor events with COVID-safe plans

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October 15: COVID-19 Measures From Monday

Unfortunately riders looking forward to travelling between Greater Sydney and regional NSW will need to wait until November 1st as COVID measures announced. Regional Travel NSW is expected to reach 80% full vaccination of people over 16 over the weekend, and previous plans had included travel between Greater Sydney and regional NSW.  Premier Perrottet has

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Group Riding Update

The most popular question at Bicycle NSW over the last few weeks has been “When can we return to group rides?”. The health orders have changed again and for people who are vaccinated, the good news is you can return to group rides so long as the group isn’t more than 20 people.  You are

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7 October: Covid Reopening Plan

Premier Dominic Perrottet has announced a plan to reopen NSW, and we have set out what this means for bike riders. From next Monday, if you are fully vaccinated, the 5km travel restrictions do not apply to you.  If you live in Greater Sydney you can ride anywhere within Greater Sydney. For people in NSW

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September 30: COVID-19 Rule Amendments

Some good news for families in areas subject to stay at home orders, and more changes on COVID-19 measures. Stay at Home Orders have been applied to the Oberon LGA. The Snowy Monaro LGA will lockdown for a week starting at 3pm today.  Stay at home orders will be extended in Menindee for a further

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September 29: COVID-19 Rule Amendments

The changes to the COVID-19 measures that affect bike riding… Stay at Home Orders have been applied to the LGA’s of Muswellbrook and Port Macquarie-Hastings. Whilst a range of plans have been released in the media related to opening up at 70% and 80% vaccination rates, Bicycle NSW will await the publication of changes to

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September 27: COVID-19 Rule Amendments

We have another update for riders based on the amendments made to the NSW Public Health Orders. Stay at home orders have been lifted in Narromine and the City of Orange but extended in the Hilltops LGA.  The local government areas of Byron, Tweed and Kempsey have been added to the stay at home area.

School boy walking his bike into school entry

September 23: COVID-19 Rule Amendments

Once again the COVID-19 measures have changed. Some Local Government Areas have been released from ‘Stay at Home’ orders, these are Albury, Lismore, Brewarrina and Gilgandra.  Stay at Home orders will lift tonight for the Glen Innes and Orange LGAs at midnight.  Provided there are no new outbreaks, Naromine will also be released on Saturday.

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September 21: COVID-19 Rule Amendments

Once again the COVID-19 measures have changed. New areas subject to ‘stay at home’ orders The Byron, Tweed and Kempsey Local Government Areas (LGAs) will enter a 7 day lockdown, beginning at 5pm.   Friends bubble for children Today has also brought good news for many families with children, with the announcement of a ‘friends bubble’.