Speaking Up For What You Need

This is the season for bike infrastructure development, and Councils need you to support their work. Bicycle NSW has shared a range of opportunities to ‘Have your say’ and provide feedback on Council plans for bike infrastructure. In post election season and nearing the end of the financial year, councils are keen to spend the

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

World Bicycle Day

June 3 is World Bicycle Day, the second annual celebration of the United Nations sanctioned day, but what does it really mean? Bicycles transform lives around the word meeting transport, health, social engagement or environmental sustainability needs.  World Bicycle Day encourages countries to see bicycles as an integral form of sustainable transport, physical exercise and

Spring Cycle and Ironman

In exciting news, Sydney’s iconic bike riding event, Spring Cycle welcomes Ironman Group to the team. The Ironman Group have acquired the presenting partnership of Spring Cycle from Nine’s (previously Fairfax’s) Events and Entertainment division. Included in their new portfolio, alongside Spring Cycle, is City2Surf, Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon, Melbourne Corporate Triathlon and Carman’s

Improving Construction Management

There is an opportunity to improve road safety through requiring better construction management, and you are invited to have your say. If construction has begun on a route, you may be familiar with detours, road closures and changes to the riding environment.  Construction managers are required to ensure project impacts on people who walk, ride

Mountain Bike Orienteering

If you’re seeking a new bike riding adventure or challenge, why not give mountain bike orienteering a try? It’s open for all ages, is a great way to make friends and most importantly – have fun! It’s based on riding skill, map reading ability and decision making in order to be the quickest through a

Woman charged following fatal hit and run – Lidcombe

Police have charged a woman following the fatal hit and run crash that killed a man riding his bike at Lidcombe last Tuesday (7 May 2019). The 66-year-old Neutral Bay man was hit by the Toyota Corolla and died at the scene, in spite of the efforts of emergency services. Police have arrested a 47-year-old woman

Northern Rivers Rail Trail

Since 2013, locals have been advocating for the 123km old rail line from Casino to Murwillumbah to be converted into a rail trail, known now as the Northern Rivers Rail Trail. With all four local council (Tweed, Byron, Lismore and Richmond Valley) supporting the trail, Bicycle NSW is excited to hear both the Federal Labor

Shaping a Better Life on Two Wheels

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report on Pedal cyclist deaths and hospitalisations[i], when read together with the Sport Australia AusPlay Survey results, shows more can be done to make riding safer. The AIHW Report compares the national rates of deaths and injury for the 17 years from mid 1999 to mid 2016.

Media Release: Fatal hit and run in Lidcombe

Police are investigating a fatal hit and run that took place around 4:45 today in Lidcombe.  Bicycle NSW wishes to convey its condolences to the family and friends of the rider. A man died after he was hit by a car near the intersection of Harry Avenue and Maud Street, Lidcombe today.  The man has