We want to help you ride through COVID-19Click For Resources

Reshaping NSW for Bikes

We advocated for more space for bike riding and our voices are being heard. Bicycle NSW has been joined locally, and has joined with others nationally, in calling for more space for bike riding.  COVID-19 pandemic measures have seen more people take to two wheels for exercise, and to travel whilst maintaining physical distance.  With

We Need More Women and Children Riding Bikes

Bicycle NSW attended a workshop last Tuesday to discuss what’s needed to get to more women and children riding bikes, led by Women4Climate and supported by C40 Cities. The City of Sydney is one of the C40 cities committed to climate action to improve our health and environmental sustainability.  C40 produces a range of accessible

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

NSW State Election 2019

Bicycle NSW has been working hard to ensure the best possible outcome for people who ride bikes in the 2019 NSW State Election. See our efforts and the promises from major political parties below. Remember to #VoteBike2019 on Saturday, March 23.  You can find out where to vote here. Deciphering Election Promises  Help Light Up

How Far Is Left?

Riders are often told to ride as far left as they can on single lane roads, but this is not the law. Current NSW legislation states, A driver on a road (except a multi-lane road) must drive as near as practicable to the far left side of the road. Vehicles, including cars and push bikes,

Bikes and Buses

Representatives of Bicycle NSW, the Amy Gillett Foundation, the Motorbike Council of NSW and BIKEast joined with Sydney Buses staff at Randwick Bus Depot to share safety messages Saturday, December 15. The absence of separated bike infrastructure in most of NSW, means riders sticking to the left end up cycling in bus lanes and often

Bikes Aren’t Just For Kids At Christmas

Police ask families to discuss driving with older relatives, but travelling by car may be endangering older drivers and undermining their health and independence. NSW findings show that drivers over 70 are over-represented in the numbers of people seriously hurt or killed on the road.  There is evidence that older drivers are more likely to

Vulnerable Road Users and Heavy Vehicles

The NSW building boom has seen the number of heavy vehicles moving through communities increase.  Awareness campaigns remind bike riders to take care, but a safe systematic approach is necessary to address the real dangers. On average 58 people are killed per year in heavy truck crashes and 1391 suffer serious injuries. Bicycle NSW supports