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May 2018

City of Melbourne new bike plan

City push for business bike support

The City of Melbourne has called on the powerful business community to support and incentivise bike riding in Melbourne in its latest report.
Women's Health Week comedy gala

Women’s Health Week Comedy Gala

Jean Hailes is offering Bicycle Network members a special discount on tickets to the Women’s Health Week Comedy Gala on Saturday 1 September. The event sold out last year, and this year is expected to be no different with a brilliant show planned. With no topic off limits and a stellar line-up of comedians, this [...]
Brighton bike tune ups

Free Brighton bike tune ups

Melbourne Water, Good Cycles and Bicycle Network will be giving riders free bike tune ups and goodies at Brighton this Saturday.

Recall: Cranks blow fuse

Bike manufacturer, Specialized has recalled its 2018 alloy Fuse Comp mountain bike because of faulty crank arms.

Commuters still queuing in cars

Despite the average Melburnian's commute being 15 kilometres, three-quarters of all workers are still driving their cars to the office.

MP working hard for bikes

Alex Greenwich MP, Independent Member for Sydney, has continued his efforts to improve Sydney's streets for people who ride bikes.
Drysdale Bypass at Bellarine Peninsula

Bellarine to get bike bump

The Bellarine Peninsula is set to get an important upgrade to its bike infrastructure with the construction of the Drysdale Bypass.
Federal Budget 2018-19

Federal budget a bike black hole

The 2018-19 Federal Budget has failed to include any bike-specific and active transport projects – but there may be some light.
Lake Garda in Italy

Riding on the edge

So keen are the Italians to create a new iconic route for bike riders that they have gone right over the edge to make it a reality.
COSA cancer research

Cycling to cure cancer

Australia's peak body representing cancer doctors is recommending that exercise and bike riding becomes a cornerstone of cancer treatment.

Get the e-bike lowdown

Bicycle Networks new e-bike flyer tells you everything you need to know about how an electric bicycle operates.
Victorian State Budget 2018

Band-aid budget not a real fix

Just $22.7 million of Victoria’s roads budget will be spent on bikes and active transport over the next four years, today’s State Budget papers show.

Drive so that others survive

This week marks National Road Safety Week (30 April – 6 May), a week dedicated to highlighting the impact of road trauma and ways to reduce it.