October 2021

Tassie Bike News Bites

This edition's Bike News Bites examines a new crossing over the Channel Hwy, new path in Kingston and road resurfacing in Glenorchy as well as the Dial Range management plan, Labor supporting Derwent Valley rail funding and Augusta Rd petition.

Have your say on central Hobart plan approach

Release of the joint state–local government plan for central Hobart is still several months away but in the meantime a discussion paper will be released on 26 October outlining the approach to the plan and you can have your say.

Cygnet, Gunns Plains & Hobart rides

The coming fortnight has the usual array of interesting Hobart rides as well as a scenic loop out of Cygnet and through Gunns Plains, both with some decent hill climbs.

City chills pop-up rage

The panicky and fevered reaction against the pop-up bike lanes and on-street dining initiatives that spread across Melbourne during COVID times can be safely cured, according to a report to the City of Melbourne.

Do I really need standalone bike insurance?

Do you know the differences between home & contents and standalone insurance when it comes to covering your bike? We've put together this piece to explore some of the differences between the two.

Arden precinct plan firms up

Planning is nearing completion on the new bike-friendly precinct to be developed above and around the new underground Metro station in North Melbourne.