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April 2024

Popular rail trail reaches inland NSW

Another section of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail has opened for business, offering users a new stretch of magnificent off-road riding through northern New South Wales.

Tassie Bike News Bites

North East Rail Trail hits funding road block, Kingborough Council releases draft budget, a new Transport Minister and scramble crossing biking etiquette are in this Bike News Bites.

Help shape bike travel through North Sydney

North Sydney Council is refreshing of its Integrated Cycling Strategy and is seeking ideas from the community to help make bike riding a more appealing mode of transport.

Scooter trial extended . . . again

Victoria's trial of electric scooters is being extended for another six months as the state government investigates additional safety and compliance measures.
Man rides along gravel path with old wooden bridge in the background.

Snowy River bridge works underway

Work is underway on the first phase of the restoration of the historic trestle railway bridge which will form part of the East Gippsland Rail Trail at Orbost.
Image of the corner of Rathdowne and Queensbury streets in Melbourne.

Rathdowne St bike lane closes for night works

The Victoria Street Water Main Renewal project is moving to the corner of Rathdowne and Queensberry Streets, closing Rathdowne to all southbound traffic at night, including bike lanes.
A rider wearing a blue Bicycle Network tshirt with white logo on the back rides along a rural road with scattered buildings around and a bike parked against a pole ahead.

Exploring Hobart’s outskirts

Most of our social rides this fortnight explore areas outside of Hobart, taking advantage of quieter roads and paths. Please RSVP if you are interested in joining any of the rides this fortnight as our ride leaders will keep you updated if anything changes.
Woman rides a bicycle with a young boy at the front and back of the bicycle.

E-bike replaces car for family

Realising it took the same amount of time to ride to work than to drive was the catalyst Katya Crema needed to ditch the car and embrace an electric cargo bicycle.

The 2024 Great Vic Tasting Trail 

As you pedal your way through the picturesque landscapes of Victoria on the Great Vic Bike Ride 2024, indulge your taste buds in the delectable offerings of the region's top cafes and pubs.

Three great reasons to give an e-bike a go

They’re fun, they’re convenient and they’re taking the world by storm. Motivated by all kinds of factors, Australia, thousands of people are now choosing e-bikes as a mode of transport. Will you join the movement?