Women's Community

Tips and training

From our latest articles, to some words of encouragement from the women of Team Bicycle Network, we are here to support you along every step of your cycling journey


New research shines a light on gendered barriers to bike riding

A significant gender imbalance persists in Australia’s bike community, and new research digs into some of the underlying reasons.

Early risers get the wheels turning on International Women’s Day

Large swathes of riders kicked off International Women's Day in style.

IWD: riders inspired by records, fashion and family

Here are three women who, motivated by different factors, are riding bikes and blazing trails for others to follow.

Bicycle Network CEO’s mission to get more women on bikes

Alison McCormack has been on many bike rides in her lifetime. But it was one in particular just over a decade ago that ignited a...

Wheel Women Cycle Japan

We caught up with Tina McCarthy to find out more about her recent cycling adventure to Japan with a group of 9 intrepid women.

What to expect on your first bunch ride

Heading out on your first group ride can be daunting but fantastic experience. Kirsty Fergie shares her first experience riding in a Melbourne bunch.

Meet our riders

Ride, Connect, Empower

We had a chat to some members of Team Bicycle Network that are doing fantastic things in women’s cycling and sat down to find out what fuels their passion for the sport. Check back as we feature a new rider:

  1. Michelle Hyde
  2. Kate Kellett
  3. Prita Jobling-Baker
  4. Jess Douglas
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She's A Crowd Report

In 2021, She's A Crowd collaborated with Bicycle Network to conduct a survey of bike riders – asking what the barriers to riding are for women and non-binary folk, and to gain an understanding of the gendered discrimination that occurs on roads and trails. 

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Tips & Resources

Getting started

New to the world of bike riding? Let us set you steady for your life on two wheels.

Road rules

Your source of bike road rules and laws as defined by states and territories around Australia.

Bike maintenance

From puncture repairs to cleaning your bike, we've gathered some great resources to keep your wheels spinning smoothly.

Maps and rides

A list of maps and cycling resources to help you find the best places to ride in your local area.

Know how

Here's some tips and advice to get the most out of your time on two wheels.


Whether your're a new rider or are looking for some mid-week motivation to get back in the saddle we've got a bunch of resources to keep you pedalling.

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