January 2023

Getting out of town over summer

There is a wide variety of rides on offer for the first social rides update of the year, whether you are on e-bikes, up for a long challenging ride or a gentle roll through the countryside, there’s something for everyone

Tassie Bike News Bites

Coastal pathway updates map released, Ironman race shuts down Intercity Cycleway. work on Bonnet Hill route, and the government updates its population strategy in the first Tassie Bike News Bites of the year.

Kingborough opens Whitewater way

Kingborough Council has opened the full section of new shared pathway along Whitewater Creek and underpass at Huon Road, providing a comfortable daytime link around the Kingston town centre to Huntingfield.

Is this the future of bike parking in Australia?

We’ve all become used to the stainless steel hoops riveted into the footpath as the standard for public bike parking across the country but anyone who has travelled overseas recently will have seen a new standard starting to make its mark.

New paths for Blind Creek

A project to rip out a concrete channel and return Blind Creek to a natural waterway will bring 6.3 km of new walking and cycling paths to Wantirna South.

New master plan for Yarra Park

The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) – which currently manages Yarra Park – is embarking on a new master plan for the area.

How do we stop the e-bike boom creating a mountain of e-waste?

The growing popularity of ebikes will certainly help create greener cities around the country, but there are some shades of grey when it comes to their long-term impacts on the environment.  The lithium batteries that power these highly efficient vehicles don’t last forever, so as more of them hit the streets over the coming years, [...]

Take two wheels to the tennis

The best way to get to the Australian Open is to go by bike. We've put together a guide and map to help you get there from all corners of the city.

Bike recalled for seat post defect

99 BIKES has recalled the Pedal Clipper 54cm electric flat bar road bike because the seat post clamp may fail and the saddle will dislodge.

St Kilda Road lanes move south

Work on stage three of the St Kilda Road separated bike lane project gets underway on Monday in the Junction precinct.

Electricity works impact bike lanes

Geotechnical investigations for a major new electricity supply across Melbourne’s north may interrupt bikes along several major bike routes.

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.