January 2020

roll on back to bright

Calling on bike riders to #RollOnBack

We chatted with some riders who have recently visited Bright and are encouraging the riding community to #RollOnBack to bushfire-affected towns this summer.
tawonga gap mt beauty

The climb: Mount Beauty to Tawonga Gap

Our mate Matt de Neef from has provided a detailed description of a climb that needs no introduction to anyone who's taken on Peaks.

Tassie Bike News Bites

A new plan for the Meehan Range, a shared path along the Huon River, Wellington Park visitors strategy and Tasman Bridge path closures feature in this version of Tassie Bike News Bites.
AI bike counting

AI being trialed for bike counting

In a first Transport for London is using artificial intelligence to to analyse video feeds and count bikes and pedestrians in real time.
moonee ponds creek trail

Moonee Ponds Creek Trail re-surfacing

A short section of the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail will be resurfaced overnight on Sunday, February 9. Riders between 9pm and 5am will be detoured.

New Galada Tamboore Trail detour

The next stage of the detour of the Galada Timboore Trail at O’Herns Road, Epping is afoot and a detour is in place for riders.

WOW celebrates 20th birthday three ways

The annual Women on Wheels bicycle ride turns 20 this year and we are celebrating with a new central Hobart location and choice of three routes to get you spinning on Sunday 1 March.

Surges Bay weekend away for new tourers

The Surges Bay Touring Taster is the first social ride to come out of the new Bicycle Network Tasmania bike touring group on the weekend 15–16 February.

Darebin Creek Trail upgrade

The popular Darebin Trail is about to be closed and detoured as works on significant upgrades to the route through Bellfield get underway soon.

Recall: Surly racks off

Front racks sold by Surly, and marketed as convenient for schlepping packs of beer, have been recalled as they can come loose and contact the front wheel.

Giant flatties fail

Giant has recalled a version of Pinner DH Flat Pedal range because it can break and detach.