Feasibility study for Parramatta to Sydney shared pathway

On 15 November the NSW Government announced $500,000 in the 2020/211 Budget for a feasibility study into the construction of a new continuous shared cycle and pedestrian pathway, stretching 80km from the Parramatta River to the Sydney Opera House along the Parramatta River and Inner Harbour.. Transport for NSW will investigate: ·       A foreshore loop in the Blackwattle and Rozelle … Read More

BN Nowra weekend – total registrations increased to 20

Bike North is putting on a weekend of riding in and around Nowra again this year, 2½ hours drive south of Sydney. There are three rides over the weekend, with the option of an ‘early bird’ ride on the Thursday. Or you can just come for one day if you are time pressed. The rides range from easy-medium to medium … Read More

Bike North Clothing Store Open

The current run of orders will open 9th November 2020 and close 30th November 2020. Jerseys and Gilets will be delivered in January 2021.  Visit the Bike North website: Members: Members only clothing link: https://www.bikenorth.org.au/membership/members-only-clothing/  For all queries on clothing purchasing via the Team Shop please contact: clothing@bikenorth.org.au  Some sample cut & sizes are available:  Tech – summer 3XL, Race cut L, Race cut … Read More

Bike North Survey reminder

A big thank you to the 180 plus members who have completed the survey! Your feedback will help Bike North to meet our membership needs better. For those who haven’t yet had an opportunity to complete the survey, it is open until the 23rd November. We are particularly interested in the responses from new members, so if you have recently … Read More

North Sydney Pop-up Cycleway

The long awaited notification letter with further detail on the North Sydney pop-up cycleway has finally been released to stakeholders and local residents and businesses. Plans are for a one-way bike lane on each side of the Pacific Highway between Middlemiss Street and West Street, with some shared paths.  Concept map of the proposed design is on the notification letter … Read More

Bike North Survey – We need your input!

A silver lining of the COVID crisis has been a resurgence of cyclists on the roads and cycleways.  Bike North has seen a marked increase in new members.     We are keen to learn more about our new and established members and would appreciate 5 minutes of your time to answer some simple questions.   The link below will take you … Read More

Opinions divided on cycleways vs car parks

Sydney residents have a strong appetite for new bike paths although opinion is divided when cycleways come at the expense of car parking spots. The Sydney Morning Herald has published the results of an Ipsos poll commissioned by the Committee for Sydney. Read the article HERE

Famine to Feast

Hot on the heels of the unveiling by Hornsby Council of its new draft “Walking and Cycling Strategy” comes the news that Transport for NSW has approved funding for three new shared-user path projects in Hornsby Shire for 2020/21 :- Peats Ferry Road Hornsby – construction of a 3m wide x 900m long shared path cycleway along Peats Ferry Road … Read More