Urgent feedback on Cycleways

Here are two strategic cycleways for which Transport for NSW is seeking feedback.  Both will complete links between existing cycleways or soon to be constructed cycleways.  As always they need support, as do cycleways in general with an upcoming state election where, regardless which party wins, we will lose a very pro-active Minister for Active Transport. King Street Cycleway – … Read More

Tour de Cowra – Registration is now open

Registration for the Easter weekend is now open. If you are coming then you MUST register to ride in the Tour de Cowra.  Registration Fees:  Note: Non-members please note that if you wish, before you register, you could first become a member (Click here).  This may save you some money as the membership fees are $35 for individuals, $50 for families … Read More

Balloons and Bikes!

Kerry Tipton led four other Bike Northers from Castle Hill to Milsons Point by following the winding creeks that lead to Parramatta River – the Parramatta Rivers Run. On the way they rode through Parramatta Park to find Australia Day celebrations in full swing, including hot air balloon rides!  Sounds like great fun. Keep this ride in mind. Read more

Discount on membership with Bicycle NSW for Bike North members

Do you know that membership with Bike North entitles you to a 15% discount on your membership with Bicycle NSW?  Use code bikenorth2122 when you join or renew.  Bicycle NSW members receive global, comprehensive (personal accident and public liability) rider insurance and a range of other benefits as well as advocacy and legal support.  Read more

Play your part in the March election  

The state election will be held on 25 March.  The state government has a big impact on cycling, from road rules to providing most of the funding for infrastructure.    Bike North will again be engaging with candidates, seeking their support and informing the public of their views.  Soon, we will activate the Bike North election page on our website.  Again, the election page … Read More

Bike North supports Minister Rob Stokes 

Bike North participated as Minister Rob Stokes (Minister for Active Transport)  launched further details and funding for the 91km shared path from the Opera House to Parramatta.  Also in attendance were Bicycle NSW and Camwest.  The launch featured in a news item on the 6pm news bulletin on Channel 9 on 24 January, along with various social media posts  ((6) … Read More

Tour de Cowra – Registration is opening soon

Registration for the Easter weekend will open soon. You MUST register to ride in the Tour de Cowra.  Registration Fees Members:  $10 Non-members: $45 Non-members please note that if you wish, before you register, you could first become a member (click here).  This may save you some money as the membership fees are $35 for individuals, $50 for families and $25 concession.  You … Read More

Can you believe this?

Excited to ride the Berowra to Tuggerah route, I embarked on a short ride to the train station on my hybrid bike (gravel type tyres). Flat number one occurred half a click from the station. Inspecting the tyre on the train, it turned out to be a sharp piece of metal. Tube was changed, replaced with a patched tube from … Read More

Barriers and disbelief

Last year, Bike North was instrumental in removing a dangerous bollard from the M2, East Bound and, as a bi-product of that activity Transurban undertook to consult Bike North on any cycling related infrastructure prior to implementation. Unfortunately, undertakings like this are not always communicated throughout larger organisations or to those standing in during holiday periods. In early January, a … Read More

Check your Door Step or Letter Box!

Yes, it feels like Christmas all over again with the dispatch this week of Bike North’s clothing shop orders! Sent from Sydney via Australia Post, orders should start arriving early next week. Keep any eye out for your delivery as you may need to collect from the Post Office. If you have not received your order by mid-February, or if … Read More