Beaches Link EIS – Submissions Due within days

The Beaches Link and Gore Hill Freeway Connection EIS closes at 11:59pm on Monday 1 March so just a few more days to get in your submission. Submissions are made through the NSW Planning portal which you can access from https://caportal.com.au/rms/bl and clicking on Have Your Say.  You will need to create an account to make your submission so get … Read More

Snowy Valley Cycle Challenge

I heard on the grapevine of a Bike North ride around Tumut. Plenty of nice riding in the area (I grew up riding around Tumut) and if you recall the recent “discovery” of a nice ride in the Gilmore Valley was from me. Anyway around the said time of Bike North Tumut is the Snowy Valley Challenge. Yes it costs $ … Read More

LAST CHANCE: Order Your First Aid Kit Now

Bike North is selling compact first aid kits suitable for cyclists.  These are the same first aid kits that Bike North Ride Leaders always have with them on rides they lead. Having a kit yourself gives that extra security when riding on your own or with other groups.  It means you can generally respond more immediately if something happens, which … Read More

Bike North’s Strategic Plan 2021

In last week’s News, we tried to share with you our Strategic Plan 2021, a concise, useful guide that gives direction to the Executive committee’s efforts this year. Unfortunately, a technical hiccup prevented some of the important information from appearing. In brief, here are the challenges and opportunities we will be tackling: Rides and routes ·     More opportunities to ride; … Read More

Come to Cowra for Easter!

You are invited to come to Cowra at Easter for a long weekend of cycling fun. It is open to anyone: members and non-members! Registrations are now open: https://www.bikenorth.org.au/our-events/tour-de-cowra/tour-de-cowra-registration/  Choose your Ride If you would like to come then talk to your friends and choose your rides – see the Bike North Web calendar page https://www.bikenorth.org.au/cal/, change the month to April, click on … Read More

Bay Run upgrades between UTS Haberfield Rowers Club and Lilyfield Road

Inner West Council is seeking submissions on proposed upgrades works to the Bay Run from UTS Rowers to Lilyfield Road and the Bay Run’s connection to the GreenWay Project linking to the Cooks River with works in Richard Murden Reserve, Hawthorne Parade Haberfield. The upgrade works will involve closure of the Bay Run from time to time so Council also … Read More

Where we ride

Strava aggregates data from all the athletes who wish to share their data into heatmaps, to show the most heavily used routes. Below is the one for our area.  You can see more at https://www.strava.com/heatmap#11.74/151.12300/-33.71066/hot/ride. Thanks to Kim Ryan for this.

Bike North’s Strategic Plan 2021

We can rightly be proud of Bike North and the people who have built it.  So what now?  How do we build on our successes and what challenges do we face? After considerable deliberation, the Executive Committee have developed our Strategic Plan 2021, a concise, useful guide that gives direction to the committee’s efforts this year. In brief, here are … Read More

Canberra and Snowy River Valleys Tour

Join in a Bike North sight-seeing type of cycling tour taking in Canberra, Tumut and Tumbarumba. Tour dates Friday March 19th – Wednesday March 24th. A motel based tour – three riding days (two nights) in Canberra; one or-two riding days (two nights) in Tumut and one riding day (two nights) in Tumbarumba (on the Rail Trail). Car transport of … Read More

The Autumn Classics Weekend for 2021 will be in Newcastle.

Newcastle Queens Wharf will be the starting point for the rides. Please Note: Riders must be 18years and over. Restricted to members of Bike North. (got friend who wants to come with you – easy; have them join Bike North $35). Ride details on the Calendar for May 28th, 29th & 30th Fri 28th May: Newcastle City Tourist RideSat 29th … Read More