Scenic Cycling – A Dedicated Decade by Richard Kelly

Decade Done!  Fini!  Backing off!  Time to reflect.  Dedicated or Demented?! In late 2009, aged 62 and retired, I was cycling more and enjoying it more.   Freedom, breeze-on-the-body, scenery.  Most riding was day-tripping from my home on Sydney’s lower North Shore.  I wanted to COMFORTABLY ride all day, on successive days, on trips away.  I decided to ride more, consistently, … Read More

Members, please be patient!

In these days of email, Twitter, Instagram and all sorts of other instant communication we all become used to receiving rapid responses to our messages. In many cases it may well be what we expect. Can I remind members of Bike North that those who make the organisation run, i.e. those members you elected to the Executive, plus the Rides … Read More

BNSW Ride Leaders Course

Bicycle NSW will be running the next Ride Leaders Course on Sunday 9th February . Bike North has been very involved in the course over the years and will be again for 2020. The Ride Leaders course is held at BNSW offices – Bicentennial Drive, Sydney Olympic Park. The Rides Program of Bike North depends on a diversity of ride … Read More

CYCLING ADVOCACY IN NSW – WHY BOTHER ?

Amid all the ongoing catastrophe of the current bushfire season in Australia, it would be easy to conclude that cycling advocacy, in the scale of things, is not something that should be given such close attention for the time being. And yet the continual burning of fossil fuels around the world, among other things for our transport needs, is clearly … Read More

Temporary Closure of Berowra Waters Ferry

In 2020 it appears the RMS is planning to upgrade the Berowra Waters Ferry ramps. It is estimated that the work will take six weeks to complete and during that time the Ferry service will cease. The precise dates between which this work will take place are not yet known but obviously the Ferry’s temporary closure will disrupt local traffic, … Read More

Saddle Survey Ride

For those interested in new cycling infrastructure, the Ryde-Lane Cove workgroup of Bike North are hosing a saddle survey ride on the new parts of Epping Road Shared User Path on Tuesday 14th – the recently completed Marsfield to Macquarie Park section. As well as checking out the design and construction we hope to document what directional signage is required … Read More

Season’s Greetings

The Bike North Executive wishes all a safe and happy Christmas, and many happy journeys on two wheels in 2020.

TAG Heuer TV commercial

We’re working on a TAG Heuer worldwide commercial at the moment and that has a Cyclist, Runner, Swimmer & Golfer. Due to the worldwide nature, the client has asked us to make sure our Male Cyclist looks to have Chinese heritage. He needs to believably look between 28-40 yrs old and be relatively handsome. They are paying $20,000+ for the … Read More

Best New Sydney Cycle Infrastructure Awards – 2019

Here are the best 3 bicycle infrastructure improvements in 2019 across the whole of Sydney. To win, there must be an increase in the numbers of people using the path, the path has to pretty safe, good looking and fun to ride.  It doesn’t have to be long if it connects existing trails better. Click Here for more

Cowra 2020 routes are ready for your Xmas considerations

Xmas is coming. It’s the time to spend with loved ones and friends. When the conversation turns to, “Where are you going at Easter?” then you can check out the BN Cowra Events page. Bike North April 2020 Calendar How to register. You MUST register to ride in Tour de Cowra. Registration costs $11 per person for Bike North Members … Read More