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

Ryde Advocacy News

 Several bike north members along with other representatives of community or business organisations, council staff and elected councilors participate in the City of Ryde Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC). This is effective avenue for input into projects and programs in the Ryde area. Outside of this the Ryde workgroup members have continued to meet and undertake advocacy and promotion activities over … Read More

Members Clothing Store now open!!

11th December 2019 – 17 January 2020 A password is not needed to access the Team store. If people want to buy from the Team store they need to register with Champion with a personal email, password and delivery address, then make a direct payment with a credit card.  The price that appears when ordering a cycling jersey already has … Read More

Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail

We have been informed that the Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Train will be opening on 3rd April, 2020. This trail is a pilot development for NSW and has been supported by the Minister for Transport, and NSW State Member for the area, Andrew Constance. The trail is fully sealed and extends for 21km through forests and farm land. Further information … Read More

Intermittent Closure of Subiaco Creek Boardwalk

City of Parramatta is undertaking urgent maintenance on Subiaco Creek boardwalk. To fix the issue with the decking, there will be interruptions at Subiaco Creek. Works are scheduled from 12 December and users will be subject to minor delays, we appreciate your patience and understanding. 12-24th December, and 6-10th January. Access will be maintained during the works, but managed (stop/go … Read More

People riding bikes in NSW pay large fines to be less safe riding bikes

Since minimum passing laws were introduced and penalty rates were increased, 58,300 infringement notices have been issued to people riding bikes raising a total of $10,916,663.  Fatality rates for people driving cars have decreased. Rates of death and injury have risen for people riding bikes even though NSW has the lowest rates of regular riding of any Australian state. If … Read More