NSW Safe Cycling Rides

This Sunday is the next running of NSW Safe Cycling Rides. There are 4 rides starting from Balcombe Heights Estate, 92 Seven Hills Rd, Baulkham Hills. Hills Daily Grind coffee van will be available from 9 am for the riders returning back and wishing to have coffee. The 4 rides are across the grades from a 10km family ride to … Read More

Bowral Classic 2020 cancelled

Organisers of the Bowral Classic are truly saddened to announce the 2020 event has been cancelled. The event was to be held on Sunday, 18 October 2020 in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. CLICK HERE for more information.

Salvation Army workshop restores more than just abandoned bikes

Brisbane’s abandoned and stolen bikes have long been left to rust at the tip or gather dust in police storage facilities. But thanks to a local initiative backed by the Salvation Army, neglected bikes are getting a second chance — as are the people repairing them. Click Here for more information

L’Étape Australia postponement

The current escalation of the COVID-19 situation in Australia and ongoing restrictions on public gatherings to limit the spread of the virus has led to the postponement of L’Étape Australia by Tour de France. The restrictions are there to protect riders, supporters and the local community, which is of paramount importance to all of us. See This Link for more information

Nominations for Volunteer Awards please!

Bike North members will know that this coming Sunday was to be the date of our 2020 Annual General Meeting.  Hopefully, you will recall that we have postponed the AGM due to the current OVID-19 restrictions. Nevertheless, your Executive has decided to compile the usual Annual Report which we will then make available to you through the website.  We are … Read More

Berowra Waters Ferry Reopened

For those of you who may have missed the recent note in Bike North’s email chat group, Transport for NSW has now completed the Berowra Waters ferry ramp upgrade and placed the Ferry back into service as of 10 July, 2020. The ramp has been repaired and rebuilt with new asphalt, allowing pedestrians and road users to access the ferry … Read More

Hornsby Council cycling infrastructure news

Council officers have informed Bike North recently that the outcome of 2020/21 cycling infrastructure funding applications submitted to Transport for NSW earlier this year is now expected in August (i.e. this month). The four applications all relate to some of the shared user path construction suggested by TEF Consulting in 2017/18 as follows:- Franklin Road Cherrybrook – from Kayla Way … Read More

Bike Fitting

I recently had a ‘bike fitting’ and now I am now riding stronger and more comfortably.  During the fitting, a specialist adjusted my seat height and placement, using various static and video measurements.  He also made numerous other suggestions about my set-up and riding technique, all of which are helping me ride better and more easily. Like many of us, … Read More

Inaugural Spring Classics Weekend 2020

The Inaugural Spring Classics Weekend for 2020 will be in the Southern Highlands – with Bundanoon as the accommodation base and the starting point for the rides.  Explore Bundanoon and Southern Highlands by bike.  Rides will be at a gentle pace – with the whole point being to have a look around while we ride.  These will be led rides … Read More