Updating Ryde cycling map – April focus for Ryde working group

The Bicycle advisory committee of Ryde Council has recommended a new edition of Ryde Cycling Map be produced and printed in time for cycling promotion activities later in the year. The Ryde Hunter hill advocacy work group meeting for April … Read more

Advocacy Note: Non complying bollards

Over the past two years members of the Bike North’s Ryde/Hunters Hill Workgroup have been identifying bollards on shared paths that add extra risk by not being visibly prominent. As obstacles in the middle of paths, bollards are hazardous enough, … Read more

Advocacy in Action

Bike North is very grateful to Hornsby Shire Council for the prompt rectification of a cycling hazard on the descent to Crosslands Reserve (Sommerville Road). Bike North, and the Hornsby Working Group in particular, welcomes the effort and response by … Read more

EDGE – Greenway

Calling all cyclists, riders and pedal-power warriors A celebration of the GreenWay and all who use it EDGE GreenWay Canal Road, Lilyfield Saturday 30 March 2019 3pm-9pm FREE family fun, performers, live music, workshops, tours, talks and more. Join a … Read more

Leader’s Lowdown: iNZid Revisited (Richard Kelly)

In February, I made my 5th annual NZ visit since a brother “migrated” to Tauranga. Each trip involves Tauranga plus some other areas – and plenty of cycling. This trip was confined to the north half of the North Island.… Read more

Gear Up Girl – Ride Report

It was an intrepid group of Bike North Dashers, who gathered in the predawn light at Concord West, to join the 1,300 other women riding in the Bicycling NSW & Heart Foundation’s Gear Up Girl 60km ride from Olympic Park … Read more

Alternate Bobbo Coffee Stop

On the Bike North Sunday Bobbo Banana ride the group of 12 riders stopped at the Coffee Shop in the Lady Davidson Hospital, which is adjacent the top of Bobbo east climb opposite Kur-ring-gai High School. There is a sign … Read more

Wayside Favourites

Stopping for a coffee, particularly on weekend rides travelling north of Sydney, doesn’t have to involve putting up with excessive noise and overcrowding let alone having to run the gauntlet of on-coming traffic when entering your cafe of choice. Recently, … Read more

Alexandra Canal Cycleway: petition

The Alexandra Canal cycleway is a calm, safe and protected shared path cycleway that connects Tempe and the southern suburbs, to Sydney’s CBD and eastern suburbs.  It is a much-loved facility, frequently used by many local Sydney Airport staff and … Read more

Far North Wilderness Bike Tour: Registrations now open!

Yep it’s on! CAFNEC’s annual ‘Far North Wilderness Bike Tour’ is back for it’s 18th year with dates set for 21st to 28th September 2019. ‘The Bike Tour’ is an iconic charity mountain bike event that is a self-paced and fully supported … Read more