Epping Road Shared Path

Council is proposing a Shared Path on Epping Road to fill in a missing link of the cycling connection between Macquarie Park and Carlingford via Epping. In 2021 City of Parramatta is proposing to construct a 3.0m wide shared path for the use of pedestrians and cyclists on the southern side of Epping Road, between Pembroke Street and Blaxland Road, … Read More

Lang road bridge on Cooks River Cycleway closed

The rickety old bridge has been demolished and should be replaced by November. Nigel Withers of BayBUG has prepared a short video detailing the lack of signage for alternative routes. Read more

Turramurra cycleway on the horizon

Ku ring gai council was recently awarded $398,000 from NSW Government’s Streets as Shared Spaces grant program for a separated cycleway in Gilroy Road. The council will use this money to create a cycleway in Gilroy Road Turramurra connecting Karuah Park with the Turramurra local centre. Safer crossings will also be installed at Brentwood Avenue and Gilroy Road for both … Read More

New Pop-Up Cycleways for North Sydney

Build one, build more… Pop-Up Cycleways coming to North Sydney We are extremely excited by the prospect of the pop-up cycleway, and with so many people riding through North Sydney this will make it safe for everyone. Carolyn New, Bike North Advocate Felicity Wilson MP, Member for North Shore, yesterday announced plans with North Sydney Council Mayor Jilly Gibson for … Read More

Digital Photo Coordinator Required

Are you a keen photographer, or love to receive and store digital photos? Bike North is looking for a digital photo coordinator to take over from Clive Saunders who has done a terrific job over the last few years. You will be part of the Bike North Communications team, taking part in initiatives like the recent Photo competition, as well … Read More

A small – but important – win for the Ku-ring-gai advocacy team

Bike North recently learnt that Ku-ring-gai Council was going to resurface Kissing Point Road to only halfway across the shoulder, leaving a joint, and leaving the existing poor condition shoulder for the remaining width.  Council was then going to mark the edge line at 3.5m from the centreline, thus narrowing the existing shoulder.   After input from Lyness Beavis and David Thomson the Council will … Read More

Pittwater Rd & Epping Rd Paths connect.

Construction of the Pittwater Rd shared user path is the mayor cycleway project in Ryde area for this year. A good quality path has been constructed by council and their contractors. Design advice from Bike North members have been included eg use of the steep decent signs and side roll bar fence rather that having cyclist dismount in this steeper … Read More

Riding with COVID

The Bike North Executive agreed to resume our rides program from Friday 15 May but under the arrangements listed below.  If riders do not observe these arrangements a ride leader may terminate a ride and the Executive would have to consider suspending the rides program again. Rides will be held as follows: Ride numbers will be limited at 20 (ride … Read More

Spring Cycle Cancelled

Bicycle NSW has made the heartbreaking decision to cancel Spring Cycle 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The whole team has worked hard to explore all options for Spring Cycle this year. CLICK HERE for more information. Read more