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Published On 3/4/2024
Our President, Phill Hart, launches the new 2024 website for Bike North to our members
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Published On 2/1/2024
Bike North members supported a local Foundation and has been thanked by its members.
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Published On 2/1/2024
One of our global roamers has gone all paparazzi in Germany. Here are some fascinating images of bike variations to wet your appetite.
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Bike North recognises those who go above and beyond in the service of the Club. in 2023, David Thomson is one of two Bike North members recognised as Volunteer of the Year.
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Bike North recognises those who go above and beyond in the service of the Club. In 2023, Brian Lynne is one of two Bike North members recognised as Volunteer of the Year.
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Advocacy

Published On 3/26/2024
For the past two years, Hornsby Shire Council , Bike North and the residents of Brooklyn have advocated for reduced speed limits on the Old Pacific Highway between Berowra and Brooklyn. Transport for NSW has taken heed and have now reduced the speed limit from 80kph.
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Published On 3/4/2024
Bike North’s advocacy team are always on the look-out for opportunities to promote active transport - and cycling in particular - to the community at large. Here is another initiative for support.
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Published On 2/1/2024
Bike North has poorly placed bollards in its sights to improve safety for cyclists. Another bollard has been removed in the Hills area following this danger being raised with Hills Council.
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Published On 12/10/2023
At a meeting of The Hills Shire Council on Tuesday 28 November, 2023, a proposal to adopt The Hills Shire Bike Plan was accepted. This plan replaces the 2009 Plan. ike North Advocacy Convenor for The Hills, Brian Lynne, spoke to the motion, pointing out that the Plan was riddled with errors.
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Published On 12/10/2023
Bike North has shown it is ahead of the pack yet again with one of its Strategic Plan goals to encourage more children to ride. Now Transport for NSW are seeking ideas for such activity.
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Published On 11/1/2023
Our Advocacy were present for the long awaited Alfred St Bridge opening on 31 October 2023 by Minister for Transport, Jo Haylen, together with Lord Mayor of Parramatta, Pierre Esber.
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Published On 11/1/2023
Bike North has lodged a complaint with Budget Direct regarding an ad campaign which we see as divisive, dangerous and offensive. Read a summary of the responses.
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Published On 10/21/2023
An offensive ad campaign run by Budget Direct has raised the ire of cyclists. Bike North airs concerns about this campaign.
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Brian Lynne has another win with a bollard removal!
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Rides

Published On 5/14/2024
One of the highlights of any Grand Fondo is the opportunity to explore stunning landscapes and picturesque locales. This article reveals the many reasons why you can enjoy this challenge.
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Published On 10/21/2023
Ride Leader Andrew Elliston has notched up not only a century of rides but a double century.
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Find out how 'Rhonda' of Ride with GPS can help you navigate your route.
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Skills & Safety

Published On 5/21/2024
It's essential to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to identify and respond to signs of concussion promptly and effectively, after an incident. This article gives us all some tips for identifying symptoms and important steps to take.
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Published On 12/10/2023
Bike North uses Ride with GPS to manage its routes and route data and invites all Bike North members to join our free Bike North Ride with GPS club. Here's how to access this resource.
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Published On 11/1/2023
The Bike North Coaching Team are keen to provide skills and safety tips to our members. This article gives helpful information about Cadence.
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Published On 8/14/2023
All cyclists fear having a run in with a car door being opened by an unaware driver. New technologies are being rewarded by ANCAP
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Why use cleats? Which ones?
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Group Riding is Fun! Learn how to do it safely!
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How to conquer hills!
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Rolling is one thing but we all need to start and stop. Learn how to do it safely!
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Using your bike to go shopping can be fun, but learn a little about etiquette and safety.
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You love your bike and would not want to have it stolen. Read on to find out when and how you can secure your bike for peace of mind!
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Published On 7/14/2023
Learn how getting the angle right can improve your riding!
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Mountain Biking and off-road

Published On 9/25/2023
In this part 3 of the Off Road series we take a dive into Trailforks, which is extremely useful for riding gravel and MTB trails.
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Published On 9/19/2023
This is the second article in our series of resources to help plan your riding off-road. In Part 1, we looked at AllTrails and the NPWS site. In this article, we find out the changing weather and track conditions for our ride, using Epic Ride Weather.
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Published On 9/12/2023
Phill Hart, gravel and MTB enthusiast, shares some of his favourite resources when he is planning when and where to ride off road.
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Mountain biking can take you (to differnt) places! Why not give it a go?
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Bike Touring - Australia

Published On 10/21/2023
The ‘Wallets on Wheels’ crew recently spent a week discovering the trails and tracks around Narooma on the NSW south coast. The six riders, now all progressed to e-MTBs, enabled rides to include some rough fire trails as well as dedicated mountain bike tracks.
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Gerritt takes a look around Orange and surrounds, and is pleasantly surprised.
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Published On 7/16/2023
So much to see in the West - best by bike!
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Close to Tumut, and en-route to Tumbarumba, this loop ride provides scenery galore!
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This rail trail offers a variety of vistas and experiences across regional Victoria
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Tour de Nowra

Read about the 2018 Tour de Nowra
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Tour de Cowra

Read about the fun had on TdC 2018!
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Read about the TDC through the eyes of four first-timers.
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Bike Touring - Overseas

Published On 3/13/2024
Before you head across the ditch take a look at the insights of this article into some great rides with tips to make it even more enjoyable.
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Published On 10/25/2023
This article focuses on a Northern Italy route – a linear tour from Innsbruck to Verona. The region has many of the elements that make for great easy paced cycle touring.
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Published On 10/21/2023
Another inspiring ride in Europe following the Elbe River offers some brilliant sights. Overall impressions: green, forests, ferries, dykes, quiet, sleepy (until the opposite in Hamburg). History.
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Published On 9/20/2023
There's no need to take your bike with you now to London with plenty of bike hire options and better conditions for cyclists. Here are some updates for your own London explore by bike.
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One of the best US trails that runs from Cumberland, Maryland to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA
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Visiting Malaga? Why not tour the city by bike?
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Cycle around Budapest to soak in the ambience!
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Undertaking a camino requires commitment but are the efforts worth it?
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Preparation is key if considering taking your bike on a train in Europe. Here are some tips to help you.
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Lyon is a great stop over in central France and cycling is well supported
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Cycling is well supported in this Spanish city
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Living in Switzerland for six months provided a great opportunity to explore by bicycle
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Bikes offer a cheaper option for travel than trains in Japan
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Published On 5/14/2023
New Zealand Tauranga
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