Month: July 2015

July 30th, 2015

Bicycle Queensland strongly opposes a push to have bike riders banned from travelling on Far North Queensland’s classic scenic roads. A Change.org petition is calling for bicycles and pedestrians to be prohibited from using the Kuranda Range Road, a stretch of road that connects Kuranda with Smithfield on the outskirts of Cairns. In the reasons…

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July 24th, 2015

Bicycle Queensland is calling for greater investment from governments to improve cycling infrastructure and programs after today’s release of the National Cycling Participation Survey 2015. The results of the survey shows there has been limited progress made towards more people cycling more often in Queensland and across Australia. 16.1% of the state’s population (760,800 people)…

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July 21st, 2015

There is a vacancy on the Bicycle Queensland Management Committee. The vacancy has opened due to the recent resignation of long-standing committee member Bruce Rogers. BQ thanks Bruce for his contribution over recent years and he has been a valued member of the Management Committee in advancing the organisation. BQ is seeking expressions of interest…

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July 21st, 2015

Bicycle Queensland supports the RACQ with its statement about the dangers of bull bars on vehicles used mostly in an urban setting. RACQ Executive Manager Technical and Safety Policy Steve Spalding said while bull bars were a necessity for some motorists in parts of rural Queensland, he warned against urban drivers fitting them to simply…

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July 21st, 2015

Some great news for Brisbane’s northside bike riders is the extension of plans for the North Brisbane Bikeway project stages 2 and 3, which will provide a great link from Brisbane’s north and northwest to the Royal Brisbane Hospital and the CBD. In the last edition of rideQ – Bicycle Queensland’s member newsletter – we…

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July 10th, 2015

We’re looking for a few more fantastic people to join the volunteer crews for Peaks Challenge Gold Coast and Cycle Queensland. Becoming a volunteer can be a very rewarding and satisfying experience for people of all ages and walks of life. By volunteering on Bicycle Queensland events, you’re guaranteed camaraderie, friendship and fun as you…

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July 6th, 2015

Wondering what to expect in the 2015 Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge? Check out the official B2GC video below for a taste of Queensland’s biggest and best bike ride on Sunday 18 October!

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