Month: August 2015

August 31st, 2015

If you’re planning on pulling on the kit for October’s Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge, you’ve only got until 5pm today to order your official event merchandise. Check out what’s available and call the BQ office on 3844 1144 to order! You can also purchase merchandise during the online entry process or through the…

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August 27th, 2015

Have you got a keen eye for photography, like cycling gear and are signed up for the Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge? Then we’ve got the perfect competition for you. We’re after your best Brisbane to Gold Coast training photo for our 2015 B2GC Instagram Competition, in which you’ll go into the running to…

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August 21st, 2015

Bicycle Queensland is calling for limitations on trucks travelling through inner suburban streets and further improvements to inner-city bike infrastructure following the tragic death of bike rider Rebekka Meyer. CEO Ben Wilson today gave evidence at the coronial inquest into the death of the Danish student, who was hit by a truck at the intersection…

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August 17th, 2015

Bicycle Queensland has welcomed the push to make roads safer for bike riders with the launch of the first-ever Queensland Road Safety Week (17-21 August 2015) CEO Ben Wilson joined Minister for Main Roads and Road Safety Mark Bailey, Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller, the Queensland Police, the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, RACQ, Motor Accident…

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August 11th, 2015

Nearly 1,000 riders from across Australia enjoyed perfect conditions for the first Peaks Challenge Gold Coast. In outstanding riding conditions, the pristine, sub-tropical rainforests of the Gold Coast hinterland proved the ultimate test for riders in Bicycle Network’s and Bicycle Queensland’s first Peaks Challenge Gold Coast. It was a frosty start for riders who rolled…

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August 7th, 2015

As the Peaks Challenge Gold Coast makes its way along the route on Saturday 8th August there are a number of traffic management changes required to keep our cyclists safe. During the event period, there will be a large number of cyclists on the roads. Riders can be expected on the roads from 6.00am until…

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August 5th, 2015

It is that time of year again when magpies become a hazard to bike riders in Queensland. Magpies nest from early August to late November. During this time, male magpies defend their territory. September and October are peak ‘swooping season’. Magpies tend to swoop from behind, often from the direction of the sun, so an…

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