Month: June 2016

June 27th, 2016

Bicycle Queensland asked all the Queensland candidates in the Federal election to support the policy platform of the national bicycle organisations. The parties which provided the most comprehensive responses were the Australian Greens and the Australian Cyclists Party. If as a BQ member you are deciding your vote solely on which party would make the…

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June 24th, 2016

The Moreton Bay Cycleway detour from the Boondall Wetlands to Deagon is now in place. Bicycle Queensland met with project representatives from the Gateway Upgrade North, and the Brisbane North BUG to ride along the new temporary bikeway. The surface is good, bitumen hot mix. The path isn’t as wide as new bikeways generally are,…

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June 8th, 2016

Photo credit: Neil Ennis Bike Week 2016 saw 300 people introduced to one of south-east Queensland’s hidden bike riding gems. The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail can be enjoyed by all sorts of bike riders. The trail surface is suitable for mountain bikes, and varies from smooth gravel to rough farm track, but the Brisbane Valley…

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June 1st, 2016

Today’s announcement by the Australian Greens to invest $250 million dollars into cycling infrastructure has been welcomed for the focus it places on encouraging cycling in Australia. Announced in an online broadcast today by Greens Transport spokesperson, Senator Janet Rice, the policy announcement recognises the importance of cycling to addressing critical issues facing this country….

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