News

June 30th, 2017

The Fulton Hogan Flyers Team (FHF) are showing everyone just how signing up early for the Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge should be done. Early bird entries opened on June 21 and FHF have hit the turbo button on their fundraising efforts for event beneficiary the Heart Foundation. Their team of 30 riders has…

[ Read More → ]
June 30th, 2017

The recent explosion of delivery bike rider numbers on our roads thanks to food delivery services raises significant questions about safety for employees and other road users. BQ believes that companies must do more to ensure their employees’ safety and riders need to be more aware of their risks. “When someone’s doing a professional service,…

[ Read More → ]
June 30th, 2017

Minister for Main Roads and Road Safety Mark Bailey has announced an eight-month study into how to improve cycling conditions on Moggill Road. “Moggill Road forms part of the Principal Cycle Network to the west of Brisbane and there have been a number of incidents along this corridor,” Mr Bailey said. BQ welcomes this study…

[ Read More → ]
June 30th, 2017

The Australian Bicycle Council has released the 2017 National Cycling Participation Survey, and good news is hard to find. Cycling participation across NSW, Victoria and South Australia has declined in the past year. Queensland has grown a tiny amount, mostly in regional areas, but that was after a dip in 2015. 16.6% of Queenslanders ride…

[ Read More → ]
June 30th, 2017

Brisbane City Council aims to have all 150 CityCycle stations equipped with tap-and-go pay systems from July in a major overhaul of the current hire scheme. Credit and debit card facilities will be available at every station allowing users to sign up on the spot as opposed to having to sign up online as required…

[ Read More → ]
June 30th, 2017

May and June saw me head off to Europe for a holiday which included a week cycling in Crete and a week in the Netherlands to attend Velo-city 2017. Over the last five years my husband and I have been taking regular cycling holidays and this year we headed to Greece’s biggest island. I myself…

[ Read More → ]
June 27th, 2017

Still sitting on the fence about joining Cycle Queensland 2017 and taking on the challenging Border Ranges from the sandy desert to the sandy beaches this September 2-10? Not sure that all that postcard-perfect scenery, deserted country roads, great camaraderie and nine days of cycling bliss are for you? Here’s a huge incentive! Enter by…

[ Read More → ]
May 31st, 2017

Work on Eudlo Creek Bridge on David Low Way in Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast is now complete. The new bridge replaces the need to use a very narrow and busy vehicle bridge, with a much improved crossing alternative for riders and pedestrians. The bridge provides a safe, usable option connecting the Sunshine Coast’s CBD…

[ Read More → ]
May 20th, 2017

Bike Week 2017 saw Brisbane host the Australian Bicycle Summit for the first time. Many attendees stayed on at the Queensland Cricketers Club at the Gabba for a fine night’s dining, talking and listening at the Cycling Promotion Fund’s national achievement awards for 2017. BQ was thrilled to receive the leadership Award, through CEO Ben…

[ Read More → ]
April 28th, 2017

Pictured: Stage 1 concept. See full version. Last week featured the joint state-federal government announcement of commencement of the Ipswich Motorway upgrade (widening) between Darra and Oxley. The good news for us is cycling will be included in this upgraded 3km section. It will connect to existing previous cycling upgrades through the motorway works to…

[ Read More → ]
© 2000-2016 Bicycle Queensland Inc. Privacy Policy | Social Media Policy Bicycle Queensland