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February 27th, 2017

The new, dedicated three-metre-wide pedestrian and cycle bridge over Eudlo Creek on David Low Way is well underway and due for completion at the end of March. The bridge is being constructed to the north of the existing road bridge. The project is another example of the State Government assisting local councils to jointly fund…

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February 27th, 2017

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will offer an opportunity for behaviour change, with cycling being promoted not just as a sport but as a critical and viable transport option. Preparations for the Games have already seen the opening of the new Anna Meares Velodrome at Chandler in Brisbane and an upgrade of the MTB trails in…

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February 27th, 2017

Looking for a challenge this September? CQ17 is your answer. Ride east from the red bulldust around Goondiwindi through the Granite Belt Region before crossing into Northern New South Wales for a few nights. Our final destination this year is stunning Currumbin on the Gold Coast, home to perhaps the best stretch of sand on…

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February 6th, 2017

After listening to all the valued feedback from last year’s participants, Bicycle Queensland has been working with Translink and Moggill Ferry on the ferry crossing issue for months and have reached a fantastic outcome: Exclusive ferry use for the morning of the event for riders only No cars, trucks or motorbikes going across or on…

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December 21st, 2016

It’s probably been a less than spectacular year, but we’ve had some major wins nevertheless. At a state level, the decision to widen the state government – local council cycle grants process to include all Queensland councils was excellent. Now all Queensland councils can get 50% state funding for cycling projects when endorsed though a…

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December 19th, 2016

“We were,” chuckles John Whybrow when asked if he and his partner in their Guinness World Record attempt, George Agate, are best mates.  Known as ‘The Tandem Men’, these two Englishmen are halfway through attempting to become the first to cycle around the world on a tandem bicycle. BQ caught up with the boys in…

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December 8th, 2016

Cairns Regional Council is forging ahead in its commitment to the region becoming more cycling friendly with three major projects currently underway within Cairns and nearby towns. With only a little more work to go, local Councillor and cycling advocate Richie Bates describes the inner-city Mann Street Cycleway as “a fabulous project jointly funded by Council…

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November 29th, 2016

The Queensland based road safety think tank CARRS-Q (Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety Queensland) held a timely seminar looking at research on possible measures to counter driver inattention and distracted driving recently. Driver inattention is the fifth arm of the ‘Fatal Five’. These are the areas of danger proven responsible for a large…

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November 28th, 2016

The Rockhampton Gentlefolk Single-speed, Fixie and Old Bike Society is a fun cycling group for the non-lycra set. Since December 2015 they have been conducting social rides about once every six weeks. They’ve had picnic rides, laneway rides, just-because-we-want-to rides and quite a number of historical tours around Rockhampton. Starting from about 12 people on…

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November 18th, 2016

It’s official! The Cycle Queensland 2017 Adventure Tour from Goondiwindi to Gold Coast will run from September 2 – 10. CQ 2017 will be all about changing landscapes. From the cotton fields around Goondiwindi, we’ll head east through classic rolling western landscapes, rambling vineyards, primeval rainforests and even conquer a legendary climb or two along…

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