Month: July 2017

July 31st, 2017

This past weekend saw the inaugural Yarraman to Wulkuraka Rail Trail Ride take place on a cracking Queensland winter weekend. 220 riders took on 164km of Brisbane Valley Rail Trail, enjoying the hospitality of the tiny towns along the route and fabulous home-cooked meals dished up by local community groups. Y2W marked BQ’s first multiday,…

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July 28th, 2017

Pictured: With an operating space of barely 2.6 metres, the upstream footpath is well below Australian Standards for a mixed use path’s desirable minimum width of 3.5metres, not accounting for the enormously varied nature of users (commuters, international visitors, CityCyclers, couriers, food delivery, joggers, tourist and school groups etc) Conflict is inevitable. BQ strongly opposes…

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July 18th, 2017

Many members contact BQ regarding complaints with buses. In Brisbane, council advises riders who wish to lodge a complaint relating to a bus should contact Translink directly. This then commences an investigation process into the reported incident. It’s best for the rider to capture as many details as possible to pinpoint the location and driver…

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July 15th, 2017

We’re shaking things up a little for this year’s B2GC. BQ has invited seven amazing women who live and breathe cycling to help support riders in this year’s Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge on October 15. Ambassadors will ride in every speed category and will all wear special purple B2GC jerseys to make them…

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July 8th, 2017

Cycle Law have just launched the Cyclist Accident Recording app. Many bike riders take precautions to protect themselves in the event of an incident, such as recording video while they ride. The Cycle Law app takes personal preparation another step forward, by giving bike riders a tool which we hope you will never have to…

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