With about 18,000 members statewide, we exist to help Queenslanders cycle safely. As the pre-eminent voice for community cycling in Queensland, we are dedicated to the promotion of bike riding as a driving force for individual health and well-being.
Over the past 40 years BQ has grown from a small collective of concerned citizens to one of the largest and most influential community cycling organisations in Australia.
Bicycle Queensland membership gives you 24-hour worldwide access to comprehensive insurance coverage, including third-party property damage and personal accident insurance.
As a member, you’ll have fast access to legal advice from McInnes Wilson Lawyer’s Cycle Law in the event of an accident or injury. Their team of expert professionals is as passionate as we are about meeting the needs of our members.
24/7 Incident Debrief Service
In the event of an accident or near miss, all members have access to a psychological debrief service, available 24 hours a day, all-year round. The phone-based service is provided by one of Australia’s leading critical incident assistance providers, OAS. Our aim is to ensure cyclists have the support they need to get back on their bikes with confidence, as soon as they feel ready.
Members get a discount on BQ event entry during a member only pre-sale. Members also get access to an exclusive VIP member marquee at the finish site of most events. We have also negotiated other offers with bike related businesses, with members receiving discounts at Scody, 99 Bikes, Bike Fit Studio, Cam’s Cycle Coaching, and cycle2city. Keep your member card handy when getting your bike riding essentials.
Members can also save up to 50% off accommodation with the Mantra Group, enjoy 10% off car hire across Australia with Budget Car Hire, sign up for free classes and save up to 50% on initial consultations with Sports & Spinal Physio, and receive free spinal assessments at Wellspring Chiropractic.
A monthly eNewsletter- Every month your inbox will receive the latest news from BQ which covers advocacy, events and other news of interest to members.
Bicycle Maintenance Workshops
On a monthly basis, BQ employs a bike mechanic to run a discounted course for members on bike maintenance. There is a basic and intermediate course which will save you some dollars and keep everything rolling smoothly between services.