Month: May 2016

May 31st, 2016

Another missing link was delivered on the northern bikeway with the ramp-bridge linking the existing RNA cycle link to the internal Bowen Park pathway – a very long and contentious project that adds to the long awaited northern bikeway link. The bikeway will give a primarily off-road and segregated route from the city to Kedron….

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May 31st, 2016

2016 will see the Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge (B2GC) enter its 12th year and the iconic event shows no signs of slowing down. While other bike rides have come and gone over the last decade the B2GC continues to attract more than 7,000 riders every year. Once again riders will be unleashed with…

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May 31st, 2016

As the weather cools (thankfully), and the days get shorter, the need for good lights on your bike quickly becomes apparent to the new commuter. Ride On magazine does an annual test of the best commuting lights. While we wait for the 2016 version, here’s a link to last year’s, which still gives excellent coverage…

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May 30th, 2016

On 16th May BQ hosted its first Women’s Cycling Forum. Female participation in cycling has long been the gauge to how successful and bike friendly the world’s cities are. The aim of the BQ forum was to examine some of the specific challenges in relation to women’s cycling and to identify how cycling fits in at…

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May 28th, 2016

The Bundaberg BUG was formed over 15 years ago and still today they see some of those inaugural members on their Sunday rides. Their slogan S=CPG3 is proudly displayed on the fluorescent club shirts and they proclaim to have the answer. The answer is really whatever you want it to be. Group members have regularly…

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May 17th, 2016

Bike Week 2016 got off to a flyer with over 2,000 riders taking part in the Great Brisbane Bike Ride on Sunday May 15. It was a slightly chilly May morning that greeted riders at the start site at Riverside Drive at South Brisbane, but everyone was soon warmed up as they embarked on a 40km,…

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May 16th, 2016

To all 110km riders on the 2016 Great Brisbane Bike Ride, we sincerely apologise for the delay with the Moggill Ferry crossing that most of you had yesterday. We were absolutely gutted to see this happen. As bike riders ourselves, who worked 15-hour days yesterday trying to give you all a great cycling experience, we were…

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May 9th, 2016

Thousands of bike riders will again put their minds and bodies to the ultimate test in the Gold Coast Hinterland when Peaks Challenge Gold Coast returns on Sunday August 14. The event, which is jointly hosted by Bicycle Queensland and Bicycle Network, will see participants cycle a 235 kilometre route within a 12 hour deadline….

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May 6th, 2016

There’s a very good reason why Vince Smith is the top fundraiser for the Great Brisbane Bike Ride – it’s a cause that’s extremely close to his heart. The 44-year-old has Type 1 diabetes, and shares the condition with his 4-year-old son Ethan. “I was diagnosed at 18 and until recently, only close family and…

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