Month: April 2018

April 19th, 2018

A record number of women are expected to take part in this year’s Pier to Point Women’s Ride along the scenic Sandgate and Redcliffe foreshore in celebration of Bike Week 2018. The annual event aims to increase female participation in everyday cycling. Bicycle Queensland CEO Anne Savage said the event would celebrate women on bikes….

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April 18th, 2018

Extreme sport lovers who want to try something new are being urged to attend a Cyclocross spectacular at Chandler’s Anna Meares Velodrome on Sunday 6 May in celebration of Bike Week. The sport has been likened to ‘Tough Mudder’ on wheels. Bicycle Queensland CEO, Anne Savage, said riders and spectators were in for a thrill….

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April 15th, 2018

The United Nations General Assembly has declared June 3 World Bicycle Day, recognising the need to strengthen and coordinate efforts to promote sustainable transportation and healthy human development. CEO of Bicycle Queensland, Anne Savage, welcomed the declaration. “World Bicycle Day has been created with the unanimous support of UN Member States in an acknowledgement of…

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April 4th, 2018

Bicycle Queensland has today called on the State Government to consider the creation of a Road Safety and Active Transport Commission. The proposed Commission would spearhead efforts to reduce the state’s road toll and promote a healthy and safe transport future for all Queenslanders. The call coincides with a Parliamentary Committee hearing this morning into…

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April 4th, 2018

New data on road crashes reported to the police has found nearly 800 cyclists are injured on Queensland roads each year, costing the economy over $220 million annually. The data, taken from the latest release of the Queensland Road Crash Database, reports 13,490 crashes over the period from 2001 to 2017, representing an average of…

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