Posts By: BrettC

Bike rider’s make up 10% of all fatal and serious injuries across the region’s roads despite being less than 2% of traffic! Tell the Geelong Council what rider’s think about road safety – taking their survey: Geelong Road Safety Survey 2017 Responses will help guide road safety in the future.

Getting people riding is not rocket science… Good bike infrastructure makes cycling with kids safer & better #activekids #Geelong #safecycling #daddaughtertime A photo posted by byronmitchell (@byronmitchell) on Mar 8, 2015 at 9:05pm PDT

Cargo bike display

BUG will be have a display of different cargo bikes on Saturday for anyone who wants to learn more about them.  What’s a cargo bike?: Come along and find out! BUG members will be in attendance to answer questions, along with cargo bike distributors.

Geelong Active Streets

As part of the Sustainable Living Festival in Geelong, the City of Greater Geelong is sponsoring the Geelong Active Streets event on Saturday.  This event will include a number of bicycle related activities.  BUG is organising a cargo bike display for the event.  See below for more information.

How has commuter riding changed in Geelong in ten years? We’ve found some stats. You be the judge. 2001 to 2011 Methods of travel to work for a decade. Src: Method of travel to work 2001 % share of all modes (2001) 2011 % share of all modes (2011) increase Change in mode share % Bicycle…

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Locals across Australia are being asked to join Bicycle Network’s latest campaign ‘Low Speed Locals‘ to introduce lower speeds in neighbourhoods where bike riders, pedestrians and drivers share the roads. Low Speed Locals is calling on Australian bike riders and other road users to write to their local council’s Chief Executive Officer or Councillor and ask for slower…

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The Happiness Cycle is a national initiative to encourage teenagers to become more physically active. As part of the initiative, a workshop will be held in Geelong at the Barwon Valley Activity Centre near the Belmont Criterium Track on Saturday February 8th.  The workshop will involve the assembly of a new free bike for the participants,…

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The Bellarine Rail Trail is a great asset to the Geelong and Bellarine community, providing tourism and health benefits to the region. Being built on former railway right-of-way, rail trails are attractive to cyclists because of the gentle slopes and minimal road intersections.   This is true of the BRT, and it is becoming more attractive…

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