The Bellarine Rail Trail is now chicane free from Geelong to Drysdale! After a long period of advocacy, petitioning and pleading, the Geelong council has removed the bulky, tight and dangerous chicanes from a big stretch of the trail.
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The proposed Geelong Council budget is out… It’s not great reading for riders. They has decided to NOT put any extra money in their budget to support the recently adopted Principle Bicycle Network (PBN) implementation. This is crucial to improve safety and to encourage more people to ride to work, school, uni, shops. To fix the intersections,…
Two years ago we raised this intersection with Vicroads and CoGG, to date little has been done apart from scaping and sweeping which has exposed the terrible condition of the road shoulder which is unridable on anything other than a Mountain Bike. Because of the poor condition of the shoulder riders are forced to move…
Are you passionate about cycling? Do you see problems with cycling infrastructure around Geelong or it’s environs? Do you have ideas about how cycling infrastructure and safety can be improved for cyclists? Would you like to be involved in helping cyclists? If this is you then we need your help in BUG, please contact us…
The monthly construction update for April from the McConnell Dowell Breakwater Road Bridge project team is available.
The monthly construction update for March from the McConnell Dowell Breakwater Road Bridge Project team is available.
The monthly construction update for February from the McConnell Dowell Breakwater Road Bridge Project team is available.
The monthly construction update for December from the McConnell Dowell Breakwater Road Bridge Project team is available.
The monthly construction update for September from the McConnell Dowell Breakwater Road Bridge Project team (Geelong) is available.
This dangerous intersection of Batten Road and Barwon Heads should be fixed,the gravel covers the bike lane and forces cyclists into the high speed traffic lane. Vicroads believes control of the gravel is a CoGG responsibility but does sweep the road shoulders each month. The BUG has raised this issue with CoGG seeking to fix…
after our meeting with Vicroads the temporary path promised has been delivered. This new path will allow cyclists who wish to keep off the roads to access the Waurn Ponds Creek Trail from the Barwon River Trail with a minimum of on road riding.
Site preparation works have commenced for this new bridge; at meetings with Vic Roads we have been advised that the paths around the river will remain open throughout construction, if works impinge upon the path a temporary path must be laid around the works.
A new concrete path has been added to the river end of the new track which allows easy access from the river track on to the Criterium circuit.