Posts By: Tony G

Below is  submission to the City of Greater Geelong Environment Management Strategy draft. Let us know what you think. We recommend important changes to page 21 of the draft –  this part particularly: Transport Influence – Number of bicycle riders counted on ‘Super Tuesday’ (held annually in March) Increase Influence – Length of dedicated bicycle paths Increase Influence –…

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Bike budget beckons…

Bike safe have worked really hard to get a few major bicycle infrastructure upgrades in front of Geelong Councillors. The projects look exciting. The stuff gets voted in this Tuesday. Phoning or  emailing your local councillor to voice your support BEFORE Tuesday will help get these projects funded.

Myers st remix

After spending some time on Geelong today, I noticed that Myers st has some much hot, wasted and un-used asphalt… not to mention the unsafe bike lane. Below is my remixed version of the street.  I used paint, separated bike riders from cars, trees for cooling and was careful not to lose any parking… let…

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The Geelong Advertiser and Bike safe tell us about the statistics that suggests Geelong is a rubbish place to ride a bike… Some of the comments in the article seem to back up that suggestion.  

Beautiful bikes

For those of you who have a penchant for beautiful bicycles… This guys work is amazing. In particularly  this bike and this bike image src:    

The federal Labor government announced a ‘Barwon to Bay Cycleway’ funding of over $1 million. Richard Marles and Member for Corangamite Darren Cheeseman today announced the Barwon to Bay Cycleway in South Geelong. It will connect the Barwon River Bridge to Londsdale Street. While the media release is light on details, it’s an important win for…

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More carnage on our roads, or more specifically a bike rider hopitalised by a driver.  Adding to the 3 other car crashes this morning (20 Aug). Read the report on the Addy website. How many car accidents is too many?