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Get behind our biggest bicycle infrastructure project ever! The Building Better Bike Project  project will create two large new major cycling routes . The southern link will connect Central Geelong with Waurn Ponds via Belmont. The western link will connect Central Geelong with Herne Hill, via Geelong West. These projects will make it safer and easier for people…

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The Geelong Council are asking which ideas are most important for our region – Transport is part of the mix so make it high priority and take the survey.  

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.

An excellent path in North Geelong along the rail line is a model for future path development in Geelong… It’s a great example of how shared paths should look – wide, seperated, smooth and shaded. This needs to be extended from the city (as we’ve dreamt about before) to onto Lara.

We’ve been doing some hunting around the Geelong Heritage Centre to find out about the fabled Geelong bike plan from 1977… Well… We found heaps of info and have put up some of it on our new Geelong bike plan 1977 page. More coming soon, including an album dedicated to it in our facebook page.

We’ve made a tentative start into recording the people, places and moments of Cycling in Geelong with a Wikipedia page. Take a look at Cycling in Geelong on Wikipedia. We’ve also created a page for the Ted Wilson trail. It is only a start and they will need contributions from people like you to make them great resources. If you have…

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Our submission to the Geelong Council Budget for your information: Attention Manager Financial Services, Please consider this submission from Bicycle Users Geelong regarding the City of Greater Geelong proposed budget 2016-2017. This year’s budget… We’ve noted the improvement in funding for the upcoming budget.   Implementation of the Geelong Cycling Strategy 2008 – 2013 ($200k) Shared riding/walking…

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The Council have drawn up an exciting plan for a ‘Green spine’ on Malop Street Geelong. The plan includes a huge improvement to the street for riding. The separated bike lanes will eventually extend from Johnstone park to the Eastern Gardens. This is a massive step in making the city more bike friendly and sustainable. Time…

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We’ve put together some education for roads crews with the help of Vicroads and Bikesafe. We’re aiming to improve how road workers deal with signage, bike lanes, riders and the work site. Riders around Geelong (particularly the inexperienced, young or old) can find it difficult to negotiate unexpected hazards when riding… But sometimes these hazards are avoidable and vulnerable…

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