Posts Categorized: News

Wouldn’t it be nice

Wouldn't it be nice if the City of Greater #Geelong and/or #vicroads realised that the eastern side of the #mooraboolstreet bridge is simply unsafe for cyclists. Anyone travelling on the eastern side either rides illegally on the footpath, or detours by over 500m under the bridge, over the river, then back under the bridge again….

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Labor is in power in Victoria which means Daniel Andrews will have to make good on his promise: “Labor will establish a $100 million Safer Cyclists and Pedestrians Fund to invest in new, dedicated paths and routes across Victoria, keeping bikes and walkers away from traffic. The fund will also focus on improving routes to train stations and…

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The infamous Swanston st sign post has been moved!  Thanks to City of Greater Geelong for prompt action to move a newly placed parking sign out of the bike lane… Read more on this saga.

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,…

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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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Super Sunday

Super Sunday is this Sunday November 10th.  What is Super Sunday?  It is the coordinated counting of recreational trail users at strategic locations.   Volunteers will be counting trail/path users between 9am and 1pm this Sunday, with Bicycle Network Victoria managing the event across many locations in 6 different states and territories.   In other words it…

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