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Otway Classic Saved

The 2010 Ford Otway Classic will take place on November 7th this year after being cancelled in 2009.  The bike ride, which takes in the Otway Ranges and the Great Ocean Road, has been run since 1980 by the Geelong Touring Cyclists, but was cancelled last year due to increased traffic management costs.

Sections of the Bellarine Rail Trail will be closed over the coming months for sewer works being conducted by the Barwon Water Alliance. Trail sections are expected to be closed to users for the following periods: Coppards Road to Wilsons Road – late April to mid June, 2010. Wilsons Road to Boundary Road – mid…

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The Victorian Department of Transport are looking to improve the carriage of bicycles on regional public transport. They have commissioned the Institute for Sensible Transport to carry out a technical evaluation of the current situation and suggestions for improvement. The deadline for survey responses is April 24th. The survey can be accessed at

New Group: Bike Safe

In response to growing concern for the safety of road cyclists in the region, a new group has been formed to lobby for safety improvements for road training and touring cyclists. The group is called Bike Safe and has recently got coverage in the local press. Related links: Geelong region’s cycling black spots named –…

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