Summer 2015 News and Rides

The Summer 2015 newsletter is out today, with a list of our rides up to March and a run down of local happenings. You can also check out the rides on our Upcoming Rides page.

M7 Share the Path Day

Saturday 22nd November 10am to 12pm Located off the M7 shared path at 101 Wallgrove Road Eastern Creek Enjoy FREE coffee, sausage sizzle and giveaways Learn about shared path etiquette Talk directly to the M7 Team FREE bike tune ups by expert Sydney Bike Skills staff Entry to the event is just off the shared path …

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Petrol-powered bicycles banned from 1 October

From 1 October 2014, petrol-powered bicycles will be banned on NSW roads and road-related areas such as footpaths, shared paths, cycle ways and cycle paths. The ban will include bicycles that: Have had a petrol-powered engine attached after purchase Were bought with an attached petrol-powered engine Are powered by any type of internal combustion engine. …

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CAUTION: MAGGIES ABOUT

It seems Magpie season has started early. John Raju has reported that there is a very aggressive Magpie near South Park Chipping Norton. John was attacked by the bird while riding along the bike path between the river and South Park and then again along Charlton Avenue (where he detoured on the way home to avoid …

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New Wattle Grove path opens

The new Wattle Grove path has opened. The path connects to the Anzac Road path and follows the edge of Wattle Grove. In addition to the concrete path there’s a gravel running path. A great local addition

2013 National Cycling Strategy Implementation

The Australian Bicycle Council has released the 2013 National Cycling Strategy Implementation Report. Great to see public reporting on the strategy implementation….even if it’s not all good news. Read about it on the Australian Bicycle Council website.

Winter newsletter out now

The winter newsletter is now available. Check it out for a full listing of the upcoming rides to early October, an overview of new paths opened in the local area, and some of our advocacy activities. Download it here.

The Parklands Recreational Bridge Connection

Western Districts Joggers and Harriers have proposed a bike and pedestrian bridge linking Mirambeena Regional Park and the Chipping Norton Lakes be built across Prospect Creek. We think it’s a great idea. Check out their Proposed Recreational Connection submission. What do you think?