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The trip in your head

Sometimes when I drive the car somewhere I haven’t been by car for a while I have to mentally adjust the “map” inside my head so I can visualise which way I will be going by car as that trip … Continue reading

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New bike lanes in Hunter Street

It has been a very exciting week with the announcement of new bike lanes to be built along Hunter St. The visit of Jan Gehl, Danish urban planner, sponsored by Newcastle Now, will result in new infrastructure being built along … Continue reading

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Bikes in the media this week

With the Ferneigh Track making the front page of our local paper earlier this week, some debate has been sparked about its merits and its over achievement as a riding destination.  This article outlined the problems between pedestrians and riders on the … Continue reading

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Everyday things you can do by bike in Newcastle

Go to the beach. This is a no-brainer really. The beaches are accessible by bike, there are no parking problems when you get there, you generally don’t have much stuff to carry, and if you are going to the beach, … Continue reading

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Bike lanes, Copenhagen style

It was always going to happen that Newcastle was going to get Compenhagen style bike lanes, as it had been promised in the Newcastle City Council Cycling Strategy, but nonetheless, I was surprised to learn that they are already here, … Continue reading

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Holiday riding

Evening ride to the beach on the Bennett, it was a hot day, too hot to ride much, but the evening was perfect! Shopping at Westfield, the usual bike rack I frequent was full … first time ever! this was … Continue reading

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New cycling infrastructure along Throsby Creek

The addition of traffic lights at the Hannel Street crossing of the Throsby Creek cycle path is not news to Newcastle cyclists, these lights have been operating for some time and I knew of their foreshadowed construction and wrote about … Continue reading

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Bikes seen in Newcastle this week

This fellow impressed me with his venturing out to ride in the weather we are having at the moment – very windy, rainy and cold. He is well prepared for it though with his weather proof panniers and backpack and … Continue reading

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Bikes in Newcastle today + corkscrew bike rack

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Throsby Creek today

With perfect weather today, a few were out enjoying it with their bikes … I ran into Bernie Hockings, out riding with his adorable dog …In addition to being one of Newcastle’s leading bicycling activists, Bernie, with his partner Lyn, … Continue reading

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