One of the small timber bridges connecting from the Casuarina Foreshore path to CDU has become hazardous . The Department of Infrastructure has temporarily closed the bridge (alternative access is via the other bridge to the north).
The bridge will be repaired as soon as possible and the broader path upgrade works will commence in the New Year.
NT cycling organisations have formed a new alliance to promote greater collaboration within the cycling community. The Alliance is between sporting bodies
NT BMXA, Cycling NT and Darwin Off Road Cyclists, and Bicycle NT. The Alliance is based around models currently being used in the WA and ACT cycling communities. Read More
Alice Springs Town Council invites you to a Community Forum regarding possible locations of new bikes racks in the Alice Springs CBD.
To be held on Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 5.30pm to 6.30pm in the Andy McNeill Room.
Alice Springs Town Council is hosting Ride2Work Day event on 15th October.
All cyclists and walkers can enjoy a free breakfast at the Aquatic and Leisure Centre from 6:30am-9am and a stretch class at 7:00am.
Alice Springs has the highest cycling figure (5.4%) of people riding to work of similar sized Australian regional cities.
By riding to work on October 15th, you’re showing your support for cycling in Alice Springs and joining over 40,000 cycling commuters nationally.
Katherine Ride and Walk to work day – Wednesday 15th October
Free breakfast from 7am until 8:30am at Ryan Park
Spot prizes will be available
Ride to Work day is an annual Australia wide event which aims to promote active, sustainable transport and encourage new riders to take the challenge. It’s a great way to have a go at riding to work or to celebrate your regular commute.
In Darwin, a FREE community breakfast is being hosted in Raintree Park by the City of Darwin from 6.30 – 9.00 am and in Palmerston, the City of Palmerston is hosting a breakfast in Goyder Square from 6.30 – 9.00 am. For further information and to register as a participant visit: https://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/rtw/
As notice of other breakfasts in the NT become available we will let you know.
Notice of Annual General Meeting
Bicycle NT AGM will hold its AGM on Sunday 19 October at 1 pm at the Nightcliff Electorate room, Pavonia Place (where the markets are held), in Nightcliff.
All members are welcomed and encouraged to attend. If you are not a current member but would like to join, please go to http://www.bicyclent.org.au/join-bicycle-nt/
An activity and financial report will be presented at the meeting. All positions will be declared vacant. For information on nominating for a position on the Committee please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Following the election of the new committee, the meeting will be open for discussion on issues and key priorities for next year.
We look forward to seeing you at the AGM.
Registrations now open
This year’s Super Tuesday Bike Count will take place on Tuesday 2 September from 7am-9am. Super Tuesday is Australia’s largest visual bike count. The count provides participating councils with reliable figures of bicycle commuters and their movements to improve bicycle facilities in their area. Your involvement is crucial, so register now to secure your spot:
As in previous years, each person who successfully completes the count can nominate their local Bicycle User Group (BUG), school, organisation or club to receive a $50 donation as appreciation for their time. So think of nominating Bicycle NT !
It’s easy to register !
Upgrades to the McMillans Road cycle path, between Rothdale and Matthews Roads, will commence on Monday, 28 April 2014.
To minimise public impact, works will be undertaken in sections during the hours of 7am and 5pm, as per below: Read More
The updated NT Road Users Handbook is now available online http://www.transport.nt.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0020/38108/handbook.pdf
It includes an expanded section on sharing the road with cyclists (page 33), with additional road rules for cyclists. Bicycle NT is very proud to have pushed for this inclusion and contributed to it. We have also provided cycling related question for the theory test.