Category Archive for "News"

Road injury toll heads up wrong path for cyclists

September 13, 2017

Today’s release by the Medical Journal of Australia of a study led by Dr Ben Beck, at Monash University, showing a doubling of hospitalised major trauma for cyclists in the last nine years is the clearest warning yet that the…

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Decade decline in children’s bike sales points to crisis of physical inactivity

August 31, 2017

The Australian Cycling Promotion Foundation has released some very concerning data relating to the national sales of children’s bicycles. Sales of children’s bicycles have hit a new low leading to concerns that Australian children are not active enough to ensure…

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Australian Walking & Cycling Conference

The 2017 Australian Walking and Cycling Conference is over for another year and Bike SA’s Gold Sponsor support of the event was again justified thanks to some standout thinking from participants. With the theme ‘low tech movement in a high…

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A Simple Ride – SALA Exhibition

Meet Adelaide based designer Mandi King, ceramicist Eija Murch-Lempinen, and illustrator Jillian Packer of “A Simple Ride” opening August 7th at Bike SA. Can you talk a little about your approach to the subject of bikes and riding in your work…

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Velo City 2017

Christian HaagChristian Haag is the CEO of Bicycle SA and while he doesn’t wear lycra – he does ride a Mountain Bike.More Posts – Website

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Embrace ‘I Share My Trail’ Message

Hikers and mountain bike riders will welcome dog walkers and horse riders to our state parks as they spread the “I Share My Trail” message in a campaign launch today. The message has been adopted by trail user groups including…

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Proposed Bundaleer and Wirrabara Forest Greenways

Public Consultation on the Recreational Greenways Act 2000 for the Mid North Forests.   The State Government has been conducting the Mid North Forests Future Strategy to determine the future for Bundaleer, Wirrabara, Leighton and Yarcowie Forest Reserves since the…

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Does everything and nothing change when a cyclist dies?

April 21, 2017

Craig Fry, Victoria University On Friday 10 March, Arzu Baglar died while cycling in Melbourne’s inner west. She was hit by a truck turning the corner of Somerville road and Whitehall street in Yarraville. Arzu was just 36, and a married…

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“Headache or Opportunity” – Becoming A Smart City

February 2, 2017

Bike SA CEO, Christian Haag, looks at how Adelaide’s efforts to be a “Smart City” should reap rewards.  Christian HaagChristian Haag is the CEO of Bicycle SA and while he doesn’t wear lycra – he does ride a Mountain Bike.More…

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Is it time to ditch the lycra?

January 25, 2017

A new Spanish study suggests those wearing lycra are putting themselves at risk of overheating.  James NankivellMore Posts – Website Follow Me:

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