Evaluation research now published

There were many signficant positive effects from the Cycling Connecting Communities project.  The evaluation research paper was published in February 2010 in the on-line International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity:  Click here

 

The baseline survey results were also published in March 2010 in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health: Click here 

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LiveBUG (aka Bike Liverpool)

If you are looking for the LiveBUG content, it has been moved to a new site – bikeliverpool.wordpress.com.

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Bike around Bankstown

Free bicycle ride, Bike around Bankstown Saturday 7 May 2011

  •          Free basic cycling skills course for beginners  for 1 hour

 

  •          2 short rides (6km) – 1st 9.30am  and 2nd 10.30am

 

  •          2 long rides (12km) – 1st 9.30am and 2nd 10.30am

 

Free limited bike hire is available 

Registration  essential  at http://www.bankstown.nsw.gov.au/Bike-around-Bankstown/default.aspx or contact Bankstown Council’s

Bike around Bankstown Event Poster

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Free cycling skills course in Bankstown

Free cycling skills course and ride Saturday 2 April 2011

Do you want to enjoy cycling with your family?

Austcycle coach will teach you:

  •          How to use gears and brakes
  •          Gain confidence and practice maneuvers
  •          Explore local Bankstown and Canterbury scenic parks

Free limited bike hire available.

Registration is essential.

www.bankstown.nsw.gov.au/Cycling-Activities/default.aspx or contact Bankstown Council’s Recreation Officer 9707 9641.

Event Poster in English 

Event Poster in Arabic

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Bike ride at Prestons

Get on your bike and have a fun morning exploring the cycle paths of Lurnea, Casula and Prestons in a safe and friendly environment.  Meet at 9am for registration at Woodward Park, Liverpool – top car park near the Hume Highway. Car parking entry from Memorial Avenue.  See flyer for more details or contact Maree on 9602 5293 or 0419 203 379

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Free cycling course in Bankstown

Join in the fun and update your cycling skills.

Sunday 19 September

  • Beginners – Back on your bike (10am -1pm)
  • Intermediate – Commute by bike (2pm – 5pm)

Friday 24 September

  • 2pm Beginners – Back on your bike (10am-1pm)

Contact:  Bankstown City Council Recreation Officer – 9707 9641

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JACRS article: Head injuries and helmet legislation

A new article published in the August 2010 issue of the Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety concludes that “It is likely that factors other than the mandatory helmet legislation reduced head injuries among cyclists”.

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Bicycle loan scheme evaluation – it encourages cycling!

Published in the Health Promotion Journal of Australia, a new evaluation shows that the Western Sydney Cycling Network bicycle loan scheme positively contributed to increased cycling.

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Discover Picton Botanical Gardens by bike

Come for a fun, easy and relaxing bicycle ride at the Picton Botanical Gardens on Saturday 15 May 2010. Enjoy the beautiful rural surroundings while cycling along the 6.2km cycleway circuit. See more details 

Meet at 10.30am, Picton Bowling Club, Cnr Cliffe & Argyle Streets, Picton for an introductory briefing and proceed to the Picton Botanical Gardens.

Free bike hire available on site (conditions apply).  Contact Sufia on 4633 4121 by Thursday 13 May to book your free bike.

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