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Comm Games champ Hosking backs herself as Australia's best Olympic bet

Comm Games champ Hosking backs herself as Australia's best Olympic bet

With a Commonwealth Games gold medal already around her neck, Canberra cyclist Chloe Hosking's looking to add an Olympic one.

  • by David Polkinghorne

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Two stages of Indooroopilly Riverwalk to be constructed at once
City council

Two stages of Indooroopilly Riverwalk to be constructed at once

The four-stage bikeway is designed to link western Brisbane suburbs to the University of Queensland and take cyclists off the busier roads.

  • by Lucy Stone
Love them or loathe them, there's another share-bike operator in town
Public transport

Love them or loathe them, there's another share-bike operator in town

A new player has entered Sydney's controversial bike-sharing market despite the failure of two of its predecessors, Ofo and Reddy Go.

  • by James Lemon
Paris to tackle congestion with world's largest electric bike fleet
Cycling

Paris to tackle congestion with world's largest electric bike fleet

The Paris region plans to launch a massive e-bike fleet in a state-funded scheme aimed at getting commuters to cycle to work.

  • by Geert De Clercq
Dockless electric scooter-share scheme zooms in on Brisbane
Sydney

Dockless electric scooter-share scheme zooms in on Brisbane

A US-based company plans to introduce electric hire-on-demand scooters to Brisbane and Melbourne, after introducing its dock-free bikes in Sydney this week.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
'Mindless stupidity': So-called Boulie Tacker targets cyclists
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Cycling

'Mindless stupidity': So-called Boulie Tacker targets cyclists

It's been almost five years since an elusive criminal began targeting cyclists by laying tiny tacks on the Yarra Boulevard.

  • by Melissa Cunningham
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Your say: What readers think of plans to relax bike helmet laws

Your say: What readers think of plans to relax bike helmet laws

Australia's largest cycling advocacy body recently called for laws to be relaxed so cyclists travelling on footpaths or bike paths wouldn't have to wear helmets. The suggestion sparked immediate debate - with passion on both sides.

We have much to learn from Scandinavia when it comes to cycling
Opinion
Opinion

We have much to learn from Scandinavia when it comes to cycling

There are fewer barriers to cycling than we think.

  • by The Canberra Times
Pedalling their wares: Nordic ambassadors push bike friendly culture

Pedalling their wares: Nordic ambassadors push bike friendly culture

Norwegian and Danish ambassadors are asking Australian pollies to get on their bikes for a smarter city.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon
'Leave our footpaths out of it': No-helmet plan under fire for recommending shared footpaths

'Leave our footpaths out of it': No-helmet plan under fire for recommending shared footpaths

Victoria's pedestrian advocacy group says a push to make cycling on footpaths legal as part of a campaign to relax mandatory helmet laws is irresponsible.

  • by Simone Fox Koob
Nation's largest cycling lobby group calls for relaxed helmet laws

Nation's largest cycling lobby group calls for relaxed helmet laws

The Bicycle Network is calling for a five-year trial in which riders aged over 17 can choose whether or not to wear a helmet when they aren't riding on the road.

  • by Simone Fox Koob