Ride On digest
Your links to the week’s top bike news.
Following the recent rally on the steps of Victorian parliament, Bicycle Network Victoria broadens its campaign to bring back the bike budget.
$25 million for Brisbane riders
The Brisbane City Council has included $25 million for bike infrastructure as part of its 2012-2013 budget. The money will be put towards several proposed projects, including better bike access to and from the airport.
Study uses misleading figures to claim Australians are riding less
Figures published in the latest issue of World Transport Policy and Practice claim that Aussies are riding less than they did in the 1980s, which government funding bodies could use to justify bike infrastructure cuts. However, figures used in the study prove misleading under close analysis.
Why do you ride?
A new survey reveals why girls love their bikes.
Tracking le Tour – Stage 5
A recap of all the action, results and amazing pics from the latest stage of the Tour de France.
Tour de Reve
Thought the Tour was just for guys? Think again. Rider Heidi Swift tells what it’s like to be one of six women who make up Team Reve who are riding the Tour de France course a day ahead of the main race.
Cavendish stands up for new road laws
Popular Tour de France competitor Mark Cavendish joins The Times ‘ campaign for safer riding policies in the UK, including harsher penalties for offending drivers.
Six kids and no car? No problem
Portland mum, Emily Finch, has taken the cargo bike to a whole new level.