The Tasmanian Government has released a draft master plan for a major new residential development in Huntingfield in the state’s south and is calling for public feedback, including on active transport connections, before 26 June.
More undercover bike hoops in Hobart, a petition to close Pinnacle Rd regularly, new NW MTB track works begin, and bike stolen in Tassie found in Melbourne are some of the stories in this edition's Bike News Bites.
With the boom in bike riding during our gorgeous crisp autumn days, there’s a danger that the first hint of a frosty morning will turn people away from their newfound passion for bikes, but with the right gear and knowledge winter riding's a breeze.
The Macquarie Point path will close for a couple of months as the Tasman Bridge paths re-open, Invermay road works close Forster St bike lanes, bushfire relief gloves on sale and Hobart pauses its Central Precincts Plan consultation.
The Shrine to Sea project, funded by the State Government with $13M in 2018 to provide a walking and biking boulevard between St Kilda Road and the beach at Beaconsfield Parade, no longer contains a walking and biking component.
When the 480 km Tasmanian Trail was first dreamed up back in the 1990s it was by horse riders looking for a multi-day challenge.
Fast-forward 26 years and it’s now bicycle riders looking for an adventure to test their gravel and touring bikes who are now the dominant trail user.