Bicycle Network's Tasmanian budget submission, Glenorchy MTB park, Hobart Council news, state government plans for the Channel Hwy and Risdon Vale Bike Collective's Christmas sale make up this edition's bike news bites.
Launceston is going car-free for an arvo, Bicycle Network set to provide valet parking at the cricket and tennis, obesity forum in Hobart, an image gallery from this year's Hobart E-bike Expo, and much more in this weeks news bites.
The Department of State Growth has revised plans to widen the Tasman Highway between the airport and Midway Point causeway and new plans include a shared riding and walking path along the northern edge of the road.
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.