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First out of necessity and then for the love of it, Nic Learmonth knows how to live car-free. She shares her best advice.  When I first moved to Australia, I didn’t have the money to run a car. The move was a biggie in so many ways. I was suddenly in the midst of a
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The week’s top bike news from around the world, brought to you every Wednesday. Local news Buchanan goes for gold Aussie BMX world champion Caroline Buchanan has won the final in the third round of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup and begun her qualifying process for the 2016 Olympics. Get the full scoop >> Strength in
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The week’s top bike news from around the world, brought to you every Wednesday. Local news Australia’s Commonwealth Games 2014 cycling team announced Track star Anna Meares is set to lead the team of 41 Aussie cyclists to glory at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this July. Get the full scoop >>   Out of
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The week’s top bike news from around the world, brought to you every Wednesday. Local news Velo-city wraps up Last week bike advocates and infrastructure experts from around the world gathered in Adelaide for the Velo-city Global conference. Hear what key speakers former Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation,  Janette Sadik-Khan, and Copenhagen’s urban mobility
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Velo-city Global 2014: Friday 30 May

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Bicycle Network CEO Craig Richards is in Adelaide for the Velo-city Global 2014 conference this week and reporting daily highlights here on the Ride On blog. See his summary from Thursday.  I didn’t make it to the conference until mid-morning. No, it wasn’t a debut hangover for this non-drinker, just taking advantage of the rare chance for discussions with other bike
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The week’s top bike news from around the world, brought to you every Wednesday. Local news Please, Tony! Bicycle Network are asking Prime Minister Tony Abbott to spend $7.5b to build 7,500km of new bike infrastructure in Australian towns and cities, and they need your support. Get the full scoop >>   Velo-city off and
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Velo-city Global 2014: Tuesday, 27 May

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Bicycle Network CEO Craig Richards is in Adelaide for the Velo-City Global 2014 conference this week and reporting daily highlights here on the Ride On blog. At the Mayor’s Reception on Monday night, Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood spoke about Adelaide’s commitment to bike riding. He also mentioned how Adelaide is the 35th biggest city in the world, the
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The week’s top bike news from around the world, brought to you every Wednesday. Local news Ambitious plan for separated city routes unveiled Inner Melbourne is set to be connected by a network of high quality, separated bike routes, according to Plan Melbourne, the Victorian State Government’s new strategy for the development of the metropolis.
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The week’s top bike news from around the world, brought to you every Wednesday. Local news Street party Hundreds of bike riders, including Olympic gold medallist Anna Meares, gathered in Adelaide CBD this morning to celebrate the opening of the first section of the Frome Street separated bikeway with a breakfast provided by Adelaide City
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The week’s top bike news from around the world, brought to you every Wednesday. Local news Should bike riders be licensed and/or bikes be registered? Last week NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay expressed an inclination towards licensing bike riders. He said, “I’m increasingly persuaded that we need to look at licenses for cyclists.” Meanwhile, Victoria’s
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