Autumn rides

New calendar of rides for autumn including a full moon ride, history ride, easy bush ride and more. Check it out on our Ride Calendar and download a copy.

 

Green areas for bikes at the lights

New safety areas for bikes at 3 intersections around Launceston: Elphin Rd/Cypress St (Scotch College), George Town Rd/Newnham Dve and Mowbray at Beatty St. These are worldwide-accepted treatments to make it safer for cyclists at intersections. When lights are red, you move into the green box in front of cars, to give you a safe place to wait and a highly visible head start on the cars, with "wobble room" as you get going. Cars must not stop in the green box.

 

"Like" us on Facebook

For current news and events check us out on Facebook - Tamar Bicycle Users Group

 

Road Rules Relating To Bike Lanes

With new bike lanes and infrastructure being deployed throughout Launceston at the moment, now is a good time brush up on the rules. Below is an excerpt of some of the Road Rules specifically related to cycling. Remember to check www.thelaw.tas.gov.au for more/updat
http://tbug.org.au/temp/road_rules_exerpt.pdf

 

View Our Events On A Map

In case you're new to the area or are getting lost, you can now view the location of any of our events on a map! Just visit the Calendar page and click on an event to view its details. Read more...

 

Updated Road Rules For Cyclists

On 30 November 2009 there will be some changes to the road rules for cyclists. The changes are about bicycle passengers wearing an approved helmet and using the proper seat, and for cyclists turning from, and stopping in, bicycle storage areas at intersections with traffic signals. Read more on the DIER website below.
http://www.transport.tas.gov.au/licence_information/tasmanian_road_rules/road_sa...

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Autumn rides - 21st Mar

New calendar of rides for autumn including a full moon ride, history ride, easy bush ride and more. Check it out on our Ride Calendar and download a copy.




Green areas for bikes at the lights - 4th Jul

New safety areas for bikes at 3 intersections around Launceston: Elphin Rd/Cypress St (Scotch College), George Town Rd/Newnham Dve and Mowbray at Beatty St. These are worldwide-accepted treatments to make it safer for cyclists at intersections. When lights are red, you move into the green box in front of cars, to give you a safe place to wait and a highly visible head start on the cars, with "wobble room" as you get going. Cars must not stop in the green box.




"Like" us on Facebook - 19th Aug

For current news and events check us out on Facebook - Tamar Bicycle Users Group




Road Rules Relating To Bike Lanes - 17th Jul

With new bike lanes and infrastructure being deployed throughout Launceston at the moment, now is a good time brush up on the rules. Below is an excerpt of some of the Road Rules specifically related to cycling. Remember to check www.thelaw.tas.gov.au for more/updat
http://tbug.org.au/temp/road_rules_exerpt.pdf




View Our Events On A Map - 23rd Jun

In case you're new to the area or are getting lost, you can now view the location of any of our events on a map! Just visit the Calendar page and click on an event to view its details. Read more...




Updated Road Rules For Cyclists - 12th Dec

On 30 November 2009 there will be some changes to the road rules for cyclists. The changes are about bicycle passengers wearing an approved helmet and using the proper seat, and for cyclists turning from, and stopping in, bicycle storage areas at intersections with traffic signals. Read more on the DIER website below.
http://www.transport.tas.gov.au/licence_information/tasmanian_road_rules/road_sa...




Sally's Ride Huge Success - 29th Nov

Sally Fletcher and the Rotary team organised a fantastic event. Apparently the number of participants (340) exceeded expectations (200-250). It was great fun. We're looking forward to doing the Tamar Valley Cycle Challenge every year!
http://www.rccl.org.au/SallysRide/




Federal Funding For Launceston Bike Routes - 10th Oct

On October 14th, Ride To Work Day cyclists were ecstatic to hear the announcement of $577,000 worth of Federal funding for cycle routes and lanes across Launceston.
http://tbug.org.au/temp/Media Release - Council welcomes federal bicycle infrast...


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