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BIKESydney

* BIKESydney was formed in 2000 to help look after the Sydney City Council Area * Membership is open to anyone interested in cycling, residents, commuters, couriers and businesses.

Website: http://bikesydney.org
Members: 55
Latest Activity: Aug 7, 2012

BIKESydney

Who we are
BIKESydney is an incorporated not-for-profit community organisation. We advocate on behalf of our members and people who ride bicycles who live and work in the City of Sydney local government area. We are affiliated with Bicycle NSW.

Vision
We want to live in a city …
- Where riding a bicycle is part of everyday life
- That is vibrant, healthy, productive, creative and robust
- That values community, mobility, health, wellbeing social equity and sustainability
- Where people of all ages can make easy choices to ride a bicycle, walk and take public transport

What we do
BIKESydney:
- provides people who ride a bicycle with a strong collective and public voice
- encourages the development of safe, direct cycling routes in a network that connects the villages within the City area, public transport and the CBD
- participates in the City of Sydney’s Cycling Advisory Committee and the Sydney Traffic Committee
- participates in government and industry consultative forums to voice the interests of bicycle users
- organises and leads regular social rides and other fun events
- provides a bicycle-valet parking service for events
- brings bicycle users together to develop a connected and supportive community
- provides information to bicycle users and the public about services and events
- informs bicycle users of their rights and obligations
- promotes the economic, social, health, environmental and fun value of cycling
- raises the profile of cycling as an everyday means of transport
- campaigns and lobbies on issues that affect bicycle users
- collaborates with neighbouring bicycle advocacy groups and other organisations with a passion for community health, mobility and sustainability
- serves as a contact for the media about cycling issues in Sydney

Join as a supporter and get regular email updates about what we're up to, volunteer opportunities and events.

Our website is regularly updated with what we're up to, Sydney specific news and rides + events.

Discussion Forum

Have your say about Marrickville

Started by Elaena Jan 27, 2010. 0 Replies

BikeSydney Social Meetings

Started by Gilbert. Last reply by Gilbert Aug 27, 2009. 1 Reply

Comment Wall

Comment by Chris Virtue on January 23, 2009 at 6:23pm
BikeSydney now has a facebook presence.
Comment by Elaena on February 2, 2009 at 12:41pm
Proposed Alexandria Cycle Path

The City of Sydney has just released details of its latest cycleway plans.

Feedback about the infrastructure is due 11 Feb.

BikeSydney will be preparing a submission.

In preparation we are going to ride the proposed route and take a look at the plans in situ.

All welcome.

Wednesday 4 February
Meet at Green Square Station
6pm
Comment by Matt_D on September 2, 2009 at 5:18pm
Check out 'Events' page for the BikeSydney FMR this friday evening (4/9).
Who'll get more pagans & hippies, Centennial Park or Bronte Beach or us?!
Comment by Chris Virtue on September 8, 2009 at 12:35pm
Thar be only eleven more sailing days until Ride Like a Pirate Day.

Make sure you come in your pirate uniform. Check out your local 2 dubloon shoppe as this here scurvy dog picked up a shiny new cutlass for $2.50

There be coordinates 'ere.

http://www.sydneycyclist.com/events/ride-like-a-pirate-day

Aaaaarrrr!
Comment by Chris Virtue on September 14, 2009 at 4:03pm
Squawk box interview

Ahoy! Radio interview for Ride Like a Pirate Day on 2SER FM tomorrow arvo between 4 and 6 bells.

Arrrr
Comment by Matt_D on October 10, 2009 at 12:10am
The next BikeSydney Twilight ride is almost upon us! Join us for a slow meander through city streets and along the history-filled Glebe foreshore before we end with a cleansing ale at a suitable inner-city watering hole.

Meet 5.45pm for a 6.00 ride, tuesday 13th at Martin Place outside the GPO.

M
Comment by Gilbert on November 5, 2009 at 2:04pm
Calling all BikeSydney members and friends. We need volunteers for Valet Parking at the BFF events. Shifts mostly only a few hours. No cash outlay, training provided. Were negotiating freebies. Call me on 9560 0739; 0434 910 422; or email gilbert@gilbertgrace.com. We need help now!
Comment by Gilbert on November 19, 2009 at 10:21am
Join us at the Leichhardt Council Fit and Fun Day with the Big Bike Ride through Callan Park.

Leichhardt, where cyclists are VIPs.

http://www.sydneycyclist.com/events/fit-and-fun-day-with-the-big
Comment by Ben on May 21, 2010 at 5:13pm
I see that Google is warning that the bikesydney.org web site may contain malware. Does anyone know anything about this?

Here is the security report on the site: http://safebrowsing.clients.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?clie...
Comment by Peter O'Neill on November 11, 2010 at 10:12am
Samoa Tsunami Relief Ride
Come along and join the fun or sponsor a rider, it all helps.
Help us raise much needed funds for the victims of last year’s Tsunami.
All funds raised for this cause are directed back to the people of Samoa via ‘Let’s Help Samoa’ charity
ALL FUNDS RAISED GO TO THE PEOPLE OF SAMOA NO ADMIN COSTS ARE DEDUCTED
http://www.sydneycyclist.com/events/cycle-samoa-holiday-charity
http://www.sydneycyclist.com/group/samoatsunamireliefride
This is a charity bicycle tour in Samoa April 10 2011 with a second ride in July 2011.

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