Below are resources that we think are quite useful for anyone wanting to know more about cycling and sustainability. We are particularly fond of groups/websites that promote cycling as an alternative to car based travel. If you find any cycling sites that blow you away, let us know and we'll investigate!  

Australian Links

Bike Law in Australia, useful links below.

http://www.victorialawfoundation.org.au/sites/default/files/resources/Bike_Law_0.pdf

https://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/general/resources-and-advice/

 

Bicycle Network Victoria

Bicycle Network Victoria is a charity that promotes the health of the community. We work with our supporters to get “More People Cycling More Often” and measurably grow the bike riding world. BNV organises both the Ride2Work and Ride2School events each year.

Yarra Bicycle Users Group 

Yarra Bicycle Users Group is a community voluntary organisation located in the inner suburbs of Abbotsford, Alphington, Burnley, Carlton North, Clifton Hill, Cremorne, Collingwood, Fairfield, Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Princes Hill and Richmond. They also have a weekly radio show on 3CR.

Melbourne Cyclist

A site for cyclists in Melbourne, Australia to talk, share hints and tips and generally stay informed.

Sydney Cyclist

A site for cyclists in Sydney, Australia to talk, share hints and tips and generally stay informed.

Adelaide Cyclists

Do you love cycling and live in Adelaide? We are a community of more than 3000 cyclists - join us and share and connect with other cyclists.

Moreland Energy Foundation Limited

Moreland Energy Foundation Limited (MEFL) is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to sustainable energy. We undertake community engagement, do research, consult, provide professional development and advocate on energy efficiency, renewable energy and related policy and planning issues.  

International Links

The Definitive Guide to Safer Cycling

 Sharing the Road Together: Drivers and Cyclists. UK based but still worth a read as it applies to Australia too.

Sharing the road with drivers

Another great article about sharing the road - drivers and cyclists.

Europe and coffee Interesting article and inspiration for coffee and bicycle lovers if you are travelling to Europe. International Bicycle Fund

A non-governmental, nonprofit, advocacy organization, providing information and resources promoting sustainable transport and international understanding to make this planet a healthier and happier place to live.

Bicycle Safe This page shows you real ways you can get hit and real ways to avoid them. This is a far cry from normal bicycle safety guides, which usually tell you little more than to wear your helmet and to follow the law.  But consider this for a moment: Wearing a helmet will do absolutely nothing to prevent you from getting hit by a car. Yuba Bicycles Yuba advocate the use of bicycles as transportation through the design and manufacture of unique cargo bikes and accessories. As a byproduct, we transform lives, cultures, and reshape infrastructure. They are makers of the Boda Boda and Mundo that Cargocycles distribute.

Joe Bike - Portland

Welcome to Joe Bike, a full-service retail and repair shop that specializes in both utility bikes and the most advanced, most dependable, cleanest, most practical, and lowest-maintenance urban bikes available, many equipped with Gates Carbon Drive, the best internally geared and dynamo hubs, and hydraulic or mechanical disc brakes. We’re a neighborhood bike shop in Southeast Portland that happens to have built an international clientele.

TreeHugger - Bikes

Interesting bike articles from around the world. The entire Treehugger site is great to while away the hours too.