Monthly Archives: June 2012

Poll: do you use a video camera on your bike?

They’ve become increasingly common over the last few years, but a few incidents in the last week have attracted some renewed interest in people using compact video cameras to record their bicycle trips. Needless to say, they won’t save you … Continue reading

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June General Meeting – Wednesday, 27 June

The June general meeting will be held at 12.30pm this Wednesday, 30 April in the community meeting room in the BCC library on the ground floor of Brisbane Square, 266 George Street. The community meeting room is the one between … Continue reading

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Tour de Office — pedalling for a healthy workplace

From Monday 16 July to Friday 20 July 2012, Employment Office is hosting a bike ride with a difference — because the cyclists involved will never leave the office! The Tour de Office event is a continuous, stationary cycle to … Continue reading

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Second Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress

The second Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress will be held on the Gold Coast from 10–13 March 2013. It will bring together some of the world’s leading cycling minds to work towards the common goal of getting more people cycling, more often. … Continue reading

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Roma & George Street lane closures

BCC advises that the bi-directional bike lane on George Street will be closed at various times to facilitate the re-construction of footpaths around the new Magistrates Court Complex. Work includes construction of the new kerb line, and pouring and smoothing … Continue reading

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More drilling for Bicentennial Stage 4

BCC advises it will be undertaking more drilling for Stage 4 of the Bicentennial Bikeway upgrade next week, between 9am and 3pm each day. The work will start on Wednesday, 27 June 17 July and is expected to be completed … Continue reading

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Brisbane City Council budget summary

Brisbane City Council’s 2012-13 budget was released Wednesday morning. It includes forecast revenue of $1.996 billion, and total expenditure of $3.110 billion (a deficit of $1.114 billion). Of that, $1.299 billion is capital expenditure, leaving an operating surplus of $185.5 … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Point Boardwalk reconstruction

BCC advises that the uneven section of the boardwalk and bikeway adjacent to the Thornton Street ferry terminal is to be re-constructed to a level pathway. It will be done in two sections, the first requiring the shared pathway to … Continue reading

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Downfall Creek bikeway re-alignment, Deagon

BCC advises that construction has started to undertake an upgrade of the existing Gateway Motorway between Sandgate Road and Deagon. A new bridge and retaining walls will be constructed adjacent to the western side of the Gateway Motorway to cross … Continue reading

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Style Over Speed ride rescheduled

Brisbane’s inaugural ‘Style Over Speed’ ride has been rescheduled to this Friday, 15 June. Originally scheduled for Friday, 25 May as part of the UR{BNE} festival, the ride was called off at the eleventh hour due to unrelenting rain, although … Continue reading

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