Bunch Rides in Townsville

Here’s our list of the bunches we know will welcome newcomers. Bunch riding is social and gives you the motivation to get going in the morning. You also soon realize the city is easy to navigate by bike and hopefully  you will start using it for more of the journeys that you would usually take the car. Dog…

Queensland Cycling Advisory Group

The Townsville BUG was very pleased to have a representative attend the inaugural Queensland Cycling Advisory Group (QCAG) meeting in Brisbane. This meeting was chaired by the Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports, the Hon Mark Bailey MP, with a range of other stakeholders and Qld cyclist advocacy groups also present encompassing: Brisbane CBD…

Candidate Survey

Before the last City Council Election the BUG sent candidates this letter to get to know more about them and their views on cycling. Colleen Doyle is the only successful candidate to have responded. Below is here comments and those of the unsuccessful candidates. Click here to see which ward/division you are in Colleen Doyle (division…

Get Involved

There are several ways you can get involved in road safety for your community. Register as a member of the Bicycle User Group Meet other bicycle users and contribute to the cycling community by attending our monthly Bicycle User Group meetings. The meetings are held on the secomd Monday of every month at Aitkenvale Library…

2016 Ride for Road Safety

2016 Ride Details Leaving at 7:30 am from Jezzine Barracks for full course Leaving at 8:30 am from The Bicycle Peddler for family ride Finish at the Cotters Markets in the city. You can view the full course on this interactive google map Please arrive 30 minutes before start time to allow for pre ride…

2016 Style Over Speed

Riding your bike is an ad for cycling…so do it in style!!! Style Over Speed is a traffic-stopping black-tie affair. Over 80 of us are parade from town along The Strand, out to the casino and back finishing with live music, a bar and a fashion parade by participants with their bikes. The 2016 Style…