This morning a colleague taking the bus to work spotted me out of the window as I went past on my bicycle in my own little world, enjoying the  sun on a shared path running parallel to the bus route on the main road. Acting quickly he turned on his StravaRead More
The scale of helmet infringements
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According to NSW infringement records from 2010/11, riding your bicycle in an “incorrect position” could cost you $54, oh, and all you Strava dudes and dudettes getting out of your saddle trying to smash your K/QOMs on that uphill segment, watch out, you might be accused of not sitting astride your saddle ($54). JokingRead More
Making The Grade
Steep slopes can be a barrier and potential hazard for not only bike riders but pedestrians and those with mobility impairments (e.g. those in wheelchairs). So we thought it might be useful for planners and advocates to look at a map showing which roads are steeper than others. The Gradient Map displaysRead More
Sydney Green Grid
Sydney green grid map Fancy a lunch time walk or picking a more healthy relaxed route to work? Check out this map from NSW Government’s Architects Office (how posh does that sound!) to help plan your walking journey taking in Green Spaces and steps taken from origin to destination.Read More
Cycling Vs. Running ESRI Australia have pushed out a cool map which allows you to compare running vs cycling activity in Australian capital cities – give it a go it’s fun! Strava is an app that many cyclists and runners use to track their routes. The bar in the middleRead More
Keep Sydney Moving
2,500 riders a day commute across this bridge, can you spot us? There we are, those tiny dots, on the western side by the Observatory. Just because you can’t see us, doesn’t mean we’re not there. We’re often on the back roads, or on small cycleways like on the bridge, a world awayRead More
3D elevations and journey times
With the Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress just around the corner, we’re betting it won’t be long before the visitors are chucking a leg over a Lipton Cityshare bicycle. This map will work out the nearest bike station (little yellow lipton symbol) to your starting point (the little walking symbol). It’ll doRead More