There will always be a grey area of overlap between recreation and micromobility. Broadly speaking we’ll categorise micromobility as being intended for some form of utilitarian transport while recreation is primarily for fun and exercise. We will decide which heading to use to define any activity based upon what the primary focus is.
On Tuesday 16th February the second ever Parliamentary Friends of Cycling event was held within Australia’s parliament house in Canberra.
There are over 100 Parliamentary Friendship Groups (PFG’s) covering a huge range of interests mainly across environmental, health and social issues. Although these groups do not hold any formal legislative power, they provide an important opportunity for each represented cause to gain access to parliamentarians and for those parliamentarians to go on the public record with supportive comments.
Fox Creek Bike Park, originally known as Cudlee Creek Forest Trails, has been a key mountain bike park in the Adelaide Hills since the 1990’s.
In 2019 most of the area was burnt out by bushfires. Much of the land was covered in commercial forest plantations and the trails have been closed ever since while Forestry SA harvest trees and clear debris.
The 400 kilometre Life Cycle for Canteen charity ride that supports teens dealing with cancer took place on March 6-8 when 140 riders pedalled from Bassendean to Busselton in Western Australia to raise money for Canteen Australia.
“Canteen is a game changer for young adults who’re coping with their own cancer or a diagnosis in the family,” said Maurice Berger, who rode with Team MetroCount.
After struggling with his mum’s breast cancer diagnosis while in high school, Maurice shared how important it is for teens to have a support network when cancer disrupts their life.