Articles of general interest to cyclists Skeleton Creek Trail Upgrade Completed The new section of the Skeleton Creek Trail west of Pt Cook Rd is now open to the public. The narrow, cracked and bumpy asphalt surface has been replaced by… Study finds commuters live longer BICYCLE NETWORK, 8 APRIL 2020 This article has been reproduced with the permission of Bicycle Network. Study finds commuters live longer People who ride their bike to work have a… New bridge begins to soar The following is from the latest Bicycle Network issue on 9 APRIL 2020. It is reprinted with permission. The new bike and pedestrian bridge on the Federation Trail at Laverton… Coastal Trail Upgrade – Altona Beach, East End At the east end of Altona Beach, at the dog beach, an extensive and imaginative project has been completed. Cyclists now have a raised section along the Coastal Trail that… Coastal Trail Upgrade – Altona Beach,West End Hobsons Bay City Council has completed major works at both ends of Altona Beach to improve safety along the Coastal Trail. On the west end of the beach, at Apex… Health benefits of regular cycling Cycling helps you to relax, supports confidence, and even socializing – when it comes to cycling in groups. In addition to this, it perfects mental agility. Increased blood flow transports oxygen… Why did we wait so long for the bicycle? Copyright © Jason Crawford. Some rights reserved: CC BY-ND 4.0 The bicycle, as we know it today, was not invented until the late 1800s. Yet it was a simple mechanical invention….