TBUG launches new Launceston City Cycling Map
Our new map is a great way to cycle around Launceston. For the first time, all the off and on road bike trails and bike lanes are displayed in one simple and easy-to- read map. Get yours today at local cafes and various other spots around town. Or you can download it here. Thanks to the City of Launceston for their support.
TBUG argues for more appropriate sentencing
We have recently made a submission to the state government arguing for more consistency in the sentencing of drivers who injure or kill cyclists. Recently there have been some tragic examples of drivers injuring or killing cyclists and receiving inadequate sentences. Download our submission here
TBUG Voice builds a better bike city
Making Launceston more bike friendly is the key task of the Pedestrian and Bike Committee of Council (PBC). TBUG has two seats on PBC. Thus we have a strong voice in how cycling in Launceston evolves. The two reps are myself and Malcolm Cowan. Follow our reports on the newsletter and let us know if you want anything raised. Malcolm Reid firstname.lastname@example.org
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Road Rules Relating To Bike Lanes
With new bike lanes and infrastructure being deployed throughout Launceston at the moment, now is a good time brush up on the rules. Below is an excerpt of some of the Road Rules specifically related to cycling. Remember to check www.thelaw.tas.gov.au for more/updat
View Our Events On A Map
In case you're new to the area or are getting lost, you can now view the location of any of our events on a map! Just visit the Calendar page and click on an event to view its details. Read more...
Formerly known as the Launceston Bicycle Users' Group (L-Bug), we have been active in and around Launceston, Tasmania since September 2006, with members involved in a range of activities from painting bicycle symbols on bike trails to liaising with local councils on cycling infrastructure.
Early in 2009, an official steering committee was appointed to decide upon a direction for the Bug and build upon the inroads within the Launceston City and West Tamar Councils that had already been established.
On the 4th of June 2009, the T-Bug Steering Committee stepped down at the inaugural General Meeting, following the appointment of the T-Bug Committee and acceptance of the constitution.
Today, in addition to continuing its role of representing the local cycling community to local, State and Federal governments, T-Bug also organises social rides and events to bring cyclists together.