Cycling organisations

A bike in Rathdowne StreetLove cycling? Why not check out these organisations and events for cyclists in Victoria.

Bicycle Victoria

Bicycle Victoria is the peak body for cyclists. It focuses on a range of issues for cyclists including:

  • safety
  • insurance
  • more bike paths
  • better bike facilities
  • increased bicycle awareness.

Bicycle Victoria also coordinates major cycling events like:

These events can give your cycling some focus. If you are a new rider, Ride to Work Day is a great way to get enthused about riding.

If you are a bit more experienced, why not begin training for Around the Bay in a Day or The Great Victorian Bike Ride.

Yarra BUG

Yarra Bicycle Users Group (BUG) is a community voluntary organisation which covers the inner suburbs of Abbotsford, Alphington, Burnley, Carlton North, Clifton Hill, Cremorne, Collingwood, Fairfield, Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Princes Hill and Richmond.

The Yarra BUG advocates on behalf of cyclists for improved cycling conditions, lobbying organisations such as Yarra City Council, VicRoads, Bicycle Victoria and many other groups.

YarraBUG has a weekly radio program, broadcasting every Monday on 3CR Community Radio 855 AM, from 10am, and streaming live on the web at

Here is YarraBUG's website

YarraBUG's radio & podcasts are available here.

For more information, contact YarraBUG at


VicRoads has cycling information for Melbourne, including bicycle facilities, maps and other information to assist you with cycling around Melbourne.

Bicycle Advisory Committee

Local residents are encouraged to join Council’s Bicycle Advisory Committee which gives local residents an opportunity to provide regular input into the development of the local bicycle network.

Further information
Kate Simnett
Sustainable Transport Officer
9205 5734


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