Grafton Five tips for riding wooden bridges

20% of timber bridges need fixing

Timber bridges add authenticity to a rural ride, but they can be a particular danger to riders with longitudinal planks, rotting wood and exposed spikes. The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) says one in five of these local timber bridges are in poor condition and there is an extensive backlog of bridges that need fixing. …

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Brisbane free motorcycle footpath parking

Parking plan ignores motorcycle issue

Why do governments stick their heads in the sand over motorcycle issues, especially parking concessions which would actually help other motorists? The Brisbane City Council has this week released a Brisbane Parking Taskforce report which has a range of “solutions” some of which include expensive electronic metering. As for free motorcycle and scooter parking on …

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