Riding to work is a great way to reduce your public transport costs and improve your overall health and fitness. Below are some fantastic resources to help make the most out of your daily commute to work, uni or wherever you need to go!
The type of bike that you choose to commute with will depend on the distance, terrain and surfaces that you’ll come across on your journey to work or university. Some general recommendations are:
Have you considered an electric bike? Electric Bikes are breathing new life into the traditional bicycle for many riders by providing a newfound freedom and new adventures. Reduce your commuting times and save on transport costs with one of many offers available to Cycling Brisbane members.
You can find also the best route for your specific commute using our route planner, showing dedicated bike lanes, bike friendly roads and trails.
When commuting by bike, it’s important to find end of trip facilities (like showers, lockers and secure bike racks) that best suit you. If you’re commuting to the CBD, Cycle2City offers secure and safe bike parking as well as change rooms, lockers and clean towels provided daily. You can also find one of Council's free inner-city public bike rack locations.
Cycling Brisbane has mapped a number of popular commuter rides across Brisbane to assist you in riding to the CBD within a 10 kilometre radius via Brisbane’s bicycle network. Find your most suitable ride.
When riding to work or university you may find yourself regularly riding on the road and interacting with other road users including cars, trucks and buses. It is the responsibility of all road users to share the road safely. Check out our suite of bike safety information to ensure your ride is as safe and enjoyable as possible.
Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rider, accidents can still happen. It’s important to be covered for any scenario. Bicycle Queensland membership automatically provides a range of insurance benefits for members. Cycling Queensland also provides options for riders, including great insurance coverage with your recreational membership.