Bicycle Institute of SA


Bicycle Institute of SA

BISA is a voluntary, not-for profit association that exists to advocate for a safe and pleasant cycling environment in South Australia. Established in 1974, BISA has been a strong advocate for cyclists in South Australia for over 30 years.

Location: Adelaide
Members: 63
Latest Activity: Aug 15, 2016

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Adelaide City Council can get developers to maintain the Frome Bikeway, but not its own staff

Started by Ian Radbone, BISA committee Aug 3, 2016. 0 Replies

Notice that the Frome Bikeway is blocked from Carrington to Angas?  This is while ACC is doing footpath repairs.Cyclists are told to dismount - along the road, I guess.  They haven't even cut the speed limit while this is happening.  The Bikeway has…Continue

AGM report: new chairperson and move to free membership agreed

Started by Gus May 15, 2014. 0 Replies

Last night's AGM yielded some significant changes to the Bicycle Institute. In short we would like announce and welcome new chair Ian Radbone and extend our gratitude for the work Jeremy Miller has done in his long tenure as chair. Thankfully Jeremy…Continue

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Community grants for safer, greener, more active travel

Started by heather Feb 13, 2012. 0 Replies

The department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is offering grants for groups and organisations to deliver small scale projects that promote safer, greener and more active travel choices. Projects can focus on improving road safety, getting…Continue

cycling conference & call for abstracts of papers

Started by heather Dec 28, 2011. 0 Replies

WOCREF 2012 (World Cycling Research Forum) will be held at the University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands on 13 & 14-Sep-2012.The Call for Abstracts for papers and presentations is released from the organiser and convenor Stu Clement with…Continue

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Comment by Jeremy Miller on September 15, 2011 at 15:36

The Bicycle Institute for PARK(ing) Day - Friday September 16th. The Bicycle Institute will be at PARK(ing) Day for the second year running. Last year we took over a car space and ran a bicycle workshop where many people dropped by to get their bikes worked on and say hello. This year we will run our bicycle workshop near the corner of King William St and Pirie St near the Town Hall between 10am - 3pm so please stop by! 

Comment by heather on September 12, 2011 at 1:24

Your chance to make pro-cycling submissions.

Results now available!

Since April 2011 we have collected ideas for things loved in the City or to be created or improved. We have now organised all ideas up until 30 June under 6 themes – why not see what others have said on topics that interest you? or see if any ideas are missing and add if so add a new idea?

New questions!

Answer our three new questions and map where you would like laneways, trams and bike lanes in the City!

Thank you for all the ideas contributed. We are using them to plan for the future of the City. Any questions please contact


There is a State Government link where you can make comments on the future planning of the Inner Rim suburbs. Your chance to make pro-cycling comments.


Closing on 30-Sep-2011 are submissions to ACC's Integrated Movement Strategy review. There was a series of lunchtime public discussions that I attended and made pro-cycling comments.


Check the ACC link for future consultations.

Comment by Gus on August 31, 2011 at 22:53

eNews from The Bicycle Institute, SA -

Comment by heather on August 15, 2011 at 19:33

An invite to attend the second anniversary of a BUG. On Saturday 3-Sep-2011 a BYO picnic for Prospect BUG’s second anniversary. Meet at noon at the playground near the Adelaide Aquatic Centre for a leisurely ride to Botanic Park. Arrange your picnic rug on the grass between Botanic Drive and the Zoological Gardens, within sight of a bird aviary. Remember to bring soft drinks and games for your children. RSVP appreciated.

Comment by Gus on July 26, 2011 at 22:46

Hi. The July - Aug edition of Pedal Update is available online for reading or downloading. The printed copy for subscribers who request it will be sent out this week if you have not got it already.

Comment by heather on June 27, 2011 at 20:10
Three cycling events in Brisbane in Sep-2011.
The Bike and Lifestyle Show –
Asia-Pacific Cycle Conference –
World Cycling Research Forum –
A package registration is available and an early bird fee before 19-Jul-2011.

The inaugural Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress will be held in Brisbane, Queensland from 18-21 September 2011 with the support of the Queensland Government. The congress will provide a valuable forum for cycling experts, researchers and enthusiasts from around the world to share expertise and develop effective methods for raising the profile of cycling. The congress will feature top-tier international keynote speakers and industry specialists presenting on themes of cycleway planning, innovation and infrastructure; cycling promotion and travel behaviour change; culture, community and choices. Registrations to attend this exciting event are now open!
Comment by Gus on June 1, 2011 at 14:20

The latest issue of Peda Update is online for reading:


Comment by heather on February 12, 2011 at 0:57
Ideas for ACC Bicycle Action Plan close on Friday 18 March. Join Adelaide BUG and post NOW.
Comment by Gus on December 20, 2010 at 19:38

Issue number 200 of BISA's Pedal Update is now online. You can read it as a web magazine via Issuu (above) or download the PDF via this link

PU_1_2011_web.pdf [3.5MB]

Comment by Gus on September 25, 2010 at 12:08
BISA is putting on a community event to support Stephen Yarwood for Lord Mayor. The Community Ride for Adelaide's Future on Oct 17 from 11am in Whitmore Sq. It'll be a 50 minute cruise around the CBD and then stopping for a BYO picnic in the Botanic Gardens with some entertainment provided.

All the details are here.


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