Cycling in Orange
Orange wants to be a bike-friendly city
The City Council has adopted a cycling blue-print for the future, aimed at positioning Orange as a city that promotes and encourages riding and bicycle-awareness for the entire community.
The plan includes a number of infrastructure upgrades and social-educational changes. You can download the Orange Bicycle Plan (3.9 MB) here.
An enlargement of Orange’s current bicycle network is proposed over the next five years. You can read more about where to ride in Orange, look at the current network of paths and see proposed maps here. This work will include:
new bicycle and shared pedestrian paths
in the Moulder Park precinct, an upgraded velodrome and a criterium track. Read more about the Orange Velodrome >
The new Cycle Orange Guide includes information and maps about :
- ~ commuter rides
- ~ recreational rides
- ~ family-friendly rides
- ~ maps for more serious riders.
The new bike park offers riders a range of mounain bike challenges.
The Orange cycling community stages events to mark the annual Bike Week celebrations. You can find out more about the last local program of events.
Bike Riding in Orange on Facebook
You can stay in touch with the latest events surrounding bike riding in Orange by liking the Cycle Orange Facebook page.
Bike Stores in Orange
Orange has a number of businesses who can help with spare parts for riders, bike hire and other support services.
Bike Clubs in Orange
Orange has an active bike-riding commuity, including these clubs.
The Orange Cycling Club organises weekly social rides, junior events and a range of competitive rides in the Orange area.
The Central West Off Road Bike Club organises races, working bees on forest tracks and social events.
The Orange Cycling & Triathalon Club competes against other local clubs across the region and stages events at Lake Canobolas
The Orange Bicycle User Group organises regular social rides in and around the Orange District . For updates on recreational rides, news and cycle advocacy issues you can subscribe to the group's email bulletin by contacting the Orange BUG Co - ordinator Gina Browne gina.browne@ bigpond.com