In discussions: AusCycling South Australia chief executive officer Jake Thomas, Member for Barker Tony Pasin, Murraylands Cycling Club Inc chariman Jason Woodard viewing future ambitions of the Club for a community traffic-free cycling centre for the region. Photo: Helen Kauer. THE Murraylands Cycling Club have ambitions to create for a community traffic-free cycling centre for the region.
The club met with Member for Barker,Tony Pasin to seek his support and discuss the club’s future plans.
The Murraylands Cycling Club was incorporated, then registered with AusCycling Australia 12 months ago, with assistance from the Rural City of Murray Bridge.
There has not been a registered Cycling Club in Murray Bridge for just on 60 years.
The previous club was registered with the League of South Australian Wheelmen in 1949 and a major open event was held from Adelaide to Murray Bridge to mark the occasion.
The club ceased to exist in the early 1960s.
Informal cycling groups have been about the district but those riders rode together by mutual consent.Mr Pasin showed interest in the clubs proposal and indicated his support for a properly designed traffic-free cycling centre catering for competitive cyclists and the general public.Mr Jake Thomas, CEO AusCycling South Australia also indicated total support from the peak body of registered clubs within Australia.He indicated the proposed facility recognises the dangers for cyclists on public roads and similar facilities are established or being established in Wagga Wagga NSW and Wangaratta Vic.Mr Thomas indicated major competitive events could be directed to Murray Bridge should the plans […]