Shoalhaven Bicycle User Group

Welcome to the Shoalhaven Bicycle User Group Incorporated (SBUG) website. SBUG is located in Nowra, NSW, Australia, and is affiliated with Bicycle New South Wales. This page provides an easy to use link to our ride calendar, today’s weather, cycling news, as well as, an easy format to contact us.

Ride Away!
Spending time outdoors and exploring natural space by bicycle is a potent remedy for many of life’s ills. Feeling the warmth of the day’s first light and seeing the rough edges of an un-designed landscape. Listening to the layered soundscapes of the wild and immersing in the birdsong. In no time at all the burdens of the human-modified environment fall away and a greater feeling of calm washes over.
Thomas Connell.

Information from the Bicycle NSW Ride Leader Manual

Although this information is primarily aimed at ride leaders it is relevant to all riders participating on rides. It contains lots of information on cyclists actions on a ride, hand signals, verbal commands and ride etiquette. To read the document go to...

Tips for Group Riding from Bicycle NSW

HOME / BICYCLE NSW NEWS • COMMUNITY • SAFETY GUIDES  Riding in a group is an exciting experience and can lead to some amazing adventures! St George BUG has come up with some helpful hints to ensure everyone remains safe and has a fun time. Equipment  Your bicycle...

Riding Two Abreast

30 May 2018 Cyclists often ride two abreast for a reason.  It’s safer. It increases visibility and reduces the chances of being in an accident with a motor vehicle. Bicycle riders are one of the most vulnerable road users, and riding two abreast make them more...

Minimum Passing Distance – Update

In May 2018, after a 2 year trial, the Minimum Passing Distance became permanent law in NSW.  Providing space when overtaking cyclists, is helping to protect our most vulnerable road users.   What is the Minimum Passing Distance?  When driving 60km/h and under, a...

Learn to Ride Sussex Inlet Launched

Shoalhaven City Council, in partnership with Sussex Inlet community groups have launched the new Learn to Ride facility at Thompson Street Sporting Complex, Sussex Inlet. The project received funding from three partners including $20,000 from the Gilmore Stronger...

Driver Education

NSW Parliamentary Inquiry – Driver Education, Training and Road Safety In February, Bicycle NSW along with 75 other bodies, made a submission to the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry in to Driver Education, Training and Road Safety. You can read our submission on the NSW...

Increased Fines for Bicycle Offences

Bicycle Fines – More Education, less Big Stick. Bicycle NSW presents their position on the new fines for bicycle offences; Dear Members and Friends, Recently we discussed the mandatory Photo ID issue, and this elicited a great range of responses. Thank you for this....

Reading the Ride Calendar

Some members have reported problems reading the website Ride Calendar on their Smartphones and Tablets. With so many types of phones and other devices it is difficult to give specific instructions covering all but if anyone is having issues...

Report a Cycling Hazard

Cyclists in the Shoalhaven can report road hazards, including potholes, missing signage, overhanging tree, etc, to Shoalhaven City Council. Cyclists who feel that their report has not been actioned appropriately by council staff can contact the Shoalhaven Bicycle Usre...

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