WestCycle was created following the findings of the Department of Sport and Recreation commissioned report: Developing a Community of Cycling in Western Australia.
This report found that cycling outcomes were not being maximized in WA because there was a lack of coordination between all of the state government agencies involved in cycling and the WA cycling community.
The report found that the best option for cycling in WA was to establish a model that integrated commuter, recreation and the competitive dimensions of cycling. To achieve this the report suggested that a new overarching coordinating
group should be established, resourced and empowered to take on the role of:
And so WestCycle was born. We were incorporated in 2011 and commenced formal operations in January 2012.