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Cycling across pedestrian crossing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trevor Hill 15 hours ago. 40 Replies

Was cycling across a road in the city yesterday and got told off by a non-cyclist walking the other way. It was on a pedestrian crossing . I checked the rules when I got home and sure enough , it is…Continue

 

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Trevor Hill replied to Andrew Catchpoole's discussion Cycling across pedestrian crossing
"From this months RAA magazine."
15 hours ago
Andrew Catchpoole replied to rossmg's discussion WITWIMB
"That's correct Jilden! On Woodland Way , near the top of one of the steepest climbs in Adelaide."
20 hours ago
Andrew Catchpoole replied to rossmg's discussion WITWIMB
"Not Shepherds Hill Rec Park - but you get a point for the koala :) ."
yesterday
Andrew Catchpoole replied to rossmg's discussion WITWIMB
"Here's one in the suburbs - WITWIMB? ..."
yesterday
Rusty replied to Andrew Catchpoole's discussion Cycling across pedestrian crossing
yesterday
Andrew Catchpoole replied to rossmg's discussion WITWIMB
"I think I know this one - it looks like the rest spot in West Croydon (Browns Ln ). I have ridden through there to avoid Torrens Rd."
yesterday
Andrew Catchpoole replied to rossmg's discussion WITWIMB
"It looks like the track from Largs Bay to North Haven. But thats in the suburbs :)"
May 5
Andrew Catchpoole replied to rossmg's discussion WITWIMB
"Michael Perry Botanic Reserve ?"
Apr 29
Andrew Catchpoole replied to rossmg's discussion WITWIMB
"I think this may be in the Stonyfell Area? Its been a while but I seem to remember crossing a similar bridge in the past. Near where the track does a u turn and goes back."
Apr 29
heather replied to Andrew Catchpoole's discussion Cycling across pedestrian crossing
"The vehicle was initially behind me, and overtook to cut me off. I had riding at about 5 km/h, being cautious near crossings when some drivers bully pedestrians. If I had been riding at 30 km/h, I might have crossed the left traffic…"
Apr 19
Peter B replied to Andrew Catchpoole's discussion Cycling across pedestrian crossing
"Obviously the driver should have given way. But, we need to be aware that there's a learning curve here. Drivers backing out of driveways had to get used to cyclists on the footpath, but at least there was a bit of a media campaign announcing…"
Apr 19
heather replied to Andrew Catchpoole's discussion Cycling across pedestrian crossing
"There has long been a road rule for vehicles turning left to give way to pedestrians and cyclists. Also a rule that a cyclist carrying relevant medical certificate is permitted to ride on the footpath and crossings. Now all cyclists are permitted to…"
Apr 19
Peter B replied to Andrew Catchpoole's discussion Cycling across pedestrian crossing
"Thanks for that! I was meaning to go back and find this thread myself."
Apr 19
Ruddager replied to Andrew Catchpoole's discussion Cycling across pedestrian crossing
"I'm going to start telling people who are also waiting to cross"
Apr 19
Andrew replied to Andrew Catchpoole's discussion Cycling across pedestrian crossing
"How is anyone supposed to know about the change, unless they're geeky enough to be reading this?"
Apr 19
Ruddager replied to Andrew Catchpoole's discussion Cycling across pedestrian crossing
"Oh, look at the date ..."
Apr 18

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Trek 6500 hardtail mountain.
Norco VFR4 hybrid .
Scott S60 road.
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Weekends, Commute
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I enjoy off-road cycling mainly. I have done several loaded bike tours such as Flinders Ranges and Kangaroo Island.

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At 23:49 on September 1, 2012, Gawler Wheeler said…

Hi from the Gawler Wheelers,

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At 16:51 on September 1, 2012, heather said…

Hi Andrew,
Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists.
Do you commute into or cycle around the City? An invite to join Adelaide BUG (Bicycle User Group) and receive the free monthly BUG News. Info at http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/adelaidebug
Check Events on the AC hub for other groups and their rides.
Cheers, Heather

 
 
 


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