Join the cargo bike community at a fun family picnic in Adelaide.Meet cargo bike suppliers and owners and test ride some really practical bicycles. (Please BYO picnicand helmet).Find out how you can reduce your dependency on your car.See More
Would it just be you doing the riding, or will you be accompanying a young child? If the latter, I'd recommend the ashphalt at Brighton Primary School - a large expanse of flat ashphalt with nobody around on weekends.
"This bridge, and the paths leading up to it, are open for bike and foot traffic. I don't think it has been officially completed and opened yet, but a lot of people are using it and it's awesome.
It's so much better than before, and a…"
Re our conversation at the cargo bike event. A long time ago a photo in BISA's Pedal Update about my reflective tape, reflectors and lights, which might have shown my utility bike set-up. I looked for a photo on AC but only a tiny…"
That is catch 22 logic ! The driving culture is a result of deterring people from bike usage.
If more people ride they build more bike infrastructure.
If more people ride then car drivers become aware of bike users since they ride themselves…"
"Hi Doddsy Thanks for the chart i had not seen that one - it's interesting that in recent years the rate of children walking or riding to school has fallen greatly and childhood obesity is now a huge health problem. Those…"
Riding a bike is simply not that dangerous and the benefit of wearing a helmet is insignificant in serious accidents. There are fewer than 5 deaths per 100 million km travelled by bicycle users in australia.
So you would need…"
Re our conversation at the cargo bike event. A long time ago a photo in BISA's Pedal Update about my reflective tape, reflectors and lights, which might have shown my utility bike set-up. I looked for a photo on AC but only a tiny glimpse of my basket at http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/bugprospect/forum/topics/look-what-theyve-done-to-my Photo 1, eastern side, looking south, the ‘before’. The wheel of a bus impinges on the edge of the wide bicycle lane (to be removed soon). On the footpath verge is a black step-thru MTB by Trek. If you very closely, you can just see the edge of a plastic mini basket (yellow with silver reflective tape around the top edge), a plastic basket (with handle, colour grey with silver reflective tape around the top edge) and a yellow vinyl bag. I do my best to be visible to drivers.