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The upcoming election and committment to cycling infrastructure (or lackthereof)

Started this discussion. Last reply by heather Mar 3, 2014. 15 Replies

In the 2013 election, the Liberal government in WA promised to spend an additional $30 million on cycling…Continue

Tags: election, funding, infrastructure, advocacy

Cities for People

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ken the Dane Nov 28, 2013. 5 Replies

I've been reading Jan Gehl's 2010 book "Cities for People" and think that he made a few excellent points.The book itself can be summarised in one diagram (see page 239 on the…Continue

Barriers to Cycling (pesky bollards and other barriers)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Jorgensen Jan 31, 2014. 101 Replies

Hi all, I'm starting this thread in the hope that we can start to document the variety of bollards and furniture placed on cycle paths, that are dangerous or otherwise unnecessary and highly…Continue

 

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Andrew K liked heather's discussion DIY cycling signage
yesterday
Andrew K replied to Dahondude's discussion Marino Rocks Greenway changes at corner East Ave and Cromer Parade
""Installation of KEEP CLEAR markings on road which will allow space for cyclists to cross East Avenue while the boom gates are down." Note that someone was previously fined for "not stopping" for the railway crossing and this…"
May 22
Andrew K replied to Dahondude's discussion Marino Rocks Greenway changes at corner East Ave and Cromer Parade
"Try asking Colin Maher at the DPTI."
May 19
Andrew K liked Peter B's discussion "Beg button" frustrations at cycle crossings
May 7
Andrew K replied to Adam R's discussion I got a bike lane parking fine today.
"They justify the cost due to the danger that it causes to cyclists and people like you who think the law doesn't apply to them. Next time be more considerate of others. There are plenty of other places to park legally, even if it means more…"
May 6
Andrew K replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Has anyone noticed this sign?
"Out of the bike lane hours, it's effectively merged with the normal traffic lane, but I didn't think it was legal for scooters to lane-split on the left of cars in South Australia? http://www.mrasa.asn.au/lnc_lanefiltering.shtml The…"
Apr 20
Andrew K replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Has anyone noticed this sign?
"So the door-zone pseudo bike lane is now an actual bike lane?"
Apr 19
Andrew K replied to Jennifer's discussion Disappearing cycle parking
"Where on the footpath exactly would they fit those five Sheffield racks? :-("
Apr 19
Andrew K replied to snappy_don's discussion South Rd tram bridge - any news??
"My experience going NE last night: Wait 2 minutes at the crossing before it goes green. I'm about to step onto the road when a car runs the red, almost hitting me. I cross, head north slowly on the footpath. Two cars drive out of driveways as…"
Apr 12
Andrew K replied to snappy_don's discussion South Rd tram bridge - any news??
"I was also under the impression that previous reports said the piers were fine, with cosmetic damage only."
Apr 12
Andrew K replied to David Ladd's discussion Naming of Braund Bikeway
"If there are parked cars, it's not the safest and I'd rather take the lane. The key to bicycle boulevards is lower speeds and limiting traffic by blocking the route for motor vehicles using it as a through route."
Apr 12
Andrew K liked David Ladd's discussion Naming of Braund Bikeway
Apr 11
Andrew K replied to snappy_don's discussion South Rd tram bridge - any news??
"Leaving it alone for years? You've got to be kidding me. They could get on with it right away if they wanted to, get out a crane and inspect. It's not rocket science, it doesn't require months of dithering, before any work can be…"
Apr 11
Andrew K replied to snappy_don's discussion What's going on with Sturt Street?
"Yes, there are a lot of fake bike lanes (non signposted) in and around the city - the problem is they're often in the door zone/reversing zone, so it is not really practical to force cyclists to ride in them. As for the purple, I think it…"
Apr 10
Andrew K replied to snappy_don's discussion South Rd tram bridge - any news??
"The detour is rubbish. I either avoid the MTB or "cross randomly", I don't cross at the pedestiran crossing as I don't fancy getting off my bike (until law changes on 16th April), waiting 2 minutes to cross, then riding slowly on…"
Apr 8
Andrew K liked snappy_don's discussion South Rd tram bridge - any news??
Apr 5

Profile Information

What bikes do you ride?
Trusty commuter steed: Giant Boulder with hub motor and 600Wh (capacity) LiFePO4 battery
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute, Mountain Biking

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At 9:23 on March 7, 2013, heather said…

Liked your comment.

I'll gladly pay my $2 a year, so long as they apply a tax on exercise in general.

At 8:12 on November 23, 2012, heather said…

Hi Andrew,
Like the link you provided of http://blogs.crikey.com.au/theurbanist/2012/05/07/how-come-the-dutch-got-cycle-paths-and-we-didnt/#comment-5283
You might like to join and post info on my AC group of Look For Cyclists at http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/lookforcyclists
Or receive the advocacy newsletter of BUG News.
Cheers, Heather

At 23:14 on August 30, 2012, heather said…

Hi Andrew, you 'liked' lower speed limits in the CBD, same as me.


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

Cheers, Heather, Coordinator

At 17:16 on April 20, 2012, Gawler Wheeler said…

Hi from the Gawler Wheelers,

Welcome to the Adelaide Cyclists Website !

The Gawler Wheelers are a road cycling Group based in Gawler, SA.

A regular group ride is held every Saturday morning.

Check the various Event Calendars on this website for the next scheduled group ride as follows :

To join the Gawler Wheelers Group, just click the ' Join Gawler Wheelers' button.

This special ' Join Gawler Wheelers' button (an inactive copy is shown below) appears in the upper right hand corner of the ➨ Gawler Wheelers Group Page.

So, come along and try us out !

All riders are welcome.


Gawler Wheelers Contact Info
http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/GawlerWheelers
http://twitter.com/GawlerWheelers
https://plus.google.com/116433492952159342133
http://www.facebook.com/GawlerWheelers
http://www.youtube.com/user/GawlerWheelers
http://www.bikemap.net/user/GawlerWheelers
http://ridewithgps.com/users/31795
http://www.mapmyride.com/people/groups/44796/#info
http://app.strava.com/clubs/GawlerWheelers
http://connect.garmin.com/explore?owner=GawlerWheelers
Email:Gawler.Wheelers@gmail.com


At 11:48 on April 17, 2012, heather said…

Hi Andrew,

Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists. You might be interested in joining AC group Commuters and, if you cycle in the city, Adelaide BUG.

A current discussion on Adelaide BUG of What cycling facilities would you like at http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/adelaidebug/forum/topics/what-cycling-facilites-would-you-like

I coordinate four AC groups with emphasis on improving cycling conditions: Adelaide BUG, Prospect BUG, Look For Cyclists and Vote For Cyclists. There is more info in the introduction on each group web page.

Cheers, Heather

 
 
 


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