I had the wierdest experience this morning 7am - doing a 30 min run before work and returning down Cross Roads (reasonable bike lane, but traffic doing 60km on my right). Woman jogging in the bike…Continue
"Hey lets not get too excited. There are changed conditions due to road works - its not the end of the world (is that happening by the way?)
On your PS - Greenhill Road is a State arterial road, not a local road so "they" refers to State…"
I tend to look for routes like Mt Lofty or McLaren Vale where most of the riding is on bike paths with no traffic or on early morning routes with minimal traffic. I feel quite safe with music in one or two ears on these routes. As indicated…"
"I tend to see lots of articles with officials expressing concerns but actually no proof they were listening/earphones in ears or any evidence that earphones contributed to the accident. To prove a statistical association you would have to compare…"
"Ditto heather, up until my request to Onka and DTEI I took the view that I was busy and someone else would complain. My experience tells me no-one else took the time to tell them there were issues given clearly they responded when they were made…"
"So it seems to me that if the spec allows 1m minimum - reality is that where there is competition for space or cost pressures that is what will be provided. If this is unsafe (and in my view it is) how can we best develop a consensus and begin a…"
"Granted Heather but you have reinforced the distinction between lobbying and deciding. I was responding to David's somewhat cynical comment by point out that for most bike lanes Councils are not the decision makers."
"I've had a really good experience with Onkaparinga Council and DTEI in responding to tree encroachment and other issues. There are also some great smartphone applications like "snap send solve" which allow you to photograph the…"
"Sophia, the LGA educating others about cyclists could include something like: Pedestrians, joggers and mobility scooter users -- remember that footpaths are for pedestrians and bicycle lanes are for cyclists. Please do not unsafely obstruct cyclists."
"Exactly my point - and just as stupid as some cyclists and some motorists. Nonetheless it was stupid, unsafe behaviour and I feel better having triggered my first discussion about it on Adelaide Cyclists!"