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Annoying cyclist survey

Started this discussion. Last reply by MARK FERGUSON (SPARTACUS) Jan 22. 16 Replies

How have any cyclists in Australia survived?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Graeme H Nov 4, 2014. 19 Replies

Latest AdelaideNow motorists v cyclists

Started this discussion. Last reply by Colin Maher Sep 4, 2014. 99 Replies

 

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David Bowler replied to Harry Smith's discussion Cyclist assaulted at Semaphore - court case today
"Offenders like this need to be removed from society and thrown in jail where they cannot attack the public and as a clear message to other to other potential offenders.  The only message this magistrate sent is that if you get caught, you will…"
Aug 8
David Bowler liked __Phil__'s discussion Cyclist lifts car out of bike path with bare hands, rides off
Jul 29
MARK FERGUSON (SPARTACUS) replied to David Bowler's discussion Annoying cyclist survey
"What about a question about annoying things that motorists do?"
Jan 22
Ian S replied to David Bowler's discussion Annoying cyclist survey
"It's not ok if this crap talk reinforces the belief that motorists own the road, especially when it puts our lives at risk.  We'll stop the 'overreacting' when we're actually treated decently on the road and have the…"
Jan 20
Scott Davis replied to David Bowler's discussion Annoying cyclist survey
"Apart from the title (and maybe even that), she has a point. For a game that the purpose is to guess what most other people say, "Name something annoying that x might do..." is pretty run-of-the mill, regardless of whether it's…"
Jan 20
stretts replied to David Bowler's discussion Annoying cyclist survey
"some people just do not understand"
Jan 19
Michael Murray replied to David Bowler's discussion Annoying cyclist survey
Jan 19
David Bowler replied to Michael Murray's discussion Police blitz during TDU
"Or because stationary targets are easy prey for cops.  Given the high number of side swipe in the stats, they need to tackle not just parking offenses, but dangerous driving.  For example they should take the earlier video of the taxi…"
Jan 18
David Bowler replied to Michael Murray's discussion Police blitz during TDU
"In quoting the statistics for the types of crashes, the police have omitted the most important statistic - the percentage of time the motorist is at fault - recent studies have show figures of around 90%.  I trust the police will be be…"
Jan 18
Matt P liked David Bowler's discussion Annoying cyclist survey
Jan 17
Kasey VP replied to David Bowler's discussion Annoying cyclist survey
"Oh the irony;)"
Jan 16
Kasey VP liked David Bowler's discussion Annoying cyclist survey
Jan 16
Stig of The Dump replied to David Bowler's discussion Annoying cyclist survey
"i dont think its worth thinking about... i've watched it a couple of times to avoid the news and its the dregs.  i find denyer annoying, i've seen a few youtube clips of the US version with steve harvey and they're hilarious.…"
Jan 15
Michael Wetherley replied to David Bowler's discussion Annoying cyclist survey
"Continue to perpetuate this sort of stuff (us and them) by commenting on"
Jan 15
Nathan liked David Bowler's discussion Annoying cyclist survey
Jan 15
Trevor Hill replied to David Bowler's discussion Annoying cyclist survey
"Get home slower but enjoy winding down and enjoying my surroundings."
Jan 15

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A couple of wins for cycling infrastructure

Posted on April 15, 2011 at 23:54 7 Comments

I am pleased to say that a couple of long standing issues for cyclists along my route to work have been addressed in the past couple of weeks:

 

Firstly, the "loading zone" outside Vale Park Primary School along Ascot Ave which had times conflicting with the bike lane has finally had the morning loading zone times removed.   On a good day, I can be doing 60km along this stretch, and so to have cars parked in the bike lane was not good, but until now the drivers had a defense.  …

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When is a bike lane not a bike lane?

Posted on November 29, 2010 at 21:30 4 Comments

Ans. When it's an "Advisory Treatment".



Call me naive and gullible, but I always considered that when there was a painted line separating cars and bicycles with bicycles stencils painted at regular intervals along the bicycle side of the line, that this was a designated bicycle lane. Not so.



On my way home today, I stopped to take some photos of the road works on Walkerville Terrace and I guy form the Department of Transport in a suit (as opposed to the guys in orange… Continue

Adelaide Drinking Fountains

Posted on September 27, 2010 at 23:18 4 Comments

While many of us carry water when we go for a ride, not everyone does and sometimes they need a drink and sometime we run out and need to top up. Often all we want and need is clean fresh water, but it can sometimes it can be hard to find somewhere we can access it. To that end, I thought I would start a google map where people can plot drinking fountains/bubblers around the city which can be used by cyclists and other people in the community be able to easily find where they can get a drink of… Continue

Right of way for cyclists in relation to left turning vehciles.

Posted on July 13, 2010 at 0:11 10 Comments

Back in April I wrote to the Transport Minister regarding some concerns I had in relation to the lack of protection SA law provides to cyclists. I have finally received a response from the acting minister, Paul Holloway, and thought some of the information was worth sharing. My main concern was that my understanding of the law was that cyclists must give way to vehicles turning left in front of them even when in a bicycle lane. The Minister advised that under Rule 141 of the Australian Road… Continue

Challenge Tour Entries Open

Posted on June 8, 2010 at 16:58 4 Comments

I see entries for the 2011 Challenge Tour are now open. The route will be from Norwood to Strathabyn which is a little disappointing since we did Norwood this year and the Norwood council seems to be anti cycling actually ripping out bike lines while most progressive councils are adding in new ones. I would also have expected a bit more fan fair and an appearance by Media Mike to announce the route.

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At 21:23 on December 9, 2010, Dale V said…
Bike looks like what I'm after. I can offer you $120 for it. Let me know if you're interested.
At 13:09 on December 9, 2010, Dale V said…
Hi David, I was wondering, could you please send me a picture of your Scorpion? I may be interested in buying it.
At 20:09 on August 30, 2010, heather said…
Hi David. I emailed Walkerville Council re Walkerville Tce and got a reply which raised other cycling hazards. I have posted my second email to the council at discussion councils-need-reminding-of-cycling-facilities. It would be great if you also contact the council. If you want a copy my first email, and their reply with attached plan, please let me know. May help you in writing to council.
At 23:30 on April 5, 2009, Gus K said…
G'day. Thanks for joining. It's a small group at the moment but I reckon with the number of cyclists in Adelaide it should grow, It is totally non profit no motivating interests except love of bikes.

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gusk
 
 
 

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