"Just back from doing a part of that for work. Requires a 4WD and even then progress is 25Km/h for large sections with a peak speed of 40Km/h. There is no fuel, water or food; you have to prearrange your own dumps and the abandoned town of Cook is…"
"Just written asking for a one metre passing law to The Hon M. O'Brien, Minister for Road Safety, GPO Box 668, Adelaide SA 5001. I'll let you know the response.
Please do write a letter yourselves if you feel strongly about this.…"
"The rule is that the more manoeuvrable vessel gives way to the less manoeuvrable vessel. And thus everyone gives way to large vessels, or to anything under tow or pilotage, to vessels not making enough way to be steerable, and certainly to anything…"
"Bike lanes seem to be doing the job. The painted white line does have some effectiveness. There's no reason for them not to be added and they're a good first step to upgrading a road system which has underinvested in cycling.
"And it missed the very point Boris was making.
In wanting to "de-lycra" cycling Boris wasn't making a point about the (often poor) sartorial choices of cyclists. He was making the point that cycling in London is currently only for the…"
"I just ride to work, but a Zefal Spy on right hand side of the downtube works for me for spotting cars. It won't see the close stuff, but a look over the shoulder does that.
(Ignore the photo on Wiggle, I couldn't imagine a more stupid way…"
"Meanwhile, back in Consumer Bike Land, here's their excuse for not putting weights on their website, for easy comparison with other bikes.
FAQ 10. Why are the weights of Giant bikes not listed in your catalog or website?
How much does this bike…"
"Let's say elite performance is about 150Lpm with a CO2 difference of 4.9%. Using basic maths and chemistry, that's 0.86426Kg of CO2 per hour. In Australia 1000Kg of CO2 is taxed at $23. That's 1.9c per hour of extreme exercise (most…"
"Note that the article has been updated to reflect what actually occurred -- a motorist in a 4WD setting out to intimidate a well-behaved group of cyclists on a four lane road on a quiet 6:30am morning."
"You think weight lifting when the East Germans was competiting was interesting to watch?
Worse still, imagine being that East German weight lifter. You say your testicles are shrinking? "Well" says the coach "there are two types of…"
"This isn't about us people who follow cycling. We've long suspected and now seen that he's one of the greatest cheats of all time in any sport.
This is about Lance the Celebrity. He's going to do the celebrity thing and go on…"
"The point I made to the operator was that I wasn't interested in his legal entitlement -- I'm sure he wouldn't break the law. But imagine the justified public hoo-har and fuss if a less-than-expert cyclist came around the blind…"