"Inspiring stuff. Would be great if Steven Yarwood got this, he apparently is cycle-friendly.
Interesting that Team Better Block managed to put in temporary cycling lanes etc, by inference with approval from councils. Wonder how that would go here.…"
"There are a few privately owned cargo bikes in Adelaide and from time to time they organise a rally and invite cyclists to have a try riding them
I saw a very interesting one on Regency Road in Hampstead Gardens yesterday. Only saw it briefly…"
"One way to get the number of bike users up would be implement a mandatory helmet laws for car drivers thus making it equally uncomfortable and impractical to drive as it is presently is to ride a bicycle or motorbike.
More people than ever will buy…"
"The main reason hydrocarbons aren't being produced at the same rate as we consume them is the large periods of time required (millions of years) for catagenesis to occur...the cracking process by which organic rich source rocks generate…"
"And what if the price of a block of land in the outer suburbs incorporated the cost of infrastructure to service it ie roads, rail extensions, power lines etc. Then that property 5 km out of the CBD might not look so expensive."
"Heather, it is much more complex than that. Steel production is a reasonably efficient process, but only because of the economy of scale brought about by the demands of the automobile industry. If it was not for that demand, steel…"
""BTW, how well would our (human-powered) machines work without modern petroleum-based lubricants and petroleum-based plastics?"
Right now: not that great.
In principle, it is very doable, obviously it requires a great deal of research…"
Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists. You might be interested in joining AC group Commuters and, if you cycle in the city, Adelaide BUG. 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.