Hi all, first post for me.My name is Matt and I'm a rider of 30years+ . I consider myself to be quite experienced. I come from a mtb background. I've done crits etc.I have never really talked about…Continue
"Lowering speed limits is a political football. And while i think its a good idea. I can't see it happening as they were only changed recently. It would definitely help.
i think we need to bring more bikes into the city first.…"
"Hi Matt here (30 years on a bike almost everyday), I don't comment much but feel very strongly about this issue. Sure speed limits will help, but i think the best method is to separate motor vehicles and cyclists. Cyclists should be…"
My original response was in relation to motor vehicles using the bike lane to overtake vehicles turning right. Usually in this scenario, providing they give way to bicycles in the bike lane first (we know that does not always…"
"Actually, to get a full license in SA takes a minimum of three years. One year on 'L' plates, with 100 hours of recorded driving and a fairly comprehensive test with a 90% required mark to pass, then one year on 'P1's - speed is…"
"Actually the exclusive use of bike lanes is not undone by the rule "Other road users are permitted to use a bicycle lane only when: overtaking a vehicle turning right" if they also obeyed the rule that they must give way to vehicles…"
"Unfortunately it is up to cyclists . . . because authorities are ignoring their responsibilities. Other groups have won rights by taking action that I doubt they would have got by waiting for authorities to be benevolent, e.g. discrimination on…"
"@ Frank - I say, go drive in a real city some time, go to Europe and cope with traffic and road rules, the education system for a drivers lic where a dad or aunt or uncle can pass their bad habits and attitude onto their siblings is terrible! Wanna…"