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
One problem with the survey apart from the fact it was written by a seven year old, is all references are referring to "cycling" as a "recreation".
The non-cycling public have a predefined definition…"
"Hi I love to concept of making Frome into a cycling friendly road. I had it ear marked in one of my studies as one of the best roads for conversion. The pedestrian lane-ways converted into cycling paths is great. The island crossing points…"
"The Chinese restaurant car-park chain is a new addition. Found it one night in the dark and almost went over the handle bars. I don't ride this path at the moment as its quicker for me to go another route.
Issue with small things like chains…"
"With all of these types of rollouts you would want to get the big picture work done first. I supposed the first thing would be just establishing a route and maybe clearing out some of the road blocks. the more hardcore riders would ride it.
"Bicycle boulevards is very similar to what I've been thinking about. Roads like first avenue StPeters lend them selves to this type of conversion. For sure. I think your'e right many Adelaide roads could become like this
I was thinking of…"
"Hi Brian, I'm not a fan of riding on the new bike lanes down arterial roads. I think its inherently unsafe as it puts riders alongside heavy vehicles and is particular dangerous during peak hours. I'm always searching for good backstreet…"
"Hi David, i started some work on bike freeways a few months ago. Basically i was looking to ways to have cycling routes in the back streets which were very direct and free flowing. IE similar to the road network, but designed specifically for bikes…"
"Sorry! Cove road. We ride in a group of around 12-20 riders Saturday mornings. Only one runner with a headphones and you have an issue let alone a dog off leash.
We had someone in our group seriously injured on it due to poor design. The…"
"I avoid Linear Park so do not know the long term hazard in Walkerville. Mark Parnell MLC (and AC member) is concerned about cycling hazards. Recommend that you report the hazard to him, along with clear directions and photo. Can email via…"
"When towing a trailer. I have to plan my route. First focus is safety. Then quickest route
Do you tend to ride the shortest distance between trip start and destination? YES
Do you tend to use main roads or prefer to ride down streets with…"
"One of my biggest gripes.
I have issues with shared pathways of any sort! We need dedicated bike freeways, free of car traffic and pedestrians
There is one at Hallet Cove on the esplanade which was put in specifically for cyclists, but they made it…"
"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…"
I avoid Linear Park so do not know the long term hazard in Walkerville. Mark Parnell MLC (and AC member) is concerned about cycling hazards. Recommend that you report the hazard to him, along with clear directions and photo. Can email via http://www.markparnell.org.au/xcontact.php