Michael Murray
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Michael Murray's Discussions

cycle hoops

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave M Oct 9. 1 Reply

Changes to rules governing Council set speed limits

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Murray Sep 28. 9 Replies

Bike tires that don't need air

Started this discussion. Last reply by rossmg Aug 4. 2 Replies

 

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Michael Murray replied to Wayne B's discussion Witch hunt of cyclists continues with suggestive headline
"But was the duck in lycra :-) "
Monday
Michael Murray replied to Wayne B's discussion Witch hunt of cyclists continues with suggestive headline
"And reflectors front and back !"
Monday
Michael Murray replied to Wayne B's discussion Witch hunt of cyclists continues with suggestive headline
"Probably they were wearing lycra.  You could be rescuing baby ducks in lycra and it would be bad behaviour.   I've edited to put bad behaviour in quotes!"
Monday
Michael Murray replied to Wayne B's discussion Witch hunt of cyclists continues with suggestive headline
"The article on the AdelaideNow site has an accompanying video from Melbourne about cycling rules in Melbourne.  That's useful.   The comments are the usual lot demanding registration and one suggesting cyclists who break the law…"
Sunday
Michael Murray replied to Wayne B's discussion Witch hunt of cyclists continues with suggestive headline
"How do they know this ?  I see hardly any."
Sunday
Dave M replied to Michael Murray's discussion cycle hoops
"I agree, good idea when you have existing poles and don't need any more obstructions on a footpath. The lack of need to dig holes in the ground would be where the savings are, council work crews are very expensive.  The same company also…"
Oct 9
Michael Murray posted a discussion

cycle hoops

I noticed two of these appeared in Rundle Street awhile back in yellow.  Interesting design. Presumably cheap to install.  I guess they are replacing that bunch of bike racks that got replaced by a car park near Rundle Street and Frome Street.http://www.cyclehoop.com/product/cyclehoops/hd/See More
Oct 9
Michael Murray replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Obikes
"Luckily for us Adelaide doesn't have a river near the city like Melbourne :-)"
Oct 4
Michael Murray replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to rules governing Council set speed limits
"Ah yes good point !"
Sep 28
Peter B replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to rules governing Council set speed limits
"Actually the worst case scenario is 0% saying no - zero responses! I think the 67% and 30% thresholds are too high (why not just 50% required, however many respond), but doing away with consultation altogether?  State legislation is a rather…"
Sep 28
Michael Murray replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to rules governing Council set speed limits
"For sure.  It might also be beneficial to the re-election of Councillors !  But now it is not required.  What is not clear is if this can be applied to single streets.  It seems like Council's always end up changing the…"
Sep 27
Michael Murray replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to rules governing Council set speed limits
"Consultation is  a great thing if  people are properly informed and think about the issues before responding.  But I have a suspicion apathy is the deciding factor in many cases.   The previous rules were  So in a worst case…"
Sep 27
rossmg replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to rules governing Council set speed limits
"I guess it maybe a counter-intuitive thing - A vocal minority rules the majority?"
Sep 27
Peter B replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to rules governing Council set speed limits
"My $0.02: that's a bad move which could backfire. How can it be a good thing to do away with community consultation?"
Sep 27
heather replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to rules governing Council set speed limits
"Thanks. "However, it may be beneficial to the success of the speed limit proposal to ensure a high level of community support before implementing the lower speed limit.""
Sep 27
Michael Murray replied to Michael Murray's discussion Changes to rules governing Council set speed limits
"Good question.  I assume it is this one  https://www.dpti.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/338713/Speed_Limit_Guideline_for_South_Australia.PDF Sections 2.5.2.2 and 2.5.3 page 14 and 15"
Sep 26

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What bikes do you ride?
Dawes Super Galaxy, Hillman racing bike, Avanti Cadent 1
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute

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At 10:02 on February 28, 2016, rossmg said…

How ya going! PM me that number if you like - cheers

At 18:19 on July 13, 2011, heather said…
An eclectic mix of cyclists. It takes time to know AC members, and sometimes even gender, when avatars of cycling gear, childhood photos and Cadell. Gradually learn there are mature members, like us. Do you think that your title ever helps when writing cycling advocacy letters and submissions?
At 17:46 on July 13, 2011, heather said…
Professor Murray! In which field?
At 23:50 on June 22, 2009, Gus K said…
Hello - welcome to Adelaide Cyclists. I/ we hope you get something from the site. It is a growing community for everyone. Start a blog, post the the forum, add pics or videos or start your own group.

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Angus
 
 
 


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