Apologies for a negative post but I really need to get this off my chest.I was struck twice by a car today, white VT or VX Commodore, WKF134. Gentlemanly driver of 50ish years, distinguished flowing…Continue
" Hmmmmmmmmm. I know this is starting to slip off topic, but I've always wondered about the paranoia of exploding bike tyres in flight.
Atmospheric pressure at sea level equals approximately 14.7 psi. At 9000ft cabin pressure it would be,…"
"Because I'm a soft fair weather rider, I will miss yet another GG ride. I was really hoping for a fine morning for this week's ride though, both because I haven't been out for a while, and because this would have been my last chance…"
"I find that lights on the helmet are very visible, and can be good to see WITH as well. But, unless there is a bright one on the bike as well it can be hard for other road users to judge how far away they are. Possibly because with the light being…"
I used to have a job I didn't like, but for the past 15 years:
Every day is different, even if the night shifts hurt more as I get older and workload increases.I see things, hear things and get to involved in people's lives at the best…"
"Arthur, no need to apologise. Just seeiing you on a bike AT ALL is an inspiration to those of us not carrying either your age or medical condition. I only hope in your shoes I would still be riding, downhill, tailwind, or otherwise.
All the best…"
meet at Prices approx 7:15Riding from Prices Bakery along Grenfell Rd, Hancock Rd GJ Rd. up Anstey Hill then Range Road South, Range Road North, Hannaford Hump, One Tree Hill then down Black Top Rd and up Target Hill to the Golden Way for coffee .... if the day is too hot the ride may be changed to be shorter and easier.Route Mapapprox 50km with 900m total climbing…See More
"Nah. Using my own ContourHD. I've noticed a few of the police bikes with GoPros though.
First time I've used it behind the windscreen, I normally fit it onto one of the crash bars. Not sure which is best yet - distorted view through the…"
"Please report this. If you do not report this, you are making it more difficult for other cyclists who may just be injured because of this driver. This driver may have been drink/drug driving or have some other issues. It definitely is worth…"
"So Jack, it sounds like you've ALREADY roughed up the lovely smooth new tarmac :-)
"The trip down Montacute to the RAH was slow and I also got bitumen all over my (was) just freshly cleaned Big White Truck..." Nice to see you get time…"
"I'm for retribution.
If I see this dude flash past me down Snake Gully....I'm throwing my water bottle at the absolute bastard!!
Have we worked out whether it was a VT or a VX so I can be sure and can anyone explain the subtle differences…"
"Just report this to Traffic Watch. That's what it's there for and why we pay our taxes! No need for discussion with SAPOL officers or any exchange of opinions as to the worth of the report. Just get it on the Traffic Watch record and data…"