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"Beg button" frustrations at cycle crossings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave M May 19. 5 Replies

(reposting in a better place)Has there ever been a determined effort to get rid of the need to press the "beg button" at intersections, at least along bikeways?It's pretty frustrating to come up to…Continue

Canberra rider died due to bike failure

Started this discussion. Last reply by chris wolff Dec 1, 2016. 9 Replies

A sad and sobering article, on the inquest into the death of Canberra cyclist Richard Stanton last year. The alloy steering tube "unexpectedly and catastrophically failed". Although his bike wasn't…Continue

Watch out for Pokemoners on shared paths

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Foot Jul 15, 2016. 11 Replies

Riding the Torrens Linear Park yesterday, I noticed that far more pedestrians than usual were looking at their phones. I suspect this is due to the "Pokemon Go" craze. Has anyone else noticed…Continue

 

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Peter B replied to Ian Radbone, BISA committee's discussion North Terrace Tram Extension - it's grim
""Plus, no extra encouragement to take bikes on the train is needed in the peaks, as every peak train departing the city is full and standing. If anything, I won't be surprised if we soon see bikes banned on certain services or the peak…"
4 hours ago
Peter B replied to Ian Radbone, BISA committee's discussion North Terrace Tram Extension - it's grim
"My advice? Go slow on the footpath, or take a different route. As I see it, an on-road bicycle lane isn't feasible with all the buses (much like northern end of KW street); while there are so many pedestrians that it won't be possible to…"
22 hours ago
Peter B replied to Ian Radbone, BISA committee's discussion North Terrace Tram Extension - it's grim
"With all the buses and trams on North Terrace, I don't think it's realistic - or safe - to want on road bike lanes. Much like the northern end of King William Street. As a boulevard, I think family-friendly footpath cycling is a much…"
yesterday
Peter B replied to heather's discussion cycle route notice from DPTI
"I don't know if that notice is new, but it's really strange. It's in red at the top of the entry page (https://www.dpti.sa.gov.au/), with the exact text that Heather quoted, and no other context (like which bike route, which suburb,…"
Aug 12
Peter B replied to rossmg's discussion WITWIMB
"Of course! I was tricked into thinking it was a "real" train line by the photo angle."
Aug 4
Peter B replied to rossmg's discussion WITWIMB
"The single train track has to be a clue. That hill looks too sandy for the the old Bridgewater line, or the Tonsley area, so I assume it's the Grange line. But I can't find that hill, or the rather flimsy fence in the foreground, anywhere…"
Aug 4
Peter B replied to Ken the Dane's discussion Where are you Adelaide?
"But car transport expenses, like CTP insurance and licenses, have also gone up, so it's not as if public transport has been singled out. Given some of the spending, I think public transport has done ok (not brilliant, but ok) from the budget."
Jun 23
Peter B replied to rossmg's discussion WITWIMB
"Is that a bridge in the background? It would be unusual to light up the pillars and not the road, but I guess it's possible."
Jun 21
Peter B replied to rossmg's discussion WITWIMB
"Behind (i.e. east side) of Harbour Town?"
Jun 19
Peter B replied to Michael Murray's discussion New bike lane on Rundle Street
"I couldn't find anything for Payneham Norwood council, but Adelaide has this sentence in their page about parking (and Victor Harbor council has almost identical wording): "Lines may be painted on roads to emphasise restrictions or…"
Jun 15
Peter B replied to Michael Murray's discussion New bike lane on Rundle Street
"I think he's saying that it's almost impossible to park a car between the broken white line and the kerb (unless you have a motorcycle, or that bus from Harry Potter), because the white line is about one metre from the kerb. So is it legal…"
Jun 14
Peter B replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Dangerous Truck overtake
"And for keeping control of himself. He barely raised his voice, and drove on almost nonchalantly."
Jun 8
Peter B replied to rossmg's discussion WITWIMB
"I'm very impressed in Jilden's detective work! After his last post, I looked around that area on Google Earth and even looked at Mel Baker Reserve, but still couldn't identify it. That's probably how it should be - ideally we…"
Jun 8
Peter B replied to Dahondude's discussion Marino Rocks Greenway changes at corner East Ave and Cromer Parade
"I had my first experience of this situation tonight (car and I were both on Cromer Parade approaching East Tce, I was going straight ahead, the car was on my right and preparing to do a left turn in front of me), and I didn't especially like…"
Jun 6
Peter B replied to KimCommuter's discussion Collision at Sir Donald Bradman Drive and West Terrace Bike Path today (2 June 2017)
"The driver can and should be pursued on existing laws, most obviously for failing to stop after an accident. If this isn't followed up, then I'd suggest the problem is police culture (and possibly police resourcing), not the law."
Jun 5
Peter B replied to Dahondude's discussion Marino Rocks Greenway changes at corner East Ave and Cromer Parade
"You might have to do a hook turn: pull over to the left, wait for traffic in your direction to clear, then cross to the middle. That's what I do when turning right from King William Road (southbound) into the Mike Turtur Bikeway, which has a…"
Jun 1

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At 20:25 on January 19, 2015, Gawler Wheeler said…

Hi from the Gawler Wheelers,

Welcome to the Adelaide Cyclists Website !

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At 18:51 on January 19, 2015, heather said…

Hi Peter,
Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists.
Would you like to join my AC group/s and receive the free newsletter BUG News?
I coordinate five AC groups:
– Adelaide BUG http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/adelaidebug (especially if you commute into or cycle around the City)
– Prospect BUG http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/bugprospect
– Look For Cyclists http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/lookforcyclists
– Vote For Cyclists http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/VoteForCyclists
– Stolen Bicycles Adelaide http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/stolen-bicycles-adelaide
Cheers, Heather

 
 
 


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