"I'm not that intimate with Amsterdam so I don't recognise it, but I've walked several times from Stationsplein (another one to find a video of!!) to the Van Gogh Museum (love him & the museum) so I've probably been…"
"it's interesting that a private company is being held responsible for the public (ab)use of their product. Imagine if companies such as Holden, Ford, Toyota, BMW, etc. would be held accountable for wrongful parking, speeding, littering from car…"
"I rode along there a couple of weeks ago, as I came out of the tunnel I remembered your recent comment about the aggressive duck. Just then had a big duck step on to the path in front of me and give me the evil eye. Nearly hit the embankment trying…"
"Please see Australian Standard for Pedal Bicycles AS1927:2010.
It is a legal requirement that all bicycles sold in Australia be fitted with front, rear, pedal and spoke reflectors (and a bell). Although you only need a rear reflector (and a bell) in…"
"that's a very posh way to say the road is too narrow for 2 side by side. In Belgium, road markings like these would be across bike paths, so my guess would to ride over the middle of the road, so yeah riding where the markings are painted. Both…"
"My MtBike came with reflectors in the spokes.
The rear one has broken and disappeared - the front one is still hanging in there. The other day I had a cyclist cross in front of me when driving at night - the spoke reflectors really stood out!"
"I have never met a "baby duck in lycra". What do they look like? Do you have a photo? What do the ducks (and drakes) wear, other than feathers?
Perhaps our wildlife should be wearing hi-vis registration numbers."
"Michael, was that a cheap shot at me? :-)
Yes I was in lycra, and an orange t-shirt (my standard cycling attire), but if you read my forum contribution correct you'd know I was the one being attacked by the duck ;-)…"
"Carlos, Heather, Peter,... just saying licence & rego for cyclists MAY get that discussion point shut down. I know very well that licence & rego will not stop some cyclists who already break the laws to continue doing so, & I know…"
"Actually I'm willing to bet that plenty of young adult cyclists don't have their license yet. Many people don't have their license until some time after they are 18, and this is a trend which will only grow due to the quite onerous…"