For those not familiar with it, Slashdot (the name is a pun /.) is a geek website that has all sorts of geeky news things. I think it's gone downhill over the last could of years, but anyway...They…Continue
"Due to Russia's love of dash-cams (I've heard it's to overcome the systemic Police corruption if you have an accident), there are a plethora of videos on the web of the most amazing accidents. I'm particularly fond of…"
"I wish SAPOL would be as enthusiastic about drumming a 'discrimination against cyclists' commercial as much as they drum the 'speed camera's save lives' mantra. Sadly, there isn't a buck to be made in with the former so…"
"Your first line is very true. As has been said many times by many people, you don't want to argue with an idiot because they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.
Before making any engagement on the topic on either…"
"Arguing on social media is definitely not the answer. It's just not somewhere people typically go with an open mind or to be educated. The best strategy for any engagement with morons, in my opinion, is just to tell them what the rules are. I…"
"There was a warning from the moderator about some of the comments. When the tone didn't change they took down the article.
If SAPOL had to monitor every idiotic comment made on social media we'd need a much larger police force."
"I'm on the work network(which isn't fast/good at all) so I can't read the comments, but I can only imagine....Sadly I'm not surprised, the Advertiser amongst others has been leading the charge at de-humanising cyclists…"
Hi Simon, I arrived at the cargo bike event about 2pm. Someone pointed out a tandem bike that had been converted to a cargo bike, so I guess you were nearby. Trying to remember if it used an Xtracycle or the one with the custom built large platform. Just checked your icon and yours has the custom built platform that looks very useful. Cheers, Heather
Hi Again, I have seen you cycling quite a few times but quite often you are a couple of hundred meters in front of me on the Lonsdale road. I vary my ride a lot depending how much time I have left myself to get to work. Most of the time via the Velo Way or via Lonsdale/Brighton Roads and home via the coast/coast to vines trail.