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"Just because something is the law doesn't mean it's correct. I personally agree that 50cc scooters should be allowed in bike lanes. Mind you, the law doesn't currently allow that so they shouldn't do it.
"I agree electric bikes can be a 'gateway drug'! The first time I rode up the veloway I thought I was going to die and I was sore for days. An eBike made it easy - but I still got some exercise and it was a lot of fun.
"You are allowed to build any sort of petrol bike you like. However you are not allowed to ride them on public roads (they're all too powerful). This is why it is legal to import/sell them.
If you are stopped by the Police you…"
"It was 1.3 according to the BOM when I left for work this morning. It's usually colder again in Hallett Cove.
I actually overdressed and I was too warm until I hit the downhill on the veloway.
"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…"
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.