Michael Murray
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Michael Murray replied to Equal2lance's discussion Dooring in NY
"Poor bloke.  Good reminder to take some ID with you though!"
Dec 2
Michael Murray replied to Just another psycho-list's discussion Suspicious activity?
"Interesting group.  A reminder of how many nice bikes get stolen.  Interesting too that some people don't have decent photos of their bikes.  Easy to take these days with a phone.  "
Sep 2
Michael Murray replied to Gavan Fox's discussion Bike Theft
"Kryptonite make an anchor point you can mount to a cement floor.  It takes some reasonably serious drilling to get it in.  Have a  look at the comments on this…"
Sep 2
Michael Murray replied to Gavan Fox's discussion Bike Theft
"What a pain in the butt.  I noticed the Advertiser had a big article on bike theft yesterday.  I hope you get something back.  I wonder why this is happening now ?"
Aug 4
rossmg replied to Michael Murray's discussion What does "in the bicycle lane" mean ?
"Sorry, I'd be somewhat pressed (I'm sure) to find that post! For myself, I would simply use the bike-lane down the top end of The Parade, general Kensington Park area as example."
Jul 14
Daniel replied to Michael Murray's discussion What does "in the bicycle lane" mean ?
"Yes, that is exactly what I think! When the bike lane is in the door zone of parked cars, I take the space marked within it as exactly the space one shouldn't ride in. I usually ride right on the right-hand white line, as others have said."
Jul 11
Michael Murray replied to Michael Murray's discussion What does "in the bicycle lane" mean ?
"Ah well spotted. Thanks.  That's pretty clear.  So I guess give a metre from the cars in the interests of practicality and just hope you don't meet that delightful couple in the youtube video.  "
Jul 7
Peter B replied to Michael Murray's discussion What does "in the bicycle lane" mean ?
"Rule 146: "A driver on a multi-lane road must drive so the driver's vehicle is completely in amarked lane ..." In the case of a bicycle lane, I think "completely in" would mean that the entire bicycle, including the…"
Jul 7
Jilden replied to Michael Murray's discussion What does "in the bicycle lane" mean ?
"Makes me think of the motor cyclists who ride at speed around blind corners on Gorge Rd, their wheels are inside the white line but their heads are in line with the 4WD coming the other way."
Jul 7
Michael Murray replied to Michael Murray's discussion What does "in the bicycle lane" mean ?
"Ah very nice.  Reasonable and clear explanation !  Any idea how wide that bike lane is ? I guess I could take a tape measure next time I go down there.  I'm figuring 1m for the door and my total bike width is 0.5 m.  So my…"
Jul 6
Michael Murray replied to Michael Murray's discussion What does "in the bicycle lane" mean ?
"Yes I just measured my Corolla to remind myself and 1m would be the bare minimum clearance. "
Jul 6
Michael Murray replied to Michael Murray's discussion What does "in the bicycle lane" mean ?
"I was inspired to think about this by watching this  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3vLxyhUJNs&feature=youtu.be About 1.50 for the close pass."
Jul 6
rossmg replied to Michael Murray's discussion What does "in the bicycle lane" mean ?
"Yep, I also cycle pretty much right on the right-hand white line. As far as I am concerned the majority of "bike-lanes" are "no-cycle-lanes" aka "get doored lanes". I remember on this same forum someone getting hassled…"
Jul 6
heather replied to Michael Murray's discussion What does "in the bicycle lane" mean ?
"You could try this defence.“Keep to the left and ride at least one metre clear of the kerb and parked cars.”From ‘cyclist road rules and safety’ posted by the Govt of SA…"
Jul 6
pete davis liked Michael Murray's discussion What does "in the bicycle lane" mean ?
Jul 6
Michael Murray posted a discussion

What does "in the bicycle lane" mean ?

As we know Rule 247 (1) says The rider of a bicycle riding on a length of road with a bicycle lane designed for bicycles travelling in the same direction as the rider must ride in the bicycle lane unless it is impracticable to do But what does "in" mean ? Is it enough to have my wheels on the RH line ? Or does the whole bicycle, panniers etc need to be inside the line.My guess is I'm a vehicle and I would expect in means the vehicle is in.  That's what I'd expect to apply to cars and trucks.I'm…See More
Jul 5

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What bikes do you ride?
Dawes Super Galaxy, Hillman racing bike, Avanti Cadent 1
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute

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At 10:02 on February 28, 2016, rossmg said…

How ya going! PM me that number if you like - cheers

At 18:19 on July 13, 2011, heather said…
An eclectic mix of cyclists. It takes time to know AC members, and sometimes even gender, when avatars of cycling gear, childhood photos and Cadell. Gradually learn there are mature members, like us. Do you think that your title ever helps when writing cycling advocacy letters and submissions?
At 17:46 on July 13, 2011, heather said…
Professor Murray! In which field?
At 23:50 on June 22, 2009, Gus said…
Hello - welcome to Adelaide Cyclists. I/ we hope you get something from the site. It is a growing community for everyone. Start a blog, post the the forum, add pics or videos or start your own group.

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Angus
 
 
 

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