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Crashed on Marion Road

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jilden Feb 12. 14 Replies

So this Sunday I ended up with a broken neck after having to perform an Emergency stop on Marion Road traveling north bound next to 99 bikes, Harvey Norman etc.I was on my way home via the Pat Jonker…Continue

Separated bike lane on Railway Terrace in Edwardstown

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter B on Tuesday. 18 Replies

Just rode the newly installed stretch and really am wondering what they were thinking when they designed this.The entry and exit end bits are hard to see and very very narrow, with a fat concrete…Continue

MTB Riding in Melrose: Awesome!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pascalo Nov 17, 2013. 7 Replies

Just wanted to share how much fun I had this wednesday.A friend of mine from NZ, who is into MTB riding, is in town at the moment and to keep him entertained we drove up there on tuesday, stayed on…Continue

Tags: overtheedge, melrose, mtb

Secure bike parking on veranda

Started this discussion. Last reply by Just another psycho-list Jun 3, 2013. 24 Replies

Hello,I'm living on Frome Street in a 2 bedroom house, and currently crowd out one of the rooms with a wall rack and three bicycles. I want to make more space and decided that the "town bikes" could…Continue

 

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Peter B replied to Pascalo's discussion Separated bike lane on Railway Terrace in Edwardstown
"I'll add, cyclist usage of the bikeway has definitely gone up in the last few months, in my observation. Initially it was common for cyclists to use the road instead, perhaps I was seeing about 50-70% usage. Now it is close to 100%; I really…"
Tuesday
Peter B replied to Pascalo's discussion Separated bike lane on Railway Terrace in Edwardstown
"The other main issue I raised - the awkward entrance just south of Delaine Ave, heading south - has also been improved. It's not as important a fix as the T junction near the roundabout (above), but it's still nice to know that someone is…"
Monday
Jilden replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"Crossing Marion Rd at the South Rd lights works better, you cross in one go. All the footpaths in that area have shared path signs on them AFAIK."
Feb 12
Peter B replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"Well the Cycle Instead mobile phone mode is useless because it does not let you click on the map use the normal one. Anyway, Cycle Instead says Pascalo should have been able to take this path to the bike path along Sturt River (or the one slightly…"
Feb 12
Jilden replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"I hear you, but unfortunately this is Adelaide and cyclists' needs usually come last during roadworks. Mind you, in 2020 any cyclist travelling an unfamiliar route should have access to decent maps and data via their phones. Every newbie to…"
Feb 12
Jilden replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"There are good bike paths right through the Sturt Triangle area, have been for ages but of course the roadworks have made a bit of a mess of them over the last couple of years. I expect that eventually some signs will go up directing cycle traffic…"
Feb 12
heather replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"Pascalo, not legal advice. However, understand an injured road user has 6 weeks deadline to make a report to the driver's CTP insurance company."
Feb 12
heather replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"Pascalo, some accident stats.Council Crash Maps posted by DPTIRoad crash information maps can be used to identify crash locations within each Council area in accordance with the Black Spot criteria. These maps are based on crash data for the five…"
Feb 12
Eugene replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"Marion Council is terrible for putting up signs and when they do they don't seem to consider how cyclists might use them. I think they're also waiting for the end of the Sturt River one and the new Darlington one to be finalised…"
Feb 12
Pascalo replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"All good options, but totally unknown to me at the time, and I would argue to everyone else who hasn't extensively researched options. Which is sort of my point. I would say that a big sign with the available protected and unprotected bike…"
Feb 12
Pascalo replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"I shall make a full recovery after wearing my brace for 6 weeks. I am hoping to resume activity after about 10 weeks. I will look into legal advice shortly, cheers ..."
Feb 12
Peter B replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"Ouch, really sorry about your injury, and I'm glad i wasn't worse. First, where does the PJV actually end? Anyway, I think the best route north of Sturt Road is probably Bradley Grove, which is about 500m east of Marion Road and more or…"
Feb 12
Jilden replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"Firstly, ow, hope you recover. The gap isn't really a gap if you use the lights and continue onto the path on the other side of Marion Rd (next to the raised expressway) then use the Sturt River Trail northwards. Clearly as the area is under…"
Feb 12
Eugene replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"I don't find Marion Road too much trouble between those two bike paths. There are gaps like that all over Adelaide with very little signage anywhere. There will be a new bike path along Main South Rd through the Darlington upgrade once…"
Feb 12
heather replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"Pascalo, can you find BUG members for that area? That is, cyclists who are familiar with the area and traffic, and who will support your quest?There is a Marion & Holdfast Bay BUG. See…"
Feb 11
heather replied to Pascalo's discussion Crashed on Marion Road
"Pascalo ... a broken neck ... so sorry ... do you have a prognosis? If you require legal advice, consider Tindall Gask Bentley Lawyers who advertise on this forum.A few years ago, I found Bernie Gask helpful."
Feb 11

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