A few months ago I moved to Adelaide from Sydney and have been enjoying this fine city. On the whole Adelaide motorists are less aggro that Sydney drivers, which is a nice change. On the whole I some…Continue
"H'Eroica is scheduled for 02 October, and we are planning to have a vintage bike show'n'shine and speculating about a swap meet. So ride up or drive up, admire the bikes, eat a pizza, and drink some…"
"I don't think anything came of it Daniele. But like you, I like riding the old stuff and I have a mate that does to. We semi regularly get out for a spin, usually mid week. Feel free to contact me if you feel like tagging along at some stage."
"Here's another way to look at it - a comment on Sydney Cyclist:
"Possibly the worst cycling safety invention I've seen. No wonder it has support of councils and advocates.
"Heather a well said aspect of the argument against speed regulations for bicycles.
Cycling is not an intrinsically dangerous activity, to the cyclist or our road/path users. Actually, in a epidemological sense, and unlike cars, increased…"
"Sure don't and didn't ask for it. What I asked was: is there a problem significant enough to require legislation? Thats what requires the evidence, not a general and overly broad concept about slower speeds being safer than faster…"
"I don't hate it, but I don't like it.
Motorists should drive to conditions at all times and be prepared for obstructions. The problem is drivers in the Adelaide Hills actually think its safe to drive right on the speed limit most of…"
"I strongly disagree - please see my response above about requiring evidence for such a recommendation.
You see the scenario correctly though - " no cyclist could or would want to ride 40 or 60 km/h on a footpath!" Therefore, no…"
"Its flawed to think that you would satiate hysterical people but bringing in such a law. They are hysterical, so they are irrational.
Its also flawed to think speed limit laws would have a practical effect. To introduce laws there should be a clear…"
"It was again sold a few years later before being taken over by Repco, who closed it down to eliminate Australian manufacturing and remove import tarrifs"
Are you saying that by closing down Ricardo (and presumably their own local…"
"Yeah I get the problem. Its not a concept limited to cars either. Some pedestrians seem to interpret bike bells as abuse too (read Harold Scruby's presentation to the Senate Enquiry on Road Safety for a messed up policy attitude derived from…"