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Paul Martin replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Bikes without lights - suicidal!
"Personally, I find that lights mounted close to the eyes of the rider result in shadows that are…"
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"Might make more sense for the unsealed option to carry emergency vehicles: mountains has plenty of…"
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"I'm not so sure about the "down low" position, for the simple reason that the higher…"
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Pat The Rat replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Bikes without lights - suicidal!
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KimR replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion North Sydney Council approves $10m bike lane plan
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Bob Moore replied to Paul Jackson's discussion Pyrmont Bridge "trial" garden, good or bad?
"Or Pyrmont Point, or Barangaroo or Wentworth park or the Fishmarket car park or Wentworth Park or…"
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Bikes without lights - suicidal!

Started by Nat Buckley in General. Last reply by Paul Martin 3 minutes ago. 142 Replies

Upper Blue Mountains Trail beside Rail

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Pyrmont Bridge "trial" garden, good or bad?

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North Sydney Council approves $10m bike lane plan

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Bikes Bikes everywhere this morning.

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Shire to CBD commute suggestions...

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W.A. 30km/h limit suggested

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Enigma in 21 Episodes

Posted by Neil Alexander on July 27, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Well, I don't know what you have been doing for the last three weeks but I have been dipping into a strange series on SBS, which airs rather late at night.

The show features quite a few Australians, despite being set in France.

If you haven't seen it, it may interest you as an SC member because there's often a lot of people riding bikes in it. But they are not the main characters.

I believe a lot of the show's "fans" actually watch it in real time. In this age of…

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It happened.

Posted by Dan on July 15, 2014 at 10:18pm 16 Comments

Life flashes before your eyes? Everything goes in slow motion? Those are the clichés, but in reality it all happened horribly quickly, with no time to think. The sudden realisation that the car was heading straight towards me. That it was not going to stop. The mad scramble to get out of the way. The crunch as it…

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Helmet unpleasantness and cycling marvellousness

Posted by Dan on July 15, 2014 at 12:32am 14 Comments

I got called a d*ckhead by a fellow cyclist tonight. It’s only the second time this has ever happened (the first time was some years ago, so it’s hardly a common occurrence), and as always with these things I start reflecting on how it came about, and whether I should care.

The incident that triggered it tonight came about as I rode through…

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Around Sydney

Posted by Elly Slan on July 12, 2014 at 6:37pm 7 Comments

I am considering doing a cycle around the entire Sydney region along the motorways in the not too distant future. Any tips, suggestions, recommendations, advice and volunteers for company and assistance would be welcome.

 
 
 

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