Cycling in Sydney Australia
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.
Despite each episode running for four (yes, 4!) hours or more, in prime-sleeping-time, I…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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.