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Bob Moore replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Bikes without lights - suicidal!
"In an unlit area, yes, why not?"
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Bob Moore replied to herzog's discussion Clover's man scrapping Oxford St Bus/Bikelane
"Clearway stays after 4…"
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David B replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Bikes without lights - suicidal!
"Problem with buying lights is that you buy what is sold to you in a local bike shop or what is…"
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Robflyte replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Bikes without lights - suicidal!
"Where is the jumping? I believe the lights sold in Australia are crap, that is a comment on the…"
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David B replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Bikes without lights - suicidal!
"I point my light to the ground, I even generally cover it as I approach pedestrians (I can see) and…"
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Robflyte replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Bikes without lights - suicidal!
"1000 lumens on a low setting is no longer 1000 lumens. A forward facing LED is a bad design and…"
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David B replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Bikes without lights - suicidal!
"I have to bow to your superior and better local knowledge that you obviously got from a two second…"
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Donald Rintoule replied to Bernard The 37th Earl of Selkirk's discussion W.A. 30km/h limit suggested
"Often 40 kph already on many suburban back street. If used for these back streets I am a full…"
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Robflyte replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Bikes without lights - suicidal!
"Which is why evidence based laws in Germany ban flashing bike lights. ???"
1 hour ago
Donald Rintoule replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion North Sydney Council approves $10m bike lane plan
"At last thankfully as getting through North Sydney has been a bit of a crap shoot in the past."
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Donald Rintoule replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Bikes without lights - suicidal!
"I discovered some time ago that a flashing LED white light on the front of your bicycle is a major…"
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Paul Martin replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Bikes without lights - suicidal!
"Hmm... Oatley Park you say? A road with no footpath you say? It's a #$%^ing *park* with…"
1 hour ago

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Bikes without lights - suicidal!

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Clover's man scrapping Oxford St Bus/Bikelane

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W.A. 30km/h limit suggested

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North Sydney Council approves $10m bike lane plan

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Green Square - What's needed?

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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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