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Cyclist deathtrap erected on Crescent Shared Path near City West Link

Started this discussion. Last reply by Da Munch Jul 29, 2016. 9 Replies

I was disturbed to come across this on my commute. The gap between the power pole and the road was already too small. Now there is sensor pole and cables that can't be seen in the dark.It would be so…Continue

Road works Wigram Road and Booth Street roundabout Annandale - take care

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Moore Sep 6, 2013. 1 Reply

There is a large temporary steel plate when heading toward Parramatta road, which might be difficult to see in the dark. It wouldn't be much fun to hit at speed, or in the wet, when negotiating the…Continue

 

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Doug replied to Bill's discussion Catherine Street Glebe planter boxes
"I ride this occasionally and am not a fan of the door zone bike markings. Now all motorists and buses will be expected to wait to overtake safely while I claim the full lane."
Feb 16
Doug replied to James King's discussion Cycle Accident at Rodd Point
"A particularly egregious example of the issues described in this thread: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/hitandrun-truck-driver-leaves-more-destruction-than-just-a-mess-on-the-road-20171222-h09ff5.html Imagine if somebody had happened to be riding a…"
Dec 23, 2017
Doug replied to PeterT's discussion media - a change in reporting incidents involving vehicles and cyclists?
"I see the incident where a rider was run over by a motorist in the cemetery in Sutherland is now being reported as a "freak accident". I don't know the details but my only comment would be that there is no excuse whatsoever for…"
Nov 26, 2017
Doug replied to Stuart's discussion Safe commuter route Paddington to The Grounds Alexandria
"She may know about this part already but it is worth mentioning that there is a separated cycle path along Allen and Mandible Streets that avoids the Bourke Road, O'Riordan, and Botany Road intersection. You can see it on the Sydney Cycleways…"
Oct 24, 2017
Doug replied to Nigel's discussion Bike Touring in Japan
"PS. Here are the details for Giant Hire bikes: https://giant-store.jp/giant-store-rentcycle/en/index.html. Since I thought a phone call might turn into a disaster I emailed them at onomichi@giant-store.jp including the information they ask…"
Sep 17, 2017
Doug replied to Nigel's discussion Bike Touring in Japan
"I rode it last year around the 1st of April. It is an excellent ride, especially around then during the cherry blossom season.  My itinerary was: Stay in Onomichi. Ride the length of the Shimanami Kaido via the most direct route (about 80km)…"
Sep 17, 2017

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