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Air pollution from transport kills but where's the TV ads?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scientia et Labore May 24, 2014. 8 Replies

 http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060000041According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 3.5 million people die each year from…Continue

Tags: deaths, health, pollution, air

NRMA 1/ Zebra Crossing etiquette – should you wave? 2/ The lost art of the courtesy wave

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Martin Dec 14, 2011. 29 Replies

2 NRMA articles below & the comments from the first.Does NRMA teach motorists that pedestrians should be thankful for motorists obeying the road rules? (Article 1) Or are they trying to increase…Continue

Tags: motorists, pedestrians, rules, road, courtesy

Why do they exepct cyclists to be perfect angels when no-one else is?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard (Poncho) Oct 4, 2011. 35 Replies

Here's a little piece from the very balanced, no agenda, SMH. I wonder why they bother but I guess they need something to stir up people's emotions to sell their newspapers. It always amazes me how…Continue

Tags: pedestrians, rules, break, cyclists, Copenhagen

Bikes save RTA $0.287 / km or $81M/yr

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nate Apr 6, 2011. 2 Replies

Attached is a Working Paper produced by RTA in 2003. It may be of interest to Duncan Gay if he wants to save RTA (and the buses / trains) some money! Valuing the costs and benefits of cycling Working…Continue

Tags: Sydney, analysis, cost, bicycle, RTA


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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Recreational
Where in Sydney do you live ?
ex Waverley
Tell us about your bikes
Many & varied
About Me:
Ex Sydney commuter cyclist from the 80s. Hate mandatory helmet laws due to negative effect it had on cycling. Don't hate helmets although I've never needed it as Sydney traffic taught me how to avoid cars in the first place!

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B-double or "Hexacycle"

Posted on September 8, 2010 at 11:26pm 8 Comments

Anything is Possible!

This is my family plus a couple of borrowed kids to makeup the numbers on our "Hexacycle" (6 wheels). My kids started off in the baby seats on the tandem bike. Then we got the Pashley Cycles U-Plus2 so they moved to that as they got older. The old dog did learn a new trick and happily goes into the trailer when he's tired or on busy roads. (I should have got a…


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