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Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Moore 15 hours ago. 83 Replies

Hi AllI just wanted to alert people to a serious incident that occurred last week. I have not seen it covered outside road riding social media and the standard Police release that I had to go looking…Continue

Sydney Olympic Park - Morning Laps & Stop Signs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Drastic May 17. 88 Replies

Just a heads up that NSW's finest were back in the park this morning fining hordes of riders for not coming to a complete stop at a stop sign. Every rider must completely stop.One whole bunch fined,…Continue

Lost 20-Nov-17 West side of Victoria Road Overpass approach from Lilyfield road

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Knight Nov 21, 2017. 4 Replies

Hi allRider behind me passed eastbound start of Anzac Bridge and mentioned that something fell out of my jersey pocket just before the Victoria Road overpass at end of Lilyfield Road.Don't recall…Continue

 

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Bob Moore replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"The @caradvise comment wasn't on the Facebook page. Someone on BNA picked it up on Twitter I'm assuming. Then someone asked maclaren for a comment on their Facebook page, they allowed the post but there has been no response. "
15 hours ago
mikesbytes replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"I can't see the posts on their FB page Running the second wave after a serious collision in the first wave appears to be highly disrespectful to James"
16 hours ago
Richard (Poncho) replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"Of note, the CarAdvice peeps were in the later group. Evidently, the firm running the event did not feel that causing grievous bodily harm to a member of the public earlier in the day was cause for cancelling the later wave."
19 hours ago
Bob Moore replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"More on BNA forums, but not much more. Maclaren have been asked to comment on their Facebook page but haven't. One car blog , @CarAdvise, said there was a maclaren "drive" on that day, with two "waves"on the road. They were…"
19 hours ago
Bill replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"Hi Mike, I still haven't spoken to anyone about the specifics of the accident, but we have never done the loop clockwise as we were in it for the climbing, so I am assuming he was going uphill like we normally do, and I was also told it…"
yesterday
James Mahon replied to Jeremy's discussion Lane filtering
"Handy...  this is comedy gold. 'Ride bicycle not seated as prescribed' - Who prescribes how you should be seated? 'Use wheeled recreational device/toy within 2m of vehicle' - this almost makes it impossible to use a wheeled…"
yesterday
mikesbytes replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
" Hi Bill, was James going down hill, flat or up hill?  I'm wondering approx what speed James was doing when he was hit in the rear on a 60kph road"
yesterday
Bill replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"Thanks James, Yeah, there's no guilt on my part, just anger and still a bit of shock, and that weird sense of relief that on any other Wednesday it would have been both of us... If I know James T, he will be back at it as soon as he is able…"
Tuesday
James Mahon replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"Hi Bill I am still fuming about this incident and awaiting to hear what NSW Police are doing in relation to the driver. It is good to hear James T is showing some positive signs of recovery, I got second hand how serious the injuries were/are. I…"
Tuesday
Bill replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"James is a good friend of mine, and I usually ride with him every Wednesday. On this day I had to work in Melbourne, so I am still in shock that through serendipity or coincidence i was absent. I still can't visit him but he is slowly getting…"
Tuesday
Duncan replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"Jenna Price can get bent. For a 'journalism academic', she sure is lazy with her argument and backs it up with zero facts. She must teach her students that journalism is all about the feels. Her personal experience encompasses everything…"
Tuesday
Duncan replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"Sorry, its a stupid article. Jenna Price "doesn't want to attack cyclists", but in the next breath, its "I've never once seen a cyclist booked for whizzing along a footpath, pinging bells and skittling the elderly as…"
Tuesday
herzog replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"Seems like people at the Smerald are reading this board..."
Monday
James Mahon replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"Motorist thought process = 'me me me me me me me me me me me me me'  I have similar interactions daily. Race you into roundabouts then jam on the brakes, race you into speed humps then jam on the brakes, race you in to an S bend then…"
Monday
Bill Elder replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"Reminds me of yesterday with a red 4wd overtaking. Left lane was closed for a couple hundred metres with traffic cones and workmen in a 40k zone....I'm probably doing mid 30s after coming down a hill, the goose overtakes in an intersection with…"
Monday
Bill Parker replied to James Mahon's discussion Super Car Runs Bicycle Rider Down from Behind - Akuna Bay - May 2018
"We still have a long long long way to go  The relentless rise of the entitled motorist"
Monday

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Commuting, Road Cycling, Recreational
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Rhodes
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TCR Adv0, Azzurri Pista, Giant Seek1

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