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NSW Police Have Had Enough - Not Cycling Related - Pedestrian Fatality

Started this discussion. Last reply by baa baa 6 hours ago. 9 Replies

SMH online article.Apparently the NSW Police have had enough…Continue

Vivid & Pyrmont Footbridge

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scientia et Labore Jun 27. 43 Replies

What the hell is going on at the western end of the PFB?Almost completely blocked off - but I suspect frustrated pedestrians and riders will make short work of them come 5pm.This can't be the work of…Continue

Inclement Weather - NSW Police Advice Today 7-Feb-17

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Taafe Feb 8. 10 Replies

From SMH online live blog 7 February 2017:Police issue warning ahead of more rainWith more wet weather expected over the next 24 hours, NSW Police have urged drivers and pedestrians to have their…Continue

The future of Dunc Grey Velodrome

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Moore Dec 19, 2016. 39 Replies

SMH Online Article.The future of Dunc Grey Velodrome is…Continue

 

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baa baa replied to James Mahon's discussion NSW Police Have Had Enough - Not Cycling Related - Pedestrian Fatality
"but but but Dunc still thinks speed is good so it must be Newell Highway: Duncan Gay MLC launches petition to keep speed limit at 110km/h http://www.dailyliberal.com.au/story/4787586/bid-to-lock-in-newell-speed-limit/ Ok I know that bit of road…"
6 hours ago
Dabba replied to James Mahon's discussion NSW Police Have Had Enough - Not Cycling Related - Pedestrian Fatality
""that kid would of been in an ambo" Or a hearse!"
9 hours ago
mikesbytes replied to James Mahon's discussion NSW Police Have Had Enough - Not Cycling Related - Pedestrian Fatality
"Yes its certainly not the whole answer. Recently I saw an example where the lower speed saved a school kiddie.  The 40kph school zone was active and the driver in front of me managed to avoid hitting a kid that jumped out in front of her, she…"
9 hours ago
Scientia et Labore replied to James Mahon's discussion NSW Police Have Had Enough - Not Cycling Related - Pedestrian Fatality
"Lower speeds do reduce the likelihood and severity of accidents. It's not the whole answer, but as a risk mitigation speed reduction is one of the best tools we have. Futhermore, lower speeds improve the compatibility of motorised vehicles…"
11 hours ago
James Mahon replied to James Mahon's discussion NSW Police Have Had Enough - Not Cycling Related - Pedestrian Fatality
"I cycled from city (work) to Sydney Olympic Park to watch/collect 7 year old son from cycling training (we live nearby). Right next to where they normally train, I saw flashing lights, lots of them. I was concerned - but luckily it was a 2 vehicle…"
13 hours ago
Andrew K replied to James Mahon's discussion NSW Police Have Had Enough - Not Cycling Related - Pedestrian Fatality
"Agree. Slowing down doesn't do much if you aren't paying attention in the first place - just potentially reduces the severity of the inevitable aftermath.  Paying attention to what is going is what I believe the key problems are.…"
13 hours ago
James Mahon replied to Andrew's discussion Route planning through the city - help please
"Those tracks are going to claim some bicycles for sure! I'm currently jumping them or swerving to hit them perpendicular - I'm sure some motorists think I'm playing games with them.  Surely there has to be a solution whereby the…"
16 hours ago
James Mahon replied to James Mahon's discussion NSW Police Have Had Enough - Not Cycling Related - Pedestrian Fatality
"Agree.  Why won't NSW Police push for increased driver training, harder testing regime and annual retests? It seems like such an easy fix as well as a way to save billions of dollars and thousands of lives. I nearly vomit when I hear the…"
16 hours ago
mikesbytes replied to James Mahon's discussion NSW Police Have Had Enough - Not Cycling Related - Pedestrian Fatality
"They need to look at the cause of death rather than simply who is at fault and derive methods to reduce the incidence of death.  For example dropping the speed limit by 10kph"
yesterday
PeterT replied to James Mahon's discussion NSW Police Have Had Enough - Not Cycling Related - Pedestrian Fatality
"Far easier and safer for the police to target peds then to write up an 'accident' report."
yesterday
James Mahon replied to Bill Parker's discussion Sydney Bike Share Scheme starts July 2017 ("6000 bikes within 6 months")
"I feel like this bike scheme needs a hero. They should of gotten some celeb to be seen riding one around. Or get a semi serious rider to do Palm Beach return - thats sure to draw attentiona nd make people think it can't be that hard to ride one…"
yesterday
James Mahon posted a discussion

NSW Police Have Had Enough - Not Cycling Related - Pedestrian Fatality

SMH online article.Apparently the NSW Police have had enough and laid dangerous driving occasioning death and negligent driving occasioning death.Reminds me of Kevin Quintal, mowed down by Lidija Sutevska, who was found not guilty of negligent driving occasioning death despite negligently killing Kevin by a jury of our peers. Poor Lidija will never be the…See More
yesterday
James Mahon replied to Bill Parker's discussion Sydney Bike Share Scheme starts July 2017 ("6000 bikes within 6 months")
"I think the $99 deposit and the copy of photo ID will put a huge dent in the spontaneous utility side of things... JM"
Sunday
James Mahon replied to Bill Parker's discussion Sydney Bike Share Scheme starts July 2017 ("6000 bikes within 6 months")
"You have to drop $99 to register... that put me off. I am not confident this scheme will last or not be subject to some stupid government regulations that kill it off (other than MHL). So I won't register even though this is exciting and I…"
Jul 14
James Mahon replied to Paul Jackson's discussion Alfred Street at Circular Quay closing down (access by bike?)
"Yes finally - I suspect there is lots of noise/disruption then in the last couple of months everything will seem to get done. If feels like nothing was done in Sydney for 20 years and in the last couple of years they are trying to do everything at…"
Jul 11
James Mahon replied to Paul Jackson's discussion Alfred Street at Circular Quay closing down (access by bike?)
"Not too bad this morning - you can turn left before Bridge Street down a lane way and then right on Pitt to avoid the queue of cars turning left onto Bridge Street. The only thing to really be careful with is the actual tram tracks - they look…"
Jul 10

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Commuting, Road Cycling, Recreational
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Rhodes
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TCR Adv0, Azzurri Pista, Giant Seek1

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