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

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Knight on Tuesday. 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

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

Started this discussion. Last reply by baa baa Jul 21. 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

 

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James Mahon replied to Bob Moore's discussion Cycling origins and destinations map, ABS data
"Interesting. There is a dot on my house, and I recall ticking cycling to work. Then I checked more than a dozen homes that are packed full of cycling fanatics, who ride at least daily, and no dots...  Was there an option to not have your data…"
1 hour ago
John Knight replied to James Mahon's discussion Lost 20-Nov-17 West side of Victoria Road Overpass approach from Lilyfield road
"No good. And yeah, good gilet/jacket is a beautiful thing. None of the cheap ones I've bought have worked - all too hot and sweaty."
Tuesday
James Mahon replied to Pat The Rat's discussion Naremburn Cycleway
"I started riding up Pacific Highway - but all the cars slow you down and the headaches from the emissions - no thanks. Very good to hear someone is on the case, if you build it properly they will come. JM"
Tuesday
James Mahon replied to James Mahon's discussion Lost 20-Nov-17 West side of Victoria Road Overpass approach from Lilyfield road
"No luck :( The pouch was a 'large' so it was poking out of jersey pocket - I can't recall jumping/hopping but it must have flown out. Lesson learnt, anything sticking out can fly out. The case was also a dark Navy colour - very hard…"
Tuesday
John Knight replied to James Mahon's discussion Lost 20-Nov-17 West side of Victoria Road Overpass approach from Lilyfield road
"Any luck?"
Monday
James Mahon replied to Pat The Rat's discussion Naremburn Cycleway
"That spot is completely insane - never felt comfortable riding there. If you give the racers more vision they will increase their speed. If one of them runs wide, comes off and survives we will get an article about how MHL are working. Proper…"
Monday
PeterT replied to James Mahon's discussion Lost 20-Nov-17 West side of Victoria Road Overpass approach from Lilyfield road
"A prettt busy route. Good luck!"
Sunday
James Mahon posted a discussion

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

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 jumping BUT it was a Rapha waterproof case with classic gilet inside (keeps the gilet nice and dry in the rain). The case is very new, and shiny, so a bump might have sent it flying :(Circled back but either I did not see it, or it was gone in the 5 minutes it took to go back. The other issue is the…See More
Sunday
James Mahon replied to Scientia et Labore's discussion fatality in Pymble 18 December 2016
"Have a read of the SMH online article in relation to the truck "accident" in Dee Why here: SMH Online today Hilarious. Release that man! Only 6 people seriously injured and to quote the article: 'But Mr Nisan, who didn't own the…"
Nov 17
James Mahon replied to Scientia et Labore's discussion fatality in Pymble 18 December 2016
"I want to know if the motorist has his lights on? Was his car dark or light in colour? Why should the vulnerable road users have higher safety standards than motorists? The cyclist can not be faulted at all in this instance - other riders may have…"
Nov 17
James Mahon replied to Scientia et Labore's discussion fatality in Pymble 18 December 2016
"Zero deterrent to actually give a crap whilst driving. When will people act like driving is inherently dangerous? The day after some court hands down an appropriate sentence. Will they legislate to prevent future careless homicides? No - sorry too…"
Nov 16
James Mahon replied to Scientia et Labore's discussion fatality in Pymble 18 December 2016
"No - I can't see it on NSW Case law. Sometimes there is a delay in publishing, but surely it would be posted today. My info is from a few sources, it has been fairly widely reported.  JM"
Nov 15
James Mahon replied to Scientia et Labore's discussion fatality in Pymble 18 December 2016
"300 hours of community service and a 2 year driving ban - did I miss anything? Some lives are not worth as much as others. JM"
Nov 15
James Mahon replied to noelbike's discussion Danger caused by cars near schools
"Yes - I heard she was a volunteer at the school, and therefore entitled to park in the carpark. Another step to absolving the driver of any blame. JM"
Nov 15
James Mahon replied to noelbike's discussion Danger caused by cars near schools
""Why not introduce the $2,000+ fines and 4 demerit points for SUVs the breaches the rules,so it will make it safer for children around the schools?" Have we heard any voice come out in support of restrictions of any kind on motorists in…"
Nov 15
James Mahon replied to noelbike's discussion Danger caused by cars near schools
"The P&C had issues, they may or may not be resolved. Falling out with school and a bunch of parents quit. No idea where they are at now - or if anyone went to the last meeting.  I don't believe it should fall to concerned Parents to…"
Nov 14

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Recreational
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Rhodes
Tell us about your bikes
TCR Adv0, Azzurri Pista, Giant Seek1

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