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MHL Worldwide Study?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason B Sep 24, 2016. 24 Replies

While the silent majority wanted bike helmet laws, a small and vocal minority group, which often opposed helmets as an infringement of their rights, had used "crazy science" to lobby against them, he…Continue

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Jim Frech replied to Dabba's discussion How? Why? 14/4/17
"This video shows the how and why. Deliberate close pass at high speed on an empty road with the driver's mirror mms away from killing the cyclist. Police don't see a problem. That is how and why."
Apr 24
Jim Frech replied to Snowy_5's discussion Pedestrian dies after being hit by bike in St.Kilda 18-4-17
">Let's keep things in perspective people. The problem is that the media seems hell bent on inciting the wider bogan population into a frenzy of anti-bicycle hatred and that segment of the population definitely can't keep things in…"
Apr 22
Jim Frech replied to Snowy_5's discussion Pedestrian dies after being hit by bike in St.Kilda 18-4-17
"http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/dont-let-my-dad-die-in-vain-says-son-of-man-hit-by-cyclist-20170421-gvpueq.html The son of an 85-year-old man, who was killed on a St Kilda pedestrian crossing this week when hit by a cyclist, is calling for…"
Apr 22
Jim Frech replied to Bill Parker's discussion For the next time your "friends" tell you cycling is too dangerous !!
"Yeah but that is in the UK, where cycling is being actively encouraged with it seems a real attempt to shift away from the anti-cycling paradigm, not here where the NSW govt is actively seeking to destroy cycle commuting and make it less safe. I…"
Apr 21
Jim Frech replied to Neil Alexander's discussion Indian Pacific Wheel Race
">that are nasty to ride over so Mike just steered right a bit into a lane to avoid it? This whole incident is just bad and I don't like to speculate, but you didn't balance your conjecture with a less victim centric explanation - so…"
Apr 13
Jim Frech replied to PeterT's discussion pedal powered businesses on the rise in adelaide
"Actually, it seems that there hasn't been a stay of execution and the anti-cycling councilors got their way and the only protected bikeway in Adelaide is now scheduled to be demolished. The grass really isn't any greener in Adelaide -…"
Mar 10
Jim Frech replied to PeterT's discussion pedal powered businesses on the rise in adelaide
"Of course it is not as cut and dry as the report suggests. The Adelaide City Council held an extraordinary meeting this week in an attempt to get the only protected bikeway in Adelaide demolished - just like College St. Several of the councilors…"
Mar 8
Jim Frech replied to Russ W's discussion SMH today ... "Road rule that drivers don't seem to know"
"Many times I've had the same argument with motorists who try and run me over when I am on the footpath and they turning into private property. Commonly they say that not only do I have no f***ing idea what I am talking about but they also…"
Feb 16
Jim Frech replied to non ministrare sed ministrari's discussion missing discussion Wilson + Burren have your say ... anyone know where it went??
"You can use google cache to get some of…"
Feb 16
Jim Frech replied to AdamM's discussion Duncan Gay may be gone, but Deputy Mayor Kerryn Phelps is still here!
"Yeah with a modal share of approximately four fifths of five eighths of sweet f all bicycles are obviously the problem. Are these fools also members of the flat earth society?"
Feb 16
Jim Frech replied to Bob Moore's discussion It shouldn't be this hard to get to school- SMH
"I don't think HTFU is a good approach to increasing modal share. The unsafe nonsense I encounter when I ride around my local area is not something any kid should be subjected to - these lunatic motorists are seriously deficient when it comes to…"
Feb 15
Jim Frech replied to Dabba's discussion Cycling in Melbourne - would the collation of similar data here help us?
""The map shows 1,281 bicyclists on 18,209 bicycling routes." They must spread themselves pretty thin in Melbourne. I'm sorry but I have no idea what the above statement actually means."
Feb 15
Jim Frech replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion WITWI Mike's Bike - new challenge added
Feb 4
Jim Frech replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion WITWI Mike's Bike - new challenge added
Feb 2
Jim Frech replied to Dabba's discussion Dunc Gay's gone!
"Eye injuries from toxic spit? BTW ding dong the wicked witch is dead. Apart from of course "meet the new boss same as the old boss" - will the complicit cycling orgs be fooled again?"
Jan 29
Jim Frech replied to Bill Parker's discussion Bicycle NSW asks "What's in a name?"
"Maybe Bicycle NSW could indulge in a bit of soul searching as to why the current sorry state of affairs exists and their complicity in it, rather than pretending they are doing a bang up job by providing access to legal advice."
Jan 26

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