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
">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…"
"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…"
">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…"
"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 -…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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."