Ok- so this is my first post on this forum, and I'm very sorry for it to take on a negative tone, but I really want to warn fellow riders and hear your experiences/methods to overcome this issue.I'm…Continue
"I use Bourke St cycleway down to William St. It's the safest one around but as someone else said, always assume the drivers will do the wrong thing then at least you're prepared. You do get cars suddenly turning in front of you…"
"Welcome! I use the same bit of cycleway and since it's the highlight of my commute, all I can say is, it's got better since it opened! Cars mostly give way these days and fewer vehicles park on it :) It may help to give everyone who looks…"
"I've come to the conclusion that "logical conversation" is never going to make a difference to these people.
You need to get in one quick comment which makes it clear why you are upset with their behaviour and get outta there before…"
"I met one close-passer today. I caught up with him and had a chat, focusing on the fact we both had families to go home to and what he did was dangerous to me.
Logical conversation ended when he said he 'pays to be on the road.'
"I hope you are ok Daniel.
Hit and runs are becomming more and more prevalent - against all vehicle types. I have been hit and run twice in the last 12 months on the pushbike - one definitely deliberate, and one very much suspected so. Managed…"
"So much for the illusion of rego/licensing huh?
Well, good to see you are up and around and posting on this website, I'm assuming that because you weren't carted away in an ambulance and didn't mention any major injury you managed to…"
"Got taken out in a hit and run about 5 weeks ago while riding down the cycleway. Snapped forks and zero justice. Had bright lights and clothing on.
I can't help but think some very steep speed humps at either end of each intersection crossing…"