Having been hit off my bike and threatened with legal action, (long story!) I figure I must get insurance to prevent this happening again. Has anyone read all of the fine print and made an educated…Continue
"In the same article that Alastair Mackenzie was quoted in, it describes other accidents reported along Port Phillip Bay.
Cycle trails along the beaches of Port Phillip are very popular with riders, but come with a dangerous reputation.
"Here a link to a report done in 2011 regarding pedestrian bicycle collisions. It must be nice to think you are 700 times safer than being hit by a car! Here's a summary.....
".........................the risk of a pedestrian being struck…"
The article says that it is uncertain if the council can/will fund the $400,000-$500,000/ per year maintenance bill, let alone the state government building a brand new centre costing 10's of millions.
Can an indoor velodrome be a multi use…"
"Just the last school holidays I took my family to Canberra to go cycling.
Most of Canberra's attractions are located near Lake Burly Griffith, so we parked the car a few kilometres away, got in a bike ride and then visit the attractions…"
"OK, so lets compare 2 different men making threats and their punishments.
In Perth a man threatens a man with a knife,
"He was charged with carrying a weapon in public for brandishing the knife, according to Nine News Perth,…"
"Be careful. I parked near MacDonalds near the Imax and I got the following ticket. A ranger came up to me and explained that I couldn't park my bike there. He was polite, even though my mood was far from it. I can't imagine they would come…"
"Hmm, interesting story. And he is still a practicing solicitor.
Regardless the statistics show Adelaide is still a safer place to cycle.
2014 statistics as provided from the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics.
I spent a long time on Google maps and Google Earth to make this track. I did go down Mine track road. I have been on it before and it was a rough ride, however this time it had been graded and was a beautiful car free dirt track down into…"
"Have to agree with the Newcastle/ central coast option. I did this 75km ride a few weeks ago. Mostly off road or quiet roads, even a bit of bush bashing through Munmorah Conservation park for good measure. Heaps of restaurants/ cafes along the way…"