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Alison Road Sharepath - yellow marks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Llewster Jan 30, 2013. 6 Replies

Good news - cyclist numbers are up

Started this discussion. Last reply by Denise Straty Mar 28, 2012. 35 Replies


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Llewster replied to Snowy_5's discussion 2014 - Damn,those kamikaze stuka magpies
"Yes go past this magpie - feel it likes to attack from behind - so I always look in all directions at once so it won't try it."
11 hours ago
Llewster replied to BIKESydney's discussion CBD Light Rail - Getting Cycling onboard
"The biggest question with this is - can we use the light rail corridors to cycle on - eg George St when that has a lightrail down it. Devonshire St - and tunnel and overpass over Southern Cross Drive and Anzac Pde?"
11 hours ago
Llewster replied to Colin's discussion Campbell St Cycleway Progress
"I think Campbell St is supposed to be the alternative route to Oxford St. Getting you across to Castlereagh which will eventually have a cycleway on it as well and of course linking up to Bourke St Cycleway at the other end. It will be good for…"
Aug 20
Llewster replied to Malcolm Conn's discussion Circular Quay ro Moore Park
"Up Young St - left at Bent - right at Macquarie - when you reach Hyde Park go straight - through the park - verge left at the fountain - here you will get to the College St Cycleway. Then you go up to Oxford St - left here at the lights (i like to…"
Jul 27
Llewster replied to herzog's discussion Clover's man scrapping Oxford St Bus/Bikelane
"I think what they are after is a buffer between the road sewer and the shops - and they believe the parked cars are a win win in that situation - people can park and they are a buffer at the same time. What they hate are big loud buses and fast cars…"
Jul 23
Llewster replied to Jaya Jha's discussion Taking a vintage bicycle to Blue Mountains
"My suggestion to you doing Katoomba (when going the station to The 3 Sisters) - best to use Lurline St (parallel to Katoomba St) - esp when coming back from The 3 Sisters.  Lurline has a much more even gradient and has bike lanes on the side of…"
Jul 3
Llewster replied to Bob Moore's discussion Bike Budget Time in Marrickville- send em an email
"Bob - David, Do you have any targeted cycleways - infrastructure you would like to see in Marrickville? From my time in Marrickville I just remember the narrowest of busy roads. Addison - Marrickville - Victoria - Enmore - Sydenham Rds. No room for…"
Jun 24
Llewster replied to Jonathon Troy's discussion Bicycle Network are coming (to Sydney)
"Looking more into this Coke - Bicycle Network thing - they are giving away 300 free bikes today in Penrith and Wollongong - is this a bad thing - getting people to start riding? Sure its sponsored by big sugar soft drink - and some bike group that…"
Jun 24
Llewster replied to Jonathon Troy's discussion Bicycle Network are coming (to Sydney)
"I'm still horrified by the healthy washing that Coke has done with Bicycle Network. http://www.coca-colajourney.com.au/pedal-power-bicycle-network-and-coca-cola-invite-australians-to-get-on-their-bikes Reminds me very much of what happened and…"
Jun 18
Llewster replied to Paul Jackson's discussion Sydney Access Strategy: The plan
"I can only assume RMS want cyclists to avoid Oxford St.  So Bourke St Cycleway - Campbell St Cycleway - Castlereagh Cycleway - Liverpool St Cycleway - Kent St Cycleway.  But I just would have liked an option to go left down a King St…"
May 13
Llewster replied to Paul Jackson's discussion Sydney Access Strategy: The plan
"Any news on getting King St Cycleway done up to Castlereagh?"
May 13
Llewster replied to PeterT's discussion Hamilton Ave - Marks St, Naremburn - why is this marked as a bike route?
"http://bicyclensw.org.au/advocacy/proposals/proposals-sydney-north/brook-st-overpass/ Thanks for that - will shortly find out how easy it is to cross."
Mar 11
Llewster replied to PeterT's discussion Hamilton Ave - Marks St, Naremburn - why is this marked as a bike route?
"Do we know how far along they are to building the a cycleway bridge over the Brook Street Ramp?  Im changing location to Willoughby from Marrickville and would still like to continue to cycle commute to UNSW. Is there much of a safety in…"
Mar 11
Llewster replied to Pat The Rat's discussion Rant-Did I do the Right Thing?
"What I prefer to do on the narrow streets in Marrickville and Newtown is to find a gap between the parked cars - press the bike against the cars and put my body in that gap - and let them go through."
Feb 7
Llewster replied to Omar@Go! Alliance's discussion Why do many more men than women commute by bike?
"Being SHB specific - I feel its all about the perceived thought that there is a lack of cycling infrastructure in North Sydney.  Why stress yourself out with riding a bike up or down the Pacific Hwy and Miller St when you can take the train or…"
Jan 21
Llewster replied to Eleri's discussion Oxford Street Cycleway - consultation open
"Ive really liked Centennial Park's other cycleways - Cleveland St and the new Alison Rd one. Both of these are really good to encourage new not confident cyclists - and thus increase the amount of cyclists overall. I feel the new cycleway next…"
Jan 9

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At 2:58pm on August 9, 2011, Bill Parker said…
The four Everything's Connected videos are really great, thanks for pointing them out, you should perhaps start a discussion with links pointing these out, give them more prominence, people might miss the them buried in the videos section.
At 12:34am on August 10, 2011, Llewster said…
Well there isn't much to say about them really - its preaching to the converted here. But its good to see promotion for cycling. I suspect that the people here might make snide remarks about them - like the girl riding home from going out has no lights on her bike =) But it is complementary to the NY and London cycling promo material - personalising cycling by having a person talk about their experience cycling.

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