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Cyclist saves baby from abduction

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason B Oct 2, 2014. 13 Replies

A cyclist has thwarted an attempted abduction in Sydney's inner west.Police said a woman was pushing her 14-month-old son in a pram along Timbrell Drive at Rodd Point at 10.30am  on Tuesday when a…Continue

Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'

Started this discussion. Last reply by mikesbytes Oct 18, 2016. 174 Replies

Thought there were a lot of police around this morning. Let the targeting of pedestrians and cyclists by the police commence …Continue

Bicycle helmets on the British Medical Journal site

Started this discussion. Last reply by non ministrare sed ministrari Dec 18, 2013. 7 Replies

Interesting summary of a new study into bike helmets and the law.The linked paper by…Continue

Helmet sting College street cycle path.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew K Aug 8, 2013. 27 Replies

Cops targeting helmetless miscreants tonight on the corner of Park and College str.Friendly and bored cop advised me to avoid cycling past cops without my magic hat, and asked me to 'walk it until I…Continue

 

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mikesbytes replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"So he didn't check her bag for guns or drugs and her strava, in case she rides along College st at the same time that Dunc's limo uses it"
Oct 18, 2016
Colin replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"It was raining. My gf was stopped for not wearing a helmet, except she WAS wearing one - it was cunningly hidden by her rain poncho, which she pulled back for the big reveal. But the cop wasn't fully satisifed - he then asked what she was…"
Oct 18, 2016
James Mahon replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"There might have been something worth while policing going on.... I certainly did not see any police who looked remotely interested in people operating bicycles. You could argue the threat of an Operation Pedro was enough. Pretty sure people riding…"
Oct 18, 2016
mikesbytes replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"What happened with Operation Pedro?"
Oct 17, 2016
yugyug replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"That's interesting. Maybe that because of the possibility the licensing rule is unconstitutional as a hindrance to free movement between states? As was proposed months ago by people that presumably know about such things. I don't though,…"
Oct 16, 2016
Jonathon Troy replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"Apparently Operation Pedro is on tomorrow according to Bicycle NSW's Facebook page. Meanwhile in the ACT we have had an election and the ACT Labor and Greens government has seen off the ACT Liberals. The ACT Greens MLA mentioned at an election…"
Oct 16, 2016
Bill Elder replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"Not quite a cyclist, but this has shades of the police crash tackle in the US from a few years back, you'd hope it was a reflex action. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCWc_gFcGbc"
Nov 7, 2015
cafard à deux roues replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"Pedro more likely stands for Ped(allers) R(ack) O(ff) !"
Nov 7, 2015
non ministrare sed ministrari replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"Yes. And I like the removal of vehicles from George St already. Pollution of all kinds is obviously less down at Railway Square for instance :-)"
Nov 7, 2015
yugyug replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"Why Operation Franklin? I always assumed Operation Pedro was named by a Napolean Dynamite fan in the NSW Police, until my friend pointed out it probably stood for Ped(estrian) Ro(ad) safety or something (Operation Pedro targets pedestrians as well…"
Nov 6, 2015
yugyug replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"I saw something hilarious as it was sad and frightening today. Two cars alone, one behind the other, stopped in the middle of the left turning lane of Dacey Ave, Moore Park. They were 50m back from the lights. No cars in front of them, they had all…"
Nov 6, 2015
James Gray replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"I don't suppose they are taking advantage of the police presence to check for motorists using mobile phones."
Nov 6, 2015
mikesbytes replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"It's good to see the concern about safety.  A much better solution would be to remove  as many motor vehicles as possible"
Nov 6, 2015
Jonathon Troy replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"pedestriansWe finally had an idea of how many pedestrians got booked over the past 3 months."
Nov 5, 2015
non ministrare sed ministrari replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"haha. I think not, the article is about the vanilla Einfelds, not the truffle forriners"
Oct 26, 2015
Neil Alexander replied to Martyn P's discussion Operation Pedro. 'Targeting cyclist and pedestrian safety.'
"They must have foreign ID...? ;-)"
Oct 26, 2015

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Mountain Biking
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Manly
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About Me:
Dutch guy spreading the low country ethos
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http://www.icontraptions.com.au

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