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
"Blitzed again this morning 5 coppers all up. College Street and Park Street. Ticket issued along with some poor French tourist. More disconcerting is the number of pedestrians stopping and filming it. Judging from their age and the cold dead…"
"The guy who warned me on Bourke Str as he passed simply said 'cops ahead mate'. We were both on the cycle path so the passing speed was plenty slow enough for his non-cryptic all verbal communication followed by a smile and a thanks from…"
"Came in earlier than normal, this morning saw no one at College street (8:15). Was warned by a kindly passing cyclist on Bourke street that there were coppers imminent. Got off and walked to Foveau where I turned left but saw no sign of them,…"
"It's a great idea. I wonder if its something that the Cyclists Party would be interested in....
Not just the cost of having those blitzes but the fact that the cops focus only on the occasional cyclist without a helmet while ignoring the…"
"I understand that but if you start getting defensive with them you're more likely to get a fine. Instead I gave them a vague answer (skin) and they made me walk instead of giving me a ticket. So even though I wasn't obligated to give them…"
"If I actually ever saw a cop pinging someone ever for talking on mobile or running red lights I wouldn't mind the odd ticket and aggressive lecture but this heavy presence was designed to send a message to cyclists and does nothing for public…"
"Also massive presence on corner of Park Street and College Str. About 8 helmeted bike cops, 1 motorbike cop and one officer. Operating on both sides of Park street.
Not one cop paying attention to the cars queued through the intersection or running…"