"Excellent article from Liz (for PM) Farrelly.
I wonder if all the 'troll' drivers are perfect, law-abiding pedestrians when they cross the road, with or without traffic lights.
Re road funding: I say let the polluters pay.
"I don't know about the injury/time off work claim, but I had success with bike repair/replacement by A) reporting to police with details of driver and witness, B) getting three quotes from different bike shops, C) sending a detailed letter of…"
"yes, yes, yes. They can manage it overseas, why not here?
It should be enforced with severe penalties. On Saturday I had a ute coming as close as he could, while I was negotiating a hairpin in Galston Gorge. He was trying to bring his barking…"
"I too am tempted to try my luck in the Brutal but Fair. Does anyone have a reliable method of extending the battery charge for a Garmin?
I've read that an Energizer USB charger will not cause the Garmin to reset when plugged in. Anyone used it?"
"Wow. Sounds like plenty of food for neurotic thought there.
Old bikes work and last a lifetime if looked after with minimum maintenance and especially if stored inside.
Vintage bikes and parts abound on the internet, many still in their original…"
Harry: Harry Quinn (Liverpool UK) 531 touring special. Bought second hand in 1974. Campag Nouveau Record with Rally touring rear derailleur.
Ken: Evolution (Ken Evans) Australian steel (Columbus EL) road bike, Campag 10 speed groupset.
Franky: Conceicao Australian steel road bike, built by Paul Hillbrick, Campag triple comp groupset.
Willy: Willier carbon (yes I know, my cred is shattered) Campag Athena 11 speed
Uno: more carbon (what is going on?) Uno Velo SLS 1018 frame with Campag Athena 11 speed and Fulcrum Racing 1 wheels. A climbing machine.
The tank: Focus hybrid commuter, Sram 10 speed twist shift, disk brakes for the daily grind to the office.
Over 50 years of traffic jamming on three continents. Still active.
Organiser Sydney Ride of Silence
Advocacy officer ManMosBUG
Audax member and rider
Community Representative Manly Bicycle Committee (disbanded by Lib council)
Critical Mass participant when possible