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Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Josh on Friday. 28 Replies

I heard Duncan Gay on 2GB this morning hinting at a "licensing type" scheme in the next month. I have no idea if this was to mollify the audience or the host. I know the Telegraph has blown up about…Continue

PM should stop bike riding says official doctor

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wir sind Profi Jan 7. 79 Replies

Doctor Graham Killer, who has treated all the Prime Ministers since Paul Keating, said Tony Abbott should give up his early morning bike rides. Killer told News Ltd (front page of The Australian) it…Continue

The bridge to Chatswood .... whats the best safest route?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Fagan Nov 29, 2014. 4 Replies

What's the best, safest route from the HB to Chatswood? I'm a born and bred "eastsider", so get a little lost unless it's something easy like the ride to Akuna etc. Going to the "darkside" a couple…Continue

Chased by QQU-100 Green Honda driven by three men

Started this discussion. Last reply by Phil Oct 24, 2014. 26 Replies

Just got home from mid-afternoon ride. Coming up New South Head Rd at Vaucluse near the Cemetery when I was buzzed by a "British racing green" Honda Civic Sedan, license plate QQU-100. Got told I…Continue

 

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Josh replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"Yeah, so, very funny. But Godwin's law, and all that. Our misfortunes with poor government decisions, whatever they may be, pale into utter insignificance, given, you know... FWIW, I am on the side of the optimists. There are enough sensible…"
Friday
Wir sind Profi replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"Sounds about right   Might even be some fluff to come around demerit points, which is something he can play with as a distraction."
Friday
James Gray replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"If it means we can outlaw Crocs and high heeled ugg boots then I'd be all for it!"
Friday
Peter H replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"So as pedestrians also break the laws should they also be subjected to licensing? Or perhaps we could have a shoe registration scheme. Of course thongs would be deemed as an off road shoe only and be forbidden in public areas where they may cause…"
Thursday
Dabba replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"I hope the view's good!  :-)"
Thursday
Wir sind Profi replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"I draft her uphill, she is an energiser bunny"
Thursday
Dabba replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"I hope that the co-rider doesn't flatten the battery too quickly!  ;-)"
Thursday
Wir sind Profi replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"Polizei cannot enforce dynamo law since most bikes were stolen from the Dutch too much embarassment ;-)"
Thursday
Robflyte replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"I travel Baulkham Hills to Marrickville almost daily and I don't see these rogue cyclists. if he reaaly wanted to affect cyclists in Australia he'd introduce lighting rules like Germany's. Not that it stops anyone cycling over there."
Thursday
Dan replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"I have a suspicion the Libs wheel Gay out to make these kind of statements when the government has something they'd like to bury in the news agenda. Create some noise and smoke, kind of thing. Something like, say, pressuring a bank to change a…"
Thursday
Wir sind Profi replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"yes, tho I didn't pay for it. garmin comes with a co-rider :-)"
Thursday
markysharky replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"I have only travelled 5200ks in two years in my comfortable car, equating to costly ownership when fully totalled. Every journey, where I can, is undertaken on one of my bikes, not because I am saving the planet, but it presents as a…"
Thursday
Mark replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"I listened to it just now, now more advanced than it has been for the last week or so. Just gonna put it to some "forum" he's arranging, hopefully so he can back out without losing face."
Thursday
noelbike replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"Bring it on.  Then all the problems already well known can be put on Gay's doorstep."
Thursday
Dabba replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"OT - did you finally get your GPS?"
Thursday
Sir Trevor the Lesser replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)
"I think you're right, Mike, it is just the thin edge of the wedge. And your 'driver's licence or fishing licence type thing' idea sounds frightening plausible. You're not some pollie's spin doctor, are you? That sort…"
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What sort of riding do you do ?
Road Cycling
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Eastern Suburbs
Tell us about your bikes
3 bikes for me Pinarello Dogma with Campy SR11, BMC SL02 with Shimano 105 and a Cannondale Supersix Evo with SR11
About Me:
I have returned to Australia after 15 years hopping around the world. I currently live and ride in Sydney.
Website:
http://ibankcyclist.blogspot.com/

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Last month in Europe ... the long good bye

Posted on May 28, 2012 at 7:42am 2 Comments

I've lived away from Sydney for too long. As part of a long good by I'm ordering a new bike.

Cannondale Evo Super Six

I'll be writing a blog on the fitting and buying processes starting tomorrow. 

Schadenfreude .... ain't it sweet. And a bike race in Geneva...

Posted on May 12, 2012 at 3:47am 0 Comments

Today's blog.....

Schadenfreude .... ain't it sweet. And a bike race in Geneva... 

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 7:26am on May 9, 2012, Patrick Rossier said…
Hi Michael
I hope I'm doing this right but I only just started to use Sydney cyclist ( even if joined a while ago)
And have not yet use strava ( joinned yesterday )
Are you really based in Geneva? I lived in Lausanne for 25 years, well, I was 
Born there. 
All the best to you
Patri k
At 7:37am on May 28, 2012, Michael Fagan said…

Patrick .... 

Thanks for the strava kudos. We are leaving here 1st week of July. Letsmake sure we have a ride together when I get back to Sydney.

Keep on truckin'

At 10:57am on May 30, 2012, Patrick Rossier said…
Hi Michael
Sure we can have a ride someday. Sound as so you'll leave me for dead though. My last tour du Léman was done 25 years ago........not quite as fit anymore but still pedaling around.

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