Peter Hoskins
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  • Sydney NSW
  • Australia

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Peter Hoskins replied to herzog's discussion How to fix the Sydney CBD
"the obsolete taxi appear to be about in huge numbers. I use taxis often for work - there is not real alternative.  I would sue train when i can but it doesn't work to meet my needs, I commune by bike into the city but a 40 min cycle to an…"
Oct 11
Peter Hoskins replied to Average Joe Cyclist's discussion Scary Cycling in Sydney
"I cycle 20+ km into work in the CBD each day and feel very safe (perhaps one magpie at the moment).I should add that only 2km is not on a cycleway On weekend I ride further south to Kurnell and again feel very safe and enjoy the company of many…"
Oct 1
Peter Hoskins replied to herzog's discussion To all cycling advocacy groups
"Not my space but they look dysfunctional organisations driven by far fetched agenda, not reality, from the outside. Clubs and BUG  etc don't really advocate or are passive in their approach  from what I have seen and may be more…"
Aug 17
Peter Hoskins replied to Happy Dragon's discussion Turn Solutions
"Chicken little uses the Botany Bay foreshore bike path - slow and longer than Chuter Ave but safe and the morning evening views are often tranquil. The spot you are discussing does need a solution - I like bike boxes and much more green pain"
Aug 13
Peter Hoskins replied to Chris's discussion Road bike 23, 25, 28 or 30 mm tyres
"delightful Dabba. I now have gaterskins on HED C2 rims.  they are 23 tube but on the C2 are as wide in contact as a 25 or more.  very comfortable. They feel great and thus it is worth considering a wider rim profile."
Aug 11
Peter Hoskins replied to Bill Parker's discussion Cycling is on the wane in Australia 27.1% (2011) to 24.3% (2015) ?
"I have never been involved in any for of survey.  I do wonder about all statistics. "
Aug 3
Peter Hoskins replied to Jonathon Troy's discussion Behold the taxman cometh!
"Some interesting issues, overpricing by some, low volume speciality items can explain some higher pricing in Aust, but I can also buy online from Aust sources cheaper than OS. I just shop around and will continue to do so."
Jul 23
Peter Hoskins replied to BIKESydney's discussion NSW Govt to increase fines for Riders and require Riders to carry identification
"I read on 9news that dunk said that it was impractical and impossible to police - as well it would not help. but we keep getting excited on her"
Jul 15
Peter Hoskins replied to mikesbytes's discussion The demographics of Telegraph readers
"perhaps only smokers would bother reading such an article and responding"
Jul 6
Peter Hoskins replied to John Knight's discussion Time for a rant about ignorant homophobic idiots
"well I have never been abused for wearing lycra, laughed at perhaps. I would worry about it. "
Jul 6
Peter Hoskins replied to Dan's discussion 'Unsafe Cycle Lane' signs
"Isn't it street art"
Jun 19
Peter Hoskins replied to Dabba's discussion UK trialing Lifepaint for improved cyclist safety
"Southern California perhaps?"
Jun 3
Peter Hoskins replied to Graham Smith's discussion Rail Trail debate takes off again at Gundagai
"Off topic but as other states are mentioned, I caught a summary of the recent WA budget - the firs deficit in decades (+/-). Hut a specific line item of $78m for cycling projects.  How does that compare nationally?"
May 28
Peter Hoskins replied to Peter H's discussion Steve Price is a wanker and should STFU
"Can you tell us more about the parking?"
May 25
Peter Hoskins replied to herzog's discussion Where were all the bikes this morning?
"ok this morning with two layers oin top and shorts. usually I find as winter sets in it is still quite mild on the coast but at about 8 degrees I go for long leg warmers to work and shorts home with long gloves on cold mornings. Often I get…"
May 14
Peter Hoskins replied to herzog's discussion Where were all the bikes this morning?
"I think they did - from where I sit you could see the storm move across- it ended up more of  front than a storm I guess - but recent such events have not been a drizzly day in Holland . I suspect people made a risk assessment"
May 14

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Recreational
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Sandringham 2219
Tell us about your bikes
Flat bar road bike

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 9:19am on March 22, 2012, DamianM said…

Hi there Peter

Welcome to Sydney Cyclist!

At 7:47pm on March 22, 2012, Peter Hoskins said…

Cheers, stay safe

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