This morning I decided to ride to the playground in Bicentennial Park with my 4 year old son on his balance bike and my 18 month old daughter in the bike seat.While both kids were wearing prescribed…Continue
"I live in Queen Street, Concord West, and we use the tunnel all the time taking the kids to and from the playgrounds in Sydney Olympic Park. As a resident I have already raised some objections to the project but will send another submission…"
"My garage has exposed ceiling joists so what I did is bought a single length of steel tubing (as used in scaffolding) and threaded it across the top of the joists. 1 screw at each end keeps it from rolling and then I simply hook all 6…"
"I ride my kid to school sometimes (well most sunny days that I don't have my daughter too). One morning on the way to school. I filter and stop on the side of the left lane with my foot on the gutter at a red light. A guy in a white…"
"Front seats are great for kids mainly because you can have a great conversation with your child in that position But you do lose the added safety feature of having a very visible child on your bike in that cars seem to give you…"
"Actually the bad parenting thing has been wheeled out by police and various do gooders - I can't believe that people who have no vested interest would bother, but they do. Personally I don't think a parent doing this is a bad parent as I…"
"Who would unstrap the baby from her seat?
Probably the same people who unstrap kids from car seats when their parents die at the wheel, for whatever reason. Or a handy local ranger - you should have thanked him for thinking ahead (NPI)!"
"I'd be more concerned about safety riding a bike with a child seat than I would pushing a pram. Physics says prams (which are two or four wheeled) are more stable than bicycles. In fact, I bought a trailer for the same reason. Mind you I am…"
"This topic is of interest to me. I've wondered why some people say that parents who do not wear helmets whilst their children do is a sign of poor parenting. Of course in Australia with our MHLs then being a scofflaw is a poor example, but from…"