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Russ W liked Michael O'Reilly's profile
Feb 19
Russ W liked Pat The Rat's discussion Tumbarumba To Rosewood Rail Trail
Feb 19
Russ W liked Edward Re's discussion Meadowbank Education Precinct
Feb 19
Russ W replied to noelbike's discussion Vehicle Confiscation law needed
"Good comment here Duncan.  What a devastating situation for the family and their friends.  I guess even alcolocks could be overcome with an assistant, but they might also be under the influence. In today’s SMH, the executive director…"
Feb 4
Russ W replied to Thom's discussion New To Sydney - Route Suggestion From Inner West to Pyrmont?
"Bob.  Are Bicycle NSW involved in any discussions with WestConnex?  I can’t say l’ve heard BNSW make any media statements regarding these problems created by WestConnex! ..... or is it being left to you and your terrific…"
Jan 21
Russ W replied to Russ W's discussion Southerly change expected at Sydney airport at 9:15 pm.
"The TAF covers 24 hours and is issued every 6 hours, however it can be amended between these issue times in which case it starts TAF AMD YSSY ......"
Jan 4
Russ W replied to Russ W's discussion Southerly change expected at Sydney airport at 9:15 pm.
"The Sydney metropolitan forecast refers to a cool gusty southerly change in the late evening.  If you’d like to now a more accurate arrival time look at the Sydney airport forecast, TAF YSSY ..... for tonight it’s saying the…"
Jan 4
Russ W posted a discussion

Southerly change expected at Sydney airport at 9:15 pm.

BoM saying southerly change expected at Sydney Airport at 9:15 pm ..... went thru Nowra at 7:30 pm.See More
Jan 4

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do ?
Recreational, Touring, Whatever
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Tell us about your bikes
bought my first mountain bike (Gary Fisher) in 1992 ..... fantastic bike, but an updated one needed.
About Me:
-- meteorologist with Bureau of Meteorology 1970 - 2001.
-- vice-president Bicycle NSW 1983 - 2001 (president 1995-96).
-- inaugural member of the North Shore Bicycle Group (NSBG, founded in 1982 -- current president.
-- represent Bicycle NSW on Lane Cove Tunnel Project's CCLG2 (community consultative liaision group).
-- represent NSBG on the bicycle committees of North Sydney, Willoughby and Lane Cove
-- cycletoured in Europe on 15 occasions (1986 - 2001).
-- attended European Cycling Federation conferences from 1992 to 2001.

Comment Wall (14 comments)

At 2:02pm on January 20, 2008, DamianM said…
Hi Russ, Welcome to the site!
At 1:06pm on July 6, 2008, Adrian said…
Thanks Russ : )
At 12:19pm on July 24, 2008, Neil Alexander said…

This might interest you:
At 11:14am on October 20, 2008, Tony Arnold said…
Yeah, I realised after I wrote that idea about the Harbourlink paths that a bridge over the freeway would be required for pedestrians since the East SHB path isn't simply on the other side of the railway from the West SHB path, but on the other side of the freeway as well. This would probably be too expensive I guess...
At 10:27am on January 20, 2009, Benjamin Haslem said…
Russ, yes know all about the proposed Harbourlink.
I ride up Walker Street to Ridge from North Sydney and then over the shared pedestrian bridge into Neutral Bay, so am hoping it comes off. That said, do we have to share it with pedestrians? I'd rather ride on the road than have to dodge iPod-wearing, texting ditherers!
At 12:08pm on January 20, 2009, Benjamin Haslem said…
Yeah, understand Russ. We have to share. Would be good if pedestrians could be educated about sharing with bikes. The Council Rangers on Pyrmont Bridge at Darling Harbour are quick to tell bikes to slow down, what about telling pedestrians to watch where they're going?! Thanks for all your efforts on this one.
At 4:45pm on March 24, 2009, Half said…
Hi Russ - Ok thanks for the tip - will do.

At 11:59am on August 25, 2010, Wendy Carlisle said…
Russ, thanks for this very intersting. My next BB will be about Bike helmet laws, but this is fascinating, too.
At 2:41pm on August 25, 2010, Wendy Carlisle said…
hi is

i will be in contact re friday

At 6:55pm on August 27, 2010, Struggler said…
Not too au fait with the technicalities. Could be that friend option didn't appear because I hadn't 'accepted' a previous frieind request from you. Glad to be aligned with you Russ - have enormous respect for your efforts. However, not exactly the advocacy type myself. Cheers.

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