"No. The driver still has to care OR failing that be staring down serious prison time so they are forced to care.
Then we need to deal with skills and knowledge. Annual testing and professional driver training regardless of age should go a long way…"
"haha yes, the sheep were the clue. Plus it is very "New Zealand" to have a landmark like that. Well done Snowy.
We had just come over the Crown Range between Queenstown and Wanaka. On the way up we took this other shot and intended…"
"We were in South India on the way from Banganapalli to Proddatdur.
After 20 k or so we came through this village of Koilkuntla. The temple was on the left and the road with those villages headed north."
Mostly on the touring bike but I also ride a road bike
Another guy on a bike. I have been very fortunate to have had viable cycling opportunities over quite a long period. I rode to primary school from a farm outside of town and cycled a lot during high school. I went to SU in the early '70s and had a bike there. By the mid 70s I had discovered touring and spent a few years around Australia plus did a 6 month trip overseas. In the 80's I cycled a lot. But in the 90's I was looking after teenagers and the mortgage so did not do much. From 2000 I have been back into it and loving it. Always looking for touring companions for 14-18 day trips.
Unfortunately we don't get to do a lot of riding together these days, wot wiv kids'n'all, though occasionally we have managed a tour interstate (Tas, NZ -- not quite interstate, but you know...) or closer to home. Quite a few BikeNorth rides go right past our house so we sort of feel included!
Hey, are you coming to the bike breakfast on Monday to celebrate the LCT SUP opening? We'll be there.