"Mike thanks for your detailed reply! This makes much more sense (to me at least) than the sport vs utility cyclists angle.
Si, I am indeed thoroughly jaded. To tell the truth I find the cyclists vs drivers debate fairly depressing, it doesn't…"
"Does anyone seriously think that a few people cycling around in lycra stops people cycling? Or that Cycling Central, an excellent but rather obscure show hidden on SBS puts people off cycling? I seem to recall that Cadel's win last year got…"
""For many scores of years it wasn't considered a problem then all of a sudden it was deemed to be one? Sure kids were being killed mainly due to them rushing onto the road without looking."
Have you actually read what you just…"
"But the big sign does say no "animals"... I think I'll try the route again and look for the"no bikes" sign. The bike exit is perfectly clear, with a bike sign and left turn arrow in the shoulder lane. It seems odd to have…"