"Unfortunately if you encounter a police officer who thinks differently that won't stop you being fined. Then the only real way to contest the fine is to waste time and money going to court - with no guaranteed outcome. There have been several…"
"Oh, I don't know - basic competency in bicycle repair is not a bad thing.
The bicycle is as close to a perfect machine as we have and yet it is very simple. None of the moving parts are beyond the comprehension of a normal person. Any competent…"
"Nice - 3 years later just to make some sort of point. You must have a fixation. Well at least now you are back safe and sound in Australia and you don't have any confusing choices about your headwear. (I do hope you didn't choose to ride…"
"Yep that's Australian cycling in a nutshell - it's all sports cycling on road bikes and SFA commuting cyclists. It is strange that many cities try to encourage the riding of bicycles to work at peak hours whereas here cyclists suggest that…"
">All road rules (and demerit points) apply to cyclists, except where the rule expressly states "the driver of a motor vehicle," "the driver of a heavy vehicle," "the driver of a public bus" etc.
You seem very sure of…"
"I dug into this a few years back - as I understood it the demerit points parity scheme is only for motor vehicle offences. This is likely why the SA centric cycling demerit points are listed as specifically not applying, because they can't be…"
"There are different rules in each state as to whether demerit points for cycling offences can be legally applied against your drivers licence.
The national demerit point parity scheme is for motor vehicle offences - my understanding is that you…"
"Wow, and you post another wall of text.
Don't you see any problem with going into threads (all those other threads you dredged up) that are about people being killed or seriously injured whilst riding their bikes and then posting your diatribes…"