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video of magpie swooping

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nathan Ngo Sep 11, 2017. 13 Replies

Does anyone have any video of magpies swooping?  (go pro or something)If you do, we'd be grateful if you contact BISA chair Fay Patterson: chair@bisa.asn.au.ThanksContinue

North Terrace Tram Extension - it's grim

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter B Oct 3, 2017. 58 Replies

As soon as BISA heard that the State government was going to extend the tram  down North Terrace to East Terrace we asked to speak to Transport Minister Mullighan about taking the opportunity to…Continue

Google Maps or Cycle Instead

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gemma K Jul 28, 2017. 11 Replies

I've been using the cycling layer of Google Maps when cycling to an area I don't know.  I liked the way it seem to crowd-source information to come up with networks.But it has some weird ideas,…Continue

Location of cyclist crashes, 2011-2015

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Jul 5, 2017. 5 Replies

Data SA have provided BISA with crash data for period 2011 to 2015, both as a …Continue

 

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Ian Radbone, BISA committee replied to Robert Thomson's discussion Pyrenees
"With us it's always what we shouldn't have taken.  Keep the spare clothing to a minimum.  Don't double up on tools.  Make sure you have stretchy straps, like occy straps - but only one or two. A good quality handlebar…"
Aug 20
Ian Radbone, BISA committee liked Equal2lance2's discussion Frome Street bikeway
Aug 20
Ian Radbone, BISA committee replied to heather's discussion shared paths
"I remember reading an elderly bloke telling us that a ting-a-ling bell is much easier to hear than a single ding.  So we only use ting-a-ling bells.  They also sound more friendly."
Aug 2
Ian Radbone, BISA committee replied to heather's discussion shared paths
"I don't think it reflects well on us as a society that the sound of a horn is generally taken to mean either "get out of my way" or "you're a f*wit".  The only legal use of a warning device is to warn someone of…"
Jul 12
Ian Radbone, BISA committee replied to heather's discussion shared paths
"I favour a dashed line.  They should be used to distinguish shared paths (where pedestrians can expect to have to share the path with cyclists) from footpaths (where cyclists should regard themselves as “guests” and fit around…"
Jul 10
Ian Radbone, BISA committee replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"Thanks George, I'll pass this on to Paul. Ian"
Jun 15
Ian Radbone, BISA committee replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"Hi Norm I notice that the letter I linked on the BISA post has a number you can ring to find out more beyond "construction of an asphaltic shoulder or overlaying the existing shoulder for a total of 1.16km".  I would ring the number…"
May 16
Ian Radbone, BISA committee replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"Earlier this year BISA wrote to DPTI about the problem.  They've had a look at it and agreed to fix it, at a cost of $60,000 to next year's budget.  Thanks to Paul May for investigating and drafting the letter to DPTI's…"
May 15
Daniel replied to Ian Radbone, BISA committee's discussion Frome Street update
"An observational update: Preliminary works have started on the Grenfell St - Rundle street section, which is good. Lines have also been marked on the existing bikeway between Wakefield St and Pirie St, which is not good. I guess the…"
Apr 27
Dan replied to Ian Radbone, BISA committee's discussion Do you know of any compliant bollards in the Adelaide City Council?
"For what it's worth, these were far worse. Originally they had square corners, like they are for the rest of the fence. A complaint to the Botanic Gardens (who are responsible for them) got them fixed to this level."
Apr 20
heather replied to Ian Radbone, BISA committee's discussion Do you know of any compliant bollards in the Adelaide City Council?
"George, you might be aware of this. Alexandrina Council includes Goolwa Beach. Cyclist dies after Goolwa Beach crash Published by The Times On The Coast on…"
Apr 17
George B replied to Ian Radbone, BISA committee's discussion Do you know of any compliant bollards in the Adelaide City Council?
"Absolutely agree Peter but they still keep erecting them.Officers from our local council, Alexandrina, seem to firmly believe the unnecessary bollards they erect must conform to "the" standard & do. Their bollards don't meet the…"
Apr 17
pete davis replied to Ian Radbone, BISA committee's discussion Do you know of any compliant bollards in the Adelaide City Council?
"If you look at bollards or sets of bollards closely, any dickhead could drive a small car either thru or around most of them.  The bollards are just a dangerous hazard for bike riders mainly. "
Apr 15
Michael Murray replied to Ian Radbone, BISA committee's discussion Do you know of any compliant bollards in the Adelaide City Council?
"No they are bollocks.  That's something different."
Apr 14
George B replied to Ian Radbone, BISA committee's discussion Do you know of any compliant bollards in the Adelaide City Council?
"What is the source of the table above describing a compliant bollard?Pretty well all bollards I see are non compliant & brand new bollards being erected are non compliant. I think we need to establish we have the correct rules & then supply…"
Apr 13
Michael Murray replied to Ian Radbone, BISA committee's discussion Frome Street update
"Ah thanks. Sorry I was confused!"
Apr 4

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weird bike

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 14:30 1 Comment

I just dropped in to Kevin Clark's bike shop on Magill Road and saw this weird bike with two sets of nylon cords instead of gears.  If you look closely at the photo you will see lots of notches.  There are nineteen, for the nineteen gears, all in a single ratio.

It's also got hydraulic rim brakes, which I'd never seen before.

It's a sort of a step-through commuter bike with lockable front shocks, good for hopping kerbs.

Kevin also tells me he now sells more electric…

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Conversation with Lord Mayoral candidate Kelly Henderson

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 14:30 4 Comments

I had a long conversation with Kelly Henderson on the weekend. A former President of the Parklands Preservation Society, Kelly is known as taking a fairly uncompromising stand on protecting the Park Lands. We probably need such people, to balance those who just see it as unexploited real estate.

But Kelly wanted to talk to me about cycling. She thinks the Frome Bikeway has created a backlash and has made life more frustrating for motorists, e.g. the right turn bans have made life…

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