Ken the Dane
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  • Adelaide, South Australia
  • Australia
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Ken the Dane replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Frome Street bikeway
"Let's just say that law comes with some ambiguity as stated here: https://cyclinggeelong.com.au/2016/05/26/turning-left-who-has-right-of-way/ Elsewhere the road rules for cyclists are this simple (google Translated) whereas the rules for…"
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Ken the Dane replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Frome Street bikeway
"Nope. The only solution is to remove any confusion by having having all vehicles having to give way when left turning for any vehicles/pedistrians going straight. No matter whether they are in front or not, indicating or not. Works a treat in…"
yesterday
Ken the Dane replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Collecting rubbish by bike
Aug 8
Ken the Dane replied to Katie Gilfillan's discussion Election and cycling: what's being offered and what shoud be offered?
"I know it is a State election and not just about Adelaide but perhaps (me thinks) there is a bit of inspiration to be found here http://www.ramboll.com/megatrend/feature-articles/when-necessity-sparks-urban-innovation and related articles. Obviously…"
Feb 27
Ken the Dane replied to stretts's discussion How to Commute Adelaide (tips on riding safe - contributions welcome)
"Never said it did. But there is a general belief in Australia that by enforcing MHL is the only way of making cycling safe hence it shouldn't be discussed/abolished. I currently live in Denmark and is very strong anti-MHL but use a helmet every…"
Feb 20
Ken the Dane replied to stretts's discussion How to Commute Adelaide (tips on riding safe - contributions welcome)
""...  should not be compared to Australian cycling statistics". Why not? Otherwise Australia will still keep fixing symptoms rather than removing the root causes. Holland, Denmark etc. was just as car infested in the 60es as…"
Feb 20
Ken the Dane replied to pete davis's discussion Presumed Liability
Jan 29
Ken the Dane replied to Trevor Hill's discussion Well, that's handy!
"Progress coming to SA! http://www.copenhagenize.com/2011/09/bicycle-care-station-by-statoil.html ; Wonder how much other inspiration could be gleaned from overseas"
Jan 7
Ken the Dane replied to Michael Murray's discussion Burnside Council gives up on bicycles
"18 km long but one way perhaps.... Straya"
Oct 31, 2017
Ken the Dane replied to Michael Murray's discussion Burnside Council gives up on bicycles
"This is like reading a Monty Python sketch. Ay ay sir. What 3rd world country are we talking about? I know it is not fair to compare a suburb of a large country town to a city…"
Oct 31, 2017
Ken the Dane replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Obikes
"That just encapsulates the Australian mentality towards bikes. …"
Oct 17, 2017
Ken the Dane replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Obikes
"Isn't that just because Adelaide has turned it's back to the river and no iniative so far has managed to 'open' op the connection between the city and the river? The closest being a bridge to walk over it. I guess that is how…"
Oct 17, 2017

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What bikes do you ride?
Daily to/from work: 2006 Avenue Broadway 8 gear internal Shimano Nexus, roller brakes
Occasional weekend/TDU: 1981 Koga Miyata Gentsracer with full mid 90's campy group set
A few city bikes around the beach house
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute, Other

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At 10:41 on February 21, 2012, heather said…

Hi Kenneth and welcome to Look For Cyclists and Vote For Cyclists. This week I added to the former under 'How to design for cyclists' and 'How NOT to design for cyclists'. Notice in your photo that you have young children, plus a cargo bike. There is an AC group for parents with children, also cargo and utility cycling. Cheers, Heather

 
 
 

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