Wayne B
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White Helmet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carlos Kramer on Saturday. 14 Replies

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Tags: crash, safety, helmet, white

Roc du Maroc

Started this discussion. Last reply by Baron Zuraw Dec 31, 2017. 2 Replies

Anyone in for a foreign bike adventure October 2018?I found this in a bicycle brand newsletter, they're a sponsor.666km / 6 days / Moroccan desert …Continue

Cycle routes in Adelaide

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave M Dec 26, 2017. 19 Replies

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Tags: maps, transport, routes, Cycle

 

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Wayne B replied to Dan's discussion This is how Adelaide's City Bikeways will say "**** you!" with flowers.
"Concrete planter boxes, if that happens I'm wondering how they would argue in court if you crashed into them trying to avoid pedestrians. Jilden, I was there on Sunday. There was no footpath, so the options were the bike path or the road. Great…"
7 hours ago
Wayne B replied to Michael Murray's discussion Ow, ow, ow !
"Just read on ABC that a cyclist fell in the People's Classic last night. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-15/team-sky-rider-breaks-hand-in-finish-line-scramble-at-peoples-c/9328626?section=sport I didn't see it, but apparently…"
Monday
Wayne B replied to Carlos Kramer's discussion Terrible law breaking cyclists
"None of the offences endangered themselves or anyone else, so I'd say they're minor. Altough they had the potential to do harm and that is the whole point of stopping them. They were just asking to be pulled over! Any cop in ADL would know…"
Sunday
Wayne B replied to Michael Murray's discussion Ow, ow, ow !
"It's painful just looking at the picture. My knee looks quite similar right now and that hurts and stings, and it's just the knee. Hope she recovers well!"
Sunday
Wayne B replied to Carlos Kramer's discussion Terrible law breaking cyclists
"The first briefing should probably include something that makes pro international cyclists aware of the generally negative perception around cycling in Australia, and that doing dumb things like what we got to see in the video does nothing to make…"
Saturday
Wayne B replied to Simpson's discussion Advertiser story motorists and cyclists
""us mature folks with thinning/missing hair" I'm so sorry for your loss, I will never know that feeling :-). Helmets just get too warm for me. Peter, I think you know the laws better than I do, so I'm not going to argue the…"
Saturday
Carlos Kramer replied to Wayne B's discussion White Helmet
"Looks like 35km/h for residential roads. But it's neither here nor there."
Saturday
Wayne B replied to Simpson's discussion Advertiser story motorists and cyclists
"Carlos, "ride to the conditions" may mean something entirely different to you than it does to people in countries without MHL. Having lived in several EU cities and visited many more, I've seen cyclists without helmets, but holding an…"
Saturday
Wayne B replied to Wayne B's discussion White Helmet
"Carlos, breathe.... :-) "A multi-layered approach is probably the best way forward, so (including) changing helmet laws,...". "an offence that doesn't even exist in 98% of the world".... (I've lived 3/4 of my life in…"
Saturday
Carlos Kramer replied to Wayne B's discussion White Helmet
"Really? I see the polar opposite. Australia is an aberration. The vast majority of cycling fines are helmet fines - an offence which doesn't even exist in 98% of the world - there would be a significant drop in fines without MHLs. Basically all…"
Saturday
Wayne B replied to Wayne B's discussion White Helmet
"A multi-layered approach is probably the best way forward, so changing helmet laws, alongside a truce campaign, alongside driver education, more & better infrastructure,... But doing away with helmet laws, as a first solution, might actually…"
Friday
Carlos Kramer replied to Wayne B's discussion White Helmet
"Rather than sticking bits of white cloth on helmets - much more sensible would be to adopt the Qld cycling review recommendation to do away with mandatory helmet legislation. Maybe that'd help to reduce the stigma somewhat."
Friday
Wayne B replied to Wayne B's discussion White Helmet
"Heather, when I was in 7th grade I came home with a bad report card. Being berated by my father, I defended myself by pointing out that the class average was even lower. He didn't care, said I should rise above mediocrity and prove I was…"
Jan 11
rossmg replied to Wayne B's discussion White Helmet
"I'll post the text: Queensland citizens draws to the attention of the House the concern that our civil compensation system for personal injury is fault-based when incidents occur between motorists and vulnerable road users. Thus, in a…"
Jan 11
rossmg replied to Wayne B's discussion White Helmet
"I'd second that."
Jan 11
pete davis replied to Wayne B's discussion White Helmet
"Here is something for the Queenslaners , , as yet I haven't seen anything like this for South Australians and I don't know anything about the legalities of this…"
Jan 11

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Giant CRX Zero
When do you ride?
Weekends, Other
..perhaps some more information about yourself for your profile page
Claims to fame: 1) new to Adelaide, 2) Grew up in Diegem, home of the coolest Superprestige cyclocross race

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At 15:59 on September 11, 2017, heather said…

Hi Wayne,
Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists.
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