Bill Gehling
  • Adelaide, SA
  • Australia
Share on Facebook Share

Bill Gehling's Friends

  • Gus

Bill Gehling's Discussions

Drivers for registration of cyclists

Started this discussion. Last reply by heather Mar 23. 51 Replies

A facebook page “drivers for registration of cyclists” is getting a lot of coverage lately. They are at the moment campaigning through change.org to make it compulsory for cyclists to ride single…Continue

Freeway track closed near Mt Osmond

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave M Aug 31, 2016. 5 Replies

Contractors upgrading the freeway lighting system have closed the bike track on the Crafers side of the Mt Osmond intersection. It appears they do not have authority to do that, as none of the…Continue

Tags: Warning, Closure, Crafers, Freeway

How Copenhagen Became A Cycling Paradise By Considering The Full Cost Of Cars

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Gehling Jun 26, 2015. 8 Replies

Copenhagen is known as a cyclist paradise, a place where the bike is treated equally, if not preferentially, to the car. There are long-running cultural reasons for this—the Danes are into bikes,…Continue

Tags: Economics, Copenhagen

Vision Zero

Started this discussion. Last reply by heather Nov 22, 2014. 2 Replies

Here's a new look at Vision Zero from my friends at Transportation Alternatives in NYC.…Continue

 

Bill Gehling's Page

Latest Activity

heather replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"You might recall an AC post where the words ‘cyclists’ and ‘drivers’ were exchanged, to show some transport myths are absurd. My post is definitely satirical. Includes some references. NEW RULES FOR ALL PEDESTRIANS?The…"
Mar 23
Peter B replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"I can't find it now but I'm pretty sure Derryn Hinch has called for registration of cyclists. I don't know if he's ever gone into detail."
Mar 22
Michael Murray replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"You register the cyclist.  So yes I guess that could be called a license.  But it will be a license that you need to display to pander to the "we can't identify them, red light cameras can't identify them, police can't…"
Mar 22
Not an electronic mouse replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"Well said Sam. Just ride, be happy, be respectful of other road (and footpath) users and enjoy."
Mar 20
Wayne B replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"I walked into a Holden dealership yesterday.... (no that's not the start of a joke, or perhaps it is) We've owned 3 Opel Astra so if I do buy a new car, Holden it is. Since they've finally decided to replace the Commodore with a…"
Mar 20
Jilden replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"I suspect these motorists rate their attractiveness by the loudness of their motors and can't understand why their wives are looking the other way!"
Mar 19
heather replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"Thought of another reason why some male drivers might hate cyclists – jealousy. A non-cyclist talked about the bike education class at her child’s school. She and other mothers admired an attractively fit male instructor in lycra. So…"
Mar 19
heather replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"No cycling where speed limit over 80 km/h?So the illogical drivers want to stop:-- riding to Victor Harbor-- bicycle transport where cyclist lives in the country within 10 km of a town-- cycle-tourism, e.g. Australians and overseas visitors…"
Mar 19
Henry replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"Anyway, I thought some people might be interested in signing the petition to stop this anti-cycling propaganda that has 50,000 followers.Incidentally, their own petition calling on compulsory single file and a cycling ban on roads over 80kph has…"
Mar 19
Henry replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"Free speech?"
Mar 18
rossmg replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"Well if you really want to go off line with regard to FB then work out what your "hosts" file is: Windows: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts Mac: /etc/hosts Then add the few above lines to it with notepad or whatever simple text editor…"
Mar 18
Peter B replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"It's full of misinformation and they delete anyone with an opposing view (including me). But I don't see a single example of hate speech. They're better ignored."
Mar 17
Simpson replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"I don't have facebook and don't pretend to know what is being said. Probably coincidence and not connected but I have noticed people shouting out from cars lately which is something which I had felt had tapered off, probably due to…"
Mar 17
rossmg replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"This what I do with facebook:- suzieq:~ ross$ cat /etc/hosts | grep face# localhost is used to configure the loopback interface127.0.0.1 facebook.com127.0.0.1 www.facebook.com127.0.0.1 connect.facebook.com127.0.0.1 developers.facebook.com127.0.0.1…"
Mar 17
Henry replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"Is there a way to "contact Facebook directly"? Their reporting process only recognises hate speech against race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, sex, gender or gender identity, and serious…"
Mar 17
Henry replied to Bill Gehling's discussion Drivers for registration of cyclists
"The page is up and running again.However, there is a petition to get it removed: https://www.change.org/p/facebook-call-on-facebook-to-remove-cyclist-hate-page It's a hate page if ever I saw one. The roads are dangerous enough without that…"
Mar 16

Profile Information

What bikes do you ride?
Road, Commuter
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute
..perhaps some more information about yourself for your profile page
Life member of BISA. Also involved in Walking (Recreational, Transport and Policy) through Walking SA and Bushwalking Australia. Professional interest in computer modeling especially as applied to transport, economic, social and environmental policy.
Website, blog, interest group
http://www.walkingsa.org.au

Bill Gehling's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Bill Gehling's Blog

What's happened to Australian Cyclist Magazine?

Posted on June 3, 2012 at 0:01 3 Comments

For years I've enjoyed getting the "Australian Cyclist" magazine as part of my BISA life-membership. A few months back a soppy flower-power rag called "Treadlie" started appearing instead. As far as I'm concerned the content of "Treadlie" is totally not worth reading, and a bit of an insult to those of us who think cycling has a serious fun future.

The "Australian Cyclist" website is still calling for subscriptions, though I notice it's moved out of Bicycle NSW, and operates out of an…

Continue

Comment Wall (2 comments)

You need to be a member of Adelaide Cyclists to add comments!

Join Adelaide Cyclists

At 22:41 on July 2, 2013, heather said…

Note that you are a life member of BISA. My membership fee is due and I dislike Treadlie (which I have told BISA). Might investigate Bicycle Network and their rideOn magazine.

At 16:36 on September 25, 2012, heather said…

Hi Bill,
You cycle in the City. An invite to join Adelaide BUG (Bicycle User Group) and receive the free monthly BUG News. Info at http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/adelaidebug
Cheers, Heather

 
 
 

Support our Sponsors

© 2018   Created by Gus.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service