"Man, there's an opera out on the Turnpike
There's a ballet being fought out in the alleyUntil the local cops, Cherry-Tops, rips this holy nightThe street's alive as secret debts are paidContacts made, they flash unseenKids flash…"
"A BURNSIDE BUG? Someone suggested forming a Burnside BUG. Over to you, because I do not live there.I know of two active AC members from the area: Michael and Ross. I searched Burnside under members, and 1 inactive member. Plus 2 past Burnside…"
"It's interesting living on Beulah Road how on a nice spring / summer day I always see at least a couple of people parking a car with a bike on it and getting off and cycling towards the CBD. I guess they get some exercise without too much…"
""I wonder if mimicking some cities who close off big parts of the to motor traffic for a whole day/ weekend might help start changing some attitudes?"
No! Belgium has a car-free (or car-less) day, normally a Sunday, just so it doesn't…"
"Not being informed (or being misinformed) is probably where the logic is, coupled with anti-change attitudes that seem to be prevalent in some parts of this city. My own experience with friends, family and work colleagues is that they still…"
"How is it that having cyclists directed to one's street is going to be detrimental?
Quite the opposite I'd suggest and with general traffic directed away a win for those living there. What logic led to the "we don't want it"…"
"Regarding the question of physically separated bike lanes or white paint, it was some of both.
As I understand it, there was an overall plan of "low stress bikeways" or "super routes", which would make cycling accessible to…"
"Automated Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) is suitable for determining current vehicle registration. Some ‘offenders’ will be safe drivers who forgot to renew on time. For checking on disqualified drivers (about 16,000 yearly in SA) does…"
"I kind of disagree. These last two incidents have really been disqualified driver incidents, not cycling incidents. These d*ckhead drivers could just have easily hit a pedestrian, motorbike or another car; it just happened that they hit cyclists.…"
"Dave M, we're probably on the same page on this matter, in that it is a moral dilemma. One of the best lectures from my MBA that has always stuck with me was the opening statement from the Ethics professor; "ethics is about doing what is…"
An eclectic mix of cyclists. It takes time to know AC members, and sometimes even gender, when avatars of cycling gear, childhood photos and Cadell. Gradually learn there are mature members, like us. Do you think that your title ever helps when writing cycling advocacy letters and submissions?