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Cycling death on Riddoch Highway near Mt. Gambier

Started Mar 23 0 Replies

Sadly, there was another cycling fatality yesterday, this time near Mount Gambier. That is the 3rd on SA roads this year (a 4th one, a death in the parklands, does not appear to be n the road…Continue

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Security Warning on web site

Started this discussion. Last reply by Glen Turner Nov 2, 2017. 9 Replies

Memo to admins - I'm getting a security warning telling me not to visit this site (adelaidecyclists.com). I got the warning both at work and at home, on two entirely different systems.Continue

"Beg button" frustrations at cycle crossings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayne B Feb 2. 35 Replies

(reposting in a better place)Has there ever been a determined effort to get rid of the need to press the "beg button" at intersections, at least along bikeways?It's pretty frustrating to come up to…Continue

Frome Street decision of 7-Mar-2017

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter B Mar 8, 2017. 4 Replies

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Peter B replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Stop lower cadence and start pushing large gears?
"I'll add, reading the Wikipedia article on Sarcopenia (and the journal article it first links to), that 3% number seems extreme. Personally, I'm over 50 and just happy to be exercising."
Mar 28
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Cycling death on Riddoch Highway near Mt. Gambier

Sadly, there was another cycling fatality yesterday, this time near Mount Gambier. That is the 3rd on SA roads this year (a 4th one, a death in the parklands, does not appear to be n the road toll).https://www.police.sa.gov.au/sa-police-news-assets/front-page-news/serious-crash-in-the-south-east"Police have reported the driver of car following a fatal crash involving a cyclist south…See More
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
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
Peter B replied to Equal2lance2's discussion cycling presentation content [needed]
"Very thorough and not much to add. BUT fix the Americanised spelling ("kilometer") unless it's a quote. I see "personal cost" is empty. It shouldn't be hard to do some calculations to show that driving doesn't make…"
Mar 10
Peter B replied to heather's discussion two serious crashes 5-Mar-2018
"Sadly the Murray Bridge cyclist has also died. It looks very much like he was in a cycling/parking lane on a straight road and just struck from behind by the car. I hope police are taking a close look at the driver's record and mobile phone…"
Mar 7
Peter B replied to Katie Gilfillan's discussion Election and cycling: what's being offered and what shoud be offered?
"OK so here's what I take from these articles. Article #1 (Brussels) (site is a very new radio station; reads more like an opinion piece): Has a graph showing bicycle use and number of bicycle accidents going up from ~2013. However it points out…"
Mar 3
Peter B replied to Katie Gilfillan's discussion Election and cycling: what's being offered and what shoud be offered?
"Wayne, I'll quote a comment from an earlier post, but put it here where you're more likely to see it :) ... You say, "Research from around the world also points in that direction; take away obstacles in road design and the road…"
Mar 2
Peter B replied to Katie Gilfillan's discussion Election and cycling: what's being offered and what shoud be offered?
"How does $12 million equal $0? I also don't share your opinion that grade separation has negligible benefit to cyclists."
Mar 1
Peter B replied to heather's discussion cyclist seriously injured 26-Jan-2018
"There is a reasonably positive update in the "Adelaide Cycling" group on Facebook. "... Today is the first time that Frank has ventured outside the hospital since his accident. He was/is full of spirits, sitting up and talking as if…"
Feb 26
Peter B replied to Kristian Andrejewskis's discussion Burlington Street- Walkerville
""Although I must say the traffic volume is so low there, I've never once had an issue." That is also my experience along Cromer Parade (the example Dave M showed). And I think that's why sharrows work well there, and would also…"
Feb 26
Peter B replied to Kristian Andrejewskis's discussion Burlington Street- Walkerville
"Sounds great!"
Feb 23
Peter B replied to Kristian Andrejewskis's discussion Burlington Street- Walkerville
"I had a look at Swan Terrace Semaphore and it does indeed look very similar: I assume the reasoning in both cases is that it's not quite wide enough for 2 marked driving lanes, or for normal lane + bike lane + parking. You say it works…"
Feb 22
Peter B replied to Kristian Andrejewskis's discussion Burlington Street- Walkerville
"If you're correct, then those lanes "Advisory" lanes are a terrible idea, because they fooled everyone else on this thread (or at the very least, me) into thinking it was meant to be an attempt at a bicycle lane."
Feb 21
Peter B replied to Kristian Andrejewskis's discussion Burlington Street- Walkerville
"http://www.walkerville.sa.gov.au/webdata/resources/files/00%20TOW%20Draft%20Traffic%20Plan%20Spreads%20v8.pdf Council's draft plan (late 2017) says: "Provide clearly marked, attractive bicycle lanes and way-finding/ navigation signage:…"
Feb 21
Peter B replied to Kristian Andrejewskis's discussion Burlington Street- Walkerville
"Very strange. As it stands, it's not a bicycle lane because cars are not allowed in bicycle lanes. If they intend to add another white line to the left of the bicycle symbol, to make a bike lane in the door zone, that is very dangerous, because…"
Feb 21

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At 20:25 on January 19, 2015, Gawler Wheeler said…

Hi from the Gawler Wheelers,

Welcome to the Adelaide Cyclists Website !

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At 18:51 on January 19, 2015, heather said…

Hi Peter,
Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists.
Would you like to join my AC group/s and receive the free newsletter BUG News?
I coordinate five AC groups:
– Adelaide BUG http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/adelaidebug (especially if you commute into or cycle around the City)
– Prospect BUG http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/bugprospect
– Look For Cyclists http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/lookforcyclists
– Vote For Cyclists http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/VoteForCyclists
– Stolen Bicycles Adelaide http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/stolen-bicycles-adelaide
Cheers, Heather

 
 
 

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