This morning I was out riding with my mate and we had to get to Buckland Road from Edinburgh Castle Road. I said "come on... lets go the bikeway - it's shorter". I then realised what I'd said...…Continue
Well - since these lovely new laws I'm now getting close shaved most days. Some are really quite close. I'm not concerned about the letter of the law - if someone is reasonable and does what they…Continue
"Obvious one - any point from A to B (including city) bicentennial bike way every peak (which is about 6 hours/day).
Now that the riverwalk is in - from CBD to New Farm.
From Lutwych Rd to Newmarket along Enoggerra Ck bikeway.
Pretty much anywhere…"
This morning I was out riding with my mate and we had to get to Buckland Road from Edinburgh Castle Road. I said "come on... lets go the bikeway - it's shorter". I then realised what I'd said... it's actually one of the few cases in Brisbane where getting somewhere by bikeway is actually the shortest way, not the longest way from point A to point B.I thought it might be nice to celebrate any examples you can think of where it's actually quicker to ride! Post them up. :)See More
"or "You'd think that truck drivers of all people could understand how increadibly vulnerable and delicate the human body is up against a multi-tonne hunk of steel that doesn't stop easily, where drivers can be unaware that…"
"Have watched this a few times, the driver of the truck should just have changed lanes, simple.
For some reason some drivers like to create conflict with bicycle riders - where conflict can easily be avoided.
When I'm driving behind a truck up a…"
"Of course, if you rode along that section of road 'holding the lane' every second car would be blowing their horn, abusing you and (occasionally) giving you a close shave to 'teach' you where you 'should' be.
"Interestingly you must be 18 or over to do the course.
So how does one ride to the city with citizens of less than 18 years of age, given that the only way to get there is via heavily trafficked roads? Still, I suppose they should have their…"
I might take you up on your very kind offer to try and set my new clipless shoes up properly. Are you around on the weekend? I am happy to ride to your place, of course. Or, if you prefer, you can come to mine in Newmarket. Please let me know!
Thanks, Super Steve :) Had a quick ride this morning - last for a week unless I can work a miracle! It was dark-ish when I left and my new sunglasses performed nicely as it got lighter. Love having good gear!
Good onya, Big Steve. The CBDBUG is working hard on the difficulties of commuters from the inner north. If you're inner inner you might be one of the few lucky ones inside the chaos of the airport link construction etc. If you aren't on the BUG email list yet, send one off to convenors@CBDBUG.org.au