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Magpies - another approach from The Conversation

Started Oct 4 0 Replies

Here's an approach that is probably better for magpies than trying to hit them as I used to do. Although I disagree with the writer about the first swoop being a warning. I was recently hit in the…Continue

Magpies - another approach from The Conversation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Big Steve Oct 10. 9 Replies

Here's an approach that is probably better for magpies than trying to hit them as I used to do. Although I disagree with the writer about the first swoop being a warning. I was recently hit in the…Continue

Once in a lifetime. U-Plus 2 - tandem tagalong for 2 kids $500

Started this discussion. Last reply by IC May 13, 2014. 1 Reply

The kids how outgrown this much loved & unique English hand crafted U-Plus 2 tandem tagalong. So it's time for some other kids to enjoy it & free up some garage space for their collection of…Continue

Tags: childrens, bicycle, trailer, tagalong, tandem

 

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IC commented on Paul Martin's group Helmetless Riders
""The researchers estimated there were 800,000 cases of people 35 years and older being admitted to hospital with coronary artery disease. There also were 170,000 cases of heart failure, and 330,000 admissions for atrial fibrillation — or…"
Tuesday
IC added a discussion to the group Helmetless Riders
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Lets not lose our heads - BN MHL review & survey

I was plesantly surpised to read about BN doing a police review on MHL & a suvey.Their CEO actually seems sensible on the topic for a change!Even the Daily Terror wrote reasonably on a cycling topic - must be a first. (Are there more bike ads now paying for space in their paper to loosen their dependancy on car advertising revenue?)…See More
Sep 9
IC replied to Cameron Stevenson's discussion In the news - August 2017
"Normally I couldn't give a toss about royals and famous people but the fact that Dutch royalty let their princesses ride to school says a lot. Not scared of traffic or stranger danger. Sounds like a society with a better balance even if they do…"
Aug 26
Raymond replied to IC's discussion Any helmet harassment lately or has it gone quiet? in the group Helmetless Riders
"I personally always felt a little uneasy with the letter forcefield, so prefer to have a different strap buckle configuration depending on where I'm riding. Otherwise, I just haven't been riding a lot lately so haven't spotted many…"
Aug 11
IC added a discussion to the group Helmetless Riders
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Any helmet harassment lately or has it gone quiet?

There doesn't seem to be much posted lately in helmetless. Is less happening or is everyone too busy elsewhere like me and no-one has enough time to write about it as much?I've found that police are mostly just ignoring me lately. Until tonight. Two motor bike cops passed me without comment until I passed them at traffic lights just as it went green. His tone was quite reasonable and friendly with him saying he didn't want to give me a hard time but was concerned about my safety. He clearly…See More
Aug 10
IC replied to Ruediger Landmann's discussion Cop insisted on seeing drivers licence
"I find this pdf version easier to read. https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/LEGISLTN/CURRENT/T/TrantOpRURR09.pdf A cyclist is a "rider" s17 not a "driver" s16 but a reference to a driver normally also means a rider, s19.  16…"
Aug 10
IC replied to Taezar's discussion Brushes with the Law - 2016 in the group Helmetless Riders
"I'm more concerned about being harassed by ignorant police than falling off. (Hardly been pulled over this year - thankfully & touch wood.) I'm more concerned about climate change than falling off. I'm more concerned about…"
Dec 21, 2016
IC replied to Big Steve's discussion In the News November
"I saw that article too & put a copy on my desk wall at work. It explains the situation well but doesn't make it right. It's also a very old concept just given a new name. People who know the facts and what is better for society need to…"
Nov 26, 2016
IC replied to StephenW's discussion In the news: December 2015
"And I bet that is seen by some people as absolute proof the helmet saved your life."
Nov 25, 2016
IC replied to StephenW's discussion In the news: December 2015
"I suffered a "head injury" surfing yesterday. Got hit by my board on my jaw. (Only a bruise.) Darn I guess using statistics that's proof they should bring in a surfing helmet law. "Even if it only saves 1 person!"…"
Nov 25, 2016
IC replied to Big Steve's discussion In the News November
"Yes a much better use of police resources is to pull up cyclists for the victimless crime of no helmet or rolling through STOP signs that under the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) are not allowed and should be Give way signs. On…"
Nov 25, 2016
IC replied to Big Steve's discussion In the News November
"On the Gold Coast the main traffic cop openly said in the local paper when the law first came in somthing to the effect that the 1m rule was not good and unenforcable. Isn't it nice when the law enforcers public state in the media they…"
Nov 25, 2016
IC replied to Big Steve's discussion In the News November
"SCA is at least more honest and has bigger gonads than the subservient gutless BQ who are not willing to fight for anything except their jobs."
Nov 22, 2016
IC commented on Paul Martin's group Helmetless Riders
"The first time I got pulled up during the bikie crackdown several years ago they did so in the middle of a busy roundabout with a 3rd lane coming into it so I went further down the road to where it was safer. They accepted my stopping location only…"
Oct 11, 2016
IC commented on Paul Martin's group Helmetless Riders
"I know the feeling Aaron. I got pulled up on the weekend for the first time in nearly a year I think. Their excuse " we have to pull you up because otherwise drivers complain". So basically MHL is an excuse for discrimination and State…"
Oct 10, 2016
IC replied to Geoff Tewierik's discussion In the News - August 2016
"Showing your age there Ned. Most young cyclists these days would never heard of Simplex or Suntour. (Unless they MTB as SR Suntour now do shocks & forks.)"
Sep 4, 2016

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