Cycling in Brisbane Australia
Would like to make a bit of a difference to the health, happiness and finances of people around me.... which means, of course, to start cycling or cycle more frequently!I was wondering if anyone has…Continue
Now I know why you all dislike the mandatory helmet laws... Today, I needed to get from the Valley to West End, meet friends, and then do the return trip. Money is very tight at the moment and a bus trip costs$2.24 each way (off-peak).
Then I had a bright idea - subscribe to CityCycle (costs $2 for a day) and make sure each trip comes under half hour so it's free. All up, costing me $2, as opposed to $4.48.
Well, reality set in when I realised that I didn't have my helmet…
Well, I did the commute again this morning, boy it was definitely cold this time!!
And I have a first - I was aggressively honked at by an arrogant driver, in an SUV, of course. Seriously, why is it always the SUV drivers? Quite upsetting, really. It occurred just after a notoriously dangerous left turn from Turbot St onto Barry Parade. In fact, pedestrians have been hit by idiots coming around that corner too fast. I was pedaling hard trying to safely get over to the left side of the…Continue