Hi,For those that commute or ride into the city west along Southbank past the Melbourne Convention Centre you've probably noticed that the previously separated paths for cyclists and pedestrians have…Continue
"I must admit that I am completely flumoxed by the new 'system'. Previously, if a pedestrian strayed into the bike section, it was an obvious and manageable risk. Now, regardless of which 'lane' you are in, there are pedestrians…"
My name is Sean I am the editor at Southbank Local News.
I agree with you. The new path has certainly been creating a great deal of confusion since it was put in.
I am interested in running something on this in our next edition. Would you…"
Hi,For those that commute or ride into the city west along Southbank past the Melbourne Convention Centre you've probably noticed that the previously separated paths for cyclists and pedestrians have been done away with and 2 shared use lanes created travelling in opposite directions.Whilst I'm sure that this has been done with the right intent there are 2 issues with the new path that warrant a reconsideration of the thinking:There is a metal grate at the apex of the bend adjacent to Polly…See More
"I commute from the south eastern suburbs to the CBD in Melbourne via the Anniversaly Trail, Gardiner's Creek Trail, and Main Yarra Trail, my 2 cents on "poor infrastructure":
Gardiner's Creek Trail underpass beneath Toorak Rd is…"
"Hi John, apologies for the delay, caught up in the festive season! Just about to head off on a break for a couple of weeks, how about a morning ride on either Saturday the 26th or Sunday the 27th Jan? I'm in Camberwell ... looks like…"
Like Chris I go out of my way to avoid busy roads, where this isn't possible I stick to a few rules regardless of the reaction it invokes in our metal and plastic clad friends. Although they may seem obvious they work for…"
Welcome to my world! I'm a regular rider and have experienced broken spokes, and wheel rims, on road, mountain and commuter bikes. I attribute this to weighing 110kgs. With the exception of 1 broken spoke on a front wheel, all of the…"