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The sociable

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jack Dec 20, 2010. 1 Reply

I wonder if anyone knows any more about the history of the sociable bike I feature on my blog, http://situp-cycle.com You can see this very strange bike  in action in the film; Let's get sociable.…Continue

Can Fremantle break out of the Helmet trap?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Jay Jan 3, 2011. 14 Replies

In Fremantle found and interviewed  the first Pollie I''ve come across who,  wanting  Bike share for his city,  is  prepared to tackle the helmet problem head on. Why I wonder is Mayor, Brad…Continue

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What Andrew Montague, Dublin councillor is saying about Melb Bike Share.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cory Dec 1, 2010. 4 Replies

Clay Lucas, Transport writer for the Age, has reported on the opinions of  Andrew Montague.…Continue

Does Darwin show the way?

Started this discussion. Last reply by matthew Sep 26, 2010. 12 Replies

I've been in Darwin, recently filming material to show how their partial helmet exemption works. You can ride helmet free on the extensive network of cycle paths and, surprisingly, on the footpaths.…Continue


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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Utility/Transport
Where in Melbourne or nearby do you live ?
I live north of Sydney buy freqewntly ride in Fitzroy
Now tell us about your bicycles ...
I have two electric bikes, my area is hilly. One is a Power-ped made by EVs and the other, an Aussie invention, a crank motor type, an E lation.

By choice i always ride sit up bikes
What is the best thing about riding?
the feel, the freedom the convenience
A few words about yourself. (This bit is entirely optional!)
I am a documentary film maker, formerly with the ABC, formerly film prof.

I came back to cycling after 40 years away whilst in search of an Electric car.

Frustrated in that, I got an electric bile and since then my cars stays in the carport.,

I begun a blog, And So To Bike,
to promote my own ideosyncratic ideas on utility cycling

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At 8:17am on December 22, 2010, Peter Robinson said…


Thanks for this.

I have been going over in my mind how I can use this in my discussion with Brad Battin tomorrow. The figures from the bike share useage make this a very solid approach. It might need RACV to see this also.

At 3:35am on February 14, 2010, Mike rubbo said…
So, what's about Veronica?

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