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V/Line bicylce ban for World Championship weekend

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cory Sep 6, 2010. 5 Replies

From Bicycle Victoria"The riders hoping to get to the 2010 UCI Road World Championships in Geelong next month on their bike will find it easier said than done, with bikes being banned from the…Continue

 

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irideredthebike replied to Harry Tana's discussion Do you get more bang for your buck?
"There are plenty of expensive bikes being ridden in C and D grade as well."
Oct 12, 2011
irideredthebike replied to Vikkie Poole's discussion What's your best time around Albert Park?
"What route do you take? I have only driven through Albert Park or gone there to play hockey, but on those occassions it has seemed that there was no continuous route around the Park."
May 24, 2011
irideredthebike replied to David Roche's discussion Tour de france Ringtone and apps for iphone 4
"I have three cycling apps:   Cycling tips, which I rarely use because it is too slow.   RiderLog, which is fun for mapping shorter rides, but I am not big on keeping track of these things so only really use it to map changes to my commute,…"
May 24, 2011
irideredthebike replied to Steve Jay's discussion Motor Lobby Greenwashing
"So my interests are at odds with my interestes. Now I am confused."
May 16, 2011
irideredthebike replied to Steve Jay's discussion Motor Lobby Greenwashing
"No the RACV is a membership based organsisation for motorists, not cars. There are also representative bodies for the automotive industry."
May 13, 2011
irideredthebike replied to Steve Jay's discussion Motor Lobby Greenwashing
"But the RACV is also an organisation that: - operates resorts. - provides comprehensive and third party property and motor vehicle insurance, home and contents insurance, boat, caravan and trailer insurance, landlord insurance, farm and business…"
May 12, 2011
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Dec 17, 2010
irideredthebike replied to Timothy Burke's discussion Road surface maintenance / Responsibility
"The Road Management Act makes it clear that it is the responsibility of the road manager, be that council or VicRoads to maintain the  road. Unfortunately, they are also the regulators/self-assessors."
Dec 16, 2010
irideredthebike replied to Rebeka Axon's discussion Taking our fines to court!
"Sue argued that wearing a helmet could increase the risk of difuse axonal injuries. This argument is likely to be less succesful with the updated Australian Standard for helmets."
Dec 6, 2010
irideredthebike replied to Eytan Lenko's discussion Snap Send Solve iPhone app for reporting issues in bike lanes
"I was going to suggest to BV that it would be really good if snapsendsolve functionality was integrated into RiderLog. This wouldn't too hard since your company is the same company that makes RiderLog and you are on the board of BV?…"
Nov 25, 2010
irideredthebike replied to Matty B's discussion Wanted: 100-130ish km loop within 90 minute drive from Melbourne
"I did the Mt Macedon Challenge and thought the course was fantastic and would be a good challenge without the weather. It would certainly be worth heading out there on a dry day."
Nov 25, 2010
irideredthebike replied to Will Thompson's discussion Bike racks for Cars
"I thought BMW X5s carried bicycles on their grill. :)"
Nov 9, 2010
irideredthebike replied to ks's discussion LAWS / Insurance loopholes etc.. What are they?
"They are pretty easy to buy, just look or ask for aBBB Easyfit Bell I fit mine on the inside of the horizontal part of the bars just before the brake hood. If I am riding with my hands on the hoods, it easily accessible at my thumb. So no…"
Oct 25, 2010
irideredthebike replied to Rick Barry's discussion Bicycle Victoria Board Elections
"Steve, Writing the candidate statements involved a lot of careful crafting - and the exclusion of a lot of useful information. I think all candidates, including myself, provided contact details for anybody to ask questions if you felt we had left…"
Oct 22, 2010
irideredthebike replied to Neil's discussion Melbourne Bike Share scheme
"I have noticed a few tourists* walking around with the $5 helmets. Maybe that is helping. * My assumption."
Oct 20, 2010
irideredthebike replied to Steve Jay's discussion The No Bell Prize
"They require you to have a warning device so you can warn people when they or you are creating a danger or out of courtesy, which they expect you to do. I guess they could replace the bell law with a requirement to warn people when passing on…"
Oct 15, 2010

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Where in Melbourne or nearby do you live ?
Prahran
Now tell us about your bicycles ...
I have two bikes - a commuter road hybrid with racks, panniers, mudguards, bells, etc and a road bike.
What is the best thing about riding?
Riding

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