March 2009 Blog Posts (6)

Full of Win!

I so do admire Bike Snobs latest piece:Anti-Veloism: Weird, Creepy Bike Hate.

It reminds me of a bizarre incident a couple of years ago whilst riding down Hoddle Street towards my intended destination: Mountain Goat Brewery. To cut a long story story I was treated to some intriguing verbal abuse where a passing driver saw fit to yell… Continue

Added by ChrisS on March 27, 2009 at 1:30pm — 10 Comments

Today's Yehuda Moon

Despite being northern hemisphere spring-themed, today's Yehuda Moon strip could also be a nice example of the autumn rain & healing in Victoria after Black Saturday. Apparently there's already examples of epicormic growth, i.e.: trees growing 'pom poms' in the NE. Cool!…


Added by ChrisS on March 25, 2009 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Vulnerable Road Users and the Law

Much has been said on how we change attitudes across all road users to make roads safer . Governments and beaurocrats want to spend money so their budgets can be seen to be doing things. They want to do studies, talk about attitudes and making cars safer , and remove cyclists and other vulnerable road users from roadways so they create facillities and monuments to themselves, which generally make the vulnerable road user experience more dangerous (… Continue

Added by RobE on March 14, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

Ski jumps on shared paths. Sorry, meant to type "speed humps on shared paths"

Added this to the VicBUG chat & YarraBUG lists, reposting it here in the public interest.


Manningham Council to build kicker jumps on all shared paths? No, not really.

Hi all,

Via the pages of the Manningham Leader comes this reaction to a local issue on shared paths. Read the article, you can also leave comments if you wish, I have & so have several others.…


Added by ChrisS on March 13, 2009 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

Would you prefer to ride through Alaska than Albury?

After reading todays news stories, I'd know which part of the world preferable to take ones chances. :(

The Age: Aussie rescued in frozen wilderness after clothes grow icicles

The Border Mail: Savage assault leaves cyclist… Continue

Added by ChrisS on March 9, 2009 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

The Fluorobeast - now with less fluoro

For a while now (like, around 18 months), I've been meaning to cut down the flat bar on my daily SLUT commuter-scooter, the "Fluorobeast".

Well today, I found myself in the backyard with a newborn strapped to my chest. I was attempting to hang out the washing on the clothes horse (don't trust Melb weather), but that wasn't quite enough for the freshie. She wanted to be outside. So, looking for things to do outside, I thought, hey... why… Continue

Added by Cory on March 6, 2009 at 1:24pm — 8 Comments

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