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Does the way we enact and enforce our laws shape cycling culture?

There are many deterrents to cycling in our city, as well as across the whole country: the perception of danger when riding on the roads is largely a subjective one held by car drivers who don’t ride bikes and who … Continue reading

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Helmets and mandatory helmet laws

Now we are right into summer, I have stopped wearing my helmet on ┬áreally hot days. It makes riding very uncomfortable when I can’t take advantage of the cooling breeze around my head. I am not the only one. Even … Continue reading

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Should the law on passing cyclists be changed?

This week, Michael O’Reilly, in his deservedly popular SMH bike blog, posted about a recent court case, where a young truck driver was acquitted of a charge of dangerous driving causing death due to passing the rider too closely, presumably … Continue reading

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