Tag Archives: street cyclists

Four years of blogging about bikes in Newcastle

It’s been four years since I started this blog and I’m evaluating whether things have changed much in Newcastle to make it more bike friendly. There are now green bike lanes in some streets and I recall the first time … Continue reading

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Bicycles in Melbourne

I always find it interesting to see how different cities cater to cyclists, both from the viewpoint of how it might provide ideas for Newcastle, and just to observe what it is like to cycle in a different city. The … Continue reading

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Bikes seen around Newcastle lately

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Bicycles seen around Newcastle and Sydney lately

A rider in Redfern Sydney, note the lack of helmet which is fairly common in inner Newcastle and Sydney.A rider in the park near Central Station, carrying a musical instrument on his back. Just a few of the many bikes … Continue reading

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More on bicycles in Newcastle

I ┬áhave been blogging on the Newcastle Cycleways Movement site recently which is why I haven’t been doing so much here. It has many things that are happening around Newcastle to improve bike riding in this city, so take a … Continue reading

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Bikes, health and safety, plus some street cyclists

I was at the hospital recently and happened to mention in a conversation with a nurse there that I was not wearing a helmet during summer due to the heat. I am not convinced of the efficacy of helmets, especially … Continue reading

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Bikes seen around Newcastle lately

This groups of four riders chaining up their bikes at Bar Beach, only one of them was wearing a helmet I noted. Hi tech gadgetry on this bike in Adamstown. More Adamstown riders.

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Bikes seen in Hamilton today – colourful!

A study in blue – shoes, T shirt and backpack all match the bike. Rainbow palette. Pink fairy rider. Green beside the racecourse.

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Helmetless riders

I don’t think it is any surprise for anyone in the biking blogging world to learn that Australia has mandatory helmet laws for cyclists, that Australia is somewhat mocked for those laws and that the lack of success of bike … Continue reading

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Bikes seen in Newcastle this week

Hamilton, last weekend. Pink ladies bike, Gregson Park. Morning commuter, Adamstown. Hamilton, late afternoon. I decided to include this photo even though it is so blurry, as he is carrying a walking cane on his bike, you can just make … Continue reading

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