Tag: cycling safety

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Health experts are calling for more roadspace for cyclists. Here's why.

If you've been out riding or walking since coronavirus lockdowns began, you might have noticed that you're far from alone. It would seem ...

Push and pull: The surprising physics of a too-close pass

It happens in an instant. You’re out riding, minding your own business, and before you have a chance to react, a car flies past you at gr...

Could cycling 'superhighways' be coming to Melbourne?

Melbourne could be one step closer to having a network of cycling 'superhighways' linking its suburbs to the CBD. Australia's independent...

Can self-driving cars make cycling safer in urban areas?

Whether we like it or not, driverless cars seem to be on their way. It might still be many years until the technology is ubiquitous on ou...

Bikes vs the world: Cyclists' battle for legitimacy is nothing new

With his gleaming new bicycle and the very latest in cycling apparel, Dr G.A. Thorne decided to take a long ride in the country. On a nar...

Cycliq Fly12 CE & Fly6 CE bike cameras review: lights, camera, connectivity

With what feels like an increasing number of incidents happening on our roads, many cyclists are taking additional measures to ensure the...

Commentary: A definitive list of the stupidest things people have ever said about cyclists

I have read and heard many people take creative license in their objections to bike infrastructure projects but never before had I heard ...

Purpose and peace: My perfect year of cycling

Five years can seem like a lifetime. I say this because that’s how long ago I had the idea to report, write, and publish a feature story ...

A safe haven, lost: Eight lives stolen on a bike path

The very first thing is to run through your mental Rolodex. Who do you know in New York? Dave is there. He posts pictures of a bike path ...

Bike lanes, road diets, and fake news: The bizarre story of Westside Walkers

The most important industry in the city of Los Angeles is the manufacturing of stories. An entity that is geographic and macroeconomic an...

Commentary: As cyclists, this is what we're up against

I’m not ashamed to admit that I spent a lot of time thinking about how and why people hate cyclists. I see and hear the rancor when I’m p...

How to navigate insurance, police and legal aspects after a collision

As much as we all love riding on empty country roads on blue sky days, most of the riding we do involves some interaction with other road...

How to avoid accidents and collisions on the road

Please give a warm Ella welcome to our new contributor Rae-Anne Hardie. Rae-Anne is a cancer researcher and longtime cyclist. Growing up ...

'Safety in numbers': reducing the risks for cyclists

There’s a theory in cycling safety circles that the more people riding bikes, the safer cycling becomes for everyone. And while research ...

Fly6 camera and rear light review

The Fly6 tail-light doubles as a rear-facing camera to watch your back. The device has enjoyed a successful Kickstarter campaign, raising...

Trying to make sense of the Sydney cycling crash

A crash in Sydney yesterday involving a motorist and half a dozen cyclists has attracted significant media attention around Australia and...

A Metre Matters, but will it improve cyclist safety?

Last Friday the Queensland Minister for Transport Scott Emerson announced a two-year trial of a minimum passing distance for motorists wh...

Riding In The Bus Lane

This week a lot of people have been sending me the incident in Sydney that occurred between a bus driver and a cyclist.  I don't think it...

Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication

I nearly got cleaned up by a car coming around a blind corner last week. This was because our communication got mixed up.  My mate yelled...