On Friday the 15th of April the AA (Automobile Association) gave out 5,000 branded helmets and 5,000 branded high visibility vests to cyclists in London. The cycling community was outraged by this and watching the twitter comments was quite funny. Especially afterI had already tweeted this the following day to the AA President, Edmund King. why… More The AA Blunder!
I said a few weeks ago that I was going to collect some data about ASL’s and how many people I see breaking the rules on them. I took the data from a 5 day commuting period, which resulted in 149.55 miles traveled, 11 hours and 30 minutes in the saddle. I stopped at 88… More Advanced Stop Lines – The results
Well they certainly aren’t useless in their design. The idea behind them is bold but it’s hard to find one that isn’t already occupied. I have two issues with ASL’s, the first being that motor vehicles often breach the law on stopping at the first stop line and the fact that 99% of them force… More Advanced Stop Lines – The most useless cycling facility
Any sensible cyclist knows that breaking the law is a big no no. It gives us (cyclists) a bad image and can potentially be dangerous. Each day I see several cyclists whizz through lights with no consequences. Which is good, i don’t wish harm to anyone but sometimes it’s good to see them fall foul… More The Red Light Jumping Gods
I asked my self the other day when was the last time I saw a traffic police car on the road driving around? hmmmm… I thought long and hard but couldn’t give my self a definitive answer. Either they are doing a great job of hiding but not catching anyone or there aren’t any. With… More The Roads are Un-policed!