Cycleway Launched By Men In Suits And Cars...and One Cyclist

Postby tintin on Wed 11/Nov/09 1:44pm

At least one person turned up at yesterday's National Cycleway launch on a bicycle: Green MP Kevin Hague. You can see coverage here on http://www.3news.co.nz/John-Key-launches-national-cycleway-in-Waikato/tabid/370/articleID/129081/cat/41/Default.aspx.

While the PM was banging in the first stake, Kevin was busy promoting BikeNZ’s 1.5 Campaign. If visiting overseas cyclists feel unsafe riding on our roads, their enthusiasm for our cycle trails when they get back home will be lost. Cycle safety is going to be an integral part of realising our Government's investment in the Cycleway.

I believe the Greens have plans to introduce a Member’s Bill to the House which will make it mandatory for a motorist to give a cyclist 1.5 meters of space when passing. Good for them!

Until then, you can help by signing BikeNZ's 1.5 petition here: http://www.ridestrong.org.nz/RS/blogs/about_ridestrong/pages/1-5m-for-1-5m.aspx
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Re: Cycleway Launched By Men In Suits And Cars...and One Cyclist

Postby Fraser on Wed 11/Nov/09 8:08pm

:eh: I personally think the bloke who turned up in full regalia compounded things. By giving the impression if you are a cyclist you are typically a greenie making a point, not a punter getting from a to b.


Where were the life jackets on the guys paddling the waka?
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Re: Cycleway Launched By Men In Suits And Cars...and One Cyclist

Postby Gorse on Wed 11/Nov/09 10:10pm

Those brown mofo's are so fat they float. (S'ok to talk like this now that Hone set the trash-talk precedent).
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Re: Cycleway Launched By Men In Suits And Cars...and One Cyclist

Postby ArjanH on Wed 11/Nov/09 10:19pm

Gorse wrote:Those brown mofo's are so fat they float. (S'ok to talk like this now that Hone set the trash-talk precedent).

:) :o :thumbsup: :paranoid: ;) :D :cool: :love:
I a lost for emtions and which one to use so I thought I would give ya a few of them
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Re: Cycleway Launched By Men In Suits And Cars...and One Cyclist

Postby nagem on Thu 12/Nov/09 6:54am

Gorse wrote:Those brown mofo's are so fat they float. (S'ok to talk like this now that Hone set the trash-talk precedent).

*stares*
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Re: Cycleway Launched By Men In Suits And Cars...and One Cyclist

Postby wachtourak on Thu 12/Nov/09 7:16am

teehee *stares*


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zomg i'm so wacky and unusual lololol!!!111
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Re: Cycleway Launched By Men In Suits And Cars...and One Cyclist

Postby Wobbler on Thu 12/Nov/09 7:34am

*stares*
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Re: Cycleway Launched By Men In Suits And Cars...and One Cyclist

Postby nostromo on Thu 12/Nov/09 8:44am

The staring is annoying me
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Re: Cycleway Launched By Men In Suits And Cars...and One Cyclist

Postby nagem on Thu 12/Nov/09 9:12am

nostromo wrote:The staring is annoying me

Howcome?
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Postby wgtngrl on Thu 12/Nov/09 9:12am

Dry eyes?
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Re: Cycleway Launched By Men In Suits And Cars...and One Cyclist

Postby nostromo on Thu 12/Nov/09 9:30am

nagem wrote:
nostromo wrote:The staring is annoying me

Howcome?

I feel self conscious.
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Re: Cycleway Launched By Men In Suits And Cars...and One Cyclist

Postby dienamics on Thu 12/Nov/09 10:30am

ha yeah he's a cheeky darky that one
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Re: Cycleway Launched By Men In Suits And Cars...and One Cyclist

Postby tripler on Sun 21/Feb/10 3:39pm

man I don't care who showed up in/on what and wearing/not wearing what,at least somethings started,yup we gotta change driver mentality on our roads and cities,but I am happy that a trail system has started on a bit larger scale,I want my kids to study and enjoy nature,ride in it be apart of it,breathe it and if they have to ride a gravel road so be it instead of a nice single track,maybe we need to start from the countryside and work into the towns and cities,infiltrating might be easier than planting a seed in the middle,thats my 2 cents,12.5% gst and 20%acc :) :alien:
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