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by memopix
9 Apr 2010, 5:02pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Help save Royal Mail bikes
Replies: 23
Views: 2698

Re: Help save Royal Mail bikes

Bicycles are zero-carbon, cheap, reliable and congestion-cutting - so why is the Royal Mail planning to phase out deliveries by posties on two wheels? Save Royal Mail Cycle Delivery! Please join "Keep Posties on Bikes" on Facebook.
by memopix
31 Oct 2009, 10:16am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: E-Petition: 3 Feet 2 Pass
Replies: 112
Views: 10601

Re: E-Petition: 3 Feet 2 Pass

Operating Risk (the inherent risks of operating a car on the public highway) does not apply in Britain (unlike many European countries which have such a concept). About 1.2 million cars on the roads are uninsured (a problem that does not exist in jurisdictions where "Operating Risk" applie...
by memopix
30 Oct 2009, 4:44pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Alleged "Bike Rage" in Cambridge
Replies: 14
Views: 1560

Re: Alleged "Bike Rage" in Cambridge

And how did he manage to hit the nearside of the car - he'd have ridden the wrong way down the Newmarket Road before turning into Garlic Road - surely anyone doing this would be in the pavement? The Newmarket Road pavement is shared use. Garlic Row is a false no entry (free fro cyclists). So the cy...
by memopix
30 Oct 2009, 4:39pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Alleged "Bike Rage" in Cambridge
Replies: 14
Views: 1560

Re: Alleged "Bike Rage" in Cambridge

We can all speculate what may have happened. However, a police spokeswoman should not state to the press: " A cyclist had deliberately rammed his bike into her car causing damage. ... He was angry because he had to stop and cycle around her car? " if this is based on the accusers statement...
by memopix
30 Oct 2009, 3:34pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: London Cycle Hire - 'Velons'
Replies: 14
Views: 1052

Re: London Cycle Hire - 'Velons'

A photo gallery of international Bicycle Rental & Free Bike Schemes on the photomap of Cycle Streets: http://www.cyclestreets.net/galleries/104/
by memopix
30 Oct 2009, 2:55pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Alleged "Bike Rage" in Cambridge
Replies: 14
Views: 1560

Re: Alleged "Bike Rage" in Cambridge

I would like to add that the Cambridge Evening News quoted a Police Spokeswoman stating: " A cyclist had deliberately rammed his bike into her car causing damage. She looked in her mirror and saw the cyclist speed off back along Garlic Row. He was angry because he had to stop and cycle around h...
by memopix
30 Oct 2009, 2:47pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Alleged "Bike Rage" in Cambridge
Replies: 14
Views: 1560

Alleged "Bike Rage" in Cambridge

This week's CTC newsletter repeats a story which has been inflated by local and national press: " In Cambridge though, the police are handing out fines to tackle cyclists with road rage! Let’s hope they also fine drivers too ." I have exchanged messages with the Police Constabulary in Cam...
by memopix
8 Oct 2009, 11:28am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Who got chased of the road by a big red ELECTRIC sports car?
Replies: 94
Views: 5360

Re: Who got chased of the road by a big red ELECTRIC sports car?

As my wife had a "James Martin" Sticky Toffee Cake Mix, I returned the (empty) box to the manufacturer (Symington's Ltd in Leeds) with a letter (...We ... would like to find out Symignton's position regarding Mr Martin. Are you going to end your commercial arrangement and will you stop pro...