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by volvicspar
15 Feb 2011, 8:13pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Maybe I'm paranoid
Replies: 14
Views: 1263

Re: Maybe I'm paranoid

Your not paranoid. I've had nothing but trouble this past few weeks. Constant close passes, people beeping for no reason. Driver inches from crashing into me from behind today, I've almost given up cycling!
by volvicspar
15 Feb 2011, 3:07pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Should I ride on the hatched markings?
Replies: 16
Views: 1614

Re: Should I ride on the hatched markings?

That's pretty much my thinking. When someone screeches to a halt inches from your back wheel, it can make you doubt yourself . It's not as though it's a narrow road it's wide there, I can't comprehend how someone can not be able to judge the space appropriately. I've never had a stream of cars behin...
by volvicspar
15 Feb 2011, 2:35pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Should I ride on the hatched markings?
Replies: 16
Views: 1614

Should I ride on the hatched markings?

There are some hatched markings on the left here http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&q=Ashton+Old+Rd,+Manchester+M11,+United+Kingdom&sll=53.800651,-4.064941&sspn=19.931127,57.084961&ie=UTF8&geocode=FXbxLwMd2ane_w&split=0&hq=&hnear=Ashton+Old+Rd,...
by volvicspar
19 Nov 2009, 1:53pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Manchester-Ashton Trams extension
Replies: 10
Views: 1746

Re: Manchester-Ashton Trams extension

HI, the rails probably will be in the middle of the road, but the problem is that there is going to be 4 stations in about 1.5 miles, each on alternating sides of the road which appear to be on opposite sides of the road (I don't think they can get permission to demolish everything along one side of...
by volvicspar
17 Nov 2009, 9:19am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Manchester-Ashton Trams extension
Replies: 10
Views: 1746

Re: Manchester-Ashton Trams extension

Thanks for the replies, I'll have a look and see what I can do.

Also my post should have read that the trams go up Ashton new road not Ashton old road (I always get them mixed up!),
just in case anyone was confused :)
by volvicspar
15 Nov 2009, 11:20pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Manchester-Ashton Trams extension
Replies: 10
Views: 1746

Manchester-Ashton Trams extension

Hi, I was wondering if anybody had any more specific details of the trams extension. It appears that the tram stations are going to be on alternate sides of the road going up Ashton Old Road, this is a concern for me as this means that the tram lines will cross the roads at an impossible to avoid an...