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by Steady rider
31 Mar 2019, 9:23pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: My Lidl helmet - and fall
Replies: 62
Views: 2177

Re: My Lidl helmet - and fall

thelawnet » 28 Mar 2019, 4:09pm https://assets.publishing.service.gov.u ... t-2017.pdf The casualty rate is 5604 per billion passenger miles cycling, and 238 per billion passenger miles in a car. The death rate is 30.9 per billion passenger miles by cycle, and 1.9 per billion passenger miles in a c...
by Steady rider
27 Mar 2019, 5:43pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: My Lidl helmet - and fall
Replies: 62
Views: 2177

Re: My Lidl helmet - and fall

Perhaps Cycling UK should provide a talk, in Godalming, for West Surrey members about the issue of cycle helmets and explain why choice is the best policy.
by Steady rider
27 Mar 2019, 4:53pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: My Lidl helmet - and fall
Replies: 62
Views: 2177

Re: My Lidl helmet - and fall

Which group?
by Steady rider
26 Mar 2019, 9:12am
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: My Lidl helmet - and fall
Replies: 62
Views: 2177

Re: My Lidl helmet - and fall

willcee thanks for the details. In the old days bottom bracket height were about 10.5 inch from the ground, now in most cases a little higher. This results in the seat being higher. I often swing the leg forward to cross the top tube, not over the saddle, that is higher. Moving with one foot on the ...
by Steady rider
25 Mar 2019, 11:06pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: My Lidl helmet - and fall
Replies: 62
Views: 2177

Re: My Lidl helmet - and fall

my Lidl helmet prevented a bad knock. As I got off my bike I fell backwards against an edge of a path, not very hard but the helmet showed the indent which would have been my head I assume. Thats the sort of accident I would assume a helmet is useful for ? Had you ever fell off previous when gettin...
by Steady rider
24 Mar 2019, 4:48pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: East Ridng rural village under threat
Replies: 20
Views: 6068

Re: East Ridng rural village under threat

A planning submission made the following comments; Following the recent release of a relevant document (attached) by the MoJ in response to a request under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, I wish to add the following to my objection of 27.01.19 regarding the 2018 planning application made by th...
by Steady rider
21 Mar 2019, 6:20pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: Trek comes out with new helmet material, says old helmets are rubbish
Replies: 6
Views: 334

Re: Trek comes out with new helmet material, says old helmets are rubbish

Looks to be marginally less safe with a likely higher accident rate but potentially more protective in rotational terms.
by Steady rider
18 Mar 2019, 9:37am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Traffic policing in th Wild West
Replies: 17
Views: 2861

Re: Traffic policing in th Wild West

cultural attitudes - Netherlands drivers towards cyclists - more care in giving sufficient / plenty of space when passing.

A combination of measures and high levels of enforcement.
by Steady rider
17 Mar 2019, 7:45pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Traffic policing in th Wild West
Replies: 17
Views: 2861

Re: Traffic policing in th Wild West

i think the solution is a mix of enforcement, publicity, education, social attitudes, infrastructure, laws and probably other aspects. Perhaps a few police forces should combine policy so that measures affect a wider area. It needs government to set the direction, low drink drive limit, lower speed ...
by Steady rider
17 Mar 2019, 7:06pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Traffic policing in th Wild West
Replies: 17
Views: 2861

Re: Traffic policing in th Wild West

I was looking for some research to evaluate marked v unmarked vehicles but it seems a mix may be the best option. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Yorkshire_Police Mentions losing 400 officers in West Yorkshire. Comparing how well some forces do in terms of affecting driving standards would I assu...
by Steady rider
17 Mar 2019, 5:17pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Traffic policing in th Wild West
Replies: 17
Views: 2861

Re: Traffic policing in th Wild West

Using unmarked cars with speed cameras may be needed.
by Steady rider
2 Mar 2019, 8:41pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: East Ridng rural village under threat
Replies: 20
Views: 6068

Re: East Ridng rural village under threat

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m00033xm/look-north-yorkshire-evening-news-02032019 New Full Sutton prison planning application – are the MoJ deliberately trying to mislead? Application Number: 18/04105/STOUT Address: Land To The West Of HM Prison Full Sutton Moor Lane Full Sutton East Riding ...
by Steady rider
11 Feb 2019, 7:11pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: Latest Aussie misleading claims
Replies: 7
Views: 464

Re: Latest Aussie misleading claims

Comparing cyclists to pedestrians European data shows how pedestrian and cyclist deaths reduced with changes over time. The graph below provides an indication of when road safety improves, and then fewer deaths occur to car users, pedestrians and cyclists 7. From 1980 to 2004 pedestrians had more t...
by Steady rider
11 Feb 2019, 10:35am
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: Latest Aussie misleading claims
Replies: 7
Views: 464

Re: Latest Aussie misleading claims

Researchers in Australia would have known the effects from their legislation, when enforced, in discouraging cycling, within the first year or two. Jake and associates are producing misleading information by selecting what suits and avoiding other evidence.
by Steady rider
9 Feb 2019, 11:02am
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: Latest Aussie misleading claims
Replies: 7
Views: 464

Latest Aussie misleading claims

https://www.smh.com.au/national/report-reveals-how-many-lives-have-been-saved-by-bike-helmets-20190208-p50wj7.html The claim: 'Report reveals how many lives have been saved by bike helmets' it says: "There were 1144 cycling fatalities in the period 1990-2016 and, using the pre-legislation traje...