A recumbent biker compared with an upright cyclist
can pedal for a longer time with (more, less, the same amount of) power.
The council official in charge of the operation, Chris Saunders, said about 100 cyclists
had been stopped and given the leaflet, but not all were speeding.
The British Army fielded a cyclist
battalion of the City Imperial Volunteers as well as two bicycle-mounted battalions of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
The fact remains, however, that many drivers here aren't sure how to deal with cyclists
-- perhaps because until recently they so rarely encountered them on the roads.
If that was the case then, there would be no problem, only cyclists
and HGVs left on the roads.
The highest number of accidents took place in Liverpool (133 cyclists
and 106 motorcyclists), followed by Wirral (81 cyclists
and 95 motorcyclists) and Sefton (51 cyclists
and 58 motorcyclists).
Roundabouts are generally unsafe for cyclists
as traffic on them is constantly changing lanes and expecting cyclists
to keep dismounting and use pedestrian crossings and walkways is not ideal for cyclists
High use cycling routes were selected in consultation with local councils, cycling groups and cyclists
through the Road Safety Advisory Council's Cycling Safety Steering Committee.
from 42 countries are participating in different events of the championship that commenced on Wednesday.
I have spent some time getting him acclimatised around cycles using friends and family and now for the most part he is fine when a cyclist
approaches but he can be nervous if the cyclists
get too close.
Why as a responsible careful cyclist
should I have to be terrified by other cyclists
WHILE Ben Blake's letter relates to issues on rural roads, I think cyclists
generally need get their house in order before they can expect any sympathy from the general public.