Riding with traffic

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I ride in traffic because I am...

Brave
4
13%
Trusting
2
7%
Stupid
4
13%
I do not ride in traffic
3
10%
Ain't got no choice
10
33%
Traffic? No traffic here in the bush
1
3%
The little voices tell me to
6
20%
 
Total votes : 30

Postby beauyboy » Thu May 10, 2007 8:07 am

I went for stupid. I do ride is Brisbane's cbd and my other half says i'm mad but for some reason I am more comfortable then being on Brunswick street in New Farm or Macquire St in Teneriffe with all the parked car and rich dad's boys and girls in there over powered convertables.

However I have since I have learnt it is quicker for me in most cases to skirt the CBD and hope of the bikeway at the closes bikepark then lock up in the CBD itself. If that makes sense :?

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Postby Hotdog » Thu May 10, 2007 10:27 am

Thanks for the alternative route tip sbra and mikesbyes, I tried it out on the way into work this morning. It is a bit further, but not appreciably slower and a much more pleasant ride for the most part. Would've been even nicer had it not been drizzling on me the whole way.
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Postby tuco » Thu May 10, 2007 12:33 pm

Now there's too many choices . . . . I can't pick.
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Postby europa » Thu May 10, 2007 1:14 pm

tuco wrote:Now there's too many choices . . . . I can't pick.


Go with the voices Grasshopper :twisted:

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Postby tuco » Thu May 10, 2007 1:16 pm

europa wrote:
tuco wrote:Now there's too many choices . . . . I can't pick.


Go with the voices Grasshopper :twisted:

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Postby mikesbytes » Thu May 10, 2007 11:17 pm

sogood wrote:
mikesbytes wrote:Down the stairs, along the path to the skinny road. Up the road to the top. Accross the traffic lights into Cecily st. left into a kind of laneway at the bottom of the hill. A little bit of wiggling and past Eastern? Park onto Lillyfield Rd and up to the Whitebay overpass.

That's a pleasant route in comparison. But I hate that narrow bridge going over Victoria Rd. :roll:


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