fat and old wrote:warthog1 wrote:Divide and conquer is a tried and true strategy.
Works all too well on cyclists also.
We divide ourselves without any external input.
Funny aye? All posters are dismissive of this developement (Sorry head honcho, I suppose the least we could do is offer constructive criticism as you asked) with only one who has a specific issue. Helmets. Again. I guess the rest of us are just naturally suspicious/dismissive of any new players that want to feed from the same trough?
I am not necessarily dismissive of new players but I am pessimistic about the likelihood of attitude change in society at large given a Rupert Murdoch, Sky news, 2GB influenced popular culture.
The negative reinforcement and stereotyping is significant.
I think Human is correct that it can only be overcome by making cycling more popular.
It is happening in inner-city areas due to space and population pressure. I don't see it happening in suburban or rural Australia in my lifetime I guess.