Cycleway lane markings

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Cycleway lane markings

Postby gururug » Fri Apr 27, 2007 7:41 pm

Are we expected to treat cycleway lane markings like car driving?

i.e.; You have the whole of the lane unless overtaking.

Or are the lines a little bit more grey, something like "keep as left as possible but if you have right of way then the lanes are there to prevent confusions.

I know on the M7 if people ride two abreast the second one is slighlty in the other oncoming lane. (and rarely look behind!).

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Postby moosterbounce » Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:37 pm

In WA, bikes should only be ridden in single file on a cycleway. These are shared paths though as we don't tend to have "dedicated" bike only paths. Instead, we have to smile sweetly as a mob of ipod clad pedestrians blocks the whole path :x


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Postby heavymetal » Fri Apr 27, 2007 11:38 pm

moosterbounce wrote:Instead, we have to smile sweetly as a mob of ipod clad pedestrians blocks the whole path :x

And don't forget the parked 4WDs. There is a couple of dedicated bike paths for cyclists only. One is in South Perth, and the pedestrians will abuse you when riding on it :shock:

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Postby pospete » Fri Apr 27, 2007 11:58 pm

The only abuse i have got here is from the foreigners who don't know what a cycle lane is for, they're probably from countries where it's legal to marry a sheep.
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