Archive | January, 2015

Ortlieb Panniers: What do the name means?

As an owner of Ortlieb panniers, Sport-Packer Plus front panniers and Bike-Packer Plus rear panniers I honestly hadn’t really considered what the names mean but clearly it was causing confusion somewhere as Ortlieb USA have published a nice little graphic explaining the pannier names. The only problem with their graphic is that they seem to […]

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Cycling Infrastructure: International Best Practice

Transport for London have released a report, International Cycling Infrastructure Best Practice Study, the outcome of a Transport for London commissioned study which focused on the design approaches in cities with high levels of cycling and/or recent significant growth in cycling numbers. While the report has a London focus it also informative for other cities […]

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December 2014 Australian Cyclist Road Toll

December 2014 road toll data has been released by the Department of Infrastructure and Transport’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics. The number of bicycle riders killed on our roads in the 12 months to December 2014 declined to 45. At last we had a relatively safe month, which at least saw the yearly figure […]

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Hi-Viz and Bicycle Riding – A Sample of One

I have previously blogged on the effectiveness of hi-viz and bicycle riding (cycling) and by chance I have an Adidas bright yellow/green sports shirt which has reflective stripes in my riding kit. I actually brought it for wearing when touring where I have to ride on highways. I found it helped in making me more […]

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