mtb101 wrote:has anyone had any 'slip' issue with the plastic blocks surface (not sure of name) they are now using on new cycle/ped bridges? i.e. along merri creek near CERES.
They have used these boards on the steel bridge next to the MCG which has a significant grade to it. it is better than the original chip board that was there before that was deteriorating BUT i have had to brake in a hurry on it a few time and don't feel that it is all that non-slip when wet! I also lose traction when I am pumping the pedal uphill in a big gear.
I dont know if any long life product that stops slipping in a wet environment that is cheap to use.
Wood sucks and you cant spray it as the coating comes off
plastic boards are average
Concrete is probably the best unless it gets frosts like the Main yarra trail
green paint is kinda pricey, wears off and can flake off depending on the surface it attaches to