Ross Armstrong wrote:It simply astounds me that this article completely ignores the very serious safety problems that often exist with riding this type of bike on roads and bike paths in Melbourne.
Ross Armstrong wrote:When these bikes do have brakes it is often only one, a handbrake on the front wheel, which is much much more dangerous than having a brake on the back wheel.
Ross Armstrong wrote:
“A person must not ride a bicycle that does not have—
(a) at least 1 effective brake; and
(b) a bell, horn, or similar warning device, in working order.”
Roubaix_Rider wrote::shock: Euan - we are on the same side of a 'discussion' for once +1 to what the replies above, especially regarding front brakes.
Roubaix_Rider wrote: +1 to what the replies above, especially regarding front brakes. OP, are you suggesting that a back brake is a better option?? (im just finding that a little hard to believe)
Robsalvv wrote:Well if Ross Armstrong is the alter ego of a mod, the alter ego is a bit of a beige leather patched cardi wearing harold scrubby-esque knob.
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