victor wrote:Pete, can I suggest you're mixing up "stupid" with "unskilled"? Numerous otherwise-intelligent people have come off their bicycles, not necessarily because they're stupid, but simply due to lack of practice in cycling.
No, I meant stupid - doing really dumb things that I should have known better not to do
Euan wrote:I may be reading this wrong, I think Pete's being self deprecating. If memroy serves Pete stacked once going uphill over tram tracks.
Yes, I'm being a little self-deprecatory, but I've not come off on Melbourne tram tracks. I did fall once on train tracks, in damp conditions crossing the old road/rail bridge across the Murray at Echuca (which used to have rail lines down the centre of the road).