On Sunday 15th November I took part in my second ride for NSW Police Legacy in 2020. Supporting the ride was Peloton Events, NSW Safe Cycling and Bicycle NSW. The ride was challenging 140km ride through north western Sydney to Wiseman’s Ferry. As I am still getting back to peak fitness, and knew it would be a fast paced ride, … Read More
NSW Police Legacy – 100km Ride
On Friday 13th Nov 2020, As part of my rides for NSW Police Legacy Remembrance Ride 2020 I took to Centennial Park in support of Raff Del Vecchio (Police Bank) and Mal Lanyon (Deputy Commissioner) who ere doing 300km for the day! Arriving at 7am I jumped on the group of other supporters, including Mark Renshaw, on their 2nd lap. … Read More
NSW Police Legacy – Spotlight Podcasts
I produce and present the Alive 90.5 FM show Spotlight with Dr Jim Taggart OAM. Twice we have interviewed Det Superintendent Gary Merryweather, Chair NSW Police Legacy, to discuss what NSW Police Legacy does and the important of events like the Remembrance Bicycle Ride. You can listen to the Podcasts below.
A meter matters – Police Update
NSW Police Assistant Commissioner Michael Corboy and Deputy Commissioner Mal Lanyon address the Police Force providing updates on Minimum Safe Passing Distance for Cyclists. It is great to see such commitment with NSW Police. A great way of keeping up the motto of the Traffic & Highway Patrol command, “Safer Roads for everyone”.
Westconnex Rozelle Interchange – Safe alternatives for cyclists during construction!
Being an engineer I am one who likes to look at all the pros and cons of big scale projects. Driving back from Port Macquarie today I like the fact they are widening the M1, but disappointed that cyclists are banned during construction. In this case the relative volume may make sense but it is disappointing nonetheless. Looking closer to … Read More
Bicycle NSW Board Nomination and References
In February 2019 I was appointment to the Board of Bicycle NSW to fill a casual vacancy. I have now nominated for the the 2019 elections as my position is one of the two up for election. You can read my Candidate Statement HERE. Below you will find references in support of my nomination. Darryn is a person with a … Read More
Exploring Smalls Ck in Hills Shire by Bike
With Garry Robinson of BikeTrail.Blog Had a great day riding today with Garry Robinson of BikeTrail Blog. 50km all up. 10km from Home to Showground Metro via West Pennant Hills Valley to meet Garry. Then we explored a way to get towards Smalls Creek Kellyville, bit of gravel for the road bike – we probably should just have gone up Showground Rd … Read More
Twelve years of Spring Cycle
This year I celebrated 12 years of riding the Spring Cycle. Back in 2007 I had taken up cycling to gain fitness and reduce weight. I was hitting the scales at about 98 kg. I had bought a Huffy bike from K-Mart and had started commuting on bike from Carlingford to Westmead. My first spring cycle was on the Huffy, … Read More
Alive 90.5 FM – Interview – Greg Williams from Love To Ride and Biketober
I interviewed Greg Williams from Love To Ride and Biketober discussing the program and the Biketober Business Challenge. Listen to the interview below. The Biketober Business Challenge is a fun and friendly cycling challenge. Workplaces cycle to see which business can get the most staff to ride a bike. It doesn’t matter if you ride every day or haven’t been … Read More
Cyclist safety design competition – interview on Alive 90.5 FM
THURSDAY 21st MARCH – On the Alive 90.5 FM Drive program I interviewed David Maywald from Bicycle NSW and Dulwich Hill Cycling Club. David gave information about the design competition which is set to highlight cyclists safety, particularly the new Minimum Safe Passing Distance law in NSW. You can listen to the interview below. You can view Bicycle NSW educational … Read More
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