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Cycle path around the Kingston foreshore

By Innovation - 19 February 2012 4

There is an article in the CT today about calls for cycle path work around the Kingston foreshore.

After riding in that area a few weeks ago I would have to agree.

It was impossible to work out how the cyclepath from the wetlands connected to the otherside of the foreshore.

Worse, when I did finally get back on a cycle path along Canberra Avenue, I hit a huge bump caused by a tree root that destroyed my back wheel beyond repair and even broke contents in my pannier.

(That cycle path is a perfect example of why some cyclists prefer to ride on the road rather than on the cycle paths).

The whole area needs to be fixed up quickly.

What’s Your opinion?


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Cycle path around the Kingston foreshore
Innovation 7:26 am 20 Feb 12

keepitup said :

How on earth did you end up on Canberra Ave from the wetlands? Congrats anyway . . you must have ridden through Fyshwick and lived to tell the tale.

I did ride through Fyshwick. The semi’s were particularly exciting….

keepitup 9:53 pm 19 Feb 12

How on earth did you end up on Canberra Ave from the wetlands? Congrats anyway . . you must have ridden through Fyshwick and lived to tell the tale.

PantsMan 6:33 pm 19 Feb 12

f4te said :

Yup, I wouldn’t hold your breath though – 14 months later and this other section of the lake ride hasn’t been fixed either: http://the-riotact.com/canberras-cycle-path-repair-shame/41684

Was going to photograph it and send it in, but – you know – priorities.

They’ve blocked a section in Kingston Forshore solely, it seems, to discourage people using it. WTF?

f4te 1:09 pm 19 Feb 12

Yup, I wouldn’t hold your breath though – 14 months later and this other section of the lake ride hasn’t been fixed either: http://the-riotact.com/canberras-cycle-path-repair-shame/41684

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