Monthly Archives: February 2013

Reflective bands safer at night

Researchers in Queensland have determined the safest way to cycle at night is by wearing reflective bands at joints on the body, most importantly at the ankles and knees. It found the strategic placement of reflective markers was three times as effective as reflective vests. High visibility clothing is not effective at night and reflective […]

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Resurfacing of Tiger Brennan Shared Path CBD to Woolner

Work is to commence on Monday 25 February 2013 (weather depending) to resurface key sections of the 3.8km shared path between McMinns Street on the edge of the Darwin CBD to the bottom of Woolner Road at Woolner. 

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Bike Night, Film Festival

The Social Cinema, will be hosting another “Adventure Sports Film Night” this time, around bicycles.

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Mindil Beach coastal path (Darwin High/Museum) closed

Darwin Cyclists: the entire Mindil Beach Coastal Walk extending from the Mindil Beach car park to Darwin High School will remain closed while repairs and maintenance is undertaken at Mangrove Walkway Bridge- we will advise as soon as we have a date for re opening.

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PAWC Electrical Works – Bagot Road, Ludmilla

From: NT Department of Transport The Power and Water Corporation is to undertake essential works to install electrical cables beside Bagot Road commencing Thursday 14 February 2013.  The works will be located under the footpath from the Bagot Road – Stuart Highway intersection along the outbound (western) side of Bagot Road to the driveway area […]

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Helmets greatly reduce risk of injury

Comments on helmet study, published in the Conversation 4th February 2013 : The study, conducted by academics at the University of NSW and published in the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention, examined NSW hospital and police records on 6745 cyclists involved in a motor vehicle collision between 2001 and 2009. It found that wearing a helmet reduced the risk […]

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