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Monday, July 19, 2010

Make Cycling Safer

Next Sunday the Lairs are heading to Woodend and the Black Forest Drive (old Calder Highway south of Woodend) to make our views known re the Vicroads plan to provide bike lanes on this section of the road. At the same time Vicroads are reducing the 2 lanes each way to one lane each way with a turning lane in the middle. This does not please a very vocal section of local residents and as cyclists we need to counter their somewhat aggressive stance with our calm approach to cycling this scenic route.

We will leave the usual spot in Lancefield at 8.30 and ride to Woodend Cycles (behind Target in the off street shopping centre) to meet other riders at 10am for a ride down the Black Forest Drive and back to Lancefield after signing the petition and generally having a good time.
Let me know if you can make it and tell your friends.

1 comment:

  1. Sounds like a fine day out and for a good cause too. Wish I could be there.