Tag Archives: Cyclist

ANG MOH CYCLIST WHO THREW BICYCLE AT CAR CHARGED WITH MISCHIEF

Canadian Jason Blair Unger, 39, threw the bicycle he was riding on at Mr Woo Wing Onn's car after he thought he was being honked at. This incident took place at Selegie Road on 17 October 2014. For his road rage, Jason Blair Unger was charged in court with mischief on 14 January 2015 (Wednesday) and applied for an adjournment of the case to engage himself a lawyer.

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WHEN IS THE TRAFFIC POLICE GOING TO CRACK DOWN ON ERRANT CYCLISTS?

Unfortunately this upward trend has given way to an ever increasing number of errant cyclists, a large proportion being recreational cyclists. The cycling community had campaigned for the '1.5m' space on most roads, to demand that motor vehicles give them a buffer zone to ride safely. This has been granted, although there are always some who don't comply. But generally many motorists recognise a cyclist's right to be on the roads, and their entitlements and right of way are respected.

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MEN WHO CYCLE MORE THAN 9 HRS WEEKLY, 6 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO GET PROSTRATE CANCER

Middle aged men who spend nine hours a week on their bike are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, new research suggests. A British study of 5,200 cyclists is the biggest research project ever conducted on the health impact of cycling. It suggests that cyclists in in their 50s who bicycle for more than nine hours a week may be up to five times as likely to receive a diagnosis of prostate cancer.

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Open letter to Mr Lui Tuck yew (SG transport minister)

I read with great dismay your comments during the recent Budget Debate on road cycling, that "only a small group use it as their primary mode of transport" and "... it is a different thing altogether to get more cyclists using fast-flowing roads when other road users are not ready to give way". Your comments clearly shows a lack of empathy for vulnerable road users, a deficit of compassion and a lack of visionary thinking. Have you so quickly already forgotten the two innocent young lives taken by a cement mixer driver in Tampines early 2013? Then, the Parliament Secretary for Transport acknowledged that "One life lost is one too many". Have we learnt nothing?

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