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CYCLISTS STILL UNHAPPY OVER 2M WIDE CYCLING PATH, SAY NOT ENOUGH FOR RIDING

This specially catered road to cyclists would not e replicated anywhere else on Singapore's roads. However, the road itself is about 10km long, which should be enough for cyclists to practice their road cycling skills. While this is a good initiative for the cyclists, there are still some grumblings from them. One of the cyclists interviewed said that the lanes were not wide enough and this could cause some problems. “The two-metre space is generally enough. But when we have a large peloton like this, it can get a little bit crowded and we might be forced to move out to overtake on the car lane and cut back in.” Another cyclist, Eric, shared the same view: “It (the cycling lane) is a good idea but I think it’s a little bit too narrow because it allows only two bikes. This is quite a flat road and if we are going at a high speed, there’s not much space for us to maneuver if there is a rider or a group of riders in front. (There will be) congestion.”

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CYCLIST FINALLY GET THEIR OWN LANES ON THE ROAD IN SG

This cycling lane has a dedicated 2m wide bicycle lane, which can cater to two cyclists riding abreast, and will be marked out in both directions on the road. The cycling lane will be opened to the public on April 22. This marks the first time that dedicated cycling lanes are marked on the roads in mainland Singapore, although road cycling lanes had been launched in Sentosa in December last year. This is certainly what cyclist have long asked for, so they don't need to fight a losing battle with other vehicles on the road. It will also be good for other road users, so that they don't have to share a lane with cyclists, where it might endanger them.

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