Category Archives: Video

A Sad Day That Changed Dunedin Forever.

On this day a year ago, 19 November 2012, Dr Li Hong ‘Chris’ He was killed when an opening car door knocked him into the path of an overtaking truck whilst cycling past Dunedin Public Hospital.  Dr He’s death has … Continue reading

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“Cars Don’t Go Shopping, People Do” or Epic Council Meeting Number 2

Dunedin’s Councillors have seen a better future and are demonstrating the leadership to get us there!  On 23 September, the Dunedin City Council (DCC) approved NZTA/DCC staff proposals for separated bike lanes on the State Highway 1 one-ways where they … Continue reading

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Still no change for Anzac Ave

The NZTA has gone against advice from SPOKES on how to improve safety for cyclists at the intersection of Castle St and Anzac Ave, where Peter James Wells was killed in November 2011.   In July of 2012, SPOKES collected … Continue reading

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Why Protected (Separated) Tracks for the One-ways?

Editors Note: The following guest article was written jointly by Professors Hank Weiss, Director of the Injury Prevention Research Unit at the University of Otago, and Kay Teschke, from the University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health. They … Continue reading

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Video Cameras – Not Just for Extreme Sports

Many people may have seen YouTube clips of MTB downhill runs, and the clarity and angles that cameras like the GoPro and similar units can now provide.  When you’re on a $4,000 bike, an extra $350 for a camera to … Continue reading

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