Monday, February 23, 2015
Call to curb cycling speedsters racing each other on shared trails
Cyclists are racing at speeds of more than 60 kilometres an hour on Melbourne's shared walking and riding trails, putting other trail users at risk of injury for the sake of bragging rights on a popular app. The informal time trial competition, among a small subculture of reckless riders using an app called Strava, has been condemned by cycling and walking advocates as a threat to public safety and enjoyment of the outdoors. Read more.