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Forum: UK February 12th 12, 02:16 PM Posted to uk.railway,uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 441
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Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Sat, 11 Feb 2012 23:12:03 +0000, Charles Ellson
wrote:
Try :-
a) Sitting on a bicycle for ten minutes without travelling.
b) Sitting in a wheelchair for ten...
Forum: UK February 10th 12, 09:28 AM Posted to uk.railway,uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Feb 9, 9:59*pm, Mark Goodge
wrote:

In this context, a sign on a footpath crossing private land which says "no
bicycles" has exactly the same meaning as one...
Forum: UK February 10th 12, 09:25 AM Posted to uk.railway,uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Feb 9, 8:23*pm, Roland Perry wrote:

Imagine there's some land where you would be trespassing. Is it OK if
you wear shoes - so that your bare feet don't touch the...
Forum: UK February 10th 12, 09:24 AM Posted to uk.railway,uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Feb 9, 7:57*pm, Dave - Cyclists VOR
wrote:

FX Bottom of barrel being scrapedFX

Very good.

What's your view on electric cars? They don't pay specific fuel...
Forum: UK February 9th 12, 03:57 PM Posted to uk.railway,uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Thu, 09 Feb 2012 07:05:49 +0000, Judith
wrote:
Cyclists who use the roads contribute nothing directly.

Food provides energy to propel a bicycle. VAT is charged on...
Forum: UK February 9th 12, 08:40 AM Posted to uk.legal,uk.railway,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Feb 9, 9:06*am, Mark Goodge
wrote:

You pay the tax that a lot of people refer to as Road Tax. Just because you
don't call it that doesn't mean you don't pay...
Forum: UK February 9th 12, 08:38 AM Posted to uk.railway,uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Feb 9, 9:02*am, Mark Goodge
wrote:

That's a bit like saying that if you jack your car up it can't be ticketed
for parking on a double yellow line, because...
Forum: UK February 8th 12, 09:53 PM Posted to uk.railway,uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Wed, 08 Feb 2012 21:45:38 +0000, Judith
wrote:
Oh but they wouldn't - as the cyclists would have to pay for it
themselves.

Do you also encourage the abolition of...
Forum: UK February 7th 12, 05:12 PM Posted to uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling,uk.railway
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Feb 7, 6:07*pm, Judith wrote:

So feel free to explain exactly why cyclists do *not* like the term - as they
certainly don't.

I ride a bicycle, and thus I guess...
Forum: UK February 7th 12, 02:24 PM Posted to uk.railway,uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Feb 7, 1:19*pm, The Weasel wrote:

What is the problem with it anyway? Itís one of those taxes where the
bigger the **** you are, or the more money you have, the...
Forum: UK February 7th 12, 09:47 AM Posted to uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling,uk.railway
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Feb 7, 9:54*am, Graeme Wall wrote:

Vegetarian cyclists should pay more then.

A tax on cans of baked beans?

Neil
Forum: UK February 7th 12, 09:46 AM Posted to uk.railway,uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Feb 7, 9:48*am, Jeff wrote:

* I was referring to your definition that a cycle was "an adjunct to
perambulation", *if it were cycling would be allowed on footpaths. which
...
Forum: UK February 7th 12, 09:44 AM Posted to uk.railway,uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Feb 7, 12:37*am, Bruce wrote:

To be strictly correct, it is a duty.

To most people, "duty" is a subset of "tax", where a "tax" would to
most be defined as a charge made...
Forum: UK February 5th 12, 09:32 PM Posted to uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling,uk.railway
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Feb 5, 8:10*pm, Mizter T wrote:

There's been a bit of a campaign of late of people trying to stop - or
at least challenge - VED being automatically referred to as 'Road...
Forum: UK February 5th 12, 07:04 PM Posted to uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling,uk.railway
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Feb 5, 6:53*pm, (Paul Cummins)
wrote:
We were about to embark at Dover, when (Dave -
Cyclists VOR) came up to me and whispered:

...
Forum: UK January 31st 12, 08:27 PM Posted to uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling,uk.railway
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Tue, 31 Jan 2012 19:28:41 +0000, JNugent
wrote:
On a "single-lane-in-each-direction road", what other lane *could*
you use
(leaving aside the "wrong" side of the...
Forum: UK January 31st 12, 08:25 PM Posted to uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling,uk.railway
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Tue, 31 Jan 2012 19:27:21 +0000, Bruce
wrote:
It was as a result of experience at this junction

Having read what you posted, I would consider coming from the A4146...
Forum: UK January 31st 12, 08:18 PM Posted to uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling,uk.railway
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Tue, 31 Jan 2012 19:27:21 +0000, Bruce
wrote:
I understood perfectly what you were saying. I just disagree.

I know, I got an error when posting so thought I'd lost it,...
Forum: UK January 31st 12, 03:20 PM Posted to uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling,uk.railway
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Jan 31, 4:14*pm, Neil Williams wrote:

2. Indicating right but NOT switching to a left indication

To add to that, the Highway Code allows, if I recall, for you not...
Forum: UK January 31st 12, 03:14 PM Posted to uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling,uk.railway
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Jan 31, 2:49*pm, al Mossah wrote:

In that instance I'd signal right approaching the roundabout if going
north. *Going south I'd only signal to exit the roundabout....
Forum: UK January 31st 12, 01:12 PM Posted to uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling,uk.railway
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Jan 31, 1:28*pm, "Mortimer" wrote:

The difficulty is when the exit is not absolutely straight ahead because the
road curves in the last few yards before the give-way line:...
Forum: UK January 31st 12, 11:56 AM Posted to uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling,uk.railway
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Jan 31, 9:39*am, Bruce wrote:

Remember that ignorance of the current rules of the road (because they
have changed since you passed your test) is no excuse.

Don't...
Forum: UK January 31st 12, 11:50 AM Posted to uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling,uk.railway
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Jan 31, 9:39*am, Bruce wrote:

What *would* make sense is for older drivers, including you, to drive
in the same way that has been taught to learners for some years,...
Forum: UK January 31st 12, 06:51 AM Posted to uk.legal,uk.rec.cycling,uk.railway
Replies: 441
Views: 6,809
Posted By Neil Williams
Roundabouts

On Mon, 30 Jan 2012 21:57:26 +0000, The Real Doctor
wrote:
whether to annoy people by moving into the correct lane or whether
to
annoy people by taking the wrong...
Forum: UK February 27th 07, 04:17 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 16
Views: 365
Posted By Neil Williams
Transport Choices???

On Feb 23, 8:50 pm, "Nigel Cliffe" wrote:

Bizarre, but that seems to be the way with privatised railways.

It was the same with BR. It's just that before Internet booking...
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