Tag: cycling

October 29, 2009 / / New Zealand

While the Police scour the Helensville district for the killer white ute that seems to have targetted Dr Robinson and run him off the road with fatal consequences it seems time that the community embraced some of the “Big Brother” measures that could make our communities safer without creating civil liberty type problems.

One of our petrol station “brands” recently proposed scanning all vehicle registrations and comparing to a hot list when they pulled up the pumps. If you weren’t registered or had outstanding fines, sorry, no petrol. After all, supplying petrol could be seen as aiding and abetting. That alone makes the investment in the technology worthwhile.

Lets take this one step further.

July 28, 2005 / / Books

My friend Deidre who’s just been staying has brought me up to date on all the happenings with my old cycling buddies from my time in the UK. #1 inspiration had to be Nicky Crowther who got me started with mountain bike racing.