- Apr 11, 2003
Just heard very sad news on the ABC 11am news - a cyclist has been killed on the GVBR.
[email protected] said:riders abilty would be low to poor for a majority of the riders
sure some would be pretty experienced but most would be noobs on the
sadly it has happened...and even equally sadly the press and media have got it wrong in their headlines...ABC sent out a bulletin reported online too at Optusnet's home pages "Cyclist killed in Road Race" and went on to say the GVBR was a "race"and the cyclist was a "competitor"....so what are they out to prove with that...??[email protected] said:so its a woman (not a he as thehun reported)
still a bad route and a tragedy
guess we have to ride on the creeks and rivers...Resound said:<[email protected]> wrote in message
> ive heard harry on3YawN saying a gust of wind blew the rider over the
> centre line
> ernie (sans bert) will try to get more after noon as his daughter is on
> the ride
> ill post as i get it
> no info on 'hit/run' aspect of it
> shocking news
> WHY ARE THEY ON OPEN ROADS?????
Where else would they ride?
Head on. The news was reporting a gust of wind blew her into the path of the oncoming car. If this is true, the driver may well have been doing all the right things, may have slowed down and may have been careful. We just don't know.gescom said:From the news report its not very clear how it happened. What do they mean by 'oncoming'? Did she get hit head on or from behind?