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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #20 on: February 18, 2013, 09:02:01 am »
Robin's email address:

Robin.Carlisle@pgwc.gov.za

When people bring real issues to his attention he passes the buck, then he spends his time thinking up idiotic shit like this.

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Re: Motorfietsryers gaan dalk vasgevat word
« Reply #21 on: February 18, 2013, 09:02:45 am »
Sover ek weet is die padreëls 'n nasionale wet, nie meer provinsiaal nie, Robin gaan teëstand kry. ::)
En hy bewys dat politici dommer as brood is, dit is nie net die ANC wat geen common sense het nie.
 

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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #22 on: February 18, 2013, 09:03:21 am »
Well.............. here's "Mr farking righteous Carlisle's"  email address for his PA............ dsmit@pgwc.gov.za

Why you want to email his PA ???

Email him - he has in the past requested feedback on stuff and gave out his email address - cannot see why you cannot use it Robin.Carlisle@westerncape.gov.za

I doubt anything will come of it, he likes to talk.

The lowering of the speed limit, this etc

If it happens I'm sure we will have the same thing that happend at the V&A Waterfront wrt to parking - general public do not stand together but the bikers general do tend to stand together.

A couple of mass rides in peak traffic taking up the full lane as requested on all highways going into town (N1, N2, M5, M3, Voortrekker, etc) would quickly show that the idea is plain stupid.
 

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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #23 on: February 18, 2013, 09:07:38 am »
Hope he don't find out about 21" wheels, or you'll all have to fit one.
 

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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #24 on: February 18, 2013, 09:11:42 am »
I hope 'we' the motorcyclists will stand together to create chaos if this gets implemented.  F#ck that!

And F#uck the MAWC too!  I don't belong to them.  Arghhhh!!
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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #25 on: February 18, 2013, 09:12:35 am »
Ag genade....



Ek vote sommer ANC volgende jaar. Of is dit die jaar?

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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #26 on: February 18, 2013, 09:17:01 am »
Ek het begin 'n email skryf en toe besef ek ek is heeltemaal te stupid.

Ek kan ook nie gif's gebruik om my storie te vertel op 'n email nie. Ek sal hom maar net moet gaan moer.....  ;)

Nee seriously, die is wat hulle oor worry?! Worry meer oor die etters wat oor rooi ligte jaag! Hoeveel ouens is nie al ge T-bone nie maar hulle worry oor lanesplitting.

Liewe @#$ man!

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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #27 on: February 18, 2013, 09:22:12 am »
 :laughing4:  same here..................  :thumleft:


Another interesting fact..............  some additional wisdom from the UK MET Police........... their statistics proved that if 10% more people used Motorcycles for transport into London - there would be a phenomenal 40% Decrease in Traffic....  :eek7:

Seems it will take years though before these idiots start the same line of thinking?

My suggestion would be to do what has been done in some of the London Burroughs..............  Bus Lanes are opened into the cities for Motorcycles - and in the afternoon - the reverse........  makes sense......... if they do the same here in Cape Town - those Red roads will be filled with people that would now feel safer to commute on 2 wheels.....
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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #28 on: February 18, 2013, 09:24:18 am »
Dit herninner my aan die glasbottel eksperiment. Is die bottel vol as daar 'n klomp albasters in is? Nee, daar kan nog sand bykom. Maar die bottel is eers regtig vol as daar nog 'n liter water in is.
Die punt is dat daar 'n 1-1.5m baan weerskante van die wit lyn bestaan. As motorfietsryers dit met oorleg gebruik is daar plek vir almal. Meeste motorbestuurders erken die reg van motorfietse om daar te ry - baie maak "oop" om motorfietse te laat verbykom. So help ons mekaar om vinniger by ons bestemming uit te kom.
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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #29 on: February 18, 2013, 09:28:27 am »
Hier is my email:

Mr. Carlisle

I just read the article where you were quoted as saying the Western Cape Transport Department is thinking of making lanesplitting illegal.

http://www.dieburger.com/Suid-Afrika/Nuus/Motorfietsryers-gaan-dalk-vasgevat-word-20130217

I am but a humble biker but all I would like to say is this is a monumental stupid idea! If you really want to help us motorcycle riders start cracking down harder on the people (STILL) using cellphones while driving and people jumping the red lights. Both these issues cause much more harm to us and although I know you have identified these two issues the problem is getting worse, not better.

Making lanesplitting illegal will make our roads even more congested. Or maybe that is your way of forcing more people to use the My-Citi bus service which although a great idea and working which I applaud you is still not as economical or fun than getting to work and back on my motorcycle.

I ask you to watch this video. It will explain what I am trying to convey but lack in written skills as I am but a humble biker.

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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #30 on: February 18, 2013, 09:49:47 am »
email sent as well. Spam the bugger.
 

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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #31 on: February 18, 2013, 09:50:21 am »
The only place in the States where lane splitting is legal, California, just published a set of rules the govern it. Quite simple really -  read them here - http://bit.ly/XxIRJb


This makes a lot of sense, Carlyle needs a copy
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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #32 on: February 18, 2013, 10:00:28 am »
The only place in the States where lane splitting is legal, California, just published a set of rules the govern it. Quite simple really -  read them here - http://bit.ly/XxIRJb


This makes a lot of sense, Carlyle needs a copy poehsklap.

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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #33 on: February 18, 2013, 10:05:03 am »
I tried to send RC a copy....two e mail addresses...we'l see ::)
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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #34 on: February 18, 2013, 10:11:34 am »
More people need to mail him.

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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #35 on: February 18, 2013, 10:15:50 am »
Robin Carlisle is a blustering idiot, all fizz and very little lemonade. I remember his punting of the Draeger breathylizer, and we know he got his ass kicked there in the courts. I'd vote ANC just to see the back of him!!
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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #36 on: February 18, 2013, 10:17:03 am »
maybe we should rather be emailing mrs zille

tell her in no uncertain terms that he is going to cost her votes
 

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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #37 on: February 18, 2013, 10:17:53 am »
maybe we should rather be emailing mrs zille

tell her in no uncertain terms that he is going to cost her votes

Email?

I will forward it to her too.

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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #38 on: February 18, 2013, 10:20:39 am »
Also

This Hennie van der Merwe or whatever his name is from MAWC needs some orientation. He sounds like a poephol.

He does not speak for all bikers.
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Re: No more lane splitting for the Western Cape?
« Reply #39 on: February 18, 2013, 10:54:56 am »
Agreed kak idea, must be tjop this dick, must say though last time I was in CT last year for vmx , things work a lot better there, than here under the congress theives, could alienate some dp votes, why commute on a scoot if  you cant save time by lane splitting and not speeding, commuting on a scoot is not fun in my book but more efficient, than also do not whine when scoots take up a whole parking bay if he wants  you to act like a car then take the whole deal, moron... see you CT dogz next month at vmx again
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