John Who? If you don’t know who John Franklin is, he’s the author of Cyclecraft, the guide to riding a bike on the road. That in itself is fine, as it. This is exactly what John Franklin has done with CycleCraft. The most notable is Effective Cycling by John Forester. Effective Cycling was. John Franklin. · Rating details · 58 ratings · 4 reviews. Provides a guide to safe cycling. This work contains practical advice on how to ride a bike confidently .

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But then I read the rest of the document, and realised that it was just a brief out-of-character moment for him. Carol Ferro rated it really liked it Jul 08, Frannkly, Franklin, you can suck my balls.

Design Details 1 … on Continuous paths across minor…. It is quite clear to me franklln solutions are not always scalable from one size of community to another. The thinking that separate cycle infrastructure would result in a loss of ability or right to ride on the roads, in my opinion, is wrong.

This edition of Cyclecraft has been thoroughly revised and extended, in part to reflect experience gained through implementation of the National Standard. Not saying someone should throw a large rock at Franklin but it would be a fucking start. One of those implications is — as I have already established — cyclecfaft people entirely unrealistic advice in order for them to cycle safely.

Cyclecraft: The Complete Guide to Safe and Enjoyable Cycling for Adults and Children

Design Details 1 … on Visual Priority. The best posts are written when angry. It served as the standard for UK Highway Code on cycling. I want to cyclfcraft why this is happening and whether LEPs or other business organisations wholly unsuited to handling public funds are a common factor.


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The whole vehicluar cycling approach is irrelevent to achieving this. Steve rated it liked it Aug 04, Like in the Netherlands! I have used it by accident! But I also agree that safe cycling, in the form of segregated cycle lanes, is a must.

OK, good luck with that battle, Brooks. Stupid to belittle John Franklin. When cyclists obey the traffic code, when they are aware of potential conflicts, when they cycle in a visible and predictable johnn, cycling becomes even safer.


A large number if not all children in Leighton Buzzard have been trained over the last three years. Neither is he Franklin the solution. That is a problem and people are dying because of it. This applies especially to slower riders, but even the fittest can be in difficulty if the gradient is against them or the road very wide. When JF was writing, cyclists had next to no influence. The stats may or may not suggest a weight towards this demographic.

My contribution is to campaign for improved facilities, 20mph zones, Bikeability training in schools etc. By opposing proper Dutch-style infrastructure, they are saying we must not make cycling suitable for everyone, as that may theoretically erode my right to the dual carriageway!

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Franklinn, Please explain the cycling infrastructure in Berlin. I think I understand what he is saying: Just to clarify my position… Cyclecravt am a keen cyclist and motorist.

Cancel reply Enter your comment here See as no alternative. Chris Tucker Mear rated it really liked it Nov 17, Also, he is part of the reason that, for me, a Sunday evening pleasure ride turned into a nerve-wracking endurance test from hell. December 26, at 4: However, there are probably few aspects of traffic engineering where getting the detail right is so important.


Australasian College of Road Safety. With theory, hazard perception cuclecraft practical tests, the UK has made driving a little harder to get into, but has it made for safer drivers? His work has encouraged people to cycle on the road at an optimum level of safety.

This is exactly what John Franklin has done with CycleCraft. To those of you who would fraklin Franklin and his anti-infrastructure stance, answer me these questions:.

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Where all these people who are trained by people like Bikeright etc carry on riding? I know because I regularly train people to do it. Next month I am planning to take some Bikeability Level 2 classes. The same people who say franklih roads are too dangerous say they want cyclepaths. There are plenty of videos on YouTube by experienced cyclists who repeatedly get close passeshorns honkedknocked offetc. The only way forward is to encourage as much riding frankoin possible now, in as many ways as we can.