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  1. Solidarity on two wheels

    Posted Jan 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robin Kwong In a rare show of solidarity between rival pan-democratic parties, chief executive candidate Alan Leong Kah-kit, of the Civic Party, takes part in a bicycle protest organised by the League of Social Democrats against 'small-circle' elections. Riding the bicycles symbolised stepping on the twin 'small circles' of the chief executive and Legislative Council ...

  2. Talkback

    Posted Mar 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... concessions in its bicycle ban? Richard Letcher suggests the MTRC is 'denying citizens a healthy lifestyle' because competitive racing cyclists such as himself will not be able to get to the quiet roads near the airport. The alternative he says is 'narrow dangerous streets' where 'accidents are inevitable'. Brett Straatemeier thinks taking bicycles on buses ...

  3. Letters

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that can dig town planning officials out of the awful mess they have got themselves into. Jos Vernon, Lamma Action taken over bicycles I refer to S. P. Li's letter ('Take action over parked bicycles', April 26), expressing concern about an obstruction caused by bicycles parked at the ferry forecourt in Mui Wo. Bicycle clearance operations jointly conducted by police ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Man throws bike at bus and assaults passer-by Police arrested a 46-year-old man after he allegedly threw a bicycle against a double-decker bus and assaulted a passer-by in Tseung Kwan O on Sunday night. The incident happened in King Ling Road at 11.55pm after the man had a dispute with the 48-year-old bus driver. After throwing the bicycle against the New World First Bus, the man ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Dec 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... hikes. Derek Ho, Tsuen Wan Ferry firm should have rethink Bicycles have been allowed for free on the Star Ferry's Tsim Sha Tsui-Wan Chai route since 2003. Now the company is to introduce ... fare will not be enough to cover the cost of extra staff to ensure the safety of the cyclists. Few Hongkongers commute to work by bicycle. I do not believe the company needs extra staff ...

  6. The need to schweeb

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zealand has come up with a human-powered monorail- the 'schweeb'. It's like riding a bicycle in mid-air. It is safe and environmentally friendly. The reclining seat is comfortable ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted May 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in which a 70-year-old cyclist died after his bicycle crashed in Sheung Shui last month. The man reportedly fell into a stream when he lost control of his bicycle and hit railings near Tai Lung ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong, North Point Scrap or cut bike fee on Star Ferry I disagree with the decision of the Star Ferry to charge HK$20 for people who bring a bicycle on board the Tsim Sha Tsui to Wan Chai ferry. ... to lead an environmentally friendly lifestyle to help the planet. They would prefer to cycle rather than use a car. The riding of bicycles should be promoted in Hong Kong. I do not think the bikes ...

  9. Schools battle the bulge

    Posted May 26th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... posing a potential health threat. The Salvation Army Shek Wu School this year launched a three-month weight-loss project for students. The participants exercise on treadmills and bicycles under ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... trade. R. Lopez, Wan Chai I was recently told off for allowing my four-year-old son to ride his bicycle in Wan Chai Park. Would the relevant authorities please tell me where it is both safe and legal for a child, and indeed an adult, to ride a bicycle? Further, would they please inform me, through this column, as to why such pandering is made to people who insist on being conveyed ...




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