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  1. Mall owner keen for wheeling and dealing

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a bicycle pump in our bags because there are few services around,' she said. 'We also find they are willing to spend money on consumer goods and services.' Many of the company's ...

  2. talk back

    Posted Aug 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and more efficient transport, property owners will also benefit. So the problem that remains is getting more people to ride a bicycle on our rather unsafe roads. The roads are unsafe for cyclists because this is the way some authorities want them to be. These authorities always see an increase in bicycle-related accidents as a good chance to accuse the cyclists and not the motorists, who ...

  3. Should cyclists be required to obtain a licence for riding?

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Cathy Chan

    ... Jessica Leung, Cathy Chan Jessica Leung, 16, Our Lady of the Rosary College Bicycles have not only become a form of transport for us, they have become an exercise tool to make ourselves healthier. Bicycles might seem safe, but surprisingly casualties from bicycle accidents are increasing. Therefore, cyclists should be required to obtain a licence. First, a bicycle licence could ...

  4. Time to get personal

    Posted May 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... In a city where the working day can be long and stressful, the health and fitness sector provides the opportunity for people to unwind, maintain fitness or lose weight. However, some people lack the motivation to maintain a weekly training schedule. Engag ...

  5. Police act on cycling dangers

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com A surge in bicycle accidents has prompted police to step up enforcement and road safety promotion. Police recorded 1,447 accidents involving bicycles ... of people riding bicycles has increased, as many new towns developed in recent years have cycling lanes,' said Chief Inspector Fiona Tam Pik-ling, of the road safety unit of the police's ...

  6. Personally speaking

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Ingrid Keneally

    ... How effective and safe your workout is depends on the trainer. Fitness experts tell Ingrid Keneally what to look for Marita Kwan was determined to get into shape for her wedding. 'I hate exercising and I thought a personal trainer would be great moti ...

  7. If parked bikes offend, why not cars?

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... travelling on bicycles. The latest instance is the confiscation of a large batch of bikes parked illegally outside the Sha Tin MTR station, in an area cyclists have used as a de facto parking space. ... is to follow the example of other major world cities that enjoy clean air by having successfully promoted cycling and discouraged driving. Inspectors last year confiscated 6,623 bicycles and auctioned ...

  8. Cyclists cry foul over mass seizures

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jackie Yin jackie.yin@scmp.com Olivia Yong and her husband had a shock on July 8 when they left the MTR in Tai Wai to ride home on the bicycles they had parked outside the station ... in the basket of another one saying that bicycles still there after July 7 would be confiscated. 'I called the Lands Department and they admitted that they took the action,' said Yong. She ...

  9. take action

    Posted Nov 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reader Amy Lee was upset that she and her five-year-old daughter were ejected when they took a children's bicycle with them into Yuen Long Park last month. She wants to know why harmless children's bicycles are banned while park employees are allowed to travel by bikes in parks. 'Without knowing of a new bicycle ban in local parks, my family went to Yuen Long Park on the morning ...

  10. Hong Kong is not ideal for cyclists

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is a relatively small place, which should make it easier for people to travel around by bike. Although riding bicycles seems like a good way to improve air quality and ease traffic congestion, it isn't without problems. Hong Kong is a highly urbanised and densely populated city. There's not much space for people to ride their bicycles on streets. That can make for dangerous ...




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