Hong Kong Cycling Alliance

City Digest, January 9, 2013

TV actor Oscar Leung Lit-wai has asked a court to strike out a lawsuit filed by restaurant boss Kenny Wee Ho in which Wee alleged that Leung had made defamatory remarks.

Wednesday, 9 January, 2013, 6:23am

Use your head, wear a helmet

Some say you're not a real cyclist until you've fallen or crashed. While that's a standard I'd rather not have attained (and would happily still be a 'fake' cyclist without the scars), the reality of cycling is you never know when you might hit the deck.

26 Jun 2012 - 12:00am


Give former HQ back to the people

For a city that is so obsessed with property, it seems incredible to me that decisions over the future of Central Police Station, the Kai Tak airport site and now the government's former headquarters in Central have been so difficult.

19 May 2012 - 12:00am

It's all about keeping wheels in motion

More than 200 cyclists of all ages took to the streets yesterday to keep the momentum going on the proposed cycleway along the Hong Kong waterfront.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Let's promote greener travelling

No one likes fare increases. But in these inflationary times, they are to be expected. Rising costs have already prompted major transport operators to raise tariffs this year. So when the cross-harbour ferry operator announced moderate adjustment proposals for one of the lowest fares in the city, there was little opposition.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Cyclist fights for road rights in court

A Hong Kong cyclist is preparing to argue in court that cyclists are sometimes justified to bicycle in the middle of a lane of traffic.

14 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Fears for pedestrians over harbour cycleway scheme

A cycling lobby group's proposal for a cycleway along Hong Kong Island's north shore yesterday encountered opposition after some members of the Harbourfront Commission raised concerns about its safety.

8 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Cyclists in plea for route on Harbourfront

A continuous cycleway along the Hong Kong Island harbourfront is possible, a cycling group says, if transport officials are willing to build a track that in places is different from their standard type, and make some simple road improvements.

7 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Police look into clip of cycle race in Sha Tin

An online video clip showing 40 to 50 cyclists racing down a road near Science Park in Sha Tin at high speed has prompted a police investigation.

'We will look into the matter,' a police spokeswoman said yesterday.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Silent ride to remember cyclists killed on roads

Heine Yuan was a 24-year-old, enthusiastic, daily cyclist, described by a friend as 'a very happy person' who 'liked challenges'.

On May 6, while riding along Castle Peak Road, he was rammed by a minibus. He died in Tuen Mun Hospital the next day.

19 May 2011 - 12:00am

Cycling - eco-friendly transport

Cycling is becoming more popular worldwide. In the New Territories and on outlying islands, bicycles are the main means of transport. But there are not enough parking spaces for bicycles.

The government should provide more space for bicycle parking, especially at ferry piers and in housing estates.

10 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Transport policies must reflect importance of cycling in HK

It is heartening to see the South China Morning Post again strongly back an increased role for cycling in our transportation mix ('It's time to take cycling seriously in Hong Kong', Sunday Morning Post, August 1).

8 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Campaigners get on their bikes for cycle-path protest

A hundred cyclists campaigned yesterday for a cycle path along Victoria Harbour by cycling along the waterfront - or rather, the limited parts of it they could get to.

7 Apr 2008 - 12:00am


Should Hong Kong have more cycling tracks?

Recently a mother riding her bicycle on a shopping trip was killed by a truck. Amid the sadness, there were calls for more protective infrastructure.

13 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Cyclists ride in tribute to road victims

More than 50 cyclists took to the streets of Kowloon last night on a slow, silent ride to remember those killed or injured while cycling.

The international Ride of Silence is held annually and locally organised by the Hong Kong Cycling Alliance.

17 May 2007 - 12:00am