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posted by Rachel Smith, Apr 17, 2014
What does Hollywood have to do with bike riding? Rachel Smith says we all need to get involved in collecting data if we want to see our dream of more people cycling come true.
Last week @Coxy tweeted me his dream; a cycleway on Brisbane’s Sylvan Road. I replied “Create an action plan of the things that you can influence & control – ignore the ones you can’t – then let’s meet for coffee”. “Not entirely sure what I can influence or control” he replied. Which got me thinking, if we really want our cycling dreams to be realised we need to work together to make them happen.
My friend Inke works in Hollywood. In the movies every last and final detail is researched to the last degree – no rock is left unturned. Everything that can be researched is researched.
So, do bicycle advocates need to act like Hollywood?
Yes, I think we do.
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