If it looks like a moped and goes as fast as a moped, is it actually a moped?
Not according to a Blenheim defence lawyer.
That was the argument lawyer Mike Hardy-Jones made at a seven-hour defended hearing for former Blenheim traffic policeman Anthony Dale Bridgman, who faces a charge of driving while disqualified and driving an unregistered vehicle.
In the spring, biking feels so comfortable and natural happy cyclists are left wondering why they would ever drive or take public transport. Then summer hits and that pleasant morning ride becomes a sweaty nightmare. One way to fight the heat and humidity is to let the bike do some—if not all—of the work for you.
This advertorial came through to me yesterday. Would you want to ride one?
"Here's a fantastic new mode of transport launched today - Christchurch funded and invented, NZ made, and just the bees knees. Not cheap but talk about cool, not to mention environmentally savvy."