Lethal pothole for cyclists

Reported in the Potholes category by Carl Gamble at 07:42, Thu 26 January 2017

Sent to Auckland Transport 22 sec later.

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On the evening of 25th January on my cycle home from work, I was cycling down Kaurilands Road and I cycled over what appears to be a new pothole caused by some new road repairs outside number 86. For a car, this pothole wouldn't cause any problems but for me as a cyclist, it nearly killed me as it nearly threw me off my bike under a car that was passing me at the time I hit the pothole. It was just luck that I managed to stay on my bike and not fall off. This pot hole is particularly dangerous it occurs after a prolonged downhill on a smooth road surface and I would estimate that I was travelling at at least 25kmh at the time this happened.

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