Well of course registering bikes is a ludicrous idea. It's so obviously a stupid concept that it hardly needs explaining why.
Where does it come from, this ridiculous push to put kids in high visibility clohting? The minuscule risk that might be eliminated by the wearing of hi viz is completely washed away by the health risks associated with discouraging active transport.
For the longest time I tended to greet Ride2Work day with a yawn and shrug: it's really not much of a big deal when every day is ride to work day. But then I heard about the Tour de Breakfast, where the idea is to hit as many community breakfasts as you can between opening and closing—and try not to be late for work in the process. Suddenly Ride2Work day got interesting.
Complete lack of surprise that the Herald Sun does dishonest reporting on a recycled anti-cycling story.
When you take your car out to run an errand, do you ever take a scenic detour on the way home just for the pleasure of driving? When you take your bike out to run an errand, do you ever take a scenic detour on the way home just for the pleasure of cycling?