Rushing riders allegedly conduction time trials on Mt Mee Rd have been seen taking a detour alongside Robinson Rd and driving at excessive speeds by way of the residential space to keep away from police.
A feminine resident close to Robinson Rd says “the boys in blue” had been energetic on the weekend with a silver unmarked Falcon catching a number of offenders.
“As soon as phrase was out they had been taking the detour alongside Robinson Street, Mt Mee, rushing by way of the hamlet,” she says.
The alleged time trials and the detour alongside Robinson Rd are anticipated to result in a police blitz.
“A blitz will assist no person; native companies up right here who depend on the weekend commerce, nor the folks having fun with a experience/drive,” she says.
“A colleague of mine runs the weekend espresso van up on the lookout. She witnessed a rider making an attempt to do burnouts damaging his bike.
“Ought to there be a blitz, their enterprise additionally suffers because the bikes additionally prefer to name in there for espresso.
“I do know it’s going to trigger a backlash along with your readers with one other native complaining. I’m not making an attempt to cease the riders. It’s good to see an ideal mob of bikes going for a cruise.
“However as we speak, I can hear the pocket rockets screeching and getting up their bikes after they get across the S bend at Lewington Rd.”
Final 12 months residents rebelled towards what they referred to as hoon behaviour calling for hid surveillance cameras, point-to-point velocity cameras, extra 60km/h zones, site visitors claiming, fluorescent velocity indicators, TruCAM laser velocity weapons fitted in police patrol vehicles and for police to confiscate helmet cameras for proof of hooning.
Woodford Police say there are ongoing patrols on the mountain and so they attended a bike crash this morning.
Police blitzes have been widespread over the previous few years on the famed bike nirvana highway.
Final month Police defended their use of a covert Trucam hidden in bushes on the backside of the northern descent, opposite to police procedures.
Respect locals on detour
The Mt Mee resident who contacted us requested riders to “respect the locals”.
“If they’re utilizing the again streets to keep away from the police, please respect our residential streets. The hamlet contains of 12 homes all collectively in a gaggle. It’s 60km by way of there and children on pushies are on the street. Please respect the locals.
“We don’t thoughts the riders who’re respectful and are available as much as space for a experience. It’s the idiots who don’t need to respect the locals and are driving dangerously that we object to.
“There have been three accidents already this weekend from bike riders going over the sting.