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What needs to be done to make cycling safer?

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Cyclists are pleading for motorists to show them respect after seeing five of their number die in five days after crashes, with an Auckland group calling for continuous cycle lanes in the city.

Kay Heather Wolfe, 45, Mark Andrew Ferguson, 46, and Wilhelm Muller, 71, died after being hit by a car that crossed the centre line near Morrinsville on Sunday.

Patricia Anne Veronica Fraser, 34, was killed in the Manawatu on Saturday while training for the Lake Taupo cycle race.

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