Australian cyclists targetted by vandal pouring oil over cycle path

One rider required dental surgery after crash

The Capital City Trail in Melbourne, Australia

(Image credit: Flickr/Philip Mallis)

Cyclists in Melbourne, Australia are being warned to stay vigilant after a number of incidents where oil was poured over a major cycle path.

Oil has been found on the Capital City Trail a number of times in the past three weeks causing multiple crashes, with The Age reporting on the case of Brittany Slater who required dental surgery after falling from her bike on Sunday.

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