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Just thought I'd add another blog and let all know I just purchased some new wheels.
My search got so involved, that I ended up making a spreadsheet outlining all the wheels I was interested in, their weight, rim profile, price, and aerodynamic properties. It was pretty involved and I ended up procrastinating over minor things.
The final decision came down to bang for buck, reliability, availability of parts and aftersales service should I need it.
The finalists were:…Continue
Riding into work today, one minute I was accelerating in a line of traffic to make the lights the next I woke up with a few people around me, a Police officer arrived and then I was bundled into an ambulace and spent the day in the Emergency Department getting stitched up and monitored for brain injury.
I don't remember the crash, nor the immediate minutes afterwards, but a car driver who stopped to help told me tonight that I rode past him and then all of a sudden flipped over my…Continue
Adelaide Cyclists started five years ago; March 28, 2009. It’s hard to believe that in that relatively short amount of time a lot has changed. Cycling was not as popular as the numbers that are currently calling themselves cyclists. There weren’t smartphones, Twitter was in it’s early years and while Facebook was growing rapidly, it wasn’t the megasite we know today and sharing and ‘going viral’ were still not in the mainstream vernacular. Connecting with liked-minded others was of course…Continue
If you don't have them then there is not much point in you reading any further! In fact you probably don't want to so go away now!
A little History
I have been riding about 2 1/2 years and have ridden over 31,500 km's but I am sure this story will be similar to some people who have ridden much less. For several years now I have been concerned with issues pointing to the well known problems with the prostate men seem to suffer as…Continue
Last few months you have probably noticed a banner on Adelaide Cyclists supporting Ride4Repat. From 30th March until 5th April there will be 15 cyclists and support crew involved for a loop ride down via the Coorong through the south east to Mt Gambier and returning via the Princes Highway back to Adelaide. It is 930 km over 7 days.
This event is supported by the two foundations at the Repat, Foundation Daw Park and the Daw Park Hospice Foundation. While there are…Continue