"Mario's summary of Ace Cycles is here
although we can bring the start date back a little earlier to at least 1929 from this article
many vintage enthusiasts regularly post at the BNA Retro forum and I would encourage a close…"
La Doyenne, one of the five 'Monuments' of the European professional road cycling calendar is coming and LCL will be riding to commemorate what will be the 99th edition. Like most races of yester year, it began for the purpose of publiscising a newspaper and it has been won the most times by the Cannibal.Our version will start at Taylor's Blend at 8am work its way to the coast and back again to Red Berry Espresso. The ride to the coast will be mostly flat and on the way back, it will take in…See More
"Steve, bidon with coffee sounds a bit mild, the hard men of the past drank la bombas
'la bomba' was a bottle drunk during a race and consisted of seven or eight espresso coffees, sugar, peptocola and two or three mild amphetamine…"
Cobblestones, rain, rookworst, crazy dutch cycling fans... enough to strike fear into the bravest soul. That is the Vlaanderens mooiste otherwise known as the Tour of Flanders.On April 1st, Le Club Lug will replicate the famous monument in Adelaide. Luckily there is no Koppenberg here but instead we will meander along railway line through the inner southern suburbs (as is Flanders the south of the Netherlands) through various streets such as the famed cobblestones of King William Rd, across…See More
"Saturday it is, and thanks for organising the ride. I will still have my noisy brakes as the rubber/leather pads are about to be ordered. I have seen these recommended as the preferred brake pad for steel rims.
I ride with some period…"
I know this is late notice but it's been a busy couple of weeks. There will be another ride in three weeks time too.This Sunday is the Milano San Remo "classica di Primavera", so on Saturday it seems fitting that the LCL head out in homage to Gerro who claimed the title last year and Goss before him.Whilst the real race is 298km, this one will only be 40km but will follow the format of heading from the big city of Milan (Adelaide), to the port of Genova (Port Adelaide) and along the coast with…See More
"The SA Road Rules set out at Rule 252
It then sets out the form of signs and also refers to Schedule 3 for alternate signs.
I could not find the sign, as photographed, in the list of signs which I am required to comply with.
That would be…"
"If you use the SA Government's Cycle Instead Journey Planner and route type: 'Fastest', for the route between Oakbank and Mount Torrens, you are advised to ride on the road. This is confirmed by the 'Show Route…"
"the ratios on a SA AW hub are normally wide spacing compared to modern gears.
you can do the calculations using Sheldon's gear calculator and ride using those gears on a normal road bike to simulate. Easy enough to change the back…"
Thanks but I do not have a smart phone. Bought a digital camera but yet to use it for reporting hazards. Checked before accepting the friend request. You do not make many posts but you obviously read to know I report hazards.