Hi All, a mate of mine (Todd Norbury aka Norbs) is taking part in the Tour de Kids plus charity bike ride in September so i though i'd just throw up the details here in case anyone felt the urge to…Continue
"strangely, I find it really hard to quantify exact what it is about the TCX and Mares that make them feel so different.
I *think* the Mares is slightly less responsive in the steering, and maybe a little more stable in a straight line. Perhaps the…"
"That might depend a bit on the CX bike though.
We have 2 CX bikes in the house. Miss V's Giant TCX is pretty close to the ride and feel of a road bike, but my Focus Mares I would rate as riding quite differently to a roadie. "
"Last time i reported a driver I took the relevant section of video to the station on my phone, along with a few stills. The officer taking my statement was happy enough to view the footage and stills on that."
"if it's not practicable to use the designated bike lane due to it being located dangerously in the door zone, then yes, according to the Australian Road Rules, we do have that right.
I'd argue that you're less likely to be hit…"
"What you're describing is roughly the BikeSA Mini Mawson 3, though they don't go through Brachina Gorge. Miss V and I did it last year and it was pretty spectacular :)
here's my blog posts of the ride to give you a feel for…"
"if there're no organised racing/training on there, I believe it's a free for all, no cost.
South Coast Cycling race on Friday nights during summer, plus there are other bigger events (eg on Monday they have an interclub event)
"I think there's very little difference to be honest, assuming you wait for the Garmin to locate all the satellites it needs.
GPS can be inaccurate under certain conditions, and flat out doesn't work in others, but for 95% of your riding…"