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Happy Dad Moment

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Sep 13, 2015. 5 Replies

Been a couple of years since…Continue

Farewell Adelaide...Hello Brisbane!

Started this discussion. Last reply by SillyCyclist Aug 7, 2013. 12 Replies

Just a quick post to let you all know that I am leaving the fine city of Adelaide.  I have won a promotion at work and will be heading to Brisbane to manage the Shannons office there.Will be gone for…Continue

Tags: Brisbane, Adelaide, farewell

Bikes Stolen from Salisbury Cycle Speedway - What a Low Act :(

Started this discussion. Last reply by heather Sep 28, 2012. 1 Reply

What a low thing to do...…Continue

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Play the Ball not the Man

Started this discussion. Last reply by Doddsy Jun 17, 2012. 39 Replies

I am a bit disappointed to read some of the recent comments on the forums.  I think some of the comments have been directed at the person and not the topic of discussion.  Yes, we all make mistakes…Continue


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Don Plush liked Gus K's blog post Adelaide Cyclists saved by advocacy group Bicycle Institute, SA as new operators
Don Plush replied to Gus K's discussion Fantasy Tour de France Velogames
"Little bit further away than Queensland...currently residing on a small, flat piece of coral in the middle of the Pacific!"
Jun 24
Don Plush replied to Gus K's discussion Fantasy Tour de France Velogames
"Gus...Hope foreigners are allowed to join the comp."
Jun 23
Don Plush replied to Equal2Lance's discussion Warning for Mike Turter Bikeway users
"A solution might be in the new "riding on foot paths" rule...there is a similar scenario in Brisbane where there is a T junction at the bottom of a hill.  The T junction is controlled with a stop sign, the cross street is a dead end…"
Nov 2, 2015
Dan liked Don Plush's discussion Happy Dad Moment
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Mark replied to Don Plush's discussion Happy Dad Moment
"Hi Don All nice to see happy youngsters on a bike. I've read a some positive articles about the byk brand, are you pleased with it? It looks like the stem is on backwards. This might negatively impact the steering."
Sep 13, 2015
heather replied to Don Plush's discussion Happy Dad Moment
"Don, of course the 'old' AC members remember you! And how your planned big ride was put on hold. She has grown since you draped her in an unused cycling jersey."
Sep 13, 2015
Pat replied to Don Plush's discussion Happy Dad Moment
"Awesome Don"
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Gus K replied to Don Plush's discussion Happy Dad Moment
"And I remember when you rode up Norton Summit with her in a trailer behind you."
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Happy Dad Moment

Been a couple of years since I left Adelaide for Brisbane but some of you may remember me...just a quick proud Dad moment - my daughter with her new bike - her first big bike.  See More
Sep 13, 2015
Don Plush replied to Sarah's discussion Cycling in the hills during bushfire evacuation!
"it doesn't take much searching on strava to find at least 3 people who were on gorge rd on saturday!"
Jan 5, 2015
Don Plush replied to Gus K's discussion Good news, Gorge Rd has been resurfaced... bad news is...
"Get Cudlee Creek to host the next G20 Summit and you will get the Gorge Rd fixed!"
Nov 14, 2014

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What bikes do you ride?
Trek "Discovery Channel" Road Bike
Giant "Talon" Mountain Bike
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute

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Today we conquered Norton, tomorrow...

Posted on October 6, 2010 at 16:25 5 Comments

Today I set out on a ride with my young daughter and we made it to the top of Norton Summit...

This was the first "serious" climb that I had attempt with the trailer in tow. It all went very smothly, so well that Ayli slept the whole way up the hill - it required a little more…


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At 21:28 on February 16, 2012, Gus K said…

You're a funny guy!!

At 17:33 on October 1, 2011, Frank (GW) said…

Great meet you today Don. Don the link to today's ride report is below. We generally put our comments re the ride etc on the ride report...would love to get a comment from you:

At 17:55 on May 17, 2011, Gus K said…
and I bought Conti 'Lite' tubes too... I am asking for it aren't I!
At 21:25 on April 8, 2011, Gus K said…

Cheeky bastard! I've entered your $10 manually  and now we are done!



At 21:14 on January 25, 2011, Gus K said…
I haz myself a 'Spokesperson' jersey!
At 20:19 on October 10, 2010, Dahondude said…
Hi Don

Good to meet you today and thanks for the offer of a venue for a cycling europe slide show. I am pretty easy about a date, I guess (like you suggested) its better to try and slot in around existing bookings. I'll send Angus a message and see what he was thinking of and get back to you


At 9:08 on January 17, 2010, Wombat said…
I'd recognise those headlights anywhere... I had a Datto 1600 as the first car I bought. Awesome little thing. I swapped it for a motorbike and the car was then written off by its new owner soon after. Pity.

At least yours is a nice blue. Mine was like a chocolate brown that the previous owner had painted with a brush. At least that meant I wasn't too fussed about scratching the paint and not too precious about it.

I had a blast in that car. :-D
At 10:49 on November 16, 2009, Gus K said…

Welcome aboard! Thanks for joining us. We're a pretty mixed bunch of bike nuts so I hope you get something out of the community. You can post to the main forum, maintain a blog, post pics and videos, join a niche group or start your own for your group/ club or interest.

Please tell your cycling mates.. and thanks for the reminder about the Classic Adelaide. I think the beach run will be busy next weekend!

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