Don Plush
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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

Tags: theft, bikes, speedway, Salisbury

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

AC Banner Photo a Foreigner!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martin Turner Feb 17, 2012. 30 Replies

Look closely at the banner photograph above...yep the one that stares down at us as we trawl AC looking for cycling news and reviews and you will notice that there is something wrong.  Yes, that's…Continue

Tags: foreign, photograph, AC

 

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Latest Activity

Don Plush replied to durian rider's discussion I'm quitting cycling. Had enough of the idiots on the road.
"Should I tell the banana farmers of Queensland to cut back on shipments to Radelaide?"
Apr 1
Don Plush replied to Clive Palfrey's discussion Riding on the pavement
"Come up to sunny Brisbane...we can ride on the footpaths whenever we like - no children required!"
Feb 19
Don Plush replied to Muddies's discussion Stages dealers in Adl
"given his heritage, I would say about 17 pints of guinness!"
Dec 21, 2013
Don Plush replied to Gus K's discussion Biological question about weight and burning energy
"Looks like the maths might be a bit wrong on this.  If you read the full source document, someone suggests that an error has been made and 1 breath has a lot less than 1g of CO2.  This makes sense, as 1g is massiive when you are talking…"
Dec 1, 2013
Don Plush replied to Martin Turner's discussion Perfect in the Hills right now
"how many bananas per 100kms did you average?"
Dec 1, 2013
Don Plush replied to Shane Sody's discussion Bus parked in bike lane? What bike lane? No bike lane here; oh, um yes there is again now
"queue the Benny Hill music!"
Nov 28, 2013
Don Plush replied to Simpson's discussion Screamers
"LOL...gotta love auto correct!"
Nov 10, 2013
Don Plush replied to Gus K's discussion Special offer: the Adelaide climbs t-shirt from A'qto with free cycling cap
"or you could've said MHL! I am actually spewing about this deal...ordered the tee before I saw the special offer for AC members.  No one up here (Bris) will know what it is all about but that will make it cooler and I have actually done…"
Nov 4, 2013
Don Plush liked Michelle's discussion Amys Ride - Share your story
Nov 3, 2013
Don Plush replied to Gus K's discussion Special offer: the Adelaide climbs t-shirt from A'qto with free cycling cap
"and I think it is Checker Hill...but I have also heard it called many other names, may have used some of them myself over the years!"
Oct 29, 2013
Don Plush commented on Clive Palfrey's blog post Shaken but not Rattled Part 2
"Great write up Clive.  A few years back we did a loop ride from Auburn to Riverton.  Went out on the Mason Trail to Riverton and then came back on the Rattler.  The rattler certainly lives up to its name!"
Sep 22, 2013
Don Plush replied to Muddies's discussion AC Slow to load.
"Brisbane is going well...no "real" rides yet, but have been commuting to work.  Only got into our rental house a couple of weeks back and got my bikes etc.  Looking to do some longer rides soon.  Will check out Upper…"
Sep 21, 2013
Don Plush replied to Muddies's discussion AC Slow to load.
"But is his lycra on the right side out or inside out?"
Sep 20, 2013
SillyCyclist replied to Don Plush's discussion Farewell Adelaide...Hello Brisbane!
"Take me with you!"
Aug 7, 2013
heather replied to Don Plush's discussion Farewell Adelaide...Hello Brisbane!
"Now you can legally ride on footpaths :) . . . although doubt that you want to. The Brisbane Bicentennial Bikeway with shared path is good . . . pedestrians actually keep to their path. Eagleby is close to Brisbane . . .  a guide took me there…"
Aug 7, 2013
Clive Palfrey replied to Don Plush's discussion Farewell Adelaide...Hello Brisbane!
"Now theres a thing, where will we view DD's next French travelogue, we are well overdue for one."
Aug 6, 2013

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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:

http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/forum/topics/now-that-s-a-hills-ride-distance-87-kms-average-29-9km-gawler

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!

Cheers

AK

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

cheers

Jeremy
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…
Hi,

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!
Cheers
Angus
 
 
 

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