Donald Rintoule
  • Sydney, NSW
  • Australia
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Donald Rintoule replied to Ken the Dane's discussion Bikes vs cars
"Hear hear good sense."
Sep 26, 2013
Donald Rintoule replied to stuart 'rowdy''s discussion Change your batteries - cyclist on Maxwell Terrace heading west at 6.30pm 2/7/13
"I have a recharger for my Ni-MH batteries I runin my lights which means my lights stay bright and I am not tempted to delay basttery replacement which appears to be a common thing. It saves lots of money through time. Win win."
Jul 3, 2013
Donald Rintoule replied to Don (Who's lost?) Nairn's discussion cycle touring
"I think the SA State Govenment should introduce the minimum 1 metre clearance over taking rule like parts of the US etc"
Jan 27, 2013
Donald Rintoule replied to Daniel Lynch's discussion Fitting knobbly tyres onto a roadie?
"Plenty of 30mm cyclocross tires. Hopefully they might fit although Defy bikes only come with 23mm tires, Good luck"
Jan 27, 2013
Donald Rintoule replied to Gus K's discussion Chamois cream - who uses it?
"Savlon works brilliantly to avoid any chafing from synthetic chamois."
Sep 5, 2012
Donald Rintoule replied to Michael Murray's discussion 40 km/h in CBD ?
"Until physically separate, high quality bike lanes are delineated on major arterials, they will remain dangerous for cyclists. I do not see the broad community accepting a 30 kph linit on arterials for both economic and social reasons. I do not see…"
Sep 1, 2012
Donald Rintoule replied to Michael Murray's discussion 40 km/h in CBD ?
"I am for 30 kph on side streets - 40 kph causes too much maiming and death. Major roads are a different story."
Aug 31, 2012
Donald Rintoule replied to David Bowler's discussion Changes to car dooring penaties discussed on Radio National this morning
"Education is the way. No ordinary prson wants to "door" another himan being!"
Aug 31, 2012
Donald Rintoule liked David Bowler's discussion Changes to car dooring penaties discussed on Radio National this morning
Aug 31, 2012
Donald Rintoule replied to Trent's discussion Changing to compacts
"Firstly, you can swap a Shimano 5760 cranks for 5700 cranks. Shifters and front derailleur are standard for both the compact or standard cranks. Just remember to lower the derailleur to clear the top of the large chain ring by a couple of…"
Jun 3, 2012
Sue liked Donald Rintoule's blog post A week on the Riesling Trail in the Clare Valley
May 10, 2012
Wilson Devo left a comment for Donald Rintoule
"Hi from the Gawler Wheelers, Welcome to the Adelaide Cyclists Website ! The Gawler Wheelers are a road cycling Group based in Gawler, SA. A regular group ride is held every Saturday morning. Check the various Event Calendars on this website for the…"
May 4, 2012
Peter Short commented on Donald Rintoule's blog post A week on the Riesling Trail in the Clare Valley
"Sounds like it was a great week and perfect weather for enjoying the valley.  I will be riding to Clare this weekend, so hoping for some kind weather also.  Great report."
May 2, 2012
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May 2, 2012
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May 1, 2012
Rob (Chewbacca) commented on Donald Rintoule's blog post A week on the Riesling Trail in the Clare Valley
"Definitely a must do :)"
May 1, 2012

Profile Information

What bikes do you ride?
Surly LHT, Trek Pilot 2.1, Apollo tandem & Trek Liuid 65
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute, Mountain Biking
..perhaps some more information about yourself for your profile page
Got my first bicycle from my grandfather at nine. Had one ever since. Commute from Manly to Sydney CBD.

Donald Rintoule's Blog

A week on the Riesling Trail in the Clare Valley

Posted on April 29, 2012 at 20:49 5 Comments

My better half and I just spent a week tandem riding on the Clare Valley Riesling Trail about 110kms north of Adelaide South Australia

We began by basing ourselves at the Rising Sun Hotel at Auburn. Lovely old historic hotel clean and comfortable run by a wonderful family and staff providing excellent company, food and wine.

Rising Sun Hotel Auburn

We spent the first day exploring Auburn. A beautiful old town with many…

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At 15:58 on May 4, 2012, Wilson Devo said…

Hi from the Gawler Wheelers,

Welcome to the Adelaide Cyclists Website !

The Gawler Wheelers are a road cycling Group based in Gawler, SA.

A regular group ride is held every Saturday morning.

Check the various Event Calendars on this website for the next scheduled group ride as follows :

To join the Gawler Wheelers Group, just click the ' Join Gawler Wheelers' button.

This special ' Join Gawler Wheelers' button (an inactive copy is shown below) appears in the upper right hand corner of the ➨ Gawler Wheelers Group Page.

So, come along and try us out !

All riders are welcome.


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http://ridewithgps.com/users/31795
http://www.mapmyride.com/people/groups/44796/#info
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At 20:23 on April 29, 2012, heather said…

Hi Donald,

Welcome to AC. A good forum with many cycling discussions, not all related to Adelaide.

Cheers, Heather

 
 
 

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