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Bike riding and head injuries

Started this discussion. Last reply by baldrick Apr 7. 9 Replies

As someone who lives with ongoing problems from landing on my head ( low speed on dedicated bike path no cars involved only a dog )…Continue

State Election and Mountain Biking

Started this discussion. Last reply by philw Mar 20. 16 Replies

Sounds good to me.Mount Lofty Ranges to become hub for bike ridersLabor has pledged to turn the Mount Lofty Ranges into an international destination for mountain bike riders.It says it will spend…Continue

Avanti and Scott Road and MTB demo day this sunday.

Started this discussion. Last reply by rossmg Mar 10. 6 Replies

On Sunday 9/3 at Cobblers Creek Salisbury we will be holding a free test day for Avanti and Scott road and Mountain Bikes. This is a great chance for Roadies to give the dirt a go or MTBers to hit up…Continue

How do you spruce up your commutes?

Started this discussion. Last reply by rossmg Mar 5. 1 Reply

At least once a week I take a detour on the way home and do the Caroline Bike Path (roadie), Lynton green connector (CX) or the Dirty Carol/Lynton Short Course XC loop (mtb). All are good ways to…Continue

 

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Dstone replied to Nathan Mozuras's discussion Where to get road riding clothes?
"+1"
Apr 9
Dstone replied to Paul Jorgensen's discussion Cromer Parade Millswood - watch out for big hole without any warning
"Watch out for Celtic avenue Clovelly park as well. They have dug up the bike path but also have diggings extending into the road about a meter and would be 30 wide and quite deep."
Apr 8
baldrick replied to Dstone's discussion Bike riding and head injuries
"There is a reason that an increasing number of sporting codes have mandatory stand downs following possible concussion injuries. In the worst case a second concussion could kill you."
Apr 7
Baron Von Thierry replied to Dstone's discussion Bike riding and head injuries
"Pete, like you when I was t-boned by a car, I hit my head and all I knew was that it was a Wednesday - could not work out the date at all."
Apr 7
heather replied to Dstone's discussion Bike riding and head injuries
"Pete, I have added your collision as number 150 under http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/lookforcyclists/forum/topics/collisions-1 AC group Look For Cyclists has other discussions that might help in deciding what to do next, like claim medical…"
Apr 7
Peter Hill replied to Dstone's discussion Bike riding and head injuries
"balancing on one foot and closing your eyes is a great party trick! (but you don't need an app to tell you that you've lost your balance in only three seconds!). I believe that is also used as a test how well you are going as you get older."
Apr 7
Pete replied to Dstone's discussion Bike riding and head injuries
"Wow,  excellent article,   I came off last thursday night  ran into a car on pulling out on rundle street on the way home, Thanks to all the cyclists who stopped.  I was definitely concussed, Police and Paramedics were…"
Apr 7
Juz replied to Dstone's discussion Bike riding and head injuries
"Bumping this because I want to read it but won't get the chance until tomorrow."
Apr 6
rossmg replied to Dstone's discussion Bike riding and head injuries
"Wow - that was an interesting read - I didn't know that stuff before."
Apr 6
Edward @bikeadelaide replied to Dstone's discussion Bike riding and head injuries
"Agreed. This applies to any head injury however it is caused - sports, a car crash, whatever."
Apr 6
Rob (Chewbacca) replied to Dstone's discussion Bike riding and head injuries
"True...closed head injuries are not to be taken lightly and need proper assessment and may nred specialized rehab for a while. Please seek professional medical advice as you may need scans and proper assessment. Many sufferers of closed head…"
Apr 6
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Bike riding and head injuries

As someone who lives with ongoing problems from landing on my head ( low speed on dedicated bike path no cars involved only a dog ) I thought this made for interesting and important reading. Being that I got up and continued riding because "I felt fine" i may have done more harm or had a more serious crash through impaired judgement and co…See More
Apr 6
Dstone replied to pete davis's discussion Advice to fit lower gearing , Shimano 105
"How old is your rear mech? Newish 10sp 105 shimano will take 30t no probs. Mine has one and it works fine all be it with a bit more noise coming from the top jockey wheel."
Apr 3
Dstone replied to Rob Wilson's discussion Accosted by youths Coast to Vines trail - who do I complain to
"+1 First call the police. The police are the ones with the power, the police are the ones with authority, the police are the ones who are paid to sort this out. Police patrolling is based on information from the public. All calls go to determining…"
Mar 31
Dstone replied to Nathan Mozuras's discussion Carbon fibre or aluminium/alloy?
"Nice bike but if you want Carbon there are lots of bargains out there for not much more."
Mar 21
Dstone replied to Ken the Dane's discussion Why and how to make Adelaide a bike friendly city
"I have spent a little bit of time in Melbourne recently mainly around St Kilda and Brunswick. Main things I noted Huge number of people riding without helmets in and around CBD Evenb morethe number riding without lights at night Riding on footpaths…"
Mar 21

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Not sure if this has been posted already. Love it when some is prepared to think outside the box.

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At 19:51 on December 27, 2013, heather said…

Saw your comment re 3 hit-runs. Can you add info on AC group Look For Cyclists, numbered and with hit-run highlighted, at this link? http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/lookforcyclists/forum/topics/collisions-1
Discussion has over 1000 views. Hope one day that it will encourage authorities to improve cycling conditions.

At 13:02 on October 21, 2013, wujim said…

message me with how much and when you can fit a 6700 ultegra crankarm to my bicycle :)

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