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De spider your bike

Started this discussion. Last reply by durian rider Dec 3. 21 Replies

Just put a post up on our store facebook page to remind people to check their bikes for spiders. They seem to be in plague proportions this year. The one that came in today was used a lot but still…Continue

South Australia's Bike friendly cafes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gus K Oct 6. 7 Replies

I know this is a topic that has been done to death but what would be South Australia's top bike friendly cafes?This one has been done for Victoria. …Continue

Get on your Cross bike

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dstone Jun 26. 6 Replies

As a bit of a zealot for Cross riding and racing (when the urge takes me) I can honestly say it is the most amount of fun i have ever had a on a bike.…Continue


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Dstone replied to Gus K's discussion The TDU 2015 discussion - all your tips, spottos, gossip here
"Should also add that Greg is also an Armstrong survivor as well."
Dstone replied to Simon O's discussion What MTB?
"There is big swing on back to MTB at the moment. Lots of roadies finally getting on board. I have decided not to touch my roadie until Autumn. (Got way too soft riding road last couple of years and ignoring the MTB) I would make a decision first of…"
Dstone replied to Ruddager's discussion New bike advice
"So an arms and legs 5'10 can be a 54 or 55 depending on how the proportions play out and the amount of seat bar drop is preferred. Im 175 with regulation arm,leg torsa lengths and ride a 54 Scott CR1 . "
Dec 16
Dstone replied to Ruddager's discussion New bike advice
"Large can be anywhere between 54 and 58cm depending on brand and what is measured. How tall is she?"
Dec 16
Dstone replied to Simpson's discussion Bit of tyre advice please
"not going to debate this as it is the most boring debate in the world. I will say this the reason why we don't have conti tyres up on our Avanti Website is because Avanti don't sell conti tyres. We do spec them on our Bike exchange site.…"
Dec 16
Dstone replied to Ruddager's discussion New bike advice
"What size do you think she might need and price range?"
Dec 15
Dstone replied to Simpson's discussion Bit of tyre advice please
"just suggesting. Yes, It is no secret I work in a bike shop and yes we sell them. As do a few stores close to us in Norwood. I searched same as you and found stores on the front page that sell them.  How is it taking you "days on a wild…"
Dec 14
Dstone replied to Simpson's discussion Bit of tyre advice please
"$60 + postage, wouldn't it be cheaper and quicker to get then in Adelaide? They are only $69 around the locals if memory serves correctly."
Dec 14
Dstone replied to Andrew P's discussion First road bike for long time MTB rider
"I have a CR1 HMF Team. Great bike. What size do you need? Im having a no road bike summer so rather than have it sitting around gathering dust I could be talked into selling it. With Power Meter!"
Dec 13
Dstone replied to Daniel J's discussion best loop up mt lofty??
"+1 there are some great back gullies and tracks on the otherside. Chambers gully is my favourite way up from the burbs. Couple of steep pitches to put the glow in the legs, rest of it you can sit on a solid tempo. "
Dec 8
Dstone replied to Ruddager's discussion Melville Gully road in Belair National Park
"Excellent road, rough, steepish uneven surface, potholes branches, roos emus perfect road climb!"
Dec 5
durian rider replied to Dstone's discussion De spider your bike
"There have been no fatal spider bites in Australia since 1981. The Australian funnel-web spiders are an entire subfamily with many species, most of which are harmless. Only six species produce a venom that is strong enough to affect humans. And only…"
Dec 3
Dstone replied to Bron Wauchope's discussion Feel the burn?
""When you stop to fix a flat or get some water, or have a meal, take your shoes off to allow for increased blood flow." Would this explain the number of cyclist I see at cafes with their shoes off now? i thought it was just another way to…"
Dec 3
Jimbo replied to Dstone's discussion De spider your bike
"Sure redbacks are very timid, but Sydney funnelwebs are much more aggressive, don't think I'd pick one of those up bare handed. Sort of like the difference between a red bellied black snake and an eastern brown."
Dec 2
Andrew Bunney replied to Dstone's discussion De spider your bike
"I catch and release because my girlfriend doesn't like spiders in the house. I put them on black 4WD's parked in the street so they can live in the mirrors and lights. Am I bad?"
Dec 2
Dstone replied to Craig Heard's discussion Neck Pain on rides over 100km
"My chiro diagnosed and fixed my headaches where 2 Neurologists, 1 vascular surgeon, 3 GPs and two physios couldnt. Three trips to the ED and the staff there couldn't diagnose it. My chiro also works with my physio in the same practice, I have…"
Dec 2

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Cardboard Bike

Posted on August 1, 2012 at 21:53 0 Comments

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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