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Attacked by pedestrians - worst ride ever....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Milligan (Photographer) Mar 13, 2012. 26 Replies

So, worst ride ever today.  Abused a few times, which is fairly normal I guess, then suffered a tyre blow out and realised I had no pump with me.  Another cyclist helped me out which was great and…Continue

Stolen Bike - Trek 4500

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Lownsborough Nov 9, 2011. 25 Replies

Hi all, Have recently relocated back to Adelaide from Brisbane, and recently started commuting.  My 2006, Trek 4500 hardtail was subsequently stolen from Gawler Place, last Tuesday.  It was in great…Continue

Tags: theft, trek, stolen, bike, 4500

 

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Womble replied to Zane Young's discussion Cell Bikes Fixie only $199 free shipping
"I bought one of these a while back when they were $240odd delivered.  I only use it as a commuter on my short commute to work and its been fine.  Had to replace the tyres as they are rubbish, but everything else is ok. "
Jan 7, 2013
Womble replied to Frank (GW)'s discussion ’O SOLE MIO >>> Gawler Wheelers Group Events Report: Saturday November 17th 2012
"Big thanks to all the Gawler Wheelers members who offered assistance while I was pulled up on the SOB after a run in with a 3 cornered jack....  Ill have to tag along for a ride one of these days!"
Nov 19, 2012
Womble replied to Trevor Hill's discussion Free "Look Before Opening Stickers"
"Awareness is obviously key with issues such as doorings, parking in bicycle lanes etc.  As per another posters comment, ive been guilty of opening my car door without thinking and looking for cyclists, especially prior to cycling on a regular…"
Jun 29, 2012
Womble replied to Trent's discussion Stupid stuff you see on a bike!
"Cyclist carrying some decent lengths (bout 3 metres) of steel while travelling down Prospect Road.  He did have orange flags attached though...."
Apr 10, 2012
Womble replied to Gus K's discussion A message from SAPOL - Road safety is everybody's responsibility
"Yeah, haven't had a good run lately.  I will be investing in a helmet cam however...."
Apr 5, 2012
Womble replied to Gus K's discussion A message from SAPOL - Road safety is everybody's responsibility
"Here's my story from todays commute home: So im sitting in the vehicle lane to turn right, from Barton Terrace onto O Connell Street. There is a bicycle lane on the left, for going straight on, though its almost worn off. Im in the middle of…"
Apr 5, 2012
Womble replied to Jase C's discussion 1 down ... countless others to go ...
"+1   I read elsewhere that the police are getting more active in preventing bike theft also - good to see.  "
Apr 3, 2012
Womble replied to Mikey's discussion City shower options
"According to the council website, there are public showers at the bus station.  "
Mar 29, 2012
heather replied to Womble's discussion Attacked by pedestrians - worst ride ever....
"Womble was dealing with 5 youths with another 50 nearby. The best solution with those odds is to get away. If you grabbed a hostage, could be hit from behind on the head by another youth. Possible outcome then is fractured skull or brain injury."
Mar 13, 2012
Jase C replied to Womble's discussion Attacked by pedestrians - worst ride ever....
"Having 10 years in two martial arts disciplines, I've only ever had to use it once - and even then I just put him in a head lock and had him eating dirt in front of his still-running car on Rundle Street. He was an idiot and I warned him…"
Mar 13, 2012
Sue replied to Womble's discussion Attacked by pedestrians - worst ride ever....
":-)"
Mar 13, 2012
Eugene Suleau replied to Womble's discussion Attacked by pedestrians - worst ride ever....
"They should really make pedestrians pay rego and wear license plates... that would stop this sort of thing in its tracks!"
Mar 13, 2012
David Southern replied to Womble's discussion Attacked by pedestrians - worst ride ever....
"Assuming they live long enough to become frail old men..."
Mar 12, 2012
Womble replied to Womble's discussion Attacked by pedestrians - worst ride ever....
"Didn't report it.  Got home quite fired up about it, but then got dragged out to a bbq lunch... Had it been a few years ago, I could've gotten myself into a bit of strife in that situation, but have learnt that it doesnt work out…"
Mar 12, 2012
David B.o.R. replied to Womble's discussion Attacked by pedestrians - worst ride ever....
"Had some yoof walk drunkenly in front of the car and throw their water bottles at us near Memorial Drive today. Must be the day for it. Sorry to hear that this happened."
Mar 12, 2012
MARK FERGUSON (SPARTACUS) replied to Womble's discussion Attacked by pedestrians - worst ride ever....
"That is assault, have you reported it to the police?"
Mar 12, 2012

Profile Information

What bikes do you ride?
Custom roadbike
Old avanti commuter
Trek 4500 MTB
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute

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At 19:57 on November 9, 2011, heather said…

hi womble, welcome to adelaide bug. now that you are a member, you can add to posts or start your own discussions. please report on adl bug any cycling hazards you see. cheers, heather

At 21:43 on October 28, 2011, heather said…

Hi Womble,

Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists. You might be interested in joining AC group Commuters and, if you cycle in the city, Adelaide BUG that I coordinate.

Cheers, Heather

At 15:04 on October 28, 2011, Gawler Wheeler 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 Events Calendar of this website for the next scheduled group ride as follows :

 

So, please come along and try us out. All riders are welcome.


Gawler Wheelers Contact Info
http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/GawlerWheelers
http://twitter.com/GawlerWheelers
http://www.facebook.com/GawlerWheelers
http://www.youtube.com/user/GawlerWheelers
Email:Gawler.Wheelers@gmail.com


At 10:14 on October 28, 2011, richard 1473 said…

hey womble did you use to work in a northern suburbs car factory painting bumper bars/  or handles on paint racks

 
 
 

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