Slow Fatty
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Stolen Cargo Bike

Started this discussion. Last reply by Slow Fatty Jun 8, 2015. 7 Replies

Hi all, a friend and colleague recently had her cargo bike stolen.  Given the relatively small number of them around I was hoping the power of social media might help.…Continue


Started Jan 23, 2015 0 Replies

Posting on behalf of Dale from of Bikes for Refugees:Swap MeetSunday, January 25, 201510:00  14:00The Treadly Bike Shop BICYCLE…Continue

Desperate for a fork

Started this discussion. Last reply by Slow Fatty Jan 21, 2015. 7 Replies

The title is not crass attempt at boyish humour.I'm building up my old Scott CR1 Pro frame into something half-decent for a poor uni student friend.  I have just about everything else I need except…Continue


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Slow Fatty replied to Ket Pang's discussion Looking to buy mudguards for road bike
"I've also got a set of the Crud Mk2 guards if anyone is after some. New in the box."
Jul 8, 2016
Slow Fatty replied to Simon O's discussion Hit-and-Run,15/01/16, Greenhill Rd, Burnside
"Makes your blood boil. And when they are caught they get a slap on the wrist when they should really be getting charged with attempted murder. Glad your mate escaped serious injury."
Jan 18, 2016
Slow Fatty liked David Southern's discussion CFS Sausage Sizzle - Stirling, TDU - 20/1
Jan 13, 2016
Slow Fatty replied to Graeme's discussion Cyclist ID cards
"You make a sound argument that would actually have a positive effect on cycling safety and participation whilst appeasing those who consider us cockroaches. Clearly you are not a politician."
Jan 8, 2016
Slow Fatty replied to Graeme's discussion Cyclist ID cards
"It was confirmed by NSW govt this week that a smart phone photo of your ID would suffice. Not sure how that supports their argument about being able to identify cyclists involved in an accident, given everyone's smart phone is protected by…"
Jan 7, 2016
Slow Fatty liked Peter Keane's discussion Writting about my start in cycling
Jan 7, 2016
Slow Fatty replied to Andrew Paffett's discussion Cheap option to convert Sora std gearing to compact?
"I'm guessing you're not a Shimano man Dave. 11 speed Dura Ace, Ultegra and 105 are all now one BCD."
Jan 4, 2016
Slow Fatty replied to Andrew Paffett's discussion Cheap option to convert Sora std gearing to compact?
"Yes compact cranks have a smaller BCD (bolt circle diameter) so you can't simply swap over to a smaller chainring. I agree with Tom, new cassette, rear derailleur and chain. Cheapest option and biggest range of gears.  About $75 including…"
Jan 4, 2016
Slow Fatty replied to Michael Murray's discussion RAA: road service for bicycles and cyclists
"You'd struggle to get a large bike into some taxis, the LPG tanks take up a lot of room."
Dec 9, 2015
Slow Fatty replied to Johnny Kop's discussion Lekker Bikes?
"First post on this forum. Suspect this is a not-so-cleverly disguised ad."
Dec 8, 2015
Slow Fatty replied to Gus K's discussion Cycling SA announces new school-based junior racing competition
"I really hope this takes off. My 8 year old loves riding his bike and I want to encourage (not force) him to consider cycling as a sport.   I've never been a member of  club, I found the club scene very cliquey and intimidating as an…"
Nov 17, 2015
Slow Fatty replied to Simon Calland's discussion Cobwebs Group - In need of a website, Facebook or something???
"Doesn't seem to work Greg."
Nov 8, 2015
Slow Fatty replied to hozozco's discussion Putting a number plate on a bike
"I agree with you 100% Guy. I understand the point you're trying to make hozozco but really can't see this helping our cause.   Motorist can be very idiotic when it comes to the cycling registration debate and you know what they say…"
Nov 2, 2015
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Nov 1, 2015
Slow Fatty replied to Garrin Ross's discussion New Cycling Laws
"How many blind elderly people did she kill whilst on the footpath?  Seriously though it's great to have a common sense law like this. I've been commuting in traffic for nearly 30 years and there are times when the footpath is the best…"
Nov 1, 2015
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Oct 29, 2015

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At 8:37 on January 21, 2015, morphin said…
That would be fantastic. I'm riding in tom and can collect from the uni. If you do find the hitch, tell me where and when and I will be there
At 22:47 on January 20, 2015, morphin said…
John, thanks for the reply regarding the bike trailer. I'm in Kensington area and can travel out to you to pick it up provided you aren't too far.
At 23:41 on June 20, 2013, 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, South Australia.

A regular Social Group Ride is held every Saturday morning.

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

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At 18:23 on June 18, 2013, heather said…

Hi John,
Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists.
Do you commute into or cycle around the City? An invite to join Adelaide BUG (Bicycle User Group) and receive the newsletter BUG News. Info at
Check Events on the AC hub for other groups and their rides.
Cheers, Heather


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