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Justin V's Discussions

Cadel to hang up the jersey

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dstone Sep 26, 2014. 5 Replies

Cadel Evans will retire in Feb next year.He has been great for Australian cycling and has probably sparked a few of us here to take up cycling; be it for commuting, pleasure or competition.Well done…Continue

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Volvo leading the way to protect us.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martin Turner May 24, 2013. 19 Replies

Next time you feel like being an idiot and swerving in front of a car - make sure its a Volvo.It's nice to see car manufacturers looking at cycling related accidents and not just pedestrians.…Continue

Angry Winds?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brett G-R Mar 26, 2013. 18 Replies

Whilst descending for my first time down Cement Hill yesterday I was met with some pretty strong cross winds. It was quite scary and I actually pulled off for a moment (not a proud moment).  I don't…Continue

What is Santa bringing?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martin Turner Dec 11, 2012. 52 Replies

After visiting Santa at the Magic Cave last night I was left thinking, I wonder what he's bringing me. An hour later I had him all sorted out with a bib and jersey.What is he bringing you? See the…Continue


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Justin V is attending Gus K's event

Amy's Ride 2015 at McLaren Vale

November 1, 2015 from 7am to 12pm
Join Bike SA and the Amy Gillett Foundation on Sunday 1 November.From 12km to 125 km there's a ride for everyone.You can register for this ride by going to the Amy's Ride SA registration website.Route map.See More
Oct 29
Justin V replied to Gus K's discussion Fantasy Vuelta Espana, 2015 Adelaide Cyclists league (closes really soon)
"Your lucky, I'm down three, three stages ago."
Aug 31
Justin V replied to Van den Pants's discussion Stolen Lynskey road bike
"Ouch! As a fellow Lynskey with 3T bits owner I really feel your pain. Hope some much someone finds it and you get it back."
Aug 29
Justin V replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tour Down Under 2016
"True, maybe I'll have to do a bit of training for it so that I can be towards "the pointy end""
Jul 2
Justin V replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tour Down Under 2016
"Its not the uphill bits on Tregarthen that's the problem. The problem is the downhill bits. Riding at 60kmph+ when there hasn't been too far travelled to break everyone up is the danger."
Jul 2
Justin V liked Tom Ford's blog post Adel to Melb via the coast solo unsupported April 2015
May 21
Justin V replied to Raphaaddict's discussion Mavic Ksyrium SLE vs Racing zero vs SHAMAL which one should i go for?
"I don't think you would get much argument that you actually forgot the best ones in that price range - Shimano C24."
May 12
Justin V replied to snappy_don's discussion Giro d'Italia Fantasy Team
"Gee, so happy my sprinter (Lobato) finished 172nd and not 173rd in last nights sprint stage. It could make all the difference in the long run ;-(("
May 11
Justin V replied to snappy_don's discussion Giro d'Italia Fantasy Team
"I'm in! Ive been tapering in my personal riding so that my team can perform at it's best for the Giro ;-)"
May 7
Justin V replied to stuart 'rowdy''s discussion Home bike storage
"Yep, I've got of those, a great cheap rack. Depending on the bikes you plan on storing you may need to slightly bend the wheel holders or maybe put some foam around them to decrease the width of each holder as the bike can lean too much and put…"
Apr 17

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Lynskey - Helix Di2 with Rotor and 3T bits.
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Weekends, Other
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I enjoy riding first thing in the morning so that my brain isn't awake to tell me not to!
When I'm not I'm on the bike, I'm enjoying the company of my family or helping people with financial solutions.
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A Volcanic Ride - Mount Haleakala

Posted on June 4, 2014 at 17:30 8 Comments

So, last week I ended up in Hawaii.

I had known I would be there a few months prior so a few repeats of Norton Summit and Greenhill Road had been included into my routine. I had also tried to extend my regular rides slightly as I knew I'd be in the saddle (an unfamiliar one at that) for an extended time.  

I had done my research on where Mt Haleakala was, where "the" ride starts from, where to stay, where to borrow a bike. Firstly, I organised to book the bike from Maui Cyclery…


It's All About The Ti Build

Posted on February 18, 2013 at 9:18 10 Comments

The journey to build my new bike started 18 months ago after reading “It’s All About The Bike” by Robert Penn. How wonderful it would be to build a bike that you have personally selected each piece individually, researched its attributes and not have some multinational company thinking that these are the components you should have on a said priced bike. No thanks.

For those that don’t know me, I like things that are a little alternate without being too far from left field. The…


Two years on - we've come a long way.

Posted on November 9, 2011 at 8:48 10 Comments

It has been two years since I started cycling as a recreational sport and not just as a means to get milk from the corner shop. I initially took up cycling in an effort to continue on my original goal of weight loss having originally ballooned out to 110kg due to a decrease in physical activity over 5 -6 years.  Two years ago it was hovering around the 100kg mark.  Cycling has managed to get me down to approx 90kg but I still have a bit of work to do.


I started with my old…


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At 22:58 on June 26, 2012, Michael Fraser said…

Dear Justin

Are you rising to ride tomorrow morning? I see you rode the Screw of Cork on Monday.  It was pity I did not know as I would have joined you on Monday arvo as I was home recovering from my ten days away.


At 13:52 on March 5, 2012, Michael Fraser said…

Dear Justin

It was nice to ride with you and the others yesterday.  Thank you for the advice re CFFRS I have added the group to my profile. I rode with Brett until the turn-off to Corkscrew Road.  (I have ridden it a couple of times and do not enjoy the gradient.  It is far too steep for my liking and at 120 plus Ks even more so.  If I had an easier ride up Checkers Hill then I may have done). I may consider riding Friday morning ride but I am not sure whether that will be before or after I return from leave.


At 8:57 on March 5, 2012, Michael Fraser said…

Dear Justin

The CFFRS event is no longer appears on the Adelaide Cyclist website.  Was this an event created by Brett?


At 21:01 on January 2, 2012, Gus K said…
Get a job!

Thanks for the notification of this Friday's CFFRS but I have to work. I was planning on going to Forest Range though.
At 20:20 on December 3, 2011, Rob (Chewbacca) said…

Hey Justin....yes I will keep you in mind the next time I head down to the deep south again....I always love down heading there as so much nice scenery and serenity and sanity found.....

At 15:01 on July 1, 2011, Gus K said…

Whaaaaat! Now I have to spend my afternoon fixing my team and not doing any work!

Thanks.. I assume from the start I am going to lose so c'est la vie!

At 19:57 on June 9, 2011, MARK FERGUSON (SPARTACUS) said…

I have confirmed the team name of "ADELAIDE CYCLISTS".

When you register you need to put the Team Code:



When you have registered, could you please let me know?
At 15:52 on April 15, 2011, Gus K said…
I hear you! And loose the sea anchor out the back!!

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