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Adelaide's crappiest bike path.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Equal2lance2 Sep 13. 1 Reply

Hi everyone, take care when riding along the Marino Rocks Greenway behind the Adelaide Showground as it looks like the path has a recent visit from Tom Dumoulin.There's only a handful of piles of poo…Continue

Mike Turtur Bikeway: South Road overpass closed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Radbone, BISA committee May 18. 66 Replies

Just heard on the radio and gone to DPTI Facebook to see the following:UPDATE 9.25am:Around 7am, Traffic Management Centre received reports of debris falling from the South Road tram overpass.Initial…Continue

Tags: South, Road, Bikeway, Turtur, Mike

Norton Summit Rd roadworks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brenton C Nov 10, 2016. 1 Reply

Norton Summit Road will be closed between Ridgeland Drive and Teringie Drive from Monday 14 November (next week) to Friday 2 December for repairs to damaged road edges from the storms in…Continue

RIP

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter B Nov 8, 2016. 5 Replies

I'm sure that everyone will join me in offering condolences to the family and friends of the cyclist who died at Willunga this afternoon.Thoughts also with those who responded with their efforts, and…Continue

 

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Dave M replied to Keith's discussion Blackwood roundabout
"Yes, you're pretty much spot on. The peaks see two heavy flows and relatively small (and inconsistent) amounts of traffic from the other two directions.  The evening is not quite as bad as the morning, because the peak flow from Main Road…"
Oct 14
Dave M replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Sharrow at Roundabout
"I rode the Rugby-Porter bike route this afternoon following a detour into the city on my way home. There are similar fresh sharrows on both Rugby St entrances to the Rugby/Edmund roundabout. There are also a bunch of the little hand drawn markings…"
Oct 13
Dave M replied to Keith's discussion Blackwood roundabout
"Adding lights at Waite/Brighton would be a good move, perhaps at the Young St T-junction as well. If the central junction was done with lights rather than a roundabout, the Woolworths and Artisan lights could both shift to the intersection. "
Oct 13
Dave M replied to Keith's discussion Blackwood roundabout
"My alternative for the right turn from Main Road (coming from Glenalta) to Shepherds Hill Road is to turn right into the Foodland car park, ride through the path next to the Shell servo and cross at the Woolworths lights.  This is aided by the…"
Oct 13
Dave M replied to Keith's discussion Blackwood roundabout
"I'd like to hear what Tim Hein, a Mitcham councillor for the Blackwood area who asked for cyclists' votes on this very forum during his 2014 election campaign, has been doing about it. He did get re-elected, and then vanished from the…"
Oct 13
Dave M replied to Savvas's discussion O.H Greenway - Open By Christmas!
"Wayville was the working name used by DPTI in the early stages of the project, when there were four options for the name of the new station (Wayville, Keswick, Showground Central, Adelaide Showground) and the final decision had not yet been…"
Oct 12
Dave M replied to Michael Murray's discussion cycle hoops
"I agree, good idea when you have existing poles and don't need any more obstructions on a footpath. The lack of need to dig holes in the ground would be where the savings are, council work crews are very expensive.  The same company also…"
Oct 9
Dave M replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Obikes
"The City of Melbourne has sent 30 dumped and impounded oBikes off to a metal recycler after oBike refused to pick them up. Link I don't expect that sort of decisive action to happen here, at least not if an ofo/oBike is dumped in the…"
Oct 9
Dave M replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Obikes
"Who cares about need, I'm talking about profits! Just dangle the possibility of a few jobs in front of the government and they'll subsidise anything. On the topic of subsidies, free kicks and kickbacks - I notice that Garden Grove made the…"
Oct 6
Dave M replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Obikes
"I will have no hesitation in looping my lock straight through an ofo bike if they are occupying all the bike parking hoops in the city. The company should have been required to install new bike hoops throughout the city (at least 120% of the number…"
Oct 3
Dave M replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Obikes
"Might still be possible if you were flying out somewhere and back in the same day.  If the scheme is used well it may be expanded to selected other inner suburban areas, probably subject to funding from the state or those other councils. "
Oct 3
Dave M replied to rossmg's discussion Bicycle Network Review of Mandatory Helmet Law Stance
"The name of that dual-layer EPS design is Conehead, and the company's website has a list of helmets (includes non-cycling applications) that incorporated it as of January 2015. I'm not impressed, I test rode a Kali helmet which used…"
Sep 29
Dave M replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Are you allowed to ride in bus lanes?
"And for completeness, since this topic is about one of those bus lanes where regulation 13 applies: Usual notes apply - 'driver' includes 'rider' unless it explicitly says so, Rules means the Australian Road Rueles"
Sep 29
Dave M replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Are you allowed to ride in bus lanes?
"Which, like the footpath, is nice and wide after the traffic lights once the bus u-turn lane isn't there. I would line up in that lane and then move towards the left immediately upon getting the green light."
Sep 29
Dave M replied to Wayne B's discussion Duck Alert!
"Be prepared for emu encounters in Belair National Park. If you're prepared, they may at least be helpful motivation for PB/KOM attempts."
Sep 29
Dave M replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Torrens Track is Open
"The 'official' diversion has been switched to Manton St, because the City of West Torrens is rebuilding West Thebarton Road and Phillips St. I had the fleeting thought that the timing might be a deliberate up yours to cyclists as this is…"
Sep 21

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What bikes do you ride?
Road, Commuter
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute
..perhaps some more information about yourself for your profile page
Love a good ride in the hills on the weekend, expert on rail transport system.

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At 8:07 on December 16, 2014, Simpson said…

Hi Dave. Sorry, I did not notice your message until today. I'm not that techno savvy.

Thank you kindly for the offer but the tyres on my bike are 25 mm. Because I use it for recreation and commute, the cycle shop advised me to go a bit wider to deal with uneven road surfaces. Seems to work.

Thanks for your advice and input to the thread.

regards Rob (Simpson)

At 21:20 on March 10, 2014, 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 :

To join the Gawler Wheelers Group, just click the 'Join Gawler Wheelers' button.

This special 'Join Gawler Wheelers' button (an inactive copy is shown below) appears in the upper right hand corner of the ➨ Gawler Wheelers Group Page.

All riders are welcome.
(age 16+ only)


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At 18:42 on March 5, 2014, heather said…

Hi Dave,
Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists.
Would you like to join my AC group/s and receive the free newsletter BUG News?
I coordinate five AC groups:
– Adelaide BUG http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/adelaidebug (especially if you commute into or cycle around the City)
– Prospect BUG http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/bugprospect
– Look For Cyclists http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/lookforcyclists
– Vote For Cyclists http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/VoteForCyclists
– Stolen Bicycles Adelaide http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/stolen-bicycles-adelaide
Cheers, Heather

 
 
 


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