Rod
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Thanks to "This seat is taken"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rod Mar 24, 2013. 11 Replies

About 60km into yesterday's Velo Adelaide I was a shot duck. A number of events had compiled to make this ride a living hell. Sickness during the week, work, late for the start etc meant that as the…Continue

Tags: sportif, Velo Adelaide

Amy's ride number plates!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clive Palfrey Nov 3, 2012. 39 Replies

I picked up my number for Amy's ride this morning and apparently you have to attach it to your handle bars "BMX NUMBERPLATE STYLE"!!!I can't imagine how annoying it will be flapping around in the…Continue

Southern expressway/Amy's ride

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rod Nov 2, 2012. 13 Replies

I was down Noarlunga way on Tuesday and the expressway was in real state. Closed, dug up, dust everywhere.What's it going to be like for Amy's ride?Continue

Carbon Vs Ti Frames

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rod Feb 27, 2013. 22 Replies

Opinions wanted!! on road bike.I currently ride a carbon frame but really love the look (and Durability) of Titanium.Has anybody owned or ridden both?If the bikes were spec'ed the same (groupset,…Continue

 

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Latest Activity

Rod replied to heather's discussion Cyclist killed by truck on Churchill Road 3-Mar-2014
"I just read about this on Facebook. Some of the comments people are making are just disgraceful. I am embarrassed to be human sometimes."
Mar 3
Rod replied to Fred Ape's discussion Near Miss
"That (sadly) barely registers anymore, every time I ride now I get that once or twice. It's not just up your way, it's down south as well. It's getting pretty scary, to the point were I now plan my rides to include as much "off…"
Feb 19
Rod replied to Brett G-R's discussion new pedal system
"I saw this a few months back and sent them an email asking many of the questions asked above. Heard nothing back."
Feb 13
Rod replied to Emma's discussion The war continues....
"Imagine if they put all the red light photos from cars running red lights over the same period! I can see this whole situation coming to an (ugly) head soon. Someone, either driver or cyclist is going to loose it and who knows the outcome of that. I…"
Feb 2
Rod replied to Paul S (Maximus)'s discussion What time will the TDU riders get to Corkscrew Rd on Thursday?
"Honestly, it's a tough hill for us mortals, but I don't imagine it would even rate for them given some of the hills they have to go up."
Jan 17
Rod replied to Don (Who's lost?) Nairn's discussion abandoned bike Giant (Freebee)
"I'll be second in line please. Thanks."
Dec 18, 2013
Rod replied to hozozco's discussion Without Prejudice - a 'road rage' report
"I know you may be in the right, but why "couldn't" you move to the left and let they guy past? Seems like the situation could have been avoided? Am I missing something?"
Dec 10, 2013
Rod replied to Terry C's discussion This is what could be called a windy ride !
"God that made me laugh! That guy trying to get back on his bike and not being able to keep in on the ground! Awesome."
Nov 4, 2013
Rod replied to Louisa Green's discussion Wanted- Rollers
"If you can pm me your email address I'll send you some photos tomorrow. I'll have to dig them out of the garage."
Oct 30, 2013
Rod replied to Louisa Green's discussion Wanted- Rollers
"I've got a pretty basic Tacx roller that I bought second hand but just haven't had the time to use. I think I paid $75, make me an offer and it's yours!!"
Oct 30, 2013
Rod replied to Mike Brisco's discussion Vintage Bike Restoration course - Plympton Community Bike Workshop
"That's a great connection David, looks like its found the right home."
Oct 9, 2013
Rod replied to Frank's discussion Wheel implosion... Whoops
"I was surprised at the "controlled" way it disintegrated. Seriously, they took a pretty low speed/impact fall at the end."
Sep 14, 2013
Rod replied to Dstone's discussion Well it makes me laugh. Friday funnies anyone?
"I was wondering what you'd found so funny, until about half way down when I realised I was sniggering!"
Aug 17, 2013
Rod replied to Christopher Hall's discussion 11-27 cassette?
"I have a near new 105 10 speed 11-28 if that is of any interest."
Aug 8, 2013
Rod replied to Ruddager's discussion Foot still numb ...
"I had the exact same thing a few years ago when I started riding again. In my case my seat was too high and my hips were put out of alignment. Chiro sorted it in 2 minutes (after I had waited for a week for it to fix itself!!). He told me it was…"
Aug 7, 2013
Rod replied to Terry C's discussion Got one that works !
"Sorry, I thought you were in SA. I'll have a think about it."
Aug 3, 2013

Profile Information

What bikes do you ride?
Planet X/Van Nicholas Titanium Pro Road Ti Road bike, Apollo Cadence 'C'Carbon road bike on the wind trainer and a Nishiki Dual suspension mountain bike.
When do you ride?
Weekends, Other
..perhaps some more information about yourself for your profile page
Rode and raced as a teenager in NSW and started riding again in Early 2011. Usually head out on a Thursday morning to the Velodrome at Edwardstown then up some hills.
Ride with the ST Johns Parents group on Sunday Mornings.

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At 13:17 on August 3, 2012, Benno said…

Nice avatar, are they your old cycling shoes

At 16:08 on September 9, 2011, Wilson Devo said…

 

Hi from the Gawler Wheelers,

 

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