Roger Gillies
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Tiser does it again.

Started this discussion. Last reply by heather Oct 16, 2016. 16 Replies

Happy Ride To Work Day ...How does the Tiser celebrate this day …Continue

Whoops they did it again!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew K Mar 3, 2016. 34 Replies

Hate Speak media at it again....This time its the citizen jury was unfair angle they are coming from... …Continue

Flinders Trip

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Bulford Feb 13, 2016. 15 Replies

I am looking at spending 4 or 5 days cycling / camping around the Flinders and am looking for some local knowledge and feedback. Rough route at the moment is Quorn then roughly follow the Mawson…Continue

Tour Down Under 2016

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave M Jan 7, 2016. 40 Replies

Tour Down Under 2016 stages released today.The Bupa Ride ... back to Victor Harbor.…Continue

Tags: TDU2016, race, TDU

 

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heather replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"On Ride2Work Day the ACC held a cycling summit with invited guests. Bold ideas from Adelaide’s Bikeway Summit Posted by Bike SA on 13-Oct-2016 http://www.bikesablog.com/2016/10/4-bold-ideas-from-adelaides-bikeway-summit/ (An extract…"
Oct 16, 2016
Andrew replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"It turns out after a while the pending comment is no longer visible, and I assumed that was because it had been rejected, but the comments have since been approvedMy mistake!Apologies to indaily"
Oct 14, 2016
Trevor Hill replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"Here is some extracts from the City of Marion Walking and Cycling Strategy 2012 to 2017. Physical activity is widely recognised as being beneficial to our health and well-being. However, around 6 out 10 Australian adults do not meet the recommended…"
Oct 14, 2016
Dave M replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"InDaily is a mouthpiece of the ALP state government, so they probably have it programmed to reject all question marks."
Oct 13, 2016
Andrew replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"In reply to:"let the cyclists pay"I tried to post, twice: "Why?Everyone pays for the roads through general taxation, whether they use them or not, therefore bike lanes being user pays is a double standard Maybe when motorists start…"
Oct 13, 2016
heather replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"This InDaily article is more supportive of cycling, although attracted anti-cyclist comments. Haese's strategy to avert uphill bikeways battle By Bension Siebert Published by InDaily on 13-Oct-2016…"
Oct 13, 2016
Ruddager replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"I don't know anyone who actually uses that argument though. Usually it's a straw-man set up by anti-cyclists"
Oct 13, 2016
Peter B replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"Excellent point!"
Oct 13, 2016
Peter B replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"One small part where he's got a point though. He attacks the "I don't need to register my bike because I register my car" argument - and I agree with him. It's an argument I wish cyclists wouldn't use. After all, people…"
Oct 13, 2016
Ruddager replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"That's just ... ugh. In the opening paragraphs the guy says he got into a car that he couldn't see out of, decided to drive and - surprise surprise - hit somebody on a motorcycle. He then labels it an "accident" and rants about…"
Oct 13, 2016
Tim B replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"Right, but they still published it, and therefore support it whether they like it or not, it is seen as "their" view."
Oct 13, 2016
heather replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"I phoned the ACC media contact. He provided the ACC forum story to The Advertiser, etc. Likely InDaily will publish something this afternoon."
Oct 13, 2016
heather replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"Here is bicycle transport news that The Advertiser chose not to publicise. Provided by the ACC with a media contact listed.  http://www.adelaidecitycouncil.com/media-centre/media-releases/adelaides-bike-future-on-the-agenda 12-Oct-2016…"
Oct 13, 2016
Stig of The Dump replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"the most idiotic article i've read in a long while.  "
Oct 13, 2016
heather replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"I rarely read The Advertiser because of its past practice of approving anti-cyclist comments from readers. Some comments encouraged breaching road rules and violence against cyclists, as well as repeating road rule myths like must ride single…"
Oct 12, 2016
Gus K replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Tiser does it again.
"It's sad, but to be fair and to clarify... the Advertiser sent me a Tweet saying the journalist isn't from Adelaide and doesn't work for the Advertiser. The work for News Ltd."
Oct 12, 2016

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What bikes do you ride?
Giant Tcr
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute
..perhaps some more information about yourself for your profile page
Keen cyclist, i enjoy taking part in the annual rides for the TDU and the Velo etc.. Getting older but loving my bike more.

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At 14:39 on May 24, 2013, Gawler Wheeler said…

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At 16:16 on May 23, 2013, heather said…

Hi Roger,
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 BUG News. Info at http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/adelaidebug
Check Events on the AC hub for other groups and their rides.
Cheers, Heather

 
 
 


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