I know this is going to spark a flaming war but really, why ride up Greenhill road when there are so many other safer, equally beautiful, roads into the hills?We (see I included myself) just hold up…Continue
"Yes, Norton Summit Road has the same gradient and is much quieter. If that is not enough of a challenge, Woodland Way (between Norton Summit and Old Norton Summit Roads) has a 20% section, but is even quieter.
We ride mountain bikes and our…"
early morning, no problems at all, after that...forget it.I hate coming down the road though, if I have to use it downtrack, I will always wait till it clear of cars etc, or pull over. This is the favourite road for hills people as the…"
"The Ricer boys prefer the route with less speed cameras. If you try to do the speed limit up Greenhill at around 10pm you usually have a gaggle of them inches off your back bumper. When I used to ride to Mt Lofty Summit late on hot summer nights…"
" i think common sense would be the answer to riding on any public road ,i see cyclists holding up traffic in town ,most cyclists pick their times to ride up in the hills ,i.e. early morning to avoid cars or the cafe motor bike…"
"The time of day I ride GH (between 5.30-7am) I seldom see more than 2-3 cars, so traffic is a non issue for me.
Firstly I ride it for variation from the others, plus it's the best training climb near Adelaide. At a constant 6-7% for around 30…"
I know this is going to spark a flaming war but really, why ride up Greenhill road when there are so many other safer, equally beautiful, roads into the hills?We (see I included myself) just hold up the traffic which doesn't do any of us any good. The old excuse "its my right" comes with some responsibility too - like, "if there is a better route take it".Not wanting to denigrate us (as horses are beautiful beasts too) but, if when driving a car up Greenhill we came across people riding horses…See More