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Featured Blog Posts – April 2012 Archive (4)

Becoming a cyclist

My name is Kylie Smith, and I am a cyclist.

I suppose I started out the same way as most kids. I learned to ride at a pretty young age and enjoyed occasional rides with my parents along linear park or over to grandma's house. In my final year of primary school there was a small group of us that would ride together. But once high school started, it was too far to ride and the friendships that sustained my earlier riding days fell away, so the bike was relegated to the back of the…


Added by Kylie Smith on April 20, 2012 at 21:58 — 6 Comments

Do cycling parents have cycling children?

The Age have been running a series of articles about cycling (presumably reflecting the interests of its readership). Last week was an article about getting into cycling in adulthood (dare I say it in middle age?). One of the comments suggested that one of the reasons people have to take up cycling in middle age is because its so hard these days to get kids into cycling. But I thought to myself – that’s not true on Adelaide Cyclists! I would say instead that we all go out of our way to…


Added by Tiny Avenger on April 14, 2012 at 11:23 — 9 Comments

Suited up and slapped on

After a really long hiatus, the bike that was bought to restore has come a long way, In between the paint had been stripped back to bare metal, and now has a new paint scheme.…


Added by Rob W on April 13, 2012 at 15:04 — No Comments

Continuing the Fight - the Strava 47 day climbing challenge

An Extract from my original blog entry at

As of today I have completed 55% in 20 days leaving me 27 days to complete it.That's 57,605 feet placing me in the top 200 of 9,319 entrants in the challenge.

I have amazed myself

I really did not think I would get even this far in the full 47 days so I have to say I have amazed myself. Whats even more surprising is that…


Added by Steven Ellison on April 4, 2012 at 12:01 — 2 Comments

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