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Retro rides around Adelaide?

Started this discussion. Last reply by easytiger Jun 6, 2016. 53 Replies

Just wondering if anyone is up for, or already organises, a group ride for retro or vintage bicycles around Adelaide?Continue

Newish to cycling in Adelaide - what's up with the door zone bicycle lanes?!??

Started this discussion. Last reply by rossmg Sep 21, 2014. 13 Replies

A few months ago I moved to Adelaide from Sydney and have been enjoying this fine city. On the whole Adelaide motorists are less aggro that Sydney drivers, which is a nice change. On the whole I some…Continue

Tags: lanes, safety, hazzards, door zone


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easytiger replied to Guy's discussion Retro rides around Adelaide?
"H'Eroica is scheduled for 02 October, and we are planning to have a vintage bike show'n'shine and speculating about a swap meet. So ride up or drive up, admire the bikes, eat a pizza, and drink some…"
Jun 6, 2016
Rod replied to Guy's discussion Retro rides around Adelaide?
"I don't think anything came of it Daniele. But like you, I like riding the old stuff and I have a mate that does to. We semi regularly get out for a spin, usually mid week. Feel free to contact me if you feel like tagging along at some stage."
Jun 2, 2016
Daniele replied to Guy's discussion Retro rides around Adelaide?
"Did anything come of this? Is there a secret club that's not visible?"
Jun 2, 2016
Guy replied to Ruddager's discussion Best. Invention. Ever.
"Here's another way to look at it - a comment on Sydney Cyclist: "Possibly the worst cycling safety invention I've seen. No wonder it has support of councils and advocates.  enables complacency  validates poor…"
Nov 5, 2015
Guy replied to Ruddager's discussion Best. Invention. Ever.
"And what if it actually puts lives in danger by encouraging even more complacency from drivers?"
Nov 5, 2015
Guy replied to Garrin Ross's discussion New Cycling Laws
"Heather a well said aspect of the argument against speed regulations for bicycles.  Cycling is not an intrinsically dangerous activity, to the cyclist or our road/path users. Actually, in a epidemological sense, and unlike cars, increased…"
Nov 1, 2015
Guy replied to Garrin Ross's discussion New Cycling Laws
"Sure don't and didn't ask for it. What I asked was: is there a problem significant enough to require legislation? Thats what requires the evidence, not a general and overly broad concept about slower speeds being safer than faster…"
Nov 1, 2015
Guy replied to Ruddager's discussion Best. Invention. Ever.
"I don't hate it, but I don't like it.  Motorists should drive to conditions at all times and be prepared for obstructions. The problem is drivers in the Adelaide Hills actually think its safe to drive right on the speed limit most of…"
Nov 1, 2015
Guy replied to hozozco's discussion Putting a number plate on a bike
"Don't feed the vultures. I don't want to be the guy that gets road raged for not having rego by some idiot who just saw your license plate and thinks its now law!"
Nov 1, 2015
Guy replied to Garrin Ross's discussion New Cycling Laws
"I strongly disagree - please see my response above about requiring evidence for such a recommendation. You see the scenario correctly though - " no cyclist could or would want to ride 40 or 60 km/h on a footpath!" Therefore, no…"
Nov 1, 2015
Guy replied to Garrin Ross's discussion New Cycling Laws
"Its flawed to think that you would satiate hysterical people but bringing in such a law. They are hysterical, so they are irrational. Its also flawed to think speed limit laws would have a practical effect. To introduce laws there should be a clear…"
Nov 1, 2015
Guy replied to Brett's discussion Mixte bikes
"Hi Gary "It was again sold a few years later before being taken over by Repco, who closed it down to eliminate Australian manufacturing and remove import tarrifs" Are you saying that by closing down Ricardo (and presumably their own local…"
Aug 29, 2015
Guy replied to Ginger Beard Musketeer's discussion Video: Adelaide Cyclist
"Slipstreaming ain't great, but he's not passing parked cars in their doorzone, unlike you. I know what I think is more dangerous."
Jul 30, 2015
Guy replied to Tim Ely's discussion Colnago/Pinarello Factory visits
"Why not go to Taiwan? Its less distance and plus you can go to the factory where they make both. ;)"
Jul 26, 2015
Guy replied to James's discussion Adelaide's hardest climb videos
"Did Coachhouse early morning today for the first time - thats some climb! Had some back wheel slip too cos the road was wet. Hardest climb I've done in Adelaide for sure."
Jul 18, 2015
Guy replied to Ian Radbone, BISA committee's discussion Adelaide Hills bike plan: your chance for input
"Yeah I get the problem. Its not a concept limited to cars either. Some pedestrians seem to interpret bike bells as abuse too (read Harold Scruby's presentation to the Senate Enquiry on Road Safety for a messed up policy attitude derived from…"
Jul 18, 2015

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What bikes do you ride?
80s steel frame.
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute

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At 0:16 on July 29, 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.

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All riders are welcome.
(age 16+ only)

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