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Lance's Twitter Ride and Kids...?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Warner Jan 15, 2011. 28 Replies

So as not to highjack DahonDude's discussion on Lance's ride, I have started this discussion specifically to put an idea forward regarding the ride and kids... As Lance (and many other recognisable…Continue

Fixing dented wheels...?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Warner Jan 11, 2011. 9 Replies

Your help would be most appreciated, Adelaide Cycloverse, if you could point me at someone who could possibly take a dent out of my rear wheel. Thank you all very much. :-)Continue

Super Hero Ride

Started this discussion. Last reply by BJ Feb 1, 2011. 5 Replies

Just wanted to say a big thankyou to all who came along yesterday. It was a very chilled ride and a great time was had... And very relaxed.I hope you all enjoyed yourselves. I did.Continue

 

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What bikes do you ride?
Elizabeth Star Fixed, Kennedy Roady with Centaur Campy Grupo, Southcott Single Speed, MTB and Adelaide Long Cycle (still in bits)
When do you ride?
Weekends, Other
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http://lifeofwombat.blogspot.com/

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Fitz's Challenge report...

Posted on November 1, 2011 at 11:18 0 Comments

For all those interested, I did complete the 105km Fitz's Challenge ride on Sunday (+10km each way before and after). It was one of the hardest things I have ever done. The outward leg was not too bad with lots of fun (and fast) down-hill sections where I reached speeds of around 80km/h+. The homeward leg was a really hard slog. Most of the last 30km were uphill and all of it was into a strong head wind.



On top of the physical issues, there were hundreds of motorcycles on the road…

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Fitz's Challenge fund raising...

Posted on October 25, 2011 at 20:04 2 Comments

Hi there all you Adelaidians! Long time no see.

 

I thought I would let you all know that I am riding in Fitz's Challenge on the weekend, riding 105km with the University of Canberra Cycling Team (aka Team Lycra) and the Uni is collecting donations on behalf of the Oncology Children's Foundation. I also have a swish new kit to ride in... photos after the ride.

 

I know that this is a cause that is close to the hearts of many in the AC community, and I also know…

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Farewell to old Adelaide forever... well, at least for the next few years!

Posted on July 4, 2011 at 21:28 11 Comments



This is my farewell post. I had been talking of going on a few local rides with AC friends before leaving Adelaide to move to Canberra, but alas, this is not to be.

 

I got part way through the Williamstown Grand Slam at the end of May and my bottom bracket started making funny noises... Bearings gone. This wasn't a huge issue and I had been still…

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Bikes STOLEN... grrr!

Posted on May 24, 2011 at 11:32 11 Comments

Hi all! It is with great sadness that I must report that two of our bikes were stolen from our back yard last night.

 

The first was my wife's beloved Repco Traveller (pictured). This bike has little monetary value, but is Jewlz' primary form of transportation and is sorely missed.

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At 16:24 on December 27, 2011, heather said…

Check this discussion where I have added extract from your post on stolen bikes.

http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/stolenadelaidebikes/forum/topics/stolen-bikes

You might like to share on facebook or twitter.

At 9:40 on December 2, 2010, easytiger said…
You really want to be seen with me in public?
At 21:54 on November 9, 2010, Aurora Murphy said…
IU love your extender-bike Wombat - the double one. My neice wanted me to get one (she's sick of peddling!)
At 19:08 on November 9, 2010, Kirsten S said…
I still haven't worked it out yet.
At 21:11 on November 3, 2010, Dave said…
hey Andrew,
No not going in the Amy ride, been very slack over winter so not in any shape to do a ride like that. Looking for a small bunch ride that rides on either a mon night or a sun. I can only do every second sun but every mon night. If you can help that would be much appreciated.
cheers
Dave
At 21:35 on August 19, 2010, Helen said…
I'm online....how are you buddy.
At 21:13 on July 25, 2010, Helen said…
watch out hills....here i come....yeah thats ok....maybe next time i'll have to be more precise....but yes it was a great day
At 20:54 on July 25, 2010, Helen said…
thanks for coming wombat....i'm so sorry about the mix up on the location....
i promise next time i'll get it right....
At 19:26 on July 20, 2010, Edward @bikeadelaide said…
Thanks for the positive comments on my blog. I have just been reading yours. Very good.
At 0:02 on July 3, 2010, Peter Jenkin said…
Pls send memdetails to join the AC TDF mini league. Cheers
 
 
 

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