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Goodwood Station Bridge

Started this discussion. Last reply by Coppo Jan 17. 6 Replies

Anyone know what happened to this plan?…Continue

New Urban Trail Between Mitcham and Belair

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ruddager Apr 24, 2017. 114 Replies

This has been mentioned a few times on this site but the Mitcham council has released its plan for an urban trail (and trail network) between Mitcham and Belair. It's currently in community…Continue

Tags: Commuter, Steep, Trail, Urban, Mitcham

Very bright bike Light - Designed in Adelaide

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob (Chewbacca) Sep 29, 2014. 16 Replies

Check out this new kick starter campaign (LINK) to bring…Continue

Tags: riding, visibility, safety, Night, Bright

Adelaide Film Festival: Cycling Movies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Wood Aug 29, 2013. 2 Replies

So Adelaide Film Festival lineup has been released today, as usual they have thrown in a cycling related documentary to keep us happy:…Continue

Tags: wiggins, Bradely, festival, film, Adelaide

 

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Rob Wood replied to Savvas's discussion New Greenways Anyone?
"A BUG is great but to be honest I have never had any issues contacting and discussing these issues with Councillors and the biggest issue going forward is numbers. We really need to be looking for or supplying candidates to push these things…"
Jul 4
Rob Wood replied to Savvas's discussion New Greenways Anyone?
"Yes I made some enquiries to Sam Duluk awhile back, he passed them on to Glen Spear and he directed me to the "Integrated Transport Plan" being developed. Have to assume that's it."
Jul 4
Rob Wood replied to Savvas's discussion New Greenways Anyone?
"The issue on Burnell has a bit of history, for years there were confrontations with downhill riders and using that entrance to access the then illegal downhill trails. I believe the basis for their argument is the narrow steep section of road…"
Jul 3
Rob Wood replied to Savvas's discussion New Greenways Anyone?
"Access to Burnell from the existing MTB trail network in Randell is the first step. I contacted the council to find out when they will present the options for southern access to the trail network (currently only access via Northern Torrens park side…"
Jul 3
Rob Wood replied to burley's discussion Winston Avenue - New protuberances
"Dave I have engaged and had discussions with more than a few Mitcham Councillors regarding bicycle infrastructure and my issues as a cyclist and been more than impressed with their willingness to listen and act. Yes there is a clear split with many…"
Jun 18
Rob Wood replied to burley's discussion Winston Avenue - New protuberances
"Yep that was probably me, my first XC race!"
Jun 18
Rob Wood replied to burley's discussion Winston Avenue - New protuberances
"I actually don't mind them and Winston would be a great opportunity for more traffic calming measures backed up with perhaps a 40kmph speed limit. As you state its a very attractive cycling boulevard as it is, despite the patchy and substandard…"
Jun 14
Rob Wood replied to Bradley Cooper's discussion New to Adelaide: where to service my bike/buy parts etc...?
"Where abouts are you based, Central, North, South, East or West? Bicycle Centre Mitcham has a pretty good reputation for all things MTB https://www.bicycle-centre.com.au/store_locations/Adelaide-bike-shop Obviously not ideal if you are on the other…"
May 4
Rob Wood replied to john mills's discussion Cyclists approaching blind crests and corners and overtaking vehicles
"You have said a lot of stuff I disagree with and don't have a lot of time to argue but specifically need to call out this: "If that cyclist, or cyclists, were right over to the left, and not 'demanding respect' from other road…"
Feb 5
Rob Wood replied to john mills's discussion Cyclists approaching blind crests and corners and overtaking vehicles
"I tend to agree with David and my answer to your question would assertively. Yes be aware of your surroundings,  but the goal of getting out the way at all costs and being an invisible cyclist isn't helping anyone and potentially more…"
Feb 5
Coppo replied to Rob Wood's discussion Goodwood Station Bridge
"its a horrible underpass for sure,  I used to follow the tram tracks, but last few months changed to following the train tracks,,much quieter , nicer flow, but i cross on the road crossing just before goodwood to avoid the underpass tunnels otr…"
Jan 17
Dave M replied to Rob Wood's discussion Goodwood Station Bridge
"The bulk of the money is for the station access, the ramps on each side are a fairly trivial component. DPTI would be well advised to remember the lessons from the aborted Gawler Railway Electrification (the Federal Government cancelled their…"
Jan 16
Peter B replied to Rob Wood's discussion Goodwood Station Bridge
"I deleted my reply but now it's here anyway... so you're saying that the money is actually for pedestrian access to Goodwood station, replacing the underpass? Fair enough, but that's not how it's presented in that news article."
Jan 16
Dave M replied to Rob Wood's discussion Goodwood Station Bridge
"This project is primarily about the railways, not cyclists. The Federal funds are provided because it will improve the Defined Interstate Rail Network. This is why it's part of the same project as the grade separation of Goodwood Junction, the…"
Jan 16
Dave M replied to Rob Wood's discussion Goodwood Station Bridge
"It was previously part of the Torrens Junction Grade Separation project, but that project was restructured and the Goodwood Station bridge split off into a separate contract. This happened around the time when Arrium was in the news, and the…"
Jan 16
Jilden replied to Rob Wood's discussion Goodwood Station Bridge
"Patience, Adelaide wasn't rebuilt in a day... ;-)"
Jan 16

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What bikes do you ride?
Raceline XC Comp
BMC Racemaster SLX01
Giant City Pro
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute, Mountain Biking

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At 15:42 on November 10, 2014, Roger ... said…

Congratulations on successfully Everesting Corkscrew Rd

http://www.strava.com/activities/217223846

total respect!

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