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ride the tour divide

Started this discussion. Last reply by FraserMcQ Jun 26, 2013. 8 Replies

Some pretty interesting stuff going on over in the US at present.Tour divide is a 'race' from canada to mexico ...4,700 km, following the continental divide up and down. enough climbing to peak…Continue

AC cap...swap for beer

Started this discussion. Last reply by gordon Mar 21, 2013. 2 Replies

I have a new black (2012) AC cap that does not work for me. unworn apart from initial try on.Swap for something  interesting of the malt & hops & water variety.city /mawson lakes /goodwood…Continue

ride to melbs

Started this discussion. Last reply by gordon Nov 26, 2012. 20 Replies

Anyone?...anyone?... I'm gonna ride to melbourne for the handmade bicycle show dec.1-2.Minister of war and finance has approved. 4  days via coorong/mt…Continue

 

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gordon replied to Alex's discussion Commuting Route Suggestions: Cheltenham to Mawson Lakes
"i ride  to unisa 3 days a week from Goodwood but also ride woodville north /winfield /mawson lakes quite often. I usually just ride churchill from torrens road intersection. my 2c....regency over GJ rd any day. narweena/gallipolli drive have…"
Oct 24, 2013
gordon replied to heather's discussion helmet - how to re-fix cover to foam?
"Thin smear of silicon then 'bandage' to keep it in position till cured."
Oct 24, 2013
gordon replied to Richard Manton's discussion Shorter head stem anyone?
"no dice then. OS = 31.8,  standard 26.0  Then there's cinelli 26.4 and a 'new' super OS 35.0 can't help but try the CW ( hello Mike) and grab a tin of satin black spray to tart it up. "
Oct 17, 2013
gordon replied to Richard Manton's discussion Shorter head stem anyone?
"i got a 80mm ...swaps is cool. for standard bars not OS, 1 &1/8- black...think 3ttt? "
Oct 17, 2013
gordon replied to z a n e's discussion Print 150 stickers for $10, any designs?
"Big Block, love to talk you out of a 'dollar' worth of those Brooklyn ones.... how about: i ride and i vote. Or... Get off the f**kin' phone!"
Sep 4, 2013
FraserMcQ replied to gordon's discussion ride the tour divide
"Check out Mikes twitter feed, feedhttps://mobile.twitter.com/Normally_Human, there appear to be some big fires blocking the planned route."
Jun 26, 2013
D-shackle replied to gordon's discussion ride the tour divide
"I noticed that the leader (Mike Hall?) went off-piste today. Anyone know what's going on?"
Jun 26, 2013
Gary Mills replied to gordon's discussion ride the tour divide
"Keep following Adelaide (although now living in Melbourne I believe) rider Jesse Carlsson. The former BMX champ and all round nice guy is still in second placing."
Jun 26, 2013
gordon replied to RD6's discussion Put that mobile away when driving
"ha! had to look that up.  'You're only as old as the women you feel....' or something like that. In that case i am 35. Certainly not GOM, just concerned at accelerated rate of degradation of driving standards. 1st world problem,…"
Jun 25, 2013
Nick Lothian replied to gordon's discussion ride the tour divide
"I've seen & can recommend the movie. "
Jun 25, 2013
Ethan Bovingdon replied to gordon's discussion ride the tour divide
"If any of you are interested I have a book called Two Wheels on my Wagon. A bicycle adventure in the Wild West written by Paul Howard. It was published in 2010 and was written about this race. Some of the conditions they go through are gnarly. Not…"
Jun 25, 2013
gordon replied to RD6's discussion Put that mobile away when driving
"Legal, yes...necessary, hmmm. Cars are getting safer and easier to drive (too easy) which makes it seem normal to multitask. Why the hell do you need to call people whilst driving? Emergency services is a different matter. I would happily support a…"
Jun 25, 2013
Virginia Riches replied to gordon's discussion ride the tour divide
"A good place to catch up on news of the event is http://halfpastdone.com/ Currently the leader is heading towards some wildfires. And the Northbound riders are heading into floods and washed out roads."
Jun 25, 2013
heather replied to gordon's discussion ride the tour divide
"Gordon, when the film viewing gets closer to Adelaide, please remind me / AC to register."
Jun 25, 2013
gordon posted a discussion

ride the tour divide

Some pretty interesting stuff going on over in the US at present.Tour divide is a 'race' from canada to mexico ...4,700 km, following the continental divide up and down. enough climbing to peak everest 6 or 7 times.... in < 3 weeks. Anyhow, an Aussie is second at prez.  He got second when the reigning champ pulled out and was apparently 'hit' by lightning and knocked out today.In the lead is Mike Hall ( who holds around the world cycling record in 91 days!) They're both looking at a sub 15…See More
Jun 25, 2013
gordon replied to RD6's discussion Put that mobile away when driving
"This shits me. I have told the missus that i reckon one of these self important a**holes will probably be the end of me.  We need to create an incentive for business to develop a solution. % of profits from fines outta do it.Some sort highly…"
Jun 24, 2013

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