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Schedule for TDU Start Tomorrow... brief summary...

All this info is probably available on the net somewhere, but for those of you planning to come down to The Port for the start of the TDU tomorrow, here's a brief schedule of events, summarised from info sent to PortBUG by PA/E Council. PortBUG and WestsideBUG will have a bit of a joint stall happening with a small display of cargo bikes - come and say 'hello' - we'll be near the Lighthouse somewhere! Remember you can use the Greenway from Queen Street, Croydon all the way to The…


Added by Savvas on January 15, 2018 at 15:45 — No Comments

Last Chance... start your new cycling year off right! Sign up today for PortBUG's free Be Safe, Be Seen cycling safety presentation today and you'll still be on the list to receive a free $50 cycling safety pack! You don't have to sign up to attend the presentation, but I do need your name on the list if you want the safety pack!

Both the Be Safe, Be Seen presentation and the free cycling safety pack would be great for teenagers and young folk riding…


Added by Savvas on January 1, 2018 at 11:24 — No Comments

Free ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ Cycling Safety Presentation.

Hi Folks,

I know I sound like a stuck-record, but we're really keen to get as many people as possible along to this free training presentation. It would be really great for teenagers and young folk riding off to school and/or uni in the New Year! Also great for anyone returning to bike riding as an adult. Suitable for all levels of experience. Free cycling safety pack as well!

Where & When: Port Adelaide/Enfield Town Hall, 34 Nile Street, Port…


Added by Savvas on December 22, 2017 at 6:20 — No Comments

Free School Holiday 'Be Safe, Be Seen' Cycling Safety Presentation, Jan 11th, Port Adelaide.

School Holiday Opportunity! 'Be Safe, Be Seen' Cycling Safety Workshop:

PortBUG and the Port Adelaide/Enfield Council will be hosting another of BicycleSA's very successful 'Be Safe, Be Seen' cycling safety presentations in January,…


Added by Savvas on December 6, 2017 at 20:30 — No Comments

Do You Want an Electric Bike for Christmas?

Even though many people claim that an electric bike is nothing more than a regular bike with a battery at the back that promotes less exercise, the truth is that this device is much more than just that. The fact is that electric bikes are gaining momentum these days, especially in Scandinavian countries which selected them as Christmas gift of the year. These truly have so many important benefits, so stay with us and keep on reading if you want to learn more…


Added by Olivia Williams Jones on December 5, 2017 at 19:16 — 1 Comment

Introduction to Night Mountain Biking sessions

Ever since I first tried MTB riding, I’ve been addicted to it. Not even after the first fall, which happened after not more than ten minutes of riding, did I feel this wasn’t the right activity for me. As I was gaining more experience…


Added by Olivia Williams Jones on September 26, 2017 at 19:30 — 4 Comments

3 countries, where winter vacation is better than summer one

I'm a big fan of bikes. And I'm trying to get some time for riding a bike everywhere I go. I found a great article on essaywriter for those, who want to have an opportunity evan on the vacation.

  •  India

It is a rainy country, which is included to list of prohibited places for a summer vacation. From May to September the humidity is very high and strives every day to rain. But comfortable winter weather: air…


Added by Simon Wilson on June 25, 2017 at 2:08 — No Comments

1000ks 4 kids. Camp Quality fundraising ride.

Looking for a long ride? Camp Quality is having a fundraising ride. Here is a link for more details.…


Added by Louise Bond on May 1, 2017 at 11:54 — No Comments

MTB hire on Kangaroo Island

Hi guys. Does anyone know where to hire MTB's on Kangaroo Island? I am traveling there over summer  and would like to ride with the family. Unsure if we can hire mtb's or need to bring our own. I had a quick look online without luck. Thanks

Added by Damian Thomson on December 5, 2016 at 10:26 — 1 Comment

MTB hire on Kangaroo Island

Hi guys. Does anyone know where to hire reasonable MTB's on Kangaroo Island? Traveling there over summer  and would like to ride with the family but unsure if we need to bring bikes? Had a quick look online but nothing found yet. Thanks

Added by Damian Thomson on December 5, 2016 at 10:22 — No Comments

Unley Bicycle User Group now has a webpage

The Unley Bicycle User Group finally has a web page to let you know of upcoming meetings and news. There is an option to join our mailing list, too.

Added by Tanja Lenz on October 25, 2016 at 11:27 — No Comments

Adelaide Cyclists saved by advocacy group Bicycle Institute, SA as new operators

As you know, I announced in early September that Adelaide Cyclists would have to close. I'm really happy to announce that the site has been saved. The Bicycle Institute, SA will take over all of the site's operations from next month and I will retire to ride my bike. You can read more in a joint media release we just made.

Thank you all for your support. I can say that I was overwhelmed by it all and thank the Bicycle Institute for making their offer. It really is…


Added by Gus on October 21, 2016 at 14:30 — 10 Comments

Cycling To Ease Pulmonary Hypertension

Just wanted to let you know about a project I am putting together following recent life events!

 I was diagnosed late last year with a rare condition, called Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension, the cardiologist…


Added by Kevin Anderson (Chameleon Photo) on September 6, 2016 at 8:14 — No Comments

Ride Against Suicide - R U Ok Day

This year at the Royal Adelaide Show, we want to start a conversation: “R U OK?”. Be part of the Ride Against Suicide to help raise funds for organisations working to prevent suicide and build awareness around mental illness.

I thought I would post this event up great cause proceeds going to a bunch of good charities.

Thursday 8 September…


Added by RSL Active on August 23, 2016 at 13:30 — 9 Comments

Vic Park crit track users upset at new 'go slow' near grandstand signage

Nat Redmond has shared a photo on Facebook of new signage that has appeared around the Victoria Park grandstand and 'Velo Precinct' asking cyclists to ride slower. As we come into warmer weather and the crit racing season starts many are asking what's the point of a purpose build crit track that allows racing to be held even when the work is underway for Clipsal when training can't be done at speed?

The 'Velo Precinct' cafe, function centre and spin training rooms operated by Stuart…


Added by Gus on August 18, 2016 at 13:00 — 9 Comments

New signage to help keep cyclists safe on Norton Summit Rd

This is really great news from DPTI, Nine of these signs are coming soon along Norton Summit Road between Magill Road and Stony Rise Road/Monomeith Road at Ashton. They aim to serve a timely and visual reminder along this popular cycling route.

Let's hope they make a difference. For me the bit of road…


Added by Gus on August 2, 2016 at 12:37 — 8 Comments

State Cyclocross champs to be held on August 14 followed by Nationals series event


It's the next race on our calendar, Sunday 14th August. Entries open NOW. All age groups catered for; as it's the 2016 championships it's your age on December 31 2016. People aged 23 or older can also enter the Elite event (just enter both…


Added by Gus on August 2, 2016 at 12:00 — No Comments

Join Team Serafino in 2017 for TDU BUPA Stage. Early Bird Bonus from Serafino Wines

Serafino Wines have long had a special place for cycling and are calling upon those who have a love of Wine to join their team on the 2017 BUPA Challenge. Hopeful of putting together a team of 100 riders for the 2017 BUPA Stage ride in January.

  • Register for TDU Early Bird and Save $15
  • Serafino 

    will donate a bottle of wine on your behalf to assist CanTeen’s fundraising efforts with…

Added by Kane McCard on July 29, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

Review: Cycliq nail it again with Fly12 camera light combo

It's a great Australian business success story. A couple of cyclists from Perth see the need for a 'black box' style camera that doubles as a rear red light. They design something, pitch it on crowd funding website Kickstarter and receive a near record level of funding response.

The camera, the Fly6, went on sale in February 2014 and received great reviews and…


Added by Gus on July 14, 2016 at 12:00 — 2 Comments

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