Brett dracup
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Amys Gran Fondo 2013

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeremy Champion May 23, 2013. 4 Replies

So Amys Gran Fondo is quickly arriving! A timed 110km ride along the sealed Great Ocean Road and up in to the Otway ranges.. Starting at Lorne and heading West to Apollo bay is the 40km stretch of…Continue

Tags: 2013, questions, fondo, gran, training

Down Monty with a bit of a skid

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Southern May 18, 2013. 25 Replies

Hi all, yesterday (Thursday) while i was riding with a friend we were descending Montacute quite fast.. Nothing out of the ordinary, we've all been there many many times, but on this one occasion my…Continue

Tags: skids, brakes, safety, crash, wet


Started this discussion. Last reply by colin ware-lane Feb 20, 2013. 123 Replies

How was the ride today for all that participated in todays event?Tell us about your day. Continue

Tags: Adelaide, TDU, challenge, Bupa

Windy, Wet, Cold and completely demoralizing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Lownsborough Jun 22, 2012. 51 Replies

How do you guys do it? winter riding, i gotta tell ya.. i'm trying but i just can't get my brain to switch to (toughen the eff up) mode... i try my darndest to ride to work but arriving completely…Continue

Tags: belgian, wet, winter


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Brett dracup replied to Shane Sody's discussion Cyclists MUST dismount on ramp
"Most likely is Knight Frank, the entry into Westpac House via Hall Ct just off Waymouth Street. It is more hazardous to walk down in cleats.. silly."
Apr 7, 2015
Michele Bryant liked Brett dracup's discussion Windy, Wet, Cold and completely demoralizing
May 12, 2014
Brett dracup replied to Peter B's discussion Walk of Shame - 2014
"I've had to stop once on Coachhouse / Woodlands when the road had some drizzle on it and i couldn't get any traction, nor were my legs liking the steepness, managed to get up the hill without the walk though ;)  Only went up that way…"
Jan 6, 2014
Brett dracup is attending Gawler Wheeler's event

Gawler Wheelers-ROUTE43-Gawler-Two Wells-Virginia-Gawler-FLAT at Gawler, SA

September 28, 2013 from 7:30am to 10:30am
Event Date : Sat 28-Sep-2013Start/Finish Gawler Park Homemaker Centre (located here with info here) 485 Main North Rd Evanston, SA, 5116Info Distance : Approx 56 km Duration : 2 to 3 Hours Elevation : Flat Surface : Bitumen Suitability : All fitness levels Ride Style : Social ride (not training ride) Pace (ave) :…See More
Sep 26, 2013
Brett dracup commented on Roger ...'s event '50k Norton Summit / Montacute - Gentle Hills loop'
"will be attending, if my knee is up for the task. "
Sep 25, 2013
Brett dracup is attending Roger ...'s event

50k Norton Summit / Montacute - Gentle Hills loop at Prices Bakery cnr The Grove and Golden Way

September 29, 2013 from 7:30am to 11am
meet at Prices approx 7:2050km with 1000 metres of climbing - but no really steep stuffA hills loop riding up the the New Norton Summit Rd to Marble Hill and then down Montacute Rd.(WOMGiE route) leaving Golden Grove at 7:30 on SundayGPX file downloadMap…See More
Sep 25, 2013
Brett dracup liked andrew m's discussion RIDE REPORT/VIDEO - TEAM CYCLO GAWLER - SATURDAY MORNING RIDE 6 - 17/AUG/13
Aug 19, 2013
Brett dracup is attending Roger ...'s event

Gully Grinders - Kensington - Challenging Climbs at Prices Bakery

June 23, 2013 from 8am to 12pm
meet at Prices approx 7:50keeping the ramps pointing upwards and embracing some famous words .."The most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle". So struggle we will !We ride from Golden Grove across the hills faces towards Norton doing a few steep but optional climbs here and there, then look around for more aircraft views of Adelaide then down and around working our way back to Golden Grove.…See More
Jun 22, 2013
Brett dracup is attending Roger ...'s event

Gully Grinders - 50km - Local Scenic Hills- Perseverance Rd at Prices Bakery

June 16, 2013 from 8am to 11:15am
meet at Prices approx 7:50Riding from Golden Grove up Yatala Vale Rd and on to Range Rd. North. Then over to Range Rd. South and onwards to Paracombe Rd, down the steep Torrens Hill then up the Gorge Rd past Cudlee Ck to Tippett Rd then round the dams and down Anstey and along Perseverance Rd .. the golf course etc and back to Prices. Route Mapapprox 50km with 1000m total…See More
Jun 13, 2013
Brett dracup replied to Frank (GW)'s discussion WIN $100 STAR CYCLES VOUCHERS >>> Gawler Wheelers Group Ride Report: Saturday June 1st 2013
"I suppose i've been preoccupied with soccer season, training on friday nights and playing competitive on sunday mornings allows me no time to hop on the bike. I was sort of thinking about a similar meme :) I'll be back out when i get…"
Jun 4, 2013
Brett dracup replied to Clive Palfrey's discussion Coffee before Anna Meares book launch
"i'm at work atm, my bike will be locked + front wheel off, might even deflate the back tyre. ;)"
Jun 4, 2013
Brett dracup replied to Clive Palfrey's discussion Coffee before Anna Meares book launch
"i'll be there Clive :) Also, Lou. Is there space for bikes to be parked tonight?"
Jun 4, 2013
Brett dracup replied to Frank (GW)'s discussion WIN $100 STAR CYCLES VOUCHERS >>> Gawler Wheelers Group Ride Report: Saturday June 1st 2013
"Great tip Andrew, can definitely vouch for running twice as far as you intend.. people, if you're going to run once around the block ... go for another, you won't regret it! :)"
Jun 4, 2013
Jeremy Champion replied to Brett dracup's discussion Amys Gran Fondo 2013
"I'm in going over Friday. Booked into the Caravan park with a cabin on the river. I gambled a couplke of weeks after the ride and guessed this years date date before it was announced and booked in advance. Bit risky but worth it as I got the…"
May 23, 2013
Michael Fraser replied to Brett dracup's discussion Amys Gran Fondo 2013
"For anyone that is intereseted, I wrote a ride review following last year's event Due to work commitments I am unable to ride this year. Michael"
May 23, 2013
Smudge Monkees replied to Brett dracup's discussion Amys Gran Fondo 2013
"A group of us are planning on riding over there as a warm up, arriving there on the Saturday. Agreed, was a great event, well organised and managed. We scored an awesome house just down the road from the start line last year, and might try same…"
May 22, 2013

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What bikes do you ride?
Avanti Escape 07
Avanti giro 3 2011 (Adrienne Avanti)
When do you ride?
Weekends, Commute, Other

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At 20:23 on February 9, 2013, Paul Koch said…

Hi Brett, thanks for lodging the video clip of the near miss on the Freeling road with the police. What has happened with the incident ie Police follow up etc. Can I get a copy of  the incident report number. I would like to follow it up.



Paul Koch.

At 11:42 on January 17, 2013, Baron Von Thierry said…

Sorry Brett, been snapped up by Clive Palfry!

At 20:36 on January 7, 2013, heather said…

Hi AC friend,
An invite to join any of the AC groups that I coordinate and receive the BUG News:
– Adelaide BUG
– Prospect BUG
– Look For Cyclists
– Vote For Cyclists
Cheers, Heather

At 16:00 on February 4, 2012, Pete (repeats ?) Roberts said…

I hope you know that I am only having friendly banter regarding Highfield...   :) 

At 20:35 on October 23, 2011, Kathryn H said…

I am a better wind break than U ! next time you can pull my finger and i you will find out !

At 15:40 on October 22, 2011, Kathryn H said…

hey Brett Thanks for the chat and being wing breaker . Twas nice .. See you again some time. Bye for now


At 20:42 on October 15, 2011, Juz said…

Hey Brett,

Was good to meet you at Gawler Wheelers today, I hope you enjoyed the morning and got to meet most of the guys. Look forward to seeing you on future rides!



At 21:51 on September 3, 2011, heather said…

Hi Brett,

Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists. You might be interested in the AC group Commuters and, if you cycle in the city, Adelaide BUG that I coordinate.

Cheers, Heather

At 15:23 on September 2, 2011, 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, SA.

A regular group ride is held every Saturday morning.


Check the Events Calendar of this website for the next scheduled group ride as follows :



So, please come along and try us out. All riders are welcome.

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