Roger Gillies
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Headphones and Cycling

Started this discussion. Last reply by Norm Nov 14. 15 Replies

Just wanted to find out if anyone knows if it's illegal to ride a bike with headphones on / In ?Just heard a someone from the Pedestrian Council (apparently its a thing) state that it was against the…Continue

Tiser does it again.

Started this discussion. Last reply by heather Oct 16, 2016. 16 Replies

Happy Ride To Work Day ...How does the Tiser celebrate this day …Continue

Whoops they did it again!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew K Mar 3, 2016. 34 Replies

Hate Speak media at it again....This time its the citizen jury was unfair angle they are coming from... …Continue

Flinders Trip

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Bulford Feb 13, 2016. 15 Replies

I am looking at spending 4 or 5 days cycling / camping around the Flinders and am looking for some local knowledge and feedback. Rough route at the moment is Quorn then roughly follow the Mawson…Continue

 

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Norm replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
"good video :-) got a laugh.  I don't have a lot of hair, come to think of it, take my helmet off and there isn't a lot of difference in looks :-)"
Nov 14
Carlos Kramer replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
">Oh and I am smarter than the magpie, After the 1st attack of the season I use a different road and don't put cable ties on my helmet or stick eyes on it either more urban myths. You don't need to take a different road, you are just…"
Nov 14
Norm replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
"I know this is just way off topic but couldn't help myself :-) "magpies are smart?" yeah right (sarcasm on big time).  Let me just think for a second.  10 mths of the year I ride down a road, I see the magpie and family…"
Nov 14
Wayne B replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
"Michael, if you think my duck problem is bad, you could be forgiven for this, truly a dog's…"
Nov 13
Robert Hill replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
"I'll never understand the zombification that happens when some people wear earbuds. I listen to music all the time when I'm walking around town and I'm constantly looking around. I think some people are just unaware and oblivious all…"
Nov 2
Carlos Kramer replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
">And my wife still says their vermin They're not vermin - they are a protected native species. Rats with wings (pigeons) are vermin. Magpies are smart and make beautiful warbles and other vocalisations. Sounds like the ones you saw are…"
Nov 2
Equal2lance2 replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
"maybe you should read this story LINK Magpies are 'like dogs' "We know that magpies remember and recognise human faces and they will remember them for years,"  Dr Kaplan said that once a magpie knew you and judged you…"
Nov 2
Wayne B replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
"Michael Murray, I'm going into bird therapy ;-) In was in the backyard with my wife when a family of magpies seemed quite interested in us. I lured them closer and whistling at them, in particular Beethoven's Elize, got their undevided…"
Nov 1
Wayne B replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
"you cottoned on to it ;-) I've never been a birdman A bloodied encounter with a magpie in QLD that landed me at a doctor for treatment hasn't done my phobia any good either."
Oct 29
Michael Murray replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
"Is this your ongoing duck problem :-) "
Oct 29
Wayne B replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
"In the Australian road rules, which apply to car drivers, cyclists & pedestrians alike, there isn't exactly a law against it. However, Road rules in Australia & around the world do stress that road users should at all times be in…"
Oct 27
Coppo replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
"common sense just goes out the window............."
Oct 26
Carlos Kramer replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
Oct 26
Carlos Kramer replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
"If you are talking about Harold "Screwball" Scruby and his private company The Pedestrian Council of Australia then take whatever he says with a pinch of salt. The man is a self styled champion of pedestrian rights who's own personal…"
Oct 26
Peter B replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Headphones and Cycling
"I can't think of any rule about headphones per se, but they might be illegal if they are plugged into a mobile phone, because ARR 300 ( http://www6.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdoc/au/legis/sa/consol_reg/arr210/s300.html ) sets out pretty tight…"
Oct 26
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Headphones and Cycling

Just wanted to find out if anyone knows if it's illegal to ride a bike with headphones on / In ?Just heard a someone from the Pedestrian Council (apparently its a thing) state that it was against the law to ride a bike whilst wearing headphone, it was however a law that just never gets inforced. They were discussing the possibility of fining people who cross roads etc whilst wearing headphones or looking at devices, and as these discussions tend to do on Talkback radio, it veered into moaning…See More
Oct 26

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Giant Tcr
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Weekends, Commute
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Keen cyclist, i enjoy taking part in the annual rides for the TDU and the Velo etc.. Getting older but loving my bike more.

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At 14:39 on May 24, 2013, Gawler Wheeler said…

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At 16:16 on May 23, 2013, heather said…

Hi Roger,
Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists.
Do you commute into or cycle around the City? An invite to join Adelaide BUG (Bicycle User Group) and receive the BUG News. Info at http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/adelaidebug
Check Events on the AC hub for other groups and their rides.
Cheers, Heather

 
 
 


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