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Great Southern Bike Trail - Thoughts Please

Started this discussion. Last reply by rossmg Feb 15. 12 Replies

I know its election time and the promises flow thick and free... What are your thoughts on this idea? …Continue

Headphones and Cycling

Started this discussion. Last reply by Norm Nov 14, 2017. 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

 

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rossmg replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Great Southern Bike Trail - Thoughts Please
"> open up the old coast 'Coach Road' Oh I really like the idea of that!!"
Feb 15
Paul May replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Great Southern Bike Trail - Thoughts Please
"Coming from the UK, where major reservoirs are usually used for recreation (sailing kayaking, cycling, walking etc), I was gobsmacked that you can hardly get close to any South Australian water infrastructure when I arrived.  I can't see…"
Feb 14
Scott Davis replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Great Southern Bike Trail - Thoughts Please
"I assumed the "Limestone Coast" dot on the map represented the Naracoorte-Coonawarra-Penola area. Penola/Coonawarra already has a few loops mapped out in a brochure for tourists with bikes. I kind of like the tourist potential of cycling…"
Feb 13
Jilden replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Great Southern Bike Trail - Thoughts Please
"I just love the spectacularly vague map on that page, looks like it's designed with helicopter travel in mind. And the Limestone Coast is a long way from the actual coast too. 1 out of 10 Mr. Marshall."
Feb 13
pete davis replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Great Southern Bike Trail - Thoughts Please
"It may be a bit of a pipe dream, but I've written a submission in "Share Your Ideas" to include Yorkes Peninsular.  I've ridden about 90% of Yorkes Peninsular (bikepacking), on my mountain bike and it has great potential.…"
Feb 13
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Feb 13
Simon O replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Great Southern Bike Trail - Thoughts Please
"An idea only. I don't know who falls for this lame electioneering BS? $447 to spend each day when i'm away cycling? Last time i went away cycling we stayed in tent in the caravan park and brought most if our food! Seems i'm lagging…"
Feb 13
Kristian Andrejewskis replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Great Southern Bike Trail - Thoughts Please
"This would be so awesome, but I don't believe it is anything more than an attempt to gain votes. Don't believe he will ever back it up with action."
Feb 13
Scott Davis replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Great Southern Bike Trail - Thoughts Please
"The conversation I heard on the radio was the full trail to Melbourne, he said he had talked with federal and Victorian Liberals. I didn't hear anything about local loops. My thought was that a good start would be joining the gaps between…"
Feb 13
Peter B replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Great Southern Bike Trail - Thoughts Please
"Looks great, but very short on detail. Are they promising the trail or just the local "tourism loops"? (Though the latter would still be a great start). As an aside, I'm highly skeptical of the claim "Recreational cyclists spend…"
Feb 13
Greg Hyde replied to Roger Gillies's discussion Great Southern Bike Trail - Thoughts Please
"Tell him he's dreaming. Airy fairy pre election puff piece to make cyclist and small business feel good. Great idea but only that. Makes me feel good"
Feb 13
Roger Gillies posted a discussion

Great Southern Bike Trail - Thoughts Please

I know its election time and the promises flow thick and free... What are your thoughts on this idea? http://www.greatsouthernbiketrail.com.au/It seems a huge leap from complaining about bike lanes in the CBD to this ... But hey we can all dream. Jelly Beans for all----- vote for me !!!!See More
Feb 13
Roger Gillies replied to Michael Murray's discussion A metre matters
"I cycle south along Main North Road towards the city a couple of times a week. There is no one in the right hand lane that gives me 1.5mtrs..  However except the drop kicks that hate on everyone on the road ( cars included) I manage to feel…"
Dec 19, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017

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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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