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Bike rack rego plates advice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Coppo Feb 12. 8 Replies

I have recently purchased a Yakima Fourtimer.Knowing that this style of rack nearly always obscures the rego, i also purchased a 'bike rack' rego plate.There is however no included means to mount…Continue

Free: 2 x roof rail mounted bike carriers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon O Nov 15, 2017. 2 Replies

Roof mounted bike carriers. Free to anyone who can use them.These were off our old car and will not fit on our new one, which is realistically too high lift a bike up comfortably anyway.One was left…Continue

FS: Cruzee balance bike $60

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon O Nov 26, 2017. 3 Replies

Blue Cruzee balance bike $60.Excellent condition, a few scratches on the 'chainstays' (?!), as my son was a little too reserved to use it much.Helmet included it wanted.…Continue

Tags: balance, bike, kids

Crafers Bikeway rockslide cleanup

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon O Jun 21, 2017. 1 Reply

Congrats to DPTI. Looks like they are cleaning up the rockslide into the Crafers Bikeway, just down from the Bollards. Was  getting a bit dicey coming down past that restriction on occasions.So if…Continue

Tags: bikeway, crafers

 

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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
Coppo replied to Simon O's discussion Bike rack rego plates advice
"oops... ten working days to get Bike carrier number plates now..  Could have sworn a few years ago it was like 4 days max"
Feb 12
Simon O replied to Simon O's discussion Bike rack rego plates advice
"Picked up a Rhino for $100 from Roof Rack City. They really seemed to know their stuff and carry quality product. https://roofracksa.com.au/shop/rbca011-rhino-rack-number-plate-holder/ Just need to rig up a some form of bracket to mount it securely…"
Feb 9
Coppo replied to Simon O's discussion Bike rack rego plates advice
"2 points you can get fined for: 1/  display of number plate made by SA rego   ...its like a $300 fine for obscuring it. 2/  not having a light to illuminate the number plate if transporting during 'dark' time of day. …"
Feb 9
Dave M replied to Simon O's discussion Bike rack rego plates advice
"If I bought that rack and found it had those issues once I set it up, I would consider it to be unfit for purpose and take it back to the retailer for a refund. If the retailer didn't kick up a fuss, I would buy the more fully featured…"
Feb 8
Simon O replied to Simon O's discussion Bike rack rego plates advice
"Just checked them out and i would be easier and cheaper to get a Rhino one locally."
Feb 8
Simon O replied to Simon O's discussion Bike rack rego plates advice
"Yep that's what im thinking. Was looking at some U-bolts to clamp off that lower bar and knock u some form of brackets to accept a light board. That way it will all be legit: brake & indicators, nice neat rego mount and illumination…"
Feb 8
Jilden replied to Simon O's discussion Bike rack rego plates advice
"Personally I would look at the lower section of your rack and see how a removable mounting could be fitted to that. Find a piece of aluminium plate big enough for the number plate and a stop/tail/plate lamp assembly, complete with a cord and trailer…"
Feb 8
Christopher Hall replied to Simon O's discussion Bike rack rego plates advice
"Check out Torpedo 7. They used to have a light and plate accessory that plugs into tow bar electrical plug. It has velcro straps."
Feb 8
Simon O posted a discussion

Bike rack rego plates advice

I have recently purchased a Yakima Fourtimer.Knowing that this style of rack nearly always obscures the rego, i also purchased a 'bike rack' rego plate.There is however no included means to mount said rego plate. Perplexing although not a surprise. Also seems there is no optional Yakima accessory to do this.The rack is installed below in the '2 bike' format, with 2 bikes hypothetically loaded (rego just leaning on biddon cage)…See More
Feb 8
Simon O replied to Wayne B's discussion Giant Bike store starts 2018 with a bang!
"“I opened up the car door and the elderly gentleman was there with his foot still flat to the floor,”"
Jan 3
Simon O replied to Simpson's discussion Good experience with budget tyre
"yes CRC! Just spent over $600 on a bike rack at 99Bikes...guess their marketing is s**t of i didnt know those tyres were $38. Currently $36.49 from CRC so local is an easy choice there!"
Dec 27, 2017
Simon O replied to Simpson's discussion Good experience with budget tyre
"yeah that's the ones. Tho tho new G+ had me scratching my head as to wtf was what. Ordered 3 from CCR, they never send them but gave me a refund. I gather they had a stock error. So was free delivery for my IsoGels but i still want some spare…"
Dec 27, 2017
Simon O replied to Simpson's discussion Good experience with budget tyre
"Sounds like the Refuse is working for you and ive heard they're a pretty decent tyre. I went thru a stage of trying various tyres and was frustrated with the longevity of many - mosty retired due to cuts well before wearing out. Have long since…"
Dec 25, 2017
Simon O replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Obikes
"This one's going to be a bit wobbly! Ebinezer place this afternoon."
Dec 3, 2017
Simon O replied to Wayne B's discussion Coast 2 Coast
"For any ride over 100kms i use a small feed bag on the top bar, just behind the stem. wack in 4 or so gels, and a couple of bars ( i like LCMs!)  and you'll be laughing between any feed stops. Other than that a couple of biddons of water…"
Dec 1, 2017

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What bikes do you ride?
Orbea Onix road bike
When do you ride?
Weekends, Other

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At 15:00 on September 24, 2013, philw said…

G'Day Simon  I am intrested in the  Trek you have for sale   is it still available ?

At 22:47 on September 3, 2013, heather said…

Hi Simon,
Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists.
Do you cycle into or around the City? An invite to join Adelaide BUG (Bicycle User Group) and receive the newsletter BUG News.

I coordinate five AC groups:
– Adelaide BUG http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/adelaidebug
– Prospect BUG http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/bugprospect
– Look For Cyclists http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/lookforcyclists
– Vote For Cyclists http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/VoteForCyclists
– Stolen Bicycles Adelaide http://www.adelaidecyclists.com/group/stolen-bicycles-adelaide

Check Events on the AC hub for other groups and their rides.
Cheers, Heather

At 16:50 on August 30, 2013, 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, South Australia.

A regular Social Group Ride is held every Saturday morning.

Check the various Event Calendars on this website for the next scheduled group ride as follows :

To join the Gawler Wheelers Group, just click the 'Join Gawler Wheelers' button.

This special 'Join Gawler Wheelers' button (an inactive copy is shown below) appears in the upper right hand corner of the ➨ Gawler Wheelers Group Page.

All riders are welcome.
(age 16+ only)


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