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Gear Up Girl – Riding in a group situation

The Gear Up Girl SA Ride is about giving women from all kinds of cycling backgrounds the opportunity for a great day out on the bike. The ride is a group ride situation as the various ride groups set off…

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MHL is back on the agenda!

November 8, 2018

The Bicycle Network recently released the results of their survey into community opinions and perceptions around mandatory helmet laws. With nearly 20,000 respondents, the results are interesting; 41.7% of survey respondents believe Australia’s current MHL should remain 17.6% believe that…

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Top Nutrition Tips for Fleurieu Fondo

By Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian, Glenn Cardwell The ride has varying distances from 12km to 125km. The longer the distance, the more important is good nutrition and wise hydration to complete the ride comfortably. Foods naturally high in carbohydrates are…

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Meet Sharlene – Gear Up Girl Ride Ambassador

Meet Sharlene Harding. Sharlene will be our Ride Ambassador for 2018. She has been nominated by Margaret Boylan, our resident Gear Up Girl trainer and mentor who has supported this event for many years. Sharlene started riding in 2015, yes that’s right…

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That’s A Dirty Days Wrap

By Geoffrey Brown – Bike SA, Special Events Co-ordinator. Dirty Days is now over for 2018, the ride at Kuitpo wrapping it up in style. After a couple of changeable lead in days the weather gods gave us a lovely…

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The laws motorists should be aware of when sharing the road with cyclists

September 18, 2018

The laws all motorists should be aware of when sharing the road with cyclists  With the weekly bike traffic in South Australia has increased by 56 per cent over the last 10 years, there are a few laws all motorists…

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Teaspoons of Change for the Global Goals – Start with Your Bike!

September 6, 2018

From 22 Sept to 10 Nov I’ll be cycling 1000km from Adelaide to Mt Gambier via the Fleurieu and Coorong, and back, via Coonawarra and Murray Bridge to engage schools, businesses, councils and communities with the Global Goals for Sustainable…

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Bikeway Counter Activated

On Wednesday 29 August @ 10am The Lord Mayor of Adelaide Martin Haese along with Minster for Transport HON Stephan Knoll officially opened the bikeway counter on the corner of Pirie and Frome Streets displaying daily, monthly and year-to-date bike…

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Your guide to a weekend at Wine, Wheels and Whiting

We are really looking forward to a gourmet weekend at the Clare Valley and Copper Coast. To help you prepare for the weekend, and ensure you don’t miss any of the activities and discounts the region have on offer here…

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Setting the record straight on South Australia’s Bike Laws

This article has been written by Andersons Solicitor’s Law Clerk, Julia Arena and settled by Senior Partner, Dion McCaffrie. Since 2012 SA cyclists have accounted for 4% of fatalities and 9% of serious injuries on our roads. A total of…

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