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Wheels of Steele

Steele was the first Australian to break six minutes in the 5000m Pursuit. He went on to be pursuit World Champion. He is now coming out of retirement to target the Australian Masters Pursuit title in April and the World…

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Are cyclists obliged to use a shared path if one is available?

Are cyclists obliged to use a shared path if one is available? Last week this video went viral across social media, attracting attention across the country. The video depicts an incident of road rage between two cyclists and a driver…

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Bike SA and Quipmo announce partnership

December 30, 2018

Bike SA and Quipmo aim to get more people cycling in South Australia. Whether it’s offering high-performance road bikes for people travelling on business, downhill bikes to explore SA’s trails, families chasing bikes for the kids while on holidays, this…

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Andersons Solicitors Sponsor Bike SA Volunteers

December 10, 2018

Andersons looking out for cyclists and supporting our volunteers. Bike SA is delighted to announce Andersons Solicitors have renewed their volunteer sponsorship for three years. Bike SA and Andersons have enjoyed a long-standing relationship. Andersons not only sponsor our community…

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Can you talk on a mobile phone whilst riding a bicycle?

November 27, 2018

Written by Dion McCaffrie, Senior Partner at Andersons Solicitors. Can you speak on a mobile phone while riding a bicycle? In July 2018, the ABC reported on an incident where a cyclist in Perth was fined $400 for talking on…

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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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