10 News covers BDO Brisbane Coot-tha Challenge

10 News covers BDO Brisbane Coot-tha Challenge

Postby KonaCommuter » Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:13 pm

Stole this link from Bicycle Qld site


[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddv-gU8rUCY&[/youtube]



140,000 trips to date for city cycles? That’s pretty darn impressive to my way of thinking. And to think of all the knockers at the start of the scheme -> suffer in your jocks


Edit to change 'today' to 'to date"
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Re: 10 News covers BDO Brisbane Coot-tha Challenge

Postby The 2nd Womble » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:55 pm

I rememberr the thread on here that was asking who the first up Cootha on a City Cycle would be. Love their work. Hope they don't get the bikes back late.
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Re: 10 News covers BDO Brisbane Coot-tha Challenge

Postby lethoso » Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:43 pm

KonaCommuter wrote:140,000 trips a day for city cycles?


heh, no.
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Re: 10 News covers BDO Brisbane Coot-tha Challenge

Postby goneriding » Thu Mar 15, 2012 2:39 pm

A mate of mine did the City Cycle up Coot-tha. He said it was a bit slower than normal and he noticed a couple of snails giving him a run for his money ;)
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Re: 10 News covers BDO Brisbane Coot-tha Challenge

Postby moreegolfer » Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:05 pm

I chortled when the journo said "...compared with a 12 speed Cannondale...". Don't think the journo rides a Cannondale :roll: :shock: 8)
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Re: 10 News covers BDO Brisbane Coot-tha Challenge

Postby elantra » Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:30 pm

How about this for a nightmare scenario - you are grinding up Coot-tha and some bloke calmly overtakes you on a Citycycle :shock:
Would be even worse if he dressed in a suit and bowler hat :!:
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Re: 10 News covers BDO Brisbane Coot-tha Challenge

Postby KonaCommuter » Thu Mar 15, 2012 7:46 pm

lethoso wrote:
KonaCommuter wrote:140,000 trips a day for city cycles?


heh, no.



Yeah I fixed that. I heard what I wanted to hear 8)
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Re: 10 News covers BDO Brisbane Coot-tha Challenge

Postby KonaCommuter » Sat Mar 17, 2012 3:23 pm

Good luck and have fun to those that are doing this ride
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Re: 10 News covers BDO Brisbane Coot-tha Challenge

Postby Le Velo » Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:46 pm

If that weather persists there won't be a Pb on the climb .... Now to decide gumboots or flippers ?
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Re: 10 News covers BDO Brisbane Coot-tha Challenge

Postby Crittski » Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:54 pm

hooray for disc brakes in the wet!!!
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