TDU - stay away next year?

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Re: TDU - stay away next year?

Postby Fresh » Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:38 pm

biker jk wrote:On a popular climb here in Sydney I have seen riders from certain clubs climbing three abreast. This is extremely dangerous since cars are forced to cross to the other side of the narrow road to pass which makes life interesting for those descending, especially around blind bends. The unfortunate reality is that there are many cyclists who don't ride courteously or safely, just like motorists. What is disappointing is that those in clubs aren't taught to do so.


The mob out on Galston Gorge every Sunday are embarrassing.
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Re: TDU - stay away next year?

Postby Boognoss » Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:46 pm

Fresh wrote:
biker jk wrote:On a popular climb here in Sydney I have seen riders from certain clubs climbing three abreast. This is extremely dangerous since cars are forced to cross to the other side of the narrow road to pass which makes life interesting for those descending, especially around blind bends. The unfortunate reality is that there are many cyclists who don't ride courteously or safely, just like motorists. What is disappointing is that those in clubs aren't taught to do so.


The mob out on Galston Gorge every Sunday are embarrassing.


Which one?

That's why I ride solo or with a friend or two. Don't want to be associated with bunch rides.


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Re: TDU - stay away next year?

Postby Fresh » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:58 pm

Turramurra...

Everyone falls into single file when car calls are made, that lot sit 3 abreast ignoring everyone.
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Re: TDU - stay away next year?

Postby Baldy » Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:46 pm

Guests in their own Country. That's an interesting way of looking at things!

But yes, idiots are annoying even South Australian ones...
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Re: TDU - stay away next year?

Postby Apple » Sun Jan 27, 2013 4:04 pm

norbs wrote:I'm in Adelaide for the TDU from South Coast NSW.

I hope I haven't ruined it for all Adelaide folk.

Come on Norbs :roll: You, I think not. :P
but I do know what the OP mean, I was there last year. I had fun don't get me wrong but I understand what he means.
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Re: TDU - stay away next year?

Postby norbs » Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:54 pm

Apple wrote:
norbs wrote:I'm in Adelaide for the TDU from South Coast NSW.

I hope I haven't ruined it for all Adelaide folk.

Come on Norbs :roll: You, I think not. :P
but I do know what the OP mean, I was there last year. I had fun don't get me wrong but I understand what he means.



Well the South Aussies I have met at the race have been most supportive of my blog at least. :)

I have painted the race in a positive hue. :)
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Re: TDU - stay away next year?

Postby boss » Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:02 pm

norbs wrote:
Apple wrote:
norbs wrote:I'm in Adelaide for the TDU from South Coast NSW.

I hope I haven't ruined it for all Adelaide folk.

Come on Norbs :roll: You, I think not. :P
but I do know what the OP mean, I was there last year. I had fun don't get me wrong but I understand what he means.



Well the South Aussies I have met at the race have been most supportive of my blog at least. :)

I have painted the race in a positive hue. :)


I like your blog too mate :D
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Re: TDU - stay away next year?

Postby norbs » Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:11 pm

Thanks boss.
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