Phillip Mercer
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If you could only have one bike, what would it be?

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Nov 10, 2015. 74 Replies

Inspired by David's comment in another discussion. The word "or" is banned unless the bike is an Orbea as it defeats the point of the discussion. :)Continue

Cycling etiquette

Started this discussion. Last reply by Playdough Jul 13, 2014. 51 Replies

I thought I'd start this thread to exchange tips on how to behave as cyclists whether as roadies, mountain bikers, e-bikers or anything else. I figure we can offer suggestions as to how we should…Continue

Tags: etiquette

Strava KOM defender

Started Mar 19, 2014 0 Replies

Hi guys,A guy I work with has worked on an application that analyses the top positions on segment leaderboards. It looks for things like stupidly high speeds (particularly uphill), no cadence date…Continue

Tags: kom, strava, roadies

Lycra for Ladies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anna Mar 12, 2014. 4 Replies

One of the girls at work has started getting into road cycling and she doesn't want to wear out her tights. Do any of the female roadies here or those married/partners with girls who ride have…Continue

 

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Latest Activity

Phillip Mercer replied to Big Steve's discussion In the news May 2017
"Someone on the Cycle page kindly helped me get the link:  Facebook message to Adrian Schrinner"
May 16
Phillip Mercer replied to Big Steve's discussion In the news May 2017
"I left a post on Adrian Schrinner's page under "Visitor Posts" asking for action on Miles Platting Rd and Gardner Rds. I'm not sure how to specifically link to it but if you can take some time and either "like" the post…"
May 16
Phillip Mercer replied to Big Steve's discussion In the news May 2017
"Brisbane Times had the list:  The Eco Counter signs will first be installed at five locations across Brisbane.  Bicentennial Bike way, Milton (cyclist and pedestrian counter) Go Between Bridge, southern side (cyclist…"
May 16
Andrew Harcourt liked Phillip Mercer's discussion Conti GP4000s vs Michelin Pro4 vs Schwalbe Ultremo ZX
Jan 29
Phillip Mercer replied to Daz's discussion How was your commute - October 2016
"I cant believe its going to take another year before the final section of O'Keefe to Greenslopes is completed."
Oct 20, 2016
Phillip Mercer replied to Daz's discussion How was your commute - October 2016
"same."
Oct 20, 2016
Phillip Mercer replied to Daz's discussion How was your commute - October 2016
"This is the actual Strava conversation:"
Oct 19, 2016
Phillip Mercer replied to Daz's discussion How was your commute - October 2016
"Had an odd experience yesterday, was riding down the V1 where a had a guy on an e-bike drafting off me. I got sick of it so I told him I was clearing my nose at which point he got out of the way. I did so then accelerated away from him which…"
Oct 19, 2016
Phillip Mercer replied to Big Steve's discussion In the news September
"Looks like some police elsewhere are taking cyclists' safety a bit more seriously: http://www.bikebiz.com/news/read/close-pass-zero-tolerance-stance-is-best-ever-road-safety-initiative/020087"
Sep 22, 2016
Phillip Mercer replied to Big Steve's discussion In the news September
"So, another helmet article... It isn't written in a particularly neutral way I will add: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/nsw/bike-helmet-review-throws-cold-water-on-sceptics-theyll-likely-save-your-life-20160914-grg5mo.html ;"
Sep 22, 2016
Phillip Mercer replied to Geoff Tewierik's discussion How was your commute? - June 2016
"I suspect cadence sensor counted for him... Or 4,333 is a fun number to make up."
Jun 30, 2016
Phillip Mercer replied to Geoff Tewierik's discussion In the News - June 2016
"The podcast I was listening to that drew my attention to it mentioned that it doesn't take into account whether that stretch has good sight lines or how busy it is."
Jun 29, 2016
Phillip Mercer replied to Geoff Tewierik's discussion In the News - June 2016
"Also, some Californian governments are starting to use Strava to look at banning mountain bikers from some…"
Jun 29, 2016
Phillip Mercer replied to Geoff Tewierik's discussion In the News - June 2016
"So 9 News in Denver, Colorado did some PSAs for their summer.  To give the background of the station, they have a large number of cyclists working for them and they used to sponsor the old USA Pro Challenge.  There are two, one aimed at…"
Jun 29, 2016
Phillip Mercer replied to Geoff Tewierik's discussion How was your commute? - June 2016
"I've had one try and grab my arm outside the Mater. He'd been busy talking to someone and he'd been distracted. I can't remember exactly what he wanted, possibly to stop the bike lane and not any other traffic while work was…"
Jun 16, 2016
Phillip Mercer replied to Geoff Tewierik's discussion How was your commute? - June 2016
"After a Mt Coot-tha lap or two I came in via the bikeway where there was a sign asking cyclists to dismount. The traffic controller thankfully was more interested in asking riders to check their speed which was more than fair but I'm not sure…"
Jun 16, 2016

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling
Where in Brisbane do you live ?
Rochedale South
Tell us about your bikes
Avanti Cadent
About Me :
I enjoy football and cycling and ride every week day while trying to get out of bed on the weekends. Always trying to work towards a milestone.

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At 1:09pm on May 17, 2013, Terry Burn said…

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