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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Phillip Mercer replied to Big Steve's discussion In The News - June 2017
"I reckon some training should be given. I don't know how much is given or not given but some seem to lack etiquette especially when it comes to riding on busy footpaths. I've seen a few go relatively quickly past a cafe where the staff are…"
Jun 30
Phillip Mercer replied to Big Steve's discussion In The News - June 2017
"Thanks. Given the old marketing adage, "love me, hate me, just don't ignore me" I didn't want to reward click-bait. "
Jun 16
Phillip Mercer replied to Big Steve's discussion In The News - June 2017
"So there is an article on news.com.au titles "Why does everyone hate cyclists?" I don't want to click on it if its a genuine hate piece but am curious if it is tongue-in-cheek... Has anyone already clicked?"
Jun 16
Phillip Mercer replied to David's discussion How was your commute - June 2017
"Not so much a commute as I took an opportunity to make some cyclists trip hopefully a bit more pleasant as I drove home from Rockhampton on Tuesday. As we made our way along the highway towards Mt Larcom I saw two bike-packing cyclists going the…"
Jun 15
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
Phillip Mercer replied to Daz's discussion How was your commute? - February 2017
"Weirdly my work's network (state government) has blocked the police's website. I've put in a request to unblock it. Otherwise, I'll submit a report tonight. I also need to review my Fly6 footage. I'll post it if remarkable…"
Feb 21
Phillip Mercer replied to Daz's discussion How was your commute? - February 2017
"Copped a close pass this morning... "
Feb 21
Phillip Mercer replied to David's discussion In the news February 2017
"There doesn't actually seem to be a point to it. No specific law change, just whinging. I was near my parents the other day, there are still signs along Wynnum Rd whinging about the yellow line. Although, driving up through Gympie, there are…"
Feb 21
Phillip Mercer replied to ryan's discussion 2017 brissie to the bay 75% discount
"I was disappointed with the 75% "discount" not applying to the 160km ride because they give you a jersey I don't want or need..."
Feb 17
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

Profile Information

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…

yes that's me!

 
 
 

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