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 Cameron Stevenson's discussion In the news - August 2017
"True, I can understand from the plaintiffs lawyers view about being medically stable so you make sure that you know how much you need to claim. It'd be awful to successfully claim 20,000 only to find costs blow out to 30,000"
Aug 26
Phillip Mercer replied to Cameron Stevenson's discussion In the news - August 2017
"When my mate was sideswiped by a car turning across him after a bus, they tried to say he'd come up the left of a bus that was in the middle of taking passengers. (He didn't - think of about just how awkward and dangerous that would be).…"
Aug 26
Phillip Mercer replied to Cameron Stevenson's discussion In the news - August 2017
"Worst part of that is the insurers may decide to try to apportion some level of blame on the cyclist by going through their GPS data."
Aug 25
Phillip Mercer replied to Cameron Stevenson's discussion In the news - August 2017
"I rode past this morning about 20 minutes after. Downhill section with sun just coming over the hill with a tradie who can't be asked to check extra carefully despite the conditions."
Aug 25
Phillip Mercer replied to Playdough's discussion How was your Commute- August 2017
"Got swooped for the first time this year. I've tried to take the Story Bridge in lieu of the work being done on the Goodwill. I think I might try the Victoria instead..."
Aug 23
Phillip Mercer replied to Playdough's discussion How was your Commute- August 2017
"So we got sent an advice that was forwarded to government staff in 1WS, 400 George, 63 George and 53 Albert.:"
Aug 14
Phillip Mercer replied to David's discussion How was your commute - July 2017
"Left a little early this afternoon so my ride home was entirely by daylight. I saw about 4 separate female cyclists going in my direction (about 3 more than usual). I found that encouraging to see more than usual as statistically it's an…"
Aug 1
Phillip Mercer replied to David's discussion How was your commute - July 2017
"I rode past stationary car after stationary car near the Birdwood, Klumpp and Logan Rd, Eight Mile Plains on ramps for the M3. The intersection at Klumpp Rd went smoother because I didn't have to wait for the bus lane part of the light cycle."
Jul 31
Phillip Mercer replied to David's discussion How was your commute - July 2017
"In light of today's expected Commutageddon I'd love to hear if your commute was affected, or even better completely unaffected by the industrial action. I've noticed that the Deputy Mayor has taken to Facebook posting a…"
Jul 28
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

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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…

yes that's me!

 
 
 

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