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Best route: CBD to Camp Hill bowls club

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Morrison Jan 15. 6 Replies

I want to ride from the CBD out to Camp Hill bowls club, on Ferguson Road, in afternoon peak hour time.I know that I start by going over the Goodwill Bridge, but then what?  I'm familiar with Vulture…Continue

In the News March 2017

Started this discussion. Last reply by RobertL Mar 31, 2017. 66 Replies

I'll start.Does anyone know anything about this accident?  …Continue

Query: swapping rear wheel and derailleur

Started this discussion. Last reply by RobertL May 4, 2016. 2 Replies

I'm planning an upgrade to my old MTB commuter bike. I want to swap out the old 6-speed rear end for an 8-speed. I can do it fairly cheaply, using parts from a second-hand donor bike. On the donor…Continue

Bike fitting - worth it?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daz Apr 20, 2016. 4 Replies

I'm thinking of getting a proper fitting on my road bike.  I'm not a particularly serious rider, but I'd like to be as comfortable and efficient as I can reasonably expect to be.(To be honest, I'm…Continue

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RobertL replied to Richard Bean's discussion Gehl Architects "A people oriented vision for Brisbane"
"Great work in finding this, Richard."
May 8
RobertL replied to StephenW's discussion Best route from CBD to Graceville?
"Maybe follow the River Loop route out through UQ to the Indooroopilly Bridge?  It would be quieter and flatter, but longer."
Mar 23
RobertL replied to Paul Weber's discussion Warning of dangerous behaviour - motorist.
"Try contacting Bicycle Qld - on Facebook or by phone.  They have promoted a new system of theirs where they are collecting this sort of information and are working with one of the law firms to take action. They may have more information about…"
Feb 19
Ian Morrison replied to RobertL's discussion Best route: CBD to Camp Hill bowls club
"maybe.. Goodwill Bridge, Stanley St path, Logan Rd, Nile, Wellington, left at path past pool table, Hampton, thru park, cross Longlands and Norman, right across Kingfisher Creek to Turbo, left onto path Norman Creek Path to Cavendish Rd. I path it…"
Jan 15
John Curr replied to RobertL's discussion Best route: CBD to Camp Hill bowls club
"Thanks! My acute shame and embarrassment at having the  misspelling pointed out will ensure that I never have to wonder which is the correct spelling ever again. :)"
Jan 15
Raymond replied to RobertL's discussion Best route: CBD to Camp Hill bowls club
"By the way, just for the record - it's the Story Bridge. :)Other commonly confused names of bridges in Brisbane are the Go Between Bridge (that's the one between the William Jolly and the Kurilpa in the CBD), the Goodwill Bridge (near QUT…"
Jan 14
RobertL replied to RobertL's discussion Best route: CBD to Camp Hill bowls club
"Cheers!"
Jan 2
RobertL replied to Dave Broughton's discussion Southside (Salisbury) to Banyo route?
"There are indeed some very good bike paths on the northside.  The trouble is that they are all "recreational" paths that run alongside the creeks.  It's very easy and cheap for the council to build these paths, and then…"
Jan 2
Ian Morrison replied to RobertL's discussion Best route: CBD to Camp Hill bowls club
"Yep I agree."
Dec 22, 2017
John Curr replied to RobertL's discussion Best route: CBD to Camp Hill bowls club
"It depends whether you want fast,direct and unpleasant  or leisurely ,comfortable and scenic. For the first, Vulture street, Stanley St East past Coorparoo High, Crown Street and Macrossan Avenue. For my preferred route Kangaroo Pt Cliffs to…"
Dec 21, 2017
RobertL posted a discussion

Best route: CBD to Camp Hill bowls club

I want to ride from the CBD out to Camp Hill bowls club, on Ferguson Road, in afternoon peak hour time.I know that I start by going over the Goodwill Bridge, but then what?  I'm familiar with Vulture Street etc but I think that I'd prefer to avoid it in peak hour.Is there an alternative?See More
Dec 7, 2017
RobertL replied to Dave Broughton's discussion Southside (Salisbury) to Banyo route?
"Geoff used to go through the city and use the North Brisbane Bikeway.  He didn't go near the Gateway."
Nov 16, 2017
RobertL replied to Sam's discussion Help planning a safe route Chermside to city
"I commute from Clayfield, and pretty much follow the same route from near Wooloowin station to the CBD.  I only average about 22km/h inbound on my commuter bike.  It's the slowest of all my regular rides. I think that it's just a…"
Nov 14, 2017
RobertL replied to Sam's discussion Help planning a safe route Chermside to city
"Fantastic!  Good work Sam."
Nov 13, 2017
RobertL liked Doc Embrey's discussion Election Time and the M1 Veloway
Nov 6, 2017
RobertL replied to David's discussion In the news October 2017
"Riding a bike.  Driving a car.  Sitting on a couch drinking beer. I've been known to do all three!  Sometimes on the same day : )"
Oct 20, 2017

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling
Where in Brisbane do you live ?
Clayfield
Tell us about your bikes
Early 90s Shogun Trailbreaker 1 MTB used for general commuting and noodling.

2011 Malvern Star Oppy A5 used for going (slightly) faster.
About Me :
Rode everywhere as a kid. Always owned bikes as an adult, but only rode them occasionally. Started commuting by bike in mid-2015.

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At 5:23pm on October 14, 2015, Taezar said…
Reverse helmet and all!
At 4:20pm on October 14, 2015, Taezar said…

Welcome to the wonderful world of riding and listening to polies saying what they think we want to hear :P

 
 
 

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