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by GreenAlias
Thu 03 May 2018, 6:46 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 5007
Views: 304508

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

checked it out on anzac day, the trail is great.....until it departs the pipeline reserve, after that is crazy, 11 and 12 % climbs, descents with signs suggesting that cyclists dismount before descending and the old section on hull road is nothing more than a suburban footpath till it crosses the r...
by GreenAlias
Thu 03 May 2018, 6:40 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Why are the Forums slowing down?
Replies: 721
Views: 55590

Re: Why are the Forums slowing down?

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by GreenAlias
Thu 03 May 2018, 6:38 pm
Forum: Plan a ride
Topic: The Slog
Replies: 229
Views: 29603

Re: The Slog

Good news - The Slog is back again in 2018
by GreenAlias
Sun 15 Apr 2018, 11:18 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Why are the Forums slowing down?
Replies: 721
Views: 55590

Re: Why are the Forums slowing down?

As at today ( 15th December 2017 ) total posts are 673,844 & 4621 members. That's 13 PPD. The BN Facebook page now has 24,983 followers - an increase of 1739 - 19 per day. As a today ( 15th April, 201 8) total posts are 675,022 - that's 10 PPD. Members are 4636 - that's an increase of less than...
by GreenAlias
Thu 29 Mar 2018, 7:57 pm
Forum: Plan a ride
Topic: 2016 Lunch in Warby - 26th March
Replies: 14
Views: 3097

Re: 2016 Lunch in Warby - 26th March

ridinwithdale wrote:any doing it this year?


Hi Dale, Sorry, nothing organised this year. Pity, the weather forecast is just about perfect.

If anybody wants to do it please post here. I MIGHT be able to meet you at Woori Yallock and join you for the lunch.
by GreenAlias
Tue 27 Mar 2018, 7:28 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 5007
Views: 304508

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

jvb wrote: Nice video. Will have to check it out. We have friends who's property backs on to the new trail in Mooroolbark. I think it was earmarked to be a freeway once.


More photos & exact route details Here
by GreenAlias
Fri 23 Mar 2018, 7:41 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 5007
Views: 304508

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Went out exploring today and tried the new trail that links the Warby Trail to the metro network. That is, the Croydon to Lilydale link that has been missing for many years. It's not yet officially open, construction is not complete, there are workmen on-site (in a few places) and there are signs up...
by GreenAlias
Sat 10 Feb 2018, 8:16 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Launching Place Car Parking
Replies: 0
Views: 1384

Launching Place Car Parking

For those who may use the Home Hotel parking lot at Launching Place as the starting point for a ride in the Yarra Valley - parking arrangements are changing

Hotel sign

council sign

More information here
by GreenAlias
Thu 25 Jan 2018, 7:20 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Cyclist shot on the rail trail near Everton
Replies: 14
Views: 2239

Re: Cyclist shot on the rail trail near Everton

Helen wrote:Does anyone know if they ever caught the Rail Trail shooter?


Hi Helen, as far as I know - NO. A Google search can only find reports of the incident - nothing about the offender being caught. The last TV news bit I saw was all about the Police appealing for witnesses & information.
by GreenAlias
Sat 20 Jan 2018, 12:50 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Ride the Night 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 938

Re: Ride the Night 2018

If it does not make a profit ..................... What was the problem in previous years? I vaguely recall that one year it rained a lot and so numbers would have been down. In the other years .... Too many freeloaders? I heard a lot of people complain that the breakfast at Albert Park was not rea...
by GreenAlias
Fri 19 Jan 2018, 9:30 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Ride the Night 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 938

Re: Ride the Night 2018

canters wrote: ...... Has anyone seen announcement from BN as to why it is not being held? .....


Errrr; BN are not famous for giving explanations.
by GreenAlias
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 10:38 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Hire a wheel set for one - two days
Replies: 51
Views: 4413

Re: Hire a wheel set for one - two days

There you go. ........... A few dramas with the front rim, had a manufacturing fault so had to ride on the spare a bit longer than I hoped. But all done now. Looking good :D I've also had my new wheels on since mid-December but given holidays & other bikes I've only done a little over 200Kms on...
by GreenAlias
Tue 19 Dec 2017, 9:06 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Why are the Forums slowing down?
Replies: 721
Views: 55590

Re: Why are the Forums slowing down?

...... So I created https://cycling.flock.com, just to play around and see how it works. So far there are only 4 accounts. All of them being me or my aliases...... Hi Stephen, I did start to go to your site with the intention of having a look. However, I found the process too burdensome. Too many s...
by GreenAlias
Fri 15 Dec 2017, 2:52 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: And we are back...
Replies: 15
Views: 1558

Re: And we are back...

fixie wrote: ...... My first thought was that the forums are not just slowing down, they have ground to a halt! :lol:


I just did another update in the "slowing" thread - viewtopic.php?f=14&t=23725&start=645

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