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Paralympic hopeful gives back to charity

Paralympic hopeful gives back to charity

Aspiring paralympian, Brandon Swain, will be the only handcyclist partaking in the inaugural Variety Cycle this year, raising funds for the same charity that once helped him. JESSICA BALL reports.

Plan to Cycle to stimulate bicycle use

Plan to Cycle to stimulate bicycle use

The City of Norwood, Payneham & St Peters (NPSP) Council is developing a city-wide bicycle plan to provide much needed improvements and stimulate greater bicycle use in the council area. AMELIA PINNA reports.

Helmet laws may be deterring bike riders

Helmet laws may be deterring bike riders

A senior lecturer at the University of Adelaide says Australia’s road infrastructure and mandatory bicycle helmet laws are deterring people from cycling, DAVID THORNHILL reports.

Olympics Recap: Day Six

Olympics Recap: Day Six

The slalom and cycling events proved to be the medal-makers for Australia, as our potential in the pools was again not quite reached. Though not exactly a golden day, Day Six still proved a day full of achievement and many Olympic memories.
EMMA TANSELL gives a comprehensive wrap-up of proceedings…

London Calling Meares’ name

London Calling Meares’ name

MATTHEW DORAN caught up with Anna Meares to talk about being selected for the London 2012 Australian Olympic Team and how she’s preparing for the big event.

Cyclists’ social networking success

Cyclists’ social networking success

Social media is the key to the success of new northern-suburbs-based cycling group Gawler Wheelers, which has become one of Adelaide’s biggest cycling groups with almost 180 members, writes ERIN WILLIS.

Cycling On Danger

Cycling On Danger

The continued fight for road safety has seen Adelaide’s cycling community band together to try and improve security for both cyclists and motorists on our roads… THEO PANAGOPOLOUS puts the issue into gear.

Riding for Pain raises awareness of chronic condition

Riding for Pain raises awareness of chronic condition

UniSA’s inaugural Ride for Pain was held last Sunday, with approximately 500 riders braving wet conditions in a show of support for the one in five Australians who suffering from chronic pain, writes ALYSSA-JANE TUCKER.

Local Hero Honoured

Local Hero Honoured

A memorial trail for young South Australian cyclist Shamus Liptrot has been proposed by the Balaklava Area and Wakefield Regional Councils after an anonymous donation. KATE SOMERS spoke to organising officials to see what is required for the project to go ahead…

VIDEO: Bupa Challenge

VIDEO: Bupa Challenge

Around 5000 riders participated in this year’s Bupa Challenge – part of the 2012 Tour Down Under. They tackled the stage 4 route from Norwood to Tanunda, just hours before the professional riders themselves.