Cycling in Sydney Australia
I finally got around to buying a new set of tyres for my fixie; you may recall the one on the back was rather the worse for wear, and I had to rather hurriedly replace it with whatever I could get at the time.
Well, the new tyres arrived, and sat in the shed for a few more weeks until at last I decided to put…Continue
Some cosmically twisted soul has stolen my old bike and condemned himself to bad kama for the next two lifetimes! That's their problem, mine is thinking about a new dream machine.
I've been thinking seriously about a folding bike that would also give me a good touring base and the BIRDY seems to be coming up as a real alternative.
Are there any Birdy owners out there with comments (positive or negative) to make about them?
It has now has been over 5 years and at least 30,000 kms on the Kona DrFine.
Since my last update over 12 months ago I have had to have a rear wheel build (the 2nd) and a drive train rebuild i.e. chain ring, chain and rear sprocket. I don't seem to be replacing bottom brackets as much as I used to but it still requires regular tightening and greasing to prevent creaky cranky cranks.
More recently my Light n Motion Urban 550 front light packed in. Won't charge anymore.…Continue