Coffee Appreciation Society


Coffee Appreciation Society

Love a good post ride coffee ? Join in and post your favorite places

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Welcome to the post ride coffee

A place to discuss coffee, bike friendly cafes and whatever else comes to mind.

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Comment by Colin on June 13, 2008 at 11:48pm
I get to work, park my bike in a quiet corner of the office, grab the plunger off my desk, head to the kitchen, and make myself a long black with espresso coffee. Then I settle in for a period of reading bike blogs while drinking my long black. Mmm, post-ride coffee!

Some time later I start actually working.
Comment by yogi on June 15, 2008 at 2:50pm
All Press to me is a tad bitter.
Aroma is nice
Lavatsa is a tad weak but easy to drink.
Vittoria is plain but neither to dark or to weak..

I like to drink 3/4 flat white or black (all with 2 sugars).

Bondi Junction Curios Cafe (near SuperCheap on bronte rd).

Clovelly , Green Mango (top of the hill Clovelly Rd by the pedestrian crossing)

Waterloo Danks st cafe is good if you ,like to pay 34 bucks a coffee.

IN the city
The Palms,Farrar Pl. (, the coffee hut just by Bent/spring st where the bike couriers go.. keep an eye out for our pal Erik Roosendale).
Tutti Cafe , York st (near erskine and TAB).
Comment by naomi on June 15, 2008 at 5:06pm
Post-ride coffee? Mid-ride coffee is the best! Gives me the power and happiness for hills or the motivation to get the rest of the way to work on a Monday morning:)

Here are my favourites for a great piccolo:


Pastizzi cafe - when made by the owner, Numero uno coffee and so much yummy food
Cafe ism - Toby's Estate & great work commute stop off on Wilson St)
Allegro Cafe
Buzz Bar
Varga Bar
Shenkin - great barista and Ducale coffee

Crave Coffee Roastery & Espresso Bar - great blend of Columbian and lots of caramel Australian beans.

The Gallery Cafe - Campos coffee

Velluto Nero (Clarence St) - Easter show winning goodness
Hernandez (Kings Cross) - its about the choice of beans
Hyde Park Barracks Cafe for when I am at work

Dank St on South Dowling St:

Mayan cafe - its just amazing single origin beans but all about the espresso. Chile breakfast tortillas and caffeine = power day at work!

Grind cafe - so smooth and has coffee you have never heard of. Maraccino (shot of espresso over a shot of melted belgian chocolate) was just bliss after riding in the rain!
Comment by yogi on July 2, 2008 at 12:48am
good news.. (I guess)

I gave up coffee.. wonder how long I will last?

any bets?

last time I gave u it was for 2 and a half months only
Comment by Gabriel on July 7, 2008 at 11:18pm
I also gave up coffee once...... it was the worst 5 minutes of my life ;)
Comment by DamianM on July 7, 2008 at 11:19pm
My coffee machine died!!!!!!!!!!!


Saeco repair centre says 12 working days.

How will I cope
Comment by Jeffrey Lehrer on July 11, 2008 at 7:51pm
Please consider that the end of the ride is too far away. Naomi with her mid ride coffee sounds better. I have another option.

My bike has a cup holder. Twice I have experienced the misfortune of going over the gutter too fast, the first time the lid came off and I had to wait till I got to work before getting a coffee. The second time I was lucky, I only lost a drop or 2 of the precious liquid.

Comment by DamianM on July 11, 2008 at 7:57pm
My coffee machine came back to me yesterday, we had an emotional reunion this morning!
Comment by Luke on January 12, 2009 at 1:12am
Coffee Guys, Kedron Park/Clayfield Qld. These guys are good but my fav is:
Garage Sth Bank. These guys are chok a blok on a Staurday morning but done fiorget the cyclist. Infact thats there main clientele in the morning and they thrive on the cyclsts recomendations. Check them out if in the Brisvegas
Comment by yogi on January 12, 2009 at 10:22pm
recently at the SPOT at Randwick I really had a very awesome coffee from THE AMBROSIA cafe there on the corner at the round-a-bout... its the take away.

I was very nicely impressed. indeed.


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