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Chris commented on hartleymartin's group Vintage & Retro Bicycle Enthusiasts
"I can't believe it, ... there's two of me. I saw the e-mail notification that I had posted in this thread, but no. It's another Chris Daly. Good fortune with identification of your trike, but sorry, I don't have a clue other than…"
Jul 22, 2015
Chris commented on Dan's blog post does anyone own or ride a morgan custom bike frame??
"Re the stolen Morgan, or at least 'a' stolen Morgan. Joe Relich's bike was stolen within a year or so of its manufacture & was found again by Fred Morgan some years later when it was advertised for sale. The seller was NOT the…"
Mar 8, 2013
Chris commented on hartleymartin's group Vintage & Retro Bicycle Enthusiasts
"Stephen. Perhaps a small investment in some proper tooling will allow you to carry out the routine adjustments, servicing procedures & other repairs that you seem well capable of doing. After 30 years as a vintage bicycle enthusiast &…"
Nov 8, 2010
Chris commented on hartleymartin's group Vintage & Retro Bicycle Enthusiasts
"[quote]Comment by stephen daniels on August 30, 2010 at 10:23am hmmmn cables coming from the top of brake lever body are not totally practical when it comes to sitting the bike upside down to carry out adjusments etc, i dont like bent cable ends and…"
Nov 7, 2010
Dan left a comment for Chris
"Sounds good...it'll be one of the weekends near November 25th, probably a Saturday. afternoon. Will let you now closer to date. Thanks....and yeas...definetly bring the bike"
Jul 19, 2010
Chris left a comment for Dan
"Dan I find myself in the Sydney metro area about twice a month or more but am usually in the City of Parramatta or City of Blacktown areas with occasional forays as far east as Canterbury. The November meet sounds good & with any luck I might…"
Jul 17, 2010
Dan left a comment for Chris
"Hey Chris, I was talking to you a while back about your Morgan. Just wondering if you are coming down to Sydney soon, actaully sometime in November I will be having a surprise 80th for Fred with all his bike mates and many more. You may know some…"
Jul 16, 2010
Chris replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion Drivers breaking the rules...
"[quote]But when motorists insist on driving into the city, ruining the charm of Sydney, bringing noise and pollution, preventing pedestrians and cyclists from getting anywhere easily and safely, they have no right to feel irked because, quite…"
Apr 22, 2010
Chris replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion Drivers breaking the rules...
"[quote]the Sydney road environment isn't designed to be bike friendly, or integrated, or supportive of good flow for cyclists.[/quote] While this is undoubtably true, it's also a fact of life that should be addressed via political means…"
Apr 22, 2010
Chris replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion Drivers breaking the rules...
"As a professional bike mechanic & serious bike collector, I guess that I'm about as bike friendly as anybody you could meet, but after spending half a day driving in the Sydney CBD recently I would have to say that of the many dozens of…"
Apr 22, 2010
Chris commented on Dan's blog post does anyone own or ride a morgan custom bike frame??
"No, I don't think I ever met Roy, or if I did, then oldtimers disease has erased the memory. I come to Sydney with some degree of frequency but it's a matter of rushing about all day then going home. By the end of the day when I get home…"
Feb 23, 2010
Chris commented on Colin's group Helmetless riders
"When the helmet law was introduced, I stopped riding. Has anybody noticed that the helmet that offers the greatest degree of head protection, the full face motorcycle type, is the one accessory that will almost guarantee that you will come to…"
Feb 18, 2010
Chris joined Colin's group
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Helmetless riders

Sick of fools yelling "where's your helmet"? Can't understand why a safe mode of transport like cycling has been singled out for mandatory helmet wearing? Want to ride with the breeze in your hair? This is your group.See More
Feb 18, 2010
Chris commented on VOSBMX.com's group Vintage old school BMX
"I never had BMX bikes back in the late 70's & early 80's as I was into other things. I was already married [for the second time] & was busy building a home, & life & a Hot Rod. Now that I'm too old to ride I am very…"
Feb 18, 2010
Chris joined VOSBMX.com's group
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Vintage old school BMX

I was a BMX'er int he golden years of the 80's and now relive that with a load of fellow enthusiests who collect and restore BMX bikes from the late 70's to the late 80's.If you use to love you BMX back in the day drop in and say G'day.See More
Feb 18, 2010
Chris commented on hartleymartin's group Vintage & Retro Bicycle Enthusiasts
"Dan See your other thread on the subject of Morgan bicycles for a long winded post & a couple of pictures."
Feb 18, 2010

Profile Information

Where in Sydney do you live ?
I do not live in Sydney.
Tell us about your bikes
I have a collection of Aussie made bicycles, including Carbine, SJH, Olympic & Quicksilver BMX
About Me:
I'm a professional bike mechanic that builds & services Pinarello, Wilier, Cervello, Argon 18 & occasionally Colnago bikes for a living. [Giant bikes too]
I play with Campy 11 speed groupo's, high end Shimano & SRAM stuff & get paid to do it.
How good is that.

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 9:19pm on July 16, 2010, Dan said…
Hey Chris,

I was talking to you a while back about your Morgan.
Just wondering if you are coming down to Sydney soon, actaully sometime in November I will be having a surprise 80th for Fred with all his bike mates and many more. You may know some of the.
Sean Ballesty, Frank Shean, Roy O'toole, Harry Scott, Mike Stack, Jim Eades.

Hope to see you soon.
Dan
At 7:46pm on July 19, 2010, Dan said…
Sounds good...it'll be one of the weekends near November 25th, probably a Saturday. afternoon.

Will let you now closer to date.

Thanks....and yeas...definetly bring the bike

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