Cycling in Sydney Australia
I just spent an all too short couple of days in Sydney for a wedding. We arrived Wednesday night and left Monday morning, I did have a bike with me but ended up too busy / tired to ride much. I did do the Waterfall ride on Sunday, more on that in a moment.
A couple of little points of reflection.
Cycleways and bikes!
Oh my god, whoever thought Sydney would start leading the way ? I don't know if you guys are noticing…Continue
Three and a bit years ago I put up a video here of my little boy, then two years old, flying down the hill on a balance bike.
A year later and he'd transitioned onto a bike with pedals and no training wheels and was doing pretty well.
Today he is 6. This is the first ride of his new bike, a second hand…Continue
On a cold morning in June, 9 men gathered around a table in Sydney. The topic of conversation was nipples.
No, it's not what you might be thinking. Perverts!
I'm talking of course about the first BikeWise Wheel Building course.
When Patrick announced the course back in May I said I'd consider coming down for it, the more I considered it the…Continue
"Good morning Dublin. Who wants a ride this afternoon ?"
That was how Lance's tradition of Twitter rides started. Since then he's put together rides in several cities, not so impromptu these days, police and ambulance are involved to make sure everyone is safe and the roads are managed.
Last years Twitter ride in Adelaide was such a big event…Continue
We flew out of Brisbane on Thursday morning and into Adelaide, and it appeared that we'd brought our weather with us. Neil Finn would be proud!
After buying a couple of umbrellas Miles and I set out for a walk into the city. First stop, the very excellent Bicycle Express in the Adelaide CBD to organise a loaner bike for Miles (in case a certain opportunity comes up). If you ever need a bike or any bits and pieces…Continue