Cycling in Sydney Australia
Ever since Little Dan got her first bike, Toddler Dan II has wanted to be able to ride it. And so we have to put her on and wheel her round (her feet don't touch the ground), whilst her older sister looks on somewhat resentful that her bike has been commandeered. Incidentally, Little Dan has pretty…Continue
Well, it happened again. And again, actually – I’ve really had a spectacularly successful run of collecting tickets over the last three weeks, totalling six tickets. That’s about $400 in fines (assuming the ones I contested for various reasons are upheld). But the one that I was going to write about didn’t happen on Pyrmont Bridge, and is notable as it’s the first ticket I have ever received…Continue
So my knees have been aching slightly the last couple of weeks. Serve you right for riding a fixie, I hear you muttering, and indeed for a few days I did think about whether I was getting too old for all of that.
But then I remembered the thing I always seem to forget; my knees start aching when my cleats / shoes are worn out. It's when my feet are not secure in the pedals and roll around…Continue
I’ve had a bit of a bad run of it lately. The bike cops are doing another helmet blitz on Pyrmont Bridge, and I’ve been stopped three times in the past couple of weeks. Had some lovely chats with them, but each chat costs me $66!
Whilst I have no argument with the individual cops (they are doing what their command have told them to do, and it’s obvious they think it’s a…Continue
As I detailed in another post, I recently fitted out the Radish with another child seat, to facilitate the carriage of both my kids. Whilst I’m very happy with the outcome from a kiddie transport perspective, it did raise another issue. The Yepp Maxi seat does not fit directly to the deck on the back of the bike, but to an adapter which is in turn bolted to the deck. This adapter (in…Continue