John Knight
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John Knight's Discussions

Schwalbe One road tyre grip and performance

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Parker Jun 7. 48 Replies

Can tyres age particulalry badly?I never used Ones before and was tempted, so I bought a pair of 25x700C from Wiggle last year.Then I didn't use them for  ages and finally put them on a few weeks…Continue

Tags: tyres, road, One, Schwalbe

Bloody car drivers ......

Started this discussion. Last reply by mikesbytes Dec 27, 2017. 25 Replies

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WITWIMB for the day!

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Knight Nov 30, 2017. 9 Replies

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Seaforth - Burnt Bridge bike path - Watch for angry ducks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scientia et Labore Oct 10, 2017. 4 Replies

I got chased by an over protective daddy duck last night on the way home from work. Mum and dad duck were on the side of the path with maybe 4 or 5 ducklings. Next thing I know, daddy duck is very…Continue

 

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Latest Activity

John Knight replied to Tim's discussion The NSW Budget
"Yep, more silver linings! But don't worry, the bogans will soon switch to "get a license"."
1 hour ago
John Knight replied to Tim's discussion The NSW Budget
"And attempt to bolster our popularity by dog whistling a hated minority ............ "
3 hours ago
John Knight replied to Tim's discussion The NSW Budget
"LOL. No, I guess not. All tarred with the same visionless vision of the future."
3 hours ago
John Knight replied to Tim's discussion The NSW Budget
"Yep, here is the future of active transport according to NSW Libs :-("
3 hours ago
John Knight replied to Tim's discussion The NSW Budget
"It is just insane - I wish I could get my head around the mindset at work in the NSW Gov't. However, there is an upside! Once the free rego and cheap parking tickets kick in, the roads throughout Sydney will become so choked they will virtually…"
5 hours ago
John Knight replied to noelbike's discussion Who is for and who is against lower speed limits in Sydney?
"Safer for everybody else but you eh? ;-)"
Jun 14
John Knight replied to noelbike's discussion Who is for and who is against lower speed limits in Sydney?
"We need it. Too many cars zooming around too close to too many people who aren't paying that much attention. I'd like to see the streets immediately around train stations and shopping areas cobbled and made into mixed traffic areas - like…"
Jun 12
John Knight replied to Dan's discussion 10 weird and wonderful derailleurs
"Inspired by this one in Dan's story ;-)"
Jun 12
John Knight replied to Dan's discussion 10 weird and wonderful derailleurs
"I saw that. Amazing. You can see the inspiration for derailleur when they went from horse to bicycle right here - "
Jun 8
Bill Parker replied to John Knight's discussion Schwalbe One road tyre grip and performance
"John will have to rename the discussion. I have only recently realised that my late starting journey of cycling mastery started 10 years ago (in January)  and considering my progress to date and with a bit of sober reflection I realise I might…"
Jun 7
John Knight replied to John Knight's discussion Schwalbe One road tyre grip and performance
"Hi Peter, Yes, I went out last weekend on 80 psi front, 90 psi rear and they felt better, but it was dry. I might get the sand paper out next ....."
Jun 6
PeterT replied to John Knight's discussion Schwalbe One road tyre grip and performance
"Those are very sad stories of Selle Antomicas. I'm supposed to be on a H2 but they didn't have it in the colors (white & oxblood)  I wanted so I went with the X2 anyway  and they are still going very well even after being…"
Jun 6
PeterT replied to John Knight's discussion Schwalbe One road tyre grip and performance
"No joy riding 10psi less?  Have you considered lightly sandpapering  off the hardened surface and see if it helps get to the grippy layer below?I suppose 1 year ago means you can't ask for a refund anyway"
Jun 6
John Knight replied to John Knight's discussion Schwalbe One road tyre grip and performance
"The way I am at the moment, I don't care about a few kilograms, let alone worrying about 5 or 25 or 50 grams in tyre weight! I do care about grip and predictability of performance though."
Jun 6
Bill Parker replied to John Knight's discussion Schwalbe One road tyre grip and performance
"My relationship with Selle Anatomica saddles Pretty sure the reasons why I have un-friended SAA saddles makes then less than ideal hand me downs. SAA #1 (Vintage "True Leather" X), Dec/14 - Dec/15, completely stretched out, no tension bolt…"
Jun 6
PeterT replied to John Knight's discussion Schwalbe One road tyre grip and performance
"I dunno, but 190g for 25mm was the only thing that caught my eye I think you might have your priorities skewed..."
Jun 5

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Recreational, Whatever
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Lane Cove
Tell us about your bikes
1999 Litespeed Natchez Ti road bike - Purchased Dec 2012 - Fits me perfectly and is in beautiful condition.

2000 (?) Fuji cro-mo road bike of unknown model - Purchased June 2012 - Now retired since the Litespeed arrived.

2010 Marin Muirwoods 29er - my first bike in 26 years. Now reserved as family ride/bush/camping holiday bike.
About Me:
Back into riding after 25 years off!
I feel like a 10 year old on my bike and am enjoying riding to work once or twice a week.
I've lost 14kg since getting back into cycling when I bought the Muirwoods in June 2011 to ride with my daughter. Cholesterol has dropped from 7.5 to 5.0 during that time as well.
I feel healthier now than in the last 15 years.
April 2013 - Now lost 18kg!

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At 9:25pm on April 14, 2012, Snowy_5 said…

Hi John,

Bike Muster, Click on ride booklet tab for info. Mark was with me there.Been camping there. Breakfast, lunch and camping included in price but extra for dinner.. I had a good time the 1st time this year. Online entries will be after mid-January`13. Hope it helps you.

Cheers,

David.

 

At 2:54pm on April 1, 2014, PeterT said…
At 7:13am on April 2, 2014, John Knight said…
Oh dear. According to that I'm not really cut out for knighthood.
I can't grow hair on top of my head and hate shaving!

I'll have to look around for a chainmail jersey and knicks with solid pewter chamois :-)

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John Knight's Blog

WITHIMB?

Posted on April 20, 2014 at 5:08pm 3 Comments

Nobody's done it this Christmas - WITHIMB?

Posted on January 10, 2014 at 5:51pm 13 Comments

Is in NSW.

Joys of the family bike ride

Posted on October 3, 2013 at 9:09pm 8 Comments

We're staying up in the Myall Lakes NP as we do every October and this morning we went on my traditional family bike ride.

The weather was a little cooler, a little cloudy, perfect. Rain predicted for the afternoon. OK.

It all started well. A few kms down the dirt road and over the Bomba Point ferry and down the Mungo Road for a walk through the Mungo Brush rain forest.







Lovely. We made it to the rain forest just in time for a light shower. No big deal.… Continue

Great Ocean Road Otways Classic

Posted on April 22, 2013 at 7:30am 1 Comment

I've been working up to this ride for ages - and looking forward to catching up with an old cycling buddy from my Uni days who I hadn't ridden with for around 30 years.

We got down to Torquay on Friday late afternoon. It was absolutely freezing, and raining and blowing pretty hard when we went out for dinner.

I was so glad I packed everything and bought arm warmers just the week before!

It was overcast, damp and a bit breezy a the beach for the start.…

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