John Knight
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WITWIMD

Started this discussion. Last reply by non ministrare sed ministrari Jul 12. 24 Replies

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10th May - Strava Global Ride to Work Day

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Moore Apr 30. 8 Replies

http://blog.strava.com/bike-to-work/Do we really need an excuse to ride to work? :-)Continue

Be careful out there folks

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Knight Apr 7. 3 Replies

Rider down on the Gore Hill Path tonight.Just down hill from Naremburn shops. I don't know the story - he was being looked after by several other riders already on the scene.Hopefully he isn't badly…Continue

My SRAM jockey wheels are wearing down, so I Google .....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dabba Apr 3. 35 Replies

And blow my mind!…Continue

 

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John Knight commented on PeterT's video
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Pedestrian causes mass pile-up in Chinese race

"What was he/she thinking? On youtube there are so many videos of pedestrians getting hammered by cars in China. Now this - makes it look like a Chinese speciality :-("
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non ministrare sed ministrari replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"THAT is very cool :-)"
Jul 12
Dabba replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"There are at least 2 turkeys in that pic Neil!"
Jul 12
Neil Alexander replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"Were these guys there with it? "
Jul 12
John Knight replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"Pretty sureit was a silver Honda. The turkey wouldn't let you near it!"
Jul 12
Neil Alexander replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"Its Honda? Not its Harley, which would seem a more appropriate vehicle for an American turkey?"
Jul 11
Bill Parker replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"The likelihood of me wanting to race is slim"
Jul 11
John Knight replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
" Just amazing up there! I'd have loved to have ridden up there, but the road was treacherous and very busy with people going up for a look!"
Jul 11
John Knight replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"No big scary goats thank goodness. One scary turkey though. American type, about shoulder high to my 11yo. Roaming the car park hassling anybody getting too close to it's Honda. Really!"
Jul 11
John Knight replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"But you've got discs on your Lynskey - not race legal so you won't be able to multi-use quite as much!"
Jul 11
Bill Parker replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"Sorry Neil, I don't know what caused that outburst, maybe I have been hacked? Bloody cyclists, licence & register them all. @@#$%^&&**>>>>, more motorways,,,,, see what I mean"
Jul 11
Dabba replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"My guess is that he keeps dog and trailer away from Dog Trap Rd!"
Jul 11
John Knight replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"It is indeed Mt Barfarlo, with snowcap and waterfalls going at full speed . Quite spectacular it was!"
Jul 11
Neil Alexander replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"Did any goats terrify your children at the deer/emu farm? My son, who was about 12 at the time (now almost 20), was permanently psychologically scarred by being chased by a goat which wanted the animal food he was carrying. To this day, he is unable…"
Jul 11
Neil Alexander replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"I am shocked and horrified by such heresy, Bill. I'm not sure it can ever be forgiven. Sorry, but that's just how I feel. John, I guess that is the famous Italian mountain Monte Barfarlo in the background of your hop field pic."
Jul 11
John Knight replied to John Knight's discussion WITWIMD
"Definitely not! He is the most expensive bitser ever!"
Jul 11

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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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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