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Offer: Free old car baby capsule

Started Mar 19 0 Replies

We have an old baby capsule that we have long finished with.It is too old for safe use in a car (over 10 years old) BUT is perfect for carrying babies by bicycle.The base has a flat base and…Continue

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Family cycling in Canberra

Started this discussion. Last reply by yugyug Jul 9, 2016. 16 Replies

Off to the capital with the family soon.I hear good things about Canberra by bike.Any hints/ anything to look out for?General risk of bikes being stolen/ mucked with?Continue

how to setup a bike share scheme

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robflyte Jul 6, 2016. 6 Replies

Hey SC'ers,If I were to set up a bike share scheme:what would I need to know?are they run by third parties?set up cost?what is the general business modeldo you think we could crowd source the seed…Continue

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Latest Activity

Jon replied to Snowy_5's discussion Disc brake cover
"They had disc brakes, meaning they could stop before they got to the annoying people running the survey"
Apr 7
Jon posted a discussion

Do we need governments to build roads?

Interesting article. It's trying to make a point, but still interesting:See More
Mar 27
John H liked Jon's discussion Police ride on the foot paths too!
Mar 26
Jon replied to Neil Alexander's discussion Australian transcontinental bike race – On Now!
"sounds like another illegal stop, in yet another case of police harassment."
Mar 23
Jon posted a discussion

Offer: Free old car baby capsule

We have an old baby capsule that we have long finished with.It is too old for safe use in a car (over 10 years old) BUT is perfect for carrying babies by bicycle.The base has a flat base and separates from the capsule. This makes it easy to strap down and mount into either a cargo bike or trailer.I've had it in my Christiania 2wheeler, and also in a trailer. My wife has had it mounted between the rear wheels on her gomier trike for a family cycling holidayBeen in storage for a while, but was in…See More
Mar 19
Jon liked Spirito di Facinelli's discussion Come party with us ... Fri. 24th of March - free !!
Mar 15
Jon replied to Roisin Kelly's discussion Rack on a carbon bike
"Will they put their money where their mouth is and replace a broken frame?"
Mar 9
Jon replied to tonydelyall's discussion Cyclist shot on tourist trail in Victoria's north-east
"They said a motorised bike. As in, one of those stinky petrol ones which annoy everyone with their lack of muffler?"
Feb 20
Jon replied to Jon's discussion Big Apple or Big Ben? in the group Cargo Bikes
"Got them from the good old U S of A. Got a colleague in the US office to order them online with his US credit card, as the schwalbe website didn't take international. Then my boss picked them up when he was over there for work. A lot of drama…"
Feb 20
peter santos replied to Jon's discussion Big Apple or Big Ben? in the group Cargo Bikes
"where did you get them from?"
Feb 20
Jon replied to Jon's discussion Big Apple or Big Ben? in the group Cargo Bikes
"Not sure if I ever came full circle on this, but: I did end up getting big bens. They are a fantastic tyre, and in my opinion are better for Australian conditions than big apples. They have the shock absorbency of the big apples, but the solid feel…"
Feb 20
Jon commented on Dan's blog post Freak storm
"Poor bird at 40s. I rode home with my daughter all the way to I got to the end of my street. Just missed the lights so had to wait the whole cycle. Then it started to rain... Well, at least I had the rain cover on to keep my daughter dry."
Feb 18
Jon replied to Bob Moore's discussion It shouldn't be this hard to get to school- SMH
"you would be surprised how stubborn some schools are about their uniform policy. My school had the policy that full uniforms including tie and (blazer in terms 2 and 3) needed to be worn outside of school. Very hot days still didn't get a…"
Feb 14
Jon replied to Bill's discussion The Self-Driving Car's Bicycle Problem
"I think we'll get over the fear very quickly unless there is a smear compaign, which is very possible. I also reckon that self driving cars will lead to higher speed limits on freeways such as the hume. There is already a growing push to get…"
Feb 7
Jon replied to Bill's discussion The Self-Driving Car's Bicycle Problem
"You reckon it will take Australia a while to get on the self driving car band wagon? Sydney to Melbourne is Australia’s busiest air route Sydney to Brisbane is Australia’s second busiest Both rank in the top few of the world. If there is…"
Feb 7
Jon replied to Bill's discussion The Self-Driving Car's Bicycle Problem
"ugh, more idiots. If you can't detect a bicycle, how in the hell do you expect to detect a child! Again it is victim blaming by dickheads that don't understand the technology. As for the second link. a design or a plan IS NOT A BIKE PATH!"
Feb 3

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Recreational, Whatever
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Western
Tell us about your bikes
Old heavy chrome molly steel bike, which is older than me. Rear panier rack for luggage, and mount for child trailer
About Me:
Commute to work almost every day.
Carry daughter to child care twice a week in the trailer

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