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Article 13(a)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Jan 9. 5 Replies

Newcastle issues

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dabba Dec 31, 2014. 8 Replies

Victoria Rd fatality (pedestrian)

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Jonathon Troy replied to Omar@Go! Alliance's discussion Time to End Violent Assaults
"In my opinion the ACP will need to look at the infamous Laura Norder policy and maybe take a look at the bidding wars that goes on during the election campaigns. For what it's worth this will involve: Mandatory sentencing - if anything it…"
Wednesday
Jonathon Troy replied to Omar@Go! Alliance's discussion Time to End Violent Assaults
"Tell me the goon in the video actually got a goal sentence and not just a slap on the wrist aka community circus or a fine."
Wednesday
Jonathon Troy liked Dan's blog post First ride of 2015
Jan 26
Jonathon Troy liked Bill Parker's discussion A metre matters in South Australia...how about it here Dunc?
Jan 23
Jonathon Troy replied to Dama's discussion Refund policy experience with a recent bike purchase.
"How much research did you do before you bought the bike? The dealer may have a point if they can point out that you asked for a track bike and they sold you a track bike. If worse comes to worse take up track cycling or fit brakes or sell the bike. "
Jan 23
Jonathon Troy replied to YUGYUG's discussion More rego talk in an unbalanced SMH article
"As Cycle stated on their facebook page "41 pedestrians killed in 2014 by motor vehicles in NSW alone". The article is marginaly more balanced than it would be if it appeared in the Terror. The thing is Christine Forster is putting her hand…"
Jan 12
Alex replied to Jonathon Troy's discussion Article 13(a)
"Freedom of movement isn't in the Australian Constitution.  The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights covers it in article 12 which it what was meant here. Have a read…"
Jan 9
Josh replied to Jonathon Troy's discussion Article 13(a)
"Yes, federalism means that there are licences or registrations which differ from state to state. Building licences is one I am aware of, the requirements of which are massively different from state to state. For avoidance of doubt, you are required…"
Jan 8

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Recreational, Touring, Whatever
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Tempe
Tell us about your bikes
I have a couple of Hybrids, road bikes, mountain bikes and a couple of folding bikes
Website:
http://www.jonathonsbicycleblog.wordpress.com.au

Jonathon Troy's Blog

My Gong Ride Tour

Posted on November 15, 2014 at 6:26pm 4 Comments

Well as you may remember I planned to do a tour to get to Gong Ride. I made a booking for Youth Hostel at Central and got the leave approved but got caught up in work and the date almost crept up on me. On Thursday morning I got my Cell S2200 road bike ready. It has a Topeak rack and a Topeak MTX bag with compartments that unzip into panniers. I also have a bag that straps onto the top tube and…

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The road back - 6 weeks off the bike is bad for you

Posted on September 27, 2014 at 10:11pm 1 Comment

Well I have been back on the bike for a fortnight. On Tuesday week I rode to work for the first time since the accident. It was good to be out there even though I was a bit saddle sore and I was back in time for things to get a bit Alfred Hitchcock as regards the magpies. As things progressed the commute got better and I was able to get to and from work and too and from TAFE without any serious problems.

I also undertook one of my milestone rides. I said I would do the Goulburn Cycle…

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The road back - second stage

Posted on September 13, 2014 at 6:44pm 0 Comments

I have begun the second stage of the road back. I decided to take myself shopping the other day and decided to check out the pricing on helmets. Given the last one prevented the prang from being worse than it was, I decided to get one from the LBS rather than go online. I got the feeling that the online price war has had it's effect on the local bike shops given one only stocked RJays and the others likewise had limited stock. Eventually I found a Scott MTB helmet on special which fitted…

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On the road back!

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 8:52pm 0 Comments

Anyone who read this will know I had a prang not so long ago and copped at least 4 broken ribs and wrote off a helmet. Well I have gone back to work - they were snowed under while I was away. I am getting back into the swing of things and hopefully will get on top of things by the end of the week. 

I was told I would have at least 6…

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A long way for a pie?

Posted on October 8, 2013 at 11:12pm 3 Comments

Well I rode 150 Km yesterday and ticked off one of the rides I have wanted to do since I arrived here in Canberra. I have been planning to ride to a number of the towns around the ACT. I have rode to Goulburn 4 times and Bungendore once. I had planned to visit Yass earlier in the year when my wife was in Sydney for her high school reunion but wound up having to cancel that when the reunion was cancelled. For the past week she has been in Brisbane visiting a cousin who is suffering cancer and…

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Comment Wall (6 comments)

At 2:07pm on January 10, 2008, DamianM said…
Hey there Jonathon, welcome to the site!
At 11:15am on October 16, 2008, Lzzter said…
Hi Jonathan. Can you check your emails please. Thanks.
At 12:34pm on October 16, 2008, Lzzter said…
The meeting is cancelled. Apologies. Details in the email.
At 12:07pm on March 12, 2009, Ma Dame Vélo said…
Hi Jonathon, sorry I should have done this sooner. I have been extremely busy with family matters lately. I will contact Kevin Young (CEO of Cycling NSW) about Amy's Ride in Sydney and get back to you when I hear what he has to say.
At 4:27pm on January 5, 2010, Ma Dame Vélo said…
And dealing with anything that requires balls for that matter. They are a complete waste of space, IMHO.
At 6:40am on December 12, 2014, Dabba said…

If you want to give me your personal email address, i'll send you the blog that I did of the trip for my local group.

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