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A little too close

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kimberley Nov 29, 2013. 19 Replies

Riding home up Oxford Street last night when a driver decided my lane was better than the other three that he could be driving in. I know I'm nice, but I'd prefer a little more personal space,…Continue

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Sorry, but I need to vent

Started this discussion. Last reply by kerry Jul 16, 2013. 8 Replies

Just got told to get off the road by a man in a sporty black car driving up Bathurst Street. He had two lanes in which he could have overtaken me. TWO FREAKING SPARE LANES!!! But no, it's much better…Continue

Design week talk: What our cities would be like if designed for bikes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kimberley Jul 15, 2013. 2 Replies

At Rapha on Crown Street. 9 August, 5pm - 7pm.Free but you need to book.From the website:What would our…Continue

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Cycling report from Singapore

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pooliothrvwganster1 Jul 23, 2013. 17 Replies

Just spent a week in Singapore. Amazing that considering the almost 90% humidity and 30 degree days that anyone cycles, but they do. Something that I noticed at night was that hardly anyone has…Continue

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Gianni Wise replied to Kimberley's discussion Showing respect to other cyclists
"Yes absolutely. Deep breaths and calm down. I know its difficult when we have a lung full of oxygen and fell a bit pumped.  I admit to a few - one where I was starting slowly up hill in a lower gear on my old drop bar - someone flies by pushing…"
Nov 18
Guy Redden replied to Kimberley's discussion Showing respect to other cyclists
"Thanks for restarting this. Much useful there. Breathe out and be. I wouldn't say it's all in the eye of the beholder though. I remember getting almost knocked off by a flying competitive undertaker at one of my instersections. I was…"
Nov 18
Peter Hoskins replied to Kimberley's discussion Showing respect to other cyclists
"perhaps in their mind they are"
Nov 12
Jon replied to Kimberley's discussion Showing respect to other cyclists
"Yea, just like the some guy verbally abused me on the fernliegh track at the end of newcastle overnight because I rode two across, both of us on the left side of the line. That's terrible Kimberly, and it's not OK. I hope it didn't…"
Nov 12
Sir Ubu, Viscount of Sitlandria replied to Kimberley's discussion Showing respect to other cyclists
"Rhymes with "hello" and "your seat's low" - factor in some wind and traffic noise and... Or am I being too kind? Maybe she'd been trying to get passed you for a while and every time there was half a chance to do so…"
Nov 12
Neil Alexander replied to Kimberley's discussion Showing respect to other cyclists
"Old thread, I know, but seems appropriate place to add this "best comment evah" about overtaking, shoaling and respecting other "slower" cyclists. WARNING: READ ALL SAFETY WARNINGS BEFORE READING THIS Anti-line queue, Pro-bunch…"
Nov 12
Kimberley replied to DoisforDonuts's discussion Steel frame commuter bikes recommendations and comments
"That's one hell of a machine. A little too much for now. Are you planning on a around the world trip Edward? That will definitely do it."
Sep 9
Kimberley replied to DoisforDonuts's discussion Steel frame commuter bikes recommendations and comments
"Thank you. I like that you have scratched off the graphics, that Surly logo is a shocker.  Sounds as though you have definitely got a keeper. I definitely need the braze ons. The Cooper doesn't have any which somewhat takes away its…"
Sep 9
Kimberley replied to DoisforDonuts's discussion Steel frame commuter bikes recommendations and comments
"LBS measured and said there's not enough clearance for an 8, but maybe that 8 will be ok. Good suggestion, thanks"
Sep 9
Kimberley replied to DoisforDonuts's discussion Steel frame commuter bikes recommendations and comments
"I'm reading these old posts with interest as am about to embark on a similar search for the perfect steel-frame for commuting. The Soma Double Cross Disc has been suggested but very much like the sound/look of the Colagno Master. I'm a…"
Sep 6
Kimberley replied to Kimberley's discussion A little too close
"OK, you've convinced me. Would prefer to have no interactions to film."
Nov 29, 2013
cafard à deux roues replied to Kimberley's discussion A little too close
"A bar extender can provide more real estate for attachments. I mount my Contour Roam on the helmet, and I like the fact that it's too obvious. I've noticed a definite reduction in verbal abuse and too-close passing in the year since…"
Nov 29, 2013
jellybean replied to Kimberley's discussion A little too close
"Would an SCer recognising the plate and vehicle tell us where it is kept?"
Nov 28, 2013
Kimberley replied to Kimberley's discussion A little too close
"It's a Contour Roam2.  It's a little big and the night vision is not anywhere near as good. I think I need to get a better head lamp in winter so that number plates are clearer."
Nov 28, 2013
Bernard replied to Kimberley's discussion A little too close
"What brand / model camera are you using?"
Nov 28, 2013
Kimberley replied to Kimberley's discussion A little too close
"And scare my Mum even more?!!"
Nov 28, 2013

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Recreational, Touring
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Bondi Junction
Tell us about your bikes
Scott Sub35 w/ Nexus internal hub. 1979/80 Fuji 10-speed in the process of being restored.
About Me:
Designer, music lover, eco-conscious, good food + wine, surf

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What to do with this lovely 10-speed?

Posted on October 8, 2011 at 4:00pm 4 Comments

Would love some advice on what to do with this old thing that I've inherited from my mother.

 

I'm not entirely sure what the frame is, maybe a Fuji? Stem and handlebars are Sakae. 

I'd like to keep the frame (obviously), handlebars and stem but am not attached to anything else. I'd…

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