Leonardo
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Leonardo liked noelbike's discussion Bike rides this Saturday in Grayndler for ACP and federal action for better cycling conditions.
Jun 30, 2016
Leonardo liked herzog's discussion How to fix the Sydney CBD
Oct 10, 2015
Leonardo replied to noelbike's discussion Something for the anti-helmet brigade
"Noel, whilst unrelated to the issue of high powered electric mopeds, the Anti-Helmet Brigade is, I think ,the Ainti-MHL brigade, and whilst some would argue never to wear a helmet most want to have the option given the circumstances of their ride.…"
Apr 16, 2015
Leonardo liked noelbike's discussion WITWIMB-108 - tip - today and heading E in the early afternoon
Jan 21, 2015
Leonardo replied to John H's discussion Am I a Sydney Cyclist.. I have AZ in the Mail
"I have a few Orps being brought back from the states by my wife for me and my friends to try out.  I like the idea of the sound being relative to the force applied to the horn and the flashing lights as a part of one unit. I will report on…"
Oct 7, 2014
Leonardo replied to JZ's discussion Greetings from a Sydney bound American
"As someone who used to do those inspections at Sydney International Airport, just make sure there is no mud underneath or on the tyres, 9 out of 10 bikes get through OK, the others get washed in the wash bay by Quarantine staff, which can delay you…"
Oct 1, 2014
Leonardo replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion Trip report: my cycle tour across Norway and Denmark ....
"Nice to see you back safely, though it does seem you may have been underprepared. I guess most of us take the attitude that if we forgot something we could buy it on the way. Sounds a bit risky given where you started your ride. I will put in a vote…"
Sep 6, 2014
Leonardo liked Michael O'Reilly's discussion Trip report: my cycle tour across Norway and Denmark ....
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Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Recreational, Touring
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Dulwich Hill
Tell us about your bikes
My main ride to work bike is a Mongoose Randonneur, I simply love it. I have my first bike, a Learsport mountain bike as a back up (I know people hate Learsport, but it was what got me into biking and this one is quite a nice bike.)
About Me:
I'm an artist who works as a quarantine officer for a living. I run a small gallery with my wife on Old Canterbury Rd.
I am the web master for AshBug and an acredited Ride Leader.
I ride to work at Rosebery most days and social rides on weekends.
Website:
http://www.ashbug.org.au

Tempe reserve bike path blocked by Salination pipeline construction.

On my morning commute from Dulwich Hill to Rosebery, I pass through Tempe reserve to the footbridge over the canal to link up with the cycle way along Qantas drive. This morning my path was blocked by a chain mail fence. I came close to hitting it.
No where does there seem to be an attempt to accommodate bikes with an alternative path, only a pedestrian way over the rough parkland.
This is a major connection between the Cooks River cycleway and the route to the eastern suburbs, including the Uni of NSW.

I just find it unbelievable that they can do this without warning, I ride this route 3 to 4 times a week. What can we do? I will ring their hot line number but if they are as abstract as there web site I'm sure they will just ignore my complaints. More later

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Interesting article in the NY times about FASTER, HIGHER, STRONGER

Posted on June 21, 2008 at 12:29pm 0 Comments

FASTER, HIGHER, STRONGER
An Olympic Cyclist’s Levelheaded Advice

Advice even for those of us who are not elite athletes and those like me who avoid hills when ever I can.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/19/fashion/19fitness.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 7:19pm on November 5, 2007, DamianM said…
Hi Leonardo, welcome to the site!
You should set up an AshBug group here, I know of at least one other AshBug rider here.
At 7:42pm on November 5, 2007, Leonardo said…
Thanks for the welcome, Ashbug has a pretty active socila email list running through the web site.
Might join the Inner West group though.
At 4:13pm on June 21, 2008, noelbike said…
Leonardo huh! Cool. It is a matter of needing to see the photo. So all the dudes here with out photos have me wondering.

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