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Started this discussion. Last reply by Scientia et Labore Jun 5, 2018. 6 Replies

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Scientia et Labore replied to Dabba's discussion Ebike pedal assist speed limits
"Another way to do it is to duplicate the Speed sensor.  One on the wheel, unchanged. One on the cranks. Switch between the two"
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Scientia et Labore replied to Dabba's discussion Ebike pedal assist speed limits
"Im Europe you can get a Speed Pedelec. Which is 45km/h with a plate and usually an insurance and helmet requirement. Typically the same bike as the 25km/h one, but with different Programme Settings. Not  sold in Oz, BUT you can Research your…"
Dec 5
Scientia et Labore replied to Dabba's discussion Ebike pedal assist speed limits
"yes"
Dec 5
Scientia et Labore replied to Bill's discussion The Dot Lane east-west route through Leichhardt is open
"Addressing the traffic comm will be hard, as I shall be home in Geneve. I Think the email Option will be Right for me!"
Nov 28
Scientia et Labore replied to Bill's discussion The Dot Lane east-west route through Leichhardt is open
"Any opportunities for comment?"
Nov 27
Scientia et Labore replied to Dabba's discussion Ebike pedal assist speed limits
"Yup. Ditto with my MTB. The Motor is idle most of the time. But goes nuts when commanded."
Nov 27
Scientia et Labore replied to Bob Moore's discussion George St closed to cyclists?
"Standard stuff in much of Europe."
Nov 22
Scientia et Labore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Petition on Better Detours during Rozelle Interchange construction.
"done"
Nov 20
Scientia et Labore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Westconnex revised plans for The Crescent and Victoria Rd
"done"
Nov 16
Scientia et Labore replied to Bill's discussion Lilyfield Road bike route - the latest Concept Plans
"All of These are located to achieve Minimum readings, no?"
Nov 11
Scientia et Labore liked herzog's discussion Got an Uber yesterday
Nov 10
Scientia et Labore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Sydney ranked as a cycling city!
"Yes that's Pretty good if cluttered. What I mean though is all routes should be good for Cycling, such that wayfinding especially for cyclists is superfluous. Obviously it is needed for routes that are only for Cycling. Otherwise cyclists…"
Nov 2
Scientia et Labore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Sydney ranked as a cycling city!
"I would like to better understand how Change in cities has occurred, and how to amplify the rate of Change. A discriminator for me is the difference between Needing a Special map and wayfinding from just being able to travel wherever I want without…"
Nov 2
Scientia et Labore replied to Bill's discussion Lilyfield Road bike route - the latest Concept Plans
"I like the idea of campaigns, when we know what to ask for. So this one makes sense. Another Thing I would like to understand is how to make sure that the instant traffic on Viccy Road is reduced by 50% as claimed with the new road, barriers go in…"
Nov 2
Scientia et Labore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Westconnex revised plans for The Crescent and Victoria Rd
"Weird that People who drive rather than walk or cycle care About trees."
Nov 1
Scientia et Labore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Westconnex revised plans for The Crescent and Victoria Rd
"Yeah bollocks to that I shall ride on Viccy Road."
Nov 1
Scientia et Labore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Westconnex revised plans for The Crescent and Victoria Rd
"Also thank you Bob We rode from Redfern via the uni today, much of our route was awful. So much for the new Wilson St, someone parked a Corolla across it. WTF. The Diversion in the park was sketchy as, in the dark. Business as usual from there but…"
Oct 30
Scientia et Labore replied to Bob Moore's discussion George St closed to cyclists?
"I had a look at the rails. They have channels twice as wide and twice as Deep as those for regular tram tracks Overseas. It is as if the design has been done to injure and kill cyclists deliberately. Not to Mention Wheelchair riders, Scooter users…"
Oct 30
Scientia et Labore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Westconnex revised plans for The Crescent and Victoria Rd
"Submissions are being accepted for just a few days more AFAIK."
Sep 20
Scientia et Labore replied to Bob Moore's discussion Westconnex revised plans for The Crescent and Victoria Rd
"Thank you. I did get my very Bob Submission in."
Sep 20

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Mountain Biking, Touring
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Drummy and Faulco
Tell us about your bikes
In-Bred 29er, with Rohloff speedhub and beefy forks
Trek FX (in Germany)
Giant Reign X1 (for all mountain and freeriding)
Cove Handjob (geared frame set up as a singlespeed)
On-One Inbred (singlespeed Sydney commute steed)
About Me:
Commuter, tourer and remote MTBer. Occasional endurance event competitor.

No car, dislike driving but have commercial pilot license (aeroplanes) and a private/business license for helicopters.

Live a life with about 100 flights per year, so a bicycle or three makes much more sense than a momo

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At 6:44am on April 13, 2010, Robert Harris said…
Martin Geliot replied to Super Si's discussion 'Beware spammers and scammers writing comments on your profile' 2 hours ago.

Martin Geliot replied to westinghouse's discussion 'Penrith to Katoomba' 3 hours ago.

Martin Geliot replied to Jason's discussion 'sad sad day' 9 hours ago.

Martin Geliot replied to Jason's discussion 'sad sad day' 10 hours ago.

Martin Geliot replied to Jason's discussion 'sad sad day' 10 hours ago.

Martin Geliot replied to Jason's discussion 'sad sad day' 13 hours ago.

Martin Geliot replied to yogi's discussion 'Psycho cycler's revenge' 15 hours ago.

Martin, don't you ever sleep?
At 6:12am on August 23, 2010, Littleteapot said…
Thanks Martin, there is the problem then. There was a time where I though WD40 was the cure for all things mechanical, I would spray it on locks, hinges, belts, chains whatever wasn't working I'd spray WD40 on it and it would fix the problem momentarily, and then things would start to clog up, and stop working. It definitely kept the water dispersed though.

I can put a computer together (it's like lego really), but I'm not really mechanically minded. I have started paying attention to the mechanics of the bicycle and one day would like to build by own, purchasing the parts separately. That would be the best way to learn I think and along the way learn how to maintain it.

As well as reading the forums, I think there invaluable, better than buying a book on how to do things for $50.
At 3:27pm on September 18, 2010, Russ W said…
Hi Martin,
Great to hear from you ...... well, probably every day with your great input into SC.
We received the PricewaterhouseCoopers /SKM study yesterday afternoon ...... it appears to be a huge disappointment. We'll need to get professionals to proivide input, but the study says the northern half might be undertaken by 2015, and the remainder possibly by 2026. I can't believe they'd be so stupid to have a gap of 11 years. With the RTA providing the major funding ($93,037) for the study, it's clear they are requiring PwC to fit in with the pathetic allocation of $158M over 10 years specified in the new NSW Bikeplan ..... what a disaster! By contrast, the RTA is about to spend $4M on the PacHwy/Mowbray Rd intersection, including an exclusive left turn lane from Mowb into PH (N-bound) with no bike storage facility ..... cyclists will be very exposed. By contrast, such treatments are largely standard in Melbourne. I've decided to try to get lawyers involved ..... perhaps we can take the RTA to court??? Are you still in Euro / Germany? If so, very lucky! Cheers, Russ .... webberrus@gmail.com
At 10:05am on November 1, 2010, Bill Parker said…
Happy Birthday Martin
At 2:55pm on February 3, 2011, dr bean said…

Martin, I'm confused - I thought you lived in Heidelberg (and I don't mean the one in Melb) - at least that's what your profile says!!

 

I'm in Collingwood St, just opposite Raglan St. I ride from there to USyd a couple of times a week and barely ever do weekend rides because I'm busy Sunday morning (so can't do LBUG stuff) and do enough riding on my own - any group/other rides you know about that I'm free for I'm happy to tag along for!

 

Cheers,

Michelle

At 11:43am on February 4, 2011, dr bean said…

Hey Martin - I'm not terribly well-placed to spend whole days in the mountains but sthg local would be terrific - for instance, was just reading in CoS cycling newsletter about the Greenway; I'd love to give that a go sometime!

 

Cheers - apparently we get some cooler weather on Sun/Mon... can't wait!!

At 7:19pm on February 4, 2011, dr bean said…

I might have to pass this week, Martin, but - soon (I have house guests all week).

 

Happy weekend riding!

Michelle

At 1:15pm on February 7, 2011, dr bean said…

Hi Martin - sounds bloody brilliant! What days generally suit you best?

 

I can do Sundays, but not until the afternoon. Any Saturday, by prior arrangement. :-)

 

It'd be great to have an excuse to finally meet some of these SC people whose comments I keep reading...

At 12:49pm on February 28, 2011, dr bean said…

Hi Martin,

 

Are you around in Syd/going to the safe cycling rally on March 12?

 

I'm thinking of getting the ferry over from Drummoyne to the northside (call me lazy or unfit, but I don't want to be buggered before I even start!) for 8am.

 

Oh, and speaking of excuses to meet SC people - are you going to the 3000-SC-members party at the end of March?

 

Cheers,

Michelle

At 5:19pm on February 28, 2011, Sit Ubu Sit said…

Hi Martin,

 

I thought this article might be of interest in relation to the Ch-Ch quake, in terms of the building standards discussion we were having the other day. I was thinking today that there are still many 100+ year old buildings still standing (either completely or sufficiently to be repared), and only a couple of new ones that came down after two significant shakes and 5000+ aftershocks over 6 months. I really hope we've seen the worst of them though!

 

SUS

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