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Perth to Sydney electric bike tour homecoming party

Started this discussion. Last reply by noelbike Sep 3, 2013. 10 Replies

Hi everyone,I've been on an electric bike promotion ride (holiday) for the last 4 weeks and will be rolling into Sydney on Friday Sep 13. We're having a party at our bike shop from 6pm and everyone…Continue

Tags: nullarbor, sydney, perth, touring, electric

Canberra by electric bicycle

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maurice Wells Jun 28, 2012. 9 Replies

After the shocking (for some) footage of Jims Mowing hit and run in Canberra I thought I'd add some positive imagery of cycling in Canberra. I think quite often people who visit this forum will get…Continue

Tags: bicycle, electric, canberra

Omafiets used Dutch bicycles in Sydney

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maurice Wells Dec 15, 2011. 29 Replies

Hi Sydney-cyclers, I'm probably pushing my luck with the self promotion thing but I think there is more than a few people on this forum who will be interested in this and we all love to hear gossip…Continue

Tags: bikes, dutch

Electric bikes in the Gong Ride

Started this discussion. Last reply by Des Nov 9, 2010. 16 Replies

I've pasted this forum thread from Australian Cycling Forums over to here, so sorry for people who read both. It's interesting to see the kind of crowd that reads and replies to each forum. I have to…Continue

Tags: cycling, politics, disability, e-bike, Bicycle

 

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Maurice Wells liked DamianM's page Go! Fix
Oct 5, 2014
Maurice Wells added 2 discussions to the group Cargo Bikes
Oct 5, 2014
Maurice Wells replied to Dieuwke Winter's discussion cargo bike useful in Manly, Balgowlah? in the group Cargo Bikes
"Hi Dieuwke, I guess you're about to come to Sydney and maybe it's too late to change whatever you are planning to bring! I would recommend bringing the bakfiets if it's not going to cost a lot to transport. They are hard to get here…"
Oct 5, 2014
Maurice Wells replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"finally closing up the shop, heading over to the pasta party and then the ride! Very excited!"
Nov 16, 2013
Maurice Wells replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"See you all there, rain, hail or shine. well maybe not shine, that would be a little strange..."
Nov 14, 2013
Maurice Wells replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"got some lovely hub dynamos for sale :)"
Sep 21, 2013
Maurice Wells replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"+1 I'll definitely have my front and rear lights on steady as I did last year.  Flashing lights suck, they only exist to highlight a bicycle as an unexpected hazard. In a big group they're not necessary. "
Sep 21, 2013
Maurice Wells replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"this time can we have a map that doesn't send us on an extra 15km loop for no particular reason?"
Sep 17, 2013
Maurice Wells replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"you can always do this ride 8 times"
Sep 17, 2013
Maurice Wells replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"Woohoo! See you there. This was without doubt the most painful ride I've ever done in my life. Looking forward to it"
Sep 17, 2013
noelbike replied to Maurice Wells's discussion Perth to Sydney electric bike tour homecoming party
"Eleri, I am riding in Bavaria at the moment and there are electric bikes everywhere. A noticeable increase from last year. Maurice is ahead of his time. "
Sep 3, 2013
Eleri replied to Maurice Wells's discussion Perth to Sydney electric bike tour homecoming party
"Maurice I'm doing the Haute Route Pyrenees at the moment and there is a guy on an electric bike!  He's not officially in it, it's a timed race, but he is a journalist who is writing about the race and about e-bikes.  I think…"
Sep 3, 2013
peter baker replied to Maurice Wells's discussion Perth to Sydney electric bike tour homecoming party
"maurice we plan to ride from town hall at 6pm details here http://www.meetup.com/cycle-sydney/events/137918302/ or via  www.cyclesydney.org you can check how many people have rsvp'd at any time peter"
Sep 2, 2013
Maurice Wells replied to Maurice Wells's discussion Perth to Sydney electric bike tour homecoming party
"yeah that would be great Peter. Please do invite them, they'd be very welcome. Also please let them know it's an informal event so it's fine to arrive late or leave early and that kind of thing. Although it won't be going very…"
Sep 2, 2013
peter baker replied to Maurice Wells's discussion Perth to Sydney electric bike tour homecoming party
"maurice I'm interested in promoting this event through our cycling group www.cyclesydney.org we currently have 600+ in the group, probably have around 10- 15 wanting to come to a friday night event what do you think? peter"
Sep 2, 2013
PeterT replied to Maurice Wells's discussion Perth to Sydney electric bike tour homecoming party
"Not in the country at that time so I can't drop by on 13th Sep (Friday) , but wishing your party all the best. I'll look for a followup post"
Aug 29, 2013

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Recreational, Touring, Whatever
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Marrickville
Tell us about your bikes
old road bikes, cargo bikes, Dutch sit-ups and electric bikes are my favourites
About Me:
sydney cyclist since arriving 2001. Started nunnery bike club in newtown and UNSW bike club. Now running my own bike shop in Marrickville
Website:
http://glowwormbicycles.com.au

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