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Shaming an abusive driver

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathon Troy Aug 26. 9 Replies

After being called a "bike riding faggot" this morning I thought I'd give readers a look at the well balanced individual driving a Mercedes coupe (BTD - ###).  …Continue

Speeding Toyota CXX 76L nearly gets me this morning - Full video front and back

Started this discussion. Last reply by sammy Jul 10. 9 Replies

I've had a few incidents lately so added a Garmin Virb for the front to my rear Fly6. I'm still playing with some of the settings on the Virb, so apologies. Here's video that combines the two this…Continue

Cyclist killed this morning: Rose Bay

Started this discussion. Last reply by mikesbytes Jun 11. 75 Replies

Awful. What else can I say. Note the vehicles involved. Sigh . . . …Continue

Duncan Gay on 2GB hints at a licensing scheme (approx 10:45'ish this morning)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Josh May 25. 31 Replies

I heard Duncan Gay on 2GB this morning hinting at a "licensing type" scheme in the next month. I have no idea if this was to mollify the audience or the host. I know the Telegraph has blown up about…Continue

 

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Michael Fagan replied to PeterT's discussion Brakes specified for Left hand Front vs Right hand Front
"I think its what you're used to. I got into road riding seriously while I was living in Switzerland. As I'd been a commuter / casual mtb rider I never questioned it when I took delivery of my new bike. When my local guy in Sydney switched…"
Aug 27
Michael Fagan replied to PeterT's discussion Brakes specified for Left hand Front vs Right hand Front
"Very funny . . . You're the creme-de-la-creme of bike snobbery. Chapeau. Your next purchase is a full collection of David Millar's Chpt. III kit. "
Aug 27
Jonathon Troy replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Shaming an abusive driver
"Didn't know Cory Bernardi was visiting Sydney!"
Aug 26
Keen Cyclist replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Shaming an abusive driver
"122 BPM!. You definitely remained calm under moron provocation!"
Aug 26
Michael Fagan replied to PeterT's discussion Brakes specified for Left hand Front vs Right hand Front
"It's just a cabling question. I ride left hand front. My mechanic here calls it living the full euro-trash dream. "
Aug 26
Michael Fagan replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Shaming an abusive driver
"Got to love DC Rainmakers enthusiasm. "
Aug 25
Michael Fagan replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Shaming an abusive driver
"You wonder about people's language. I can cop being called a cnut . . . thats fairly specific. But given all the #SSM stuff in the press, do people really think it's appropriate to use "faggot" as a general term to disparage…"
Aug 25
PeterT replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Shaming an abusive driver
"Pros: – A gateway drug to full blown power meters lol!"
Aug 25
timothy.clifford replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Shaming an abusive driver
"You wouldn't be referring to #analgate, would you? And damnit! "@bikeridingfaggot" is too long for a twitter handle."
Aug 25
Neil Alexander replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Shaming an abusive driver
"Look, it coulda been far worse. He might have insulted you with his Twitter handle. #QandA"
Aug 25
Michael Fagan replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Shaming an abusive driver
"Not much I could do about a picture of the plate given my road position. I use Cycle Ops Power Calc. A reasonable compromise if you're just toying with the power thing.  D C…"
Aug 25
PeterT replied to Michael Fagan's discussion Shaming an abusive driver
"lacking in clarity on the Lic plate there. That's the VIRB overlay? It's is pretty impressive. - Is Wattage calculated or is it from an ANT+ device?"
Aug 25
Michael Fagan posted a discussion

Shaming an abusive driver

After being called a "bike riding faggot" this morning I thought I'd give readers a look at the well balanced individual driving a Mercedes coupe (BTD - ###).  …See More
Aug 25
Michael Fagan replied to Neil Alexander's discussion What's the most unusual object which has brought your ride to a sudden halt?
"I thought the person was in trouble. I rode on quickly."
Aug 16
Michael Fagan replied to Neil Alexander's discussion What's the most unusual object which has brought your ride to a sudden halt?
"A $20 note. "
Aug 14
Michael Fagan replied to Snowy_5's discussion What`s new gadgets for bikes
"Not sure your average tradie or distracted school-run mum in SUV will give a .... !!! Too busy playing Candy Crush Soda at the lights?"
Aug 14

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do ?
Road Cycling
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Eastern Suburbs
Tell us about your bikes
3 bikes for me Pinarello Dogma with Campy SR11, BMC SL02 with Shimano 105 and a Cannondale Supersix Evo with SR11
About Me:
I have returned to Australia after 15 years hopping around the world. I currently live and ride in Sydney.
Website:
http://ibankcyclist.blogspot.com/

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Michael Fagan's Blog

Last month in Europe ... the long good bye

Posted on May 28, 2012 at 7:42am 2 Comments

I've lived away from Sydney for too long. As part of a long good by I'm ordering a new bike.

Cannondale Evo Super Six

I'll be writing a blog on the fitting and buying processes starting tomorrow. 

Schadenfreude .... ain't it sweet. And a bike race in Geneva...

Posted on May 12, 2012 at 3:47am 0 Comments

Today's blog.....

Schadenfreude .... ain't it sweet. And a bike race in Geneva... 

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 7:26am on May 9, 2012, Patrick Rossier said…
Hi Michael
I hope I'm doing this right but I only just started to use Sydney cyclist ( even if joined a while ago)
And have not yet use strava ( joinned yesterday )
Are you really based in Geneva? I lived in Lausanne for 25 years, well, I was 
Born there. 
All the best to you
Patri k
At 7:37am on May 28, 2012, Michael Fagan said…

Patrick .... 

Thanks for the strava kudos. We are leaving here 1st week of July. Letsmake sure we have a ride together when I get back to Sydney.

Keep on truckin'

At 10:57am on May 30, 2012, Patrick Rossier said…
Hi Michael
Sure we can have a ride someday. Sound as so you'll leave me for dead though. My last tour du Léman was done 25 years ago........not quite as fit anymore but still pedaling around.

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