Cycling in Sydney Australia
How about some good news?State parliament has just passed a law allowing parents to ride on the footpath while carrying a child under 10 on their bike as a passenger or in a bike trailer. Previously,…Continue
Werner Herzog has made this small documentary about the experiences of a variety people who have had their lives changed due to car accidents caused by drivers using their mobile phones. It is pretty…Continue
I think this one is a bit tough, so I will give you a few clues:
1. These aren't technically our bikes. We had to leave ours at home and rent these for the day but they did the job well, nice light aluminum hybrids with Shimano Alfine 8 Speed hubs.
2. We were about to stop for lunch…Continue
Fiona wants a new bike, and what she wants she tends to get!
Her Breezer Uptown is great for getting her around comfortably, but after my debut in Audax she has expressed the desire for something a little more suited to longer rides so we can do them together. Unfortunately, there isn't much money to spend at the moment, so we decided it would be fun to try to do it a little cheaper, building it up ourselves using second hand components where possible - it should be quite fun…Continue
This morning I was happy to be riding on a steel frame.
Cruising straight down Enmore Rd at around 40km/h on my newish Fuji Touring, I saw ahead of me near the Enmore Theatre a car on the other side of the road, stationary, indicating to turn right. When I was about 20m from the…Continue
I got yelled at this morning because apparently I "should be in the left lane".
I was a bit surprised to be yelled at because at the time:
a. I was on Enmore Rd near the intersection with King St, so there are multiple lanes (and there wasn't another car for 50m in front of the person in the lane to my left who was yelling).
b. I was going around 30 km/h and maintaining a 5-10m gap between me and the car in front of me.
c. I was about to turn…Continue