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2011 Fuji Touring - Custom Town Bike

Started Feb 2 0 Replies

So, the time has come for me to downsize my fleet. Up for sale is my 2011 Fuji Touring bicycle, though not that much remains of the original bike - other than the main frame and seat post, everything…Continue

Say goodbye to the Harbour Bridge Steps

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Knight on Tuesday. 49 Replies

Great news today - the ramp for the northern end of the Sydney Harbour Bridge is going to be built next year: https://bicyclensw.org.au/shb-ramp/Yes,…Continue

Rider ID is dead.

Started this discussion. Last reply by PeterT Dec 7, 2016. 53 Replies

Here we go, some good news.The government is abandoning the policy they announced last year to require all bike riders to carry mandatory ID.Maybe we are turning the corner?Continue

 

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John Knight replied to Rob Berry's discussion Say goodbye to the Harbour Bridge Steps
"Sad. Can we change the title of this thread to "Say goodbye to the Harbour Bridge Ramp!" ??"
Tuesday
Edward Re replied to Rob Berry's discussion Say goodbye to the Harbour Bridge Steps
"Are they really going to do it? How many years do you need to come up with a plan?"
Tuesday
Peter H replied to Rob Berry's discussion Say goodbye to the Harbour Bridge Steps
"They must have burned through the $1,500,000 allocated for the project in feasibility studies and brunches. Perhaps after the next round of funding they'll get enough to have their cake and eat it too."
Tuesday
Bob Moore replied to Rob Berry's discussion Say goodbye to the Harbour Bridge Steps
"A year on nearly and the promised public consultation in November 2017 doesn't seem to be happening. More delays? http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/documents/projects/sydney-inner/sydney-harbour-bridge/sbh-across-the-bridge-community-update-2017-09.pdf"
Tuesday
Dabba replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"You "got the 7:30 train back". No wonder I didn't see any likely overnighters when I joined the track from Whitebridge to Adamstown around 7am."
Nov 13
Bill Parker replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"Yes, was a great evening, maybe fewer riders than previous, it certainly wasn't that I was faster. A big mixed group with a sound system, mostly on Viventes and Surlys and adorned with lights kept passing me and 10kms up the road I would pass…"
Nov 13
Andrew Taafe replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"It was a jolly good evening, apart from getting canned on the Central Coast. I know I'm ungrateful but I didn't appreciate the locals sharing their drink with me"
Nov 13
Bill Parker replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"Looks like it is going to be a great night and if you have suddenly discovered a gap in your diary for tonight the organisers will take late registrations at the start but be early, by 7 pm at York Lane or 8 at Observatory Hill for the 9 pm start.…"
Nov 11
timothy.clifford replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"OK, assuming you can get across the old train tracks at the end of Darby. Otherwise double back a few hundred metres to Merewhether St and then down Wharf Rd."
Nov 7
JC replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"I have got an update from there. The usual route from Darby Street into Hunter St into Scott St and down that path is out. Hunter Street east end is the problem. My source tells me to go to the end of Darby Street however cross Hunter street and…"
Nov 7
timothy.clifford replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"Not sure about difficulties, but you'll get to experience some of the best asphalt in Australia. Apparently a lot of the course and supporting streets had their asphalt relaid at great expense."
Nov 7
Bill Parker replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"And I suppose Dabba is well pleased at the "Supercar" race we generously gave up from Homebush and gifted to Newcastle. While it is still a couple of weeks till the great event I am told there is a fair amount of concrete barriers and…"
Nov 7
Bill Parker replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"Reminder that registration closes tomorrow (Wednesday) night https://www.audax.org.au/portal/index.php?option=com_eventbooking&view=event&id=631 Forecast seems to be improving, now very low chance of showers, winds light over the whole…"
Nov 7
Bob Moore replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"That's good to know."
Nov 3
Bill Parker replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"Yes, Syd-Newcastle trains OK, just Central-Dapto = buses, generally I have had no problems with the train replacement buses taking a bike as they assume people will have luggage and so have coach type ones with under floor storage"
Nov 3
Robflyte replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"OK to Sydney though, yes?"
Nov 3

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Recreational, Touring
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Dulwich Hill

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Frame Building in the USA

Posted on September 13, 2014 at 6:36pm 17 Comments

I've been quiet on here the last few month. I've been busy.

I've spent the last two months in the US, doing a lot of bike related activities - a frame building course, a mechanics course, riding around cities, riding in the mountains, lying in hospital...

I've been a bit slack with my blogging, but have managed to get the first half of the trip up now, covering a few days on…

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Where are our bikes?

Posted on May 5, 2012 at 10:36am 9 Comments

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…

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Berry Bike Project

Posted on November 20, 2011 at 10:19am 8 Comments

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…

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Steel is real.

Posted on June 22, 2011 at 12:58pm 29 Comments

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…

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Comment Wall (19 comments)

At 9:59am on October 18, 2010, Fiona Berry said…
OH HEY THERE FRIEND!!!
At 12:29pm on December 17, 2010, PeterT said…

Thanks Rob!

At 7:24am on January 6, 2011, Bill Parker said…
Happy birthday Rob
At 2:06pm on February 4, 2011, Anne-Lise Larsen said…
Cooks River path is probably what I mean. Will definitely give it a go. Any idea where you get on it at Tempe? :)
At 2:31pm on February 4, 2011, Anne-Lise Larsen said…
Thanks for the Rob! :)
At 10:04pm on February 14, 2011, Anne-Lise Larsen said…
Did a small ride of cooks river path on Saturday. Loved it. Will definitely make it a regular thing.
At 10:51am on April 2, 2011, Struggler said…
At 7:28am on April 19, 2011, Neil Alexander said…
I found some photos in my collection which you may like. Check out the Previous and the Next as well. (I don't really hate dogs.)
At 9:59am on June 21, 2011, Neil Alexander said…
Yep, but Mr O's post is less ambiguous and is clearly referring to a post which has been deleted and it is rather insightful into that poster's motives.
At 10:02am on June 21, 2011, Neil Alexander said…

Except as I have just noted, he is invoking your name. Oh well, we just have to get him to delete his post as well.

Or, here's a good idea, Damian could do it!!

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