Cycling in Sydney Australia
Hi all,I'm planning a ride up through the Blue Mountains in the next few days. Up to Mount Victoria is straightforward - I'll be using the Great Western Highway as little as possible (more or less…Continue
I was at the SCG last night (a nerve-wracking win by the Swans), and when I returned to my bike to head home I found a leaphlet had been dropped in my bottle cage (and attached to the other 20 or so…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