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Kerry commented on Kerry's blog post Eight years of being Captain Dashboard
"In its current configuration, there is a coffee cup holder, Fly12, Garmin radar, blinkers, UE Megaboom speakers, another light, my mobile phone (on a Quad Lock mount) and a horn. Both the Garmin and the blinkers have a wireless connection between…"
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Bob Moore commented on Kerry's blog post Eight years of being Captain Dashboard
"Kerry, love your work,  was that degree a PhD in advanced bike attachments science? I have trouble mounting anything on my bike,  Including myself sometimes. "
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dr bean commented on Kerry's blog post Eight years of being Captain Dashboard
"Nice to see your photos, Kerry - and to see you out on the road sometimes (it's hard to miss you!). Because it isn't completely obvious(to me!) what all your dashboard features are, could you list what you have there - and in particular,…"
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Kerry is attending Andrew Chuter's event
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Fix NSW Transport Lantern Walk at Sydney Town Hall

August 11, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
A broad coalition of community groups is coming together to demand better public and active transport for NSW. All cyclists welcome to join and make cycling a big visible part of the movement. Bike Rave Sydney is joining us too. Bring your bike on the march and cycle around at the back of the crowd or walk it along. Bring flashing lights.The Fix NSW Transport lantern walk starts and finishes at Sydney Town Hall.RSVP …See More
Jul 29
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Eight years of being Captain Dashboard

Eight years ago today was the day I first made the detachable dashboard for my bike.All the accessories have changed over the years, as has the mounting system. The portion of handlebar is the only part that remains from the original.2011When I take it indoors, it's a great conversation starter.2012So apparently I only got the flowers in 2012?Yes, it's just that important that I…See More
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Aug 15, 2015
Kerry commented on CM's group Folding Fanciers
"Yay, handlebar clutter! xD"
Dec 30, 2013
Kerry replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"There were quite a lot of people who didn't want to switch their lights to steady last time, mostly due to the need to conserve power. My goal for this time is to avoid having anyone ask if I'm epileptic. (I'm not.) I get that…"
Sep 22, 2013
Kerry replied to Rob Berry's discussion Newcastle Overnight
"Anyone up for doing the ride with tail lights on steady?"
Sep 21, 2013
Kerry replied to Mark's discussion How much weight is acceptable?
"The weight of my bike (including accessories and luggage) is close to half my body weight. That's not a problem when I'm actually riding the bike. The hard part is carrying it up stairs or pushing it across sand."
Jul 29, 2013
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Sydney Tweed Ride 2013

The Sydney Tweed Ride was started in 2009. After seeing how stylish the London Tweed Run held earlier in the year looked it was decided that Sydney needed an equally oustanding event. Since then the numbers of riders have continued to increase and has led to a dedicated band of tweed enthusiasts who eagerly await the annual ride.See More
Jun 17, 2013
Kerry replied to Omar@Go! Alliance's discussion Cycling for Transport Survey Participants Sought
"I agree with the point about starting to ride for transport. I didn't quite start riding for transport as a child, but I have been riding for longer than I have been working. Also, my most recent trip was the ride home from work today, but…"
Jun 4, 2013
Kerry replied to Sir Aaron K deVegan of Dumbleton's discussion Just Updating my OSM on google play. pebble watch sounds interesting
"I'm really looking forward to getting a Pebble. It's been a long wait."
Apr 24, 2013
Kerry replied to Samuel Russell's discussion Did you ride your bike today? (2013-04-03)
"My office is in Hornsby, and I usually stop at Gordon for a snack. The rain caught up to me just when I was about to get moving again, so I put my rain cape on to ride two blocks to the train station. When I worked in the city, I often rode to work…"
Apr 6, 2013
Kerry replied to PeterT's discussion Did you ride your bike today (2/Apr) ?
"Yes, and I got a cheer from a cyclist on the other side of the road this morning. Some people on the footpath also smiled at me. Pretty good for the Pacific Highway. (The best reaction I've got lately was the time last week when a car…"
Apr 2, 2013

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Recreational
Tell us about your bikes
Crescent - Customised Trek 7300 WSD with colourful panniers and fairy lights, a tourist attraction in its own right (Sydney)
Dot - Dahon Jetstream P8 (Hong Kong)
About Me:
I am real-life Captain Dashboard.

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Eight years of being Captain Dashboard

Posted on July 28, 2018 at 11:30pm 3 Comments

Eight years ago today was the day I first made the detachable dashboard for my bike.

All the accessories have changed over the years, as has the mounting system. The portion of handlebar is the only part that remains from the original.

2011

When I take it indoors, it's a great conversation…

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Captain Dashboard would be proud

Posted on July 28, 2010 at 7:38pm 5 Comments

Earlier this year, I saw a blog post here about having an accessory bar, and I thought it was a good idea. Having about as many accessories as Captain Dashboard, I could do with some extra space.



That said, I did consider that having extra capacity might not be a good idea, as I would probably then be tempted to add even more accessories.… Continue

Comment Wall (9 comments)

At 10:16am on September 21, 2008, Chris Virtue said…
Hello Flouro Girl!
At 10:16pm on September 29, 2008, DamianM said…
Hi Kerry
Welcome to Sydneycyclist!
At 1:11pm on November 2, 2008, Elaena said…
Hi Kerry.
Love your photo.
Hope I'll catch up with you at some of the Bicycle Film Festival events or the next twilight ride.
Elaena
At 7:43pm on May 10, 2009, Neil Alexander said…
You may enjoy this!
At 4:15pm on February 23, 2011, Neil Alexander said…

I might have had a clue about where your bike was from the listing on your page...

But I was still a bit doubtful since those trees look like Aussie Casuarinas and that wall might be in front of almost any Australian motorway.

At 4:31pm on August 4, 2011, dr bean said…

Hey Kerry - now that I've looked at yr pictures and read that you like chocolate, I think we may have met on a ride sometime last year! It'd be fun to catch up next Tues, on the flimsy pretext of the Census. Let's hope it doesn't rain on Tues, eh??

 

I'm in Edward Ford (Public Health) - where do you tend to lurk?

 

Cheers,

Michelle :-)

At 4:32pm on August 5, 2011, dr bean said…
Hi Kerry - some combination of food (chocolate?? Do say yes!), Scrabble and linguists sounds like WIN! What times will you guys be there, and in what room? I'll come along at some point - can't say yet when - for mutual back-slapping and chocolate consumption... :-)
At 4:30pm on August 9, 2011, dr bean said…

Kerry!! I'm so sorry to've missed you: I was in-the-middle of an Important Task until... 3pm, by which time I found you'd already left. :-(

 

Since you like chocolate, let me make it up to you: I have ordered some very special stuff, which should be arriving in the next day or so. I'm very happy to part with some, to a fellow conoisseur. :-) I'll get back to you?

 

Apologies again! I hope you got some good triple-word scores - Michelle

At 8:26pm on September 4, 2012, Melea said…

you are so cool, you, your bike and set up! Im so glad to meet you and for your follow up support of me, cheers!

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