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When do I start worrying/shopping?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will Wassell Apr 4, 2013. 24 Replies

Hi fellow velofolk,Was cleaning my training ride after a wet and gritty morning outing when I noticed something a tad disturbing, a small crack in the spider section of my right hand crank. (See…Continue

Tags: up, cracking, whoops, right, Not

Interesting cycle techie article in the alternative media

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eleri Jun 29, 2012. 3 Replies

Found this in “The Conversation” this morning, all about wheels. Some interesting video for the techies and some good links at the end for further reading.…Continue

Tags: design, wheels, Cycle

Wheely bits, some advice please

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will Wassell May 20, 2012. 7 Replies

My roadie is getting on a bit, its a Alloy/Carbon GIant OCR Zero from the early 00’s with factory standard shimano wheelset and ultegra group set.I have begun to notice that the wheel spokes are…Continue

 

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Latest Activity

Will Wassell replied to Warren Andrews's discussion Thrashed by a lady cyclist
" I say! Jolly well sorted out that bounder, did she not. Marvelous work miss! "
Jul 18
Will Wassell replied to BIKESydney's discussion Lane Splitting ("Filtering") - now legal for motorbikes
"There are caveats on this: - It only applies to fully licensed riders - Motorcyclists cannot filter on the left of vehicles in the kerb/curb lane or in school zones - Motorcyclists cannot filter between trucks and buses  - speed is limited to…"
Jul 8
Will Wassell replied to Bill's discussion Proposed changes to bike lanes on the Lilyfield Road bike route
"Gee, if these concerned residents were on the ball they might have gotten behind the push for the Greenway, which would have eliminated the need for the bulk of the cycle traffic to use their precious street space and the "irresponsible…"
Jun 20
Will Wassell replied to PeterT's discussion Vic : Almost 50,000 drivers were caught driving illegally last year
"Something to contmeplate next time I am participating in a traffic queue. How many of my fellow drivers are operating an unlicensed, potentially unroadworthy vehicle?   I pay my rego and insurance surely the police should do something about…"
May 20
Will Wassell replied to Bill Parker's discussion Comments Go Ballistic "Why Australians hate bikes"
"Sir Si, I salute thee. That's a little like how I feel after the first Asahi."
May 19
Will Wassell replied to PeterT's discussion Vic : Almost 50,000 drivers were caught driving illegally last year
"So what is the comparable NSW figure one wonders?"
May 19
Will Wassell replied to David B's discussion New wheel time
"They look like a good choice. Makes me wish I could commute to work on bike :'("
May 19
Will Wassell replied to David B's discussion New wheel time
"What style of bike Dave and what are you looking to do? -replace for New -Cheapy get you out of trouble type wheels -Reliable new wheels that you won't have these issues with. I have an old set of crusty shimano RS that came off my old roadie…"
May 19
Will Wassell replied to PeterT's discussion Vic : Almost 50,000 drivers were caught driving illegally last year
"Shows the rego issue up for the banal platitude that it is doesn't it?"
May 19
Will Wassell replied to Bill Parker's discussion Comments Go Ballistic "Why Australians hate bikes"
"I never knew cats could do jazz hands...."
May 19
Will Wassell replied to Bill Parker's discussion Comments Go Ballistic "Why Australians hate bikes"
"I want to write a plug in for web browsers. It will be a simple pitch generator that plays midi tones when you browse an online Mass Media article that has many many comments. The more repetitive the text entries, the louder and more…"
May 15
Will Wassell replied to BikeSaint's discussion "Ban cyclists from roads"
"Master stroke that one, shall we ban Motorists as well seeing as they keep doing silly thigns to get themselves killed and injured on main roads? Talk about playing to the crowd/mob/rabble."
May 2
Will Wassell replied to sammy's discussion Frustrated police have blasted the "disturbing" number of WA drivers using mobile phones
"Anything that diverts driver attention from the task at hand needs to be re-thought when applied inside a vehicle.    "
Apr 24
Will Wassell replied to sammy's discussion VICTORIA Police has started using futuristic new traffic cameras to nab drivers who text, talk or tweet on mobile phones.
"Oh wow. is that seriously his office e-mail?    "
Apr 15
Will Wassell replied to DamianM's discussion Bicycle Network... and threats of legal action
"and count me in on that also....will use alternate OLBS or spend my dollars with my LBS."
Apr 11
Will Wassell replied to Robflyte's discussion Keeping us safe
"Its a sad state, I get down about it a fair bit mainly because I am also professionally constrained to being a cager day in and day out. I'd much rather be on a bike awya from Darwin Award seekers such as that gentleman in the video. The…"
Apr 11

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Recreational, Whatever
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Rozelle
Tell us about your bikes
MTB - Raceline Enduro Hardtail
Road - Giant OCR Zero
Focus Planet TR6
About Me:
Just a bloke that likes a ride!

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Thank you Sydney traffic!

Posted on January 20, 2012 at 2:41pm 4 Comments

I don’t know if it was down to it being Friday and everyone being a little chilled out for the weekend. I don’t know if it was because decent human beings in their cars behaving like caring members of a society felt they needed to make up for some of the more boorish (and well publicised, oft discussed) driver behaviour that has come to light.

I don’t know if it was because I radiate sweetness and light as I glide along on my trusty Giant (I kind of doubt it was this, it’s hard to…

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Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 9:15am on May 7, 2011, baa baa said…
Hey fella, found just the right bike for you....
http://www.insideline.com/ford/shelby-cruiser-bike-debuts.html

@999 obama pesos its wayyy cheap.
At 10:11am on April 10, 2012, dr bean said…

Hey Will - nice shots from our ride yesterday! I have some that you may like (Martin took them) - how would I get them to you...? (Do we have to be friends, or can he or I just put them on yr wall...)

Cheers,

Michelle

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