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Luckily no one was injured in the incident.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keen Cyclist Apr 7, 2016. 4 Replies

Wednesday’s stupid question. Hub Help Needed

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A 'black box' for automobiles

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baa baa replied to tonydelyall's discussion Cycling in this heat. Any tips?
"Seen this!!"
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baa baa replied to tonydelyall's discussion Cycling in this heat. Any tips?
"Good info (once more) Martin, I would really like to see any Govt state or feral just drop all taxes on e-bikes. Seems such a simple thing that would help get suburban peoples out of cars and lessen doing some of the ridiculous trips to shops for…"
Feb 13
baa baa replied to tonydelyall's discussion Cycling in this heat. Any tips?
"C’mon, PT doesn’t give up that easy!! Has to be some sort of usb charged, keep-your-cold-water-cold-in-a-water-bottle cycling specific gadget about?"
Feb 13
baa baa replied to tonydelyall's discussion Cycling in this heat. Any tips?
"Yeah but..I don't do any bike rattles, squeaks, grinding or flapping very well. Mildly ocd about it really, maybe I will give a cap type a go."
Feb 12
baa baa replied to tonydelyall's discussion Cycling in this heat. Any tips?
"Yes to the squirt of water and also think around thin sun protection / arm warmers (I would suggest the extra fine wool ones and maybe not the euro fleece ones) and give these a spray of water while on the go, sort of one hand on the bars while you…"
Feb 12
baa baa replied to Bob Moore's discussion Advice to journalists when writing a "cyclists story"
"So in combo of your two points, what about some real thinking that was made just the way train tracks went in say, 150 odd years ago? Time to start using the space we all own just next to the railway lines. Pull out the gravel storage dumps, the…"
Feb 10
baa baa replied to Dabba's discussion WITWIMB
"Alectown!! Maybe. But,Dabba, I trust you will be pleased to know that this year my eldest daughter will be moving from my front faded blue Cordura summit panniers to full sized DUCK CANVAS rear summits for her Uni bike that I picked up on sale.…"
Feb 7
baa baa replied to Dabba's discussion WITWIMB
"But one day soonish, Mr Oh with his exotic Oh something branded panniers, S branded bike and swabble doodle do tyres, and who knows what the saddle is, will be back with the like of us, with our shabby faded un-matachy match local made panniers and…"
Feb 6

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Touring, Whatever
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Balgowlah
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La Cruz cyclocross
El Mariachi single speed 29er
Pistola road
Large Black moustached baa-ed Gentleman's bicycle
Pompino single speed cyclocross
Long wheelbased 26inch tourer

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WITWWTM 30-09-12

Posted on September 30, 2012 at 9:16pm 9 Comments

(Where In The World Was This Monotreme)

A slow and steady afternoon "chun juan" with the youngest.…

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Cold sweat about bicycles moment.

Posted on August 4, 2009 at 9:24pm 7 Comments

I like a few other syd-cycs will be building up a bike.



I have bought the frame and thinking it should be a nice fun bike, and somewhat "cooler" than what I would normally ride.

BUT on the morning ride to work, I had a cold sweat moment...

Should a man my age be seen riding such a cool bike?

Can you have a mid life crisis which has nothing to do with sports cars but all about bicycles?

Will my just turned 13 daughter think her dad is a dag riding a bike which any… Continue

Comment Wall (24 comments)

At 6:38pm on March 16, 2008, DamianM said…
Hi baa baa, welcome to the site!
At 6:19pm on May 16, 2009, Neil Alexander said…
Nice chook. Yours?
At 7:09pm on May 16, 2009, Neil Alexander said…
Chooks are good as long as you don't want a garden. Ours were bred by the Soviets and operate on the scorched earth principle. They are also bloody Houdinis, always escaping from their enclosure. The daughter likes them though...
At 10:32pm on July 1, 2009, Michael S. (Boxhead) said…
Just noticed your picture. Classic. I've got a sore neck just looking at.
At 11:25pm on December 16, 2009, Susan said…
Thanks for the link that is really great.

Am currently in England on holidays and the cold over here has lead to me thinking up all kinds of changes and new products we can do to help better in the cold. Have just be testing my wool cashmere winter cap to hold out the winter chill and drizzly rain and finding it works quite well.

Thanks again
At 9:48am on February 12, 2010, mike rubbo said…
Hi baa, Baa, its a great idea, but I'm so busy I could not do this. Why don't you do it and I'll leave lots of comment. Have you looked at my movies on E bikes, by the way?
At 2:21pm on March 19, 2010, Si said…
07:45-ish on Wednesday. No other vehicle involved. She still has a bit of worry about "slowing the traffic down" so made to move off onto the car park bit and did not notice the lip (which had gone by Thursday am) until she hit it at too an acute angle to get over it.
At 5:16pm on July 11, 2010, Dabba said…
Thought that the latest addition to my next door neighbour's menagerie might be of interest to your young ones! :-)

At 7:44pm on August 28, 2010, Michael S. (Boxhead) said…
Thanks for the reminder about exelite. I was able to find a lumisash online and have used it a couple of times in the past week. Reflective clothing is good but with the lumisash I feel like I can be seen without needing to have a car pointing at me with headlights reflecting off my clothing. A lot better system.
At 1:18pm on August 31, 2010, Tony Arnold said…
Thanks for the link baa baa. I've had a bit of a look. It is interesting to look at what other places are doing to encourage cycling. It is a big task to get an idea of "best practice".

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