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baa baa replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion Tell Mike O where to go - going Dutch (and French, Belg and Brit)
"The Crane brothers +/- cousins are from the UK!         Sorry that’s all I got at the moment."
4 hours ago
baa baa replied to Save College St Cycleway's discussion College Street Cycleway Demolition Commencing Sunday 26 July
"It has either has long been there, or in some cases it isn't racism at all. FUCK YOU !!!"
baa baa replied to Sir Ubu, Viscount of Sitlandria's discussion I just went n+1
"could be he just ticked  "ultra high cadence option" box"
Jul 27
baa baa replied to Sir Ubu, Viscount of Sitlandria's discussion I just went n+1
"Bike Bag Dude and bike pack it!about/aboutPage "
Jul 27
baa baa replied to BIKESydney's discussion NSW Govt to increase fines for Riders and require Riders to carry identification
Jul 27
baa baa replied to Bill Parker's discussion Cycling is on the wane in Australia 27.1% (2011) to 24.3% (2015) !
"Yes one would hope and guess that. By a month does seem odd, maybe by a 3 or 4 month lump would reflect better taking out the drop off events / things like school holidays. Would also like to see if car drivers, drive less and also a question about…"
Jul 25
baa baa replied to Bill Parker's discussion Cycling is on the wane in Australia 27.1% (2011) to 24.3% (2015) !
"nothing new here, is the cold of the past month or just riders giving it away? this... Do I still enjoy riding a bike in Sydney? No, and It will just keep getting worse."
Jul 25
baa baa commented on baa baa's blog post Bicycle Archaeology: This beast was bought new in which year?
"Looks good Um I think ( yes it was a suntour one as well) mine went onto my brothers bike which is the one in the pics above. Pretty sure it takes a 26.8 mm seatpost so just pick one up off ebay. (search for Quick Release Seat Binder you maybe…"
Jul 24

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Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Touring, Whatever
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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.…


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 (23 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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