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baa baa replied to Paul Jackson's discussion The Narrabeen Lagoon Trail has opened
"Edgecliff Esp into Panorama Pde west on Ellery Pde then onto Dalwood Ave and Wakehurst Parkway? A bit of faster traffic but avoids dee why If you do go this way just after the overhead possum bridge/ tube and kinda opposite the big welcome to…"
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baa baa replied to Paul Jackson's discussion The Narrabeen Lagoon Trail has opened
"um 8.4 according to.. https://twitter.com/hashtag/narratrail?src=hash (with added drone vids and requests to take pics so.... you better take pics of your pic-nic) "
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baa baa replied to Paul Jackson's discussion The Narrabeen Lagoon Trail has opened
"Both streets have the path running on the lakeside. Should be fine about the no driver conflict, but in the local paper peds are calling that bikes go way too fast. (and should use bells and so on...) map here if it helps…"
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baa baa commented on chesty's group touring
"The rise of cycle touring – from crazy to cool When Trevor Ward cycled to the Sahara in the 1980s his roadie friends laughed at him. Now, plenty of roadies are swapping carbon racers for steel touring bikes and the UK is set to have its first…"
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baa baa replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion The strongest racer rim OF ALL TIME?
"Good thing the Lynskey will be ready soon with lovely new wheels. Well now the stage is set..... maybe worth asking for a few spare front n rear spokes and nipples at the same time. Having spare spokes of the the same batch as your wheels has to…"
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baa baa replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion The strongest racer rim OF ALL TIME?
"not sure about a tie but it could be time Mr Oh made it onto this list "Steve discovers and learns as much as he can about the Deadly 60 on his list." http://www.abc.net.au/abc3/shows/6544.htm and yes maybe go the soldered for a…"
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baa baa replied to PeterT's discussion First timers guide to a mountain bike.
"Sorry, that quote "isn't a particularly challenging trail" was from that bloke in Melb so best just ignore. Flow had a write up on the building of these…"
Monday
baa baa replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion The strongest racer rim OF ALL TIME?
"Maybe this is the reason so many people have 4x4s in Sydney, the roads are so shockingly bad that they are just unsuitable for bikes? Sorry about the spoke but I just don't know. Could it be the profile of the hub? (A question for the real…"
Monday

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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
Tell us about your bikes
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 (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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