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baa baa replied to Paul Jackson's discussion Pyrmont Bridge "trial" garden, good or bad?
"My guess is that that the JCDecaux harbour X cable cars would have a very good chance of getting up. Works with other "S" cities, Singapore and Shimla and...."
10 hours ago
baa baa replied to BIKESydney's discussion Anti-Cycleway brigade attack Castlereagh St Cycleway
"Just think of Gran parent Jai (the saviour) in 2054 with a few little kids gathered around him in a huddle. "Yes, I fought against bike paths in Sydney in 2014." And thanks Mark for saving us from the click on the link"
16 hours ago
baa baa replied to LR's discussion Cycling in North Sydney: "Register cyclists, says mayor"
"North Sydney to be to awarded the golden glove for local council functionally."
18 hours ago
baa baa commented on Rob Berry's blog post Frame Building in the USA
"Thinking that a WWABIMDR* discussion could be interesting. frame and design, type and number of braze ons, racks vs. frame bags, 650 vs. 700 or even 29er plus, handlebars, hub and rim combos, gears, brakes….* What Without A Budget Is My Dream…"
baa baa commented on Rob Berry's blog post Frame Building in the USA
"TB14 might suite the look of your bike more. High polish :-) TB14 Hard Anno = :-)  for ∞ even with lots of silver bits. Bring back the 1990s!!"
baa baa replied to BIKESydney's discussion Anti-Cycleway brigade attack Castlereagh St Cycleway
" Bike lanes have actually sped up car traffic in New York City worth a look snapshot. What happened to car traffic when bike lanes went inThe study looked at traffic speeds for three…"
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baa baa replied to herzog's discussion Two-stroke Frankenbikes banned in NSW from Oct1
"I think you may have forgotten about the, low to the ground, almost totally unresponsive to steering, lots of torque, little noise as they zoom up from behind,… Kiddies nowadays need that moto/ electro assist for the…"

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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 (26 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 6:04pm on October 19, 2009, yogi said…
it was .. shock and gasp... the brake bridge on a road bike. it fell on me whilst leaning agianst a bench.

it does not hurt, but I am not allowed to get it wet or run about... but I can still ride gently.. no shaking.

Thanks for the well wishes... I can take the bandages off tomorrow
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.

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