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baa baa replied to Samuel Russell's discussion 6 Injured, 5 seriously Eastlakes 2014-03-16
"Could be time for a PCC (prior criminal conviction) type P and L plates to be displayed on vehicles when this kind of driver s are "in control"."
Aug 21
baa baa replied to PeterT's discussion Cars as weapons
"and another hit and run ( in Iowa, USA) by a drunk with history but this time will plenty of witnesses. Some people must just hate other people."
Aug 19
baa baa replied to Dabba's discussion Brifters or barcons, that is the question?
Aug 19
baa baa replied to Dabba's discussion Brifters or barcons, that is the question?
"brifters = shakes"
Aug 19
baa baa replied to Robflyte's discussion WITWIMFW
"Sorry dunno the world of swamps all that well and cannot even id those weeds beyond being a type of dock but but but I must speak of spokes. Bloddy 'ell chunky as, look like they be made of 10 gauge fencing wire... I like"
Aug 14
baa baa replied to PeterT's discussion Road/commuting 650B tires and rim compatibility
"I have had a good run commuting with Ritchey tyres and quite like the way they feel. At that price I would just grab a few and try them. Kinda believe that 32 to 35 mm is peak width for commuting. Do Kenda make a small block 8 in 27.5? This pattern…"
Aug 7
baa baa replied to PeterT's discussion Green on Green - where's scrubs?
"Mr Gay said....."Because frankly people should be waiting for pedestrians to cross anyway and if you're not doing that you're not doing the right thing," talk about putting yourself into a corner. What other options do…"
Aug 6
baa baa commented on Mark Lambert's group Cargo Bikes
"A must watch movie. get in quick while it is still up on the SBS on demand site... The Finishers Julien dreams of adventure. But when you live in a wheelchair, such dreams are difficult to fulfil. To…"
Aug 3

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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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