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smartbike

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dabba Dec 3, 2014. 3 Replies

Could Australia become a Utopia for cycling?

Started this discussion. Last reply by baa baa Sep 24, 2014. 2 Replies

 

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EPIC Evel Knievel Bicycle commercial

AMAZING commercial for bicycles and other wheelie toys that feature.. EVEL. KNIEVEL. (cue jingle)
yesterday
baa baa replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion The strongest racer rim OF ALL TIME?
"Yeah being a sook about this I know but I have never had to maintain or care for spokes. I think that some sort of wax is what is needed. Anything oily will just collect dirt and may make it worse."
Tuesday
baa baa replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion The strongest racer rim OF ALL TIME?
"So will you out the brand? And while we spoke of speaks I have an odd issue.... Maybe 2 years old, hope non disk road hubs so 100 and 130mm, open pro rims being 32 speaked, with Sapim "sprint" ( I think) stainless db which are black and…"
Tuesday
baa baa liked Omar@Go! Alliance's discussion ACP Announces NSW Election Plans
Jan 25
baa baa replied to JP's discussion Affordable Lynskey's.
"anything else? The onlything else needed would be a trangia. Suggest daisy chain of many cable ties, lash swedish cooking device under saddle and goooOOO!!!!!"
Jan 24
baa baa replied to JP's discussion Affordable Lynskey's.
"Quick reply as I know nil about Ti bikes starting in the letter L, but yes for a point to point / non commuting/ very little weight touring I would also avoid going disks. Have you considered a track bike??"
Jan 24
baa baa replied to Dama's discussion Refund policy experience with a recent bike purchase.
"Mike, from this it seems the 2014 came with a 46 15 http://www.bikeexchange.com.au/a/track-bikes/jamis/nsw/parramatta/sonik/102570602"
Jan 23
baa baa replied to Dama's discussion Refund policy experience with a recent bike purchase.
"The Jamis Sonik 2013 Track Bikes double-butted 7005 aero aluminium tubeset delivers an incredibly stout bottom bracket that braces its unyielding chainstays for explosive power delivery. This is a bike that lets you launch like a match sprinter,…"
Jan 23

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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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