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Gone, gone and gone.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dabba Apr 4. 2 Replies

Luckily no one was injured in the incident.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keen Cyclist Apr 7, 2016. 4 Replies

Wednesday’s stupid question. Hub Help Needed

Started this discussion. Last reply by PeterT Apr 5, 2016. 17 Replies

 

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baa baa replied to Al.'s discussion Death shakes
"and a skewer just about to do a quick release can give a nasty wheel wobble. Easy to stop, push down on your frame and re tighten. Hubs with loose bearings can sometimes give you shimmy issues."
yesterday
baa baa replied to Bill Parker's discussion Sydney Bike Share Scheme starts July 2017 ("6000 bikes within 6 months")
"Hmmm, yes why lock up the very best bits? I guess the word will have to be put out to don the bat wings, drizzle fig juice down your face while weeing in your pants and if you can screech loud enough, they may let you in and even better, out again."
Jun 19
baa baa replied to Bill Parker's discussion Sydney Bike Share Scheme starts July 2017 ("6000 bikes within 6 months")
"While not the same, the bike hire place at Manly does very nicely from the off the ferries tourist trade. I am guessing but the day tourist would be the target users with this BSS? A quick poke around the Sydney harbor front would be an option for…"
Jun 19
baa baa replied to Sit Ubu Sit's discussion WITWIMB?
"Difficult to tell with any pic that originates from standing in and not displaying the table drain(s). A few landscape sheep would also help us in helping you to find where you left your bike."
Jun 9
baa baa replied to Dabba's discussion WITWIMB 6/17
"Hmmm... 3.30 Heavy coat and gloves to avoid being frozen, the front wheel is frozen in with that bar thing across the top of the wheel in what seems to be an attempt to avoid any potential QR failure and at 8:30 am for some reason my chooks are…"
Jun 7
baa baa replied to PeterT's discussion Help : Does anyone know what this threaded hole is on the side of my fork ?
"Could be wrong, but don't most modern forks (that are not steel) which have been designed to take a low rider rack have mid-blade bosses on both the inside and outside of the fork?"
Jun 5
baa baa replied to PeterT's discussion Help : Does anyone know what this threaded hole is on the side of my fork ?
"Yup they are your friendly frost guard no wait, mud guard mounts. Up high to avoid having to do the bottom strut/ stay origami near the disc caliper."
Jun 5
baa baa replied to Bob Moore's discussion M4-M5 Concept Plan- with bike links in the Rozelle Railyards.
"Fee wise, it is amazing that in 2017 we still need to even ask these questions. The penalty rot set in for loss of income from new roads and budgeted X number of cars with the Harbour tunnel and it should be public knowledge of the cost start to end…"
May 18

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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 6 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 (24 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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