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WITWIMB?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Parker Mar 26. 18 Replies

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dabba Apr 4, 2017. 2 Replies

 

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Jul 11
baa baa replied to Dabba's discussion WITWIMB
"For those mad enough to bike with leaky panniers older than 25 years in the regions verging on the Antarctic Convergence..... double plastic bagging is common. I went  the matching front and rear Wilderness Equipment but now understand that I…"
Apr 3
Bill Parker replied to baa baa's discussion WITWIMB?
"I see you have borrowed handlebars from Michael S. (Boxhead) and the table drains aren't up to Central West standard. I was surprised the "average" temperatures don't get all that low ( or in fact vary much?) but I guess the wind…"
Mar 26
baa baa replied to baa baa's discussion WITWIMB?
"Yes that one Bob, I am finding it difficult to be as prepared as any of those for all things Sth Am, off to Uruguay in a few days but without the bike this time. This mornings ride was freezing at 7 am with 5C but I need to get out early before the…"
Mar 26
Bob Moore replied to baa baa's discussion WITWIMB?
"The Michael Palin one? That was funny. Or try rafting it like the mad conquistador  in Wrath of Aguirre. Then there was Fitzcaraldo and his big winch, and not to mention the young Che on his motorbike and the priests in The Mission. And I…"
Mar 25
baa baa replied to baa baa's discussion WITWIMB?
"Shame , the hills of Young have your name on them. More or less, I dug out the old wilderness equipment front and rear panniers and packed the front low rider and standard rear rack. I have a large seat post saddle bag, small fodder stem handle bar…"
Mar 19
Bill Parker replied to baa baa's discussion WITWIMB?
"I would say that "good story" gets 10/10 and a 100/10 for effort and services to WITWIMB, such a big move in order to get the most out of the way location deserves special recognition. Makes "bomb proof" tire selection a first…"
Mar 19
tonydelyall replied to baa baa's discussion WITWIMB?
"May I suggest you will need something like Schwalbe Marathon Plus tyres for riding there?"
Mar 19

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Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Touring, Whatever
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Balgowlah
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La Cruz cyclocross
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Pistola road
Large Black moustached baa-ed Gentleman's bicycle
Pompino single speed cyclocross
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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 (25 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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