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Sydenham Train Station

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Mahon Oct 31, 2016. 22 Replies

Has Australia gone mad

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter H Jul 16, 2015. 11 Replies

The demographics of Telegraph readers

Started this discussion. Last reply by mikesbytes Jul 6, 2015. 7 Replies


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mikesbytes replied to Bill Parker's discussion Crank Length ?
"Most can't detect the difference of 2.5mm. What crank length does is change foot velocity however that is also changed by gearing and approx one tooth on the big ring is equivalent to 5mm of crank length. Unless you are looking at huge…"
mikesbytes replied to Peter H's discussion And they begin to retaliate
"There's a component of victim blaming in there.  The operator didn't ask for their equipment to  be vandalised"
Aug 11
mikesbytes replied to John H's discussion NSW Police Driving Crackdown Wed 9th August 2017
"Cyclists and Motorcyclists.  Looks like an oversight"
Aug 10
mikesbytes replied to Scott McLeod's discussion I wonder if NSW Police will ever do this too.....
"From the data I've seen, not having a bell is 17 times more dangerous than close passes.  Why else would riding without a bell have incurred 17 times the number of fines than close passes"
Aug 10
mikesbytes replied to Neil Alexander's discussion Influencing the policies of political parties*
"dr bean has summed it up well, win them over with a good relaitonship"
Aug 8
mikesbytes replied to Snowy_5's discussion Cycling fines soar in first year of harsher penalties in NSW
"triple the number booked for not having a bell,  does that mean there's been a tripling in the number of deaths associated with not having a bell?"
Aug 8
mikesbytes replied to Neil Alexander's discussion Influencing the policies of political parties*
"I think we need to communicate at all levels,  each of which have different objectives.  For example; - Improving the community environment - Reducing traffic congestion - Reducing the cost of health care - etc Our  problem as we know…"
Aug 8
mikesbytes replied to James Mahon's discussion NSW Police Have Had Enough - Not Cycling Related - Pedestrian Fatality
"Yes its certainly not the whole answer. Recently I saw an example where the lower speed saved a school kiddie.  The 40kph school zone was active and the driver in front of me managed to avoid hitting a kid that jumped out in front of her, she…"
Jul 21

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Track Cycling
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Tell us about your bikes
1978 Repco Super Light, used for commuting
Fuji Track bike, used for (you gessed it) the Velodrome
Giant OCR2, used for training and racing.
About Me:
I was born a long time ago, but your only as old as want to be

Comment Wall (9 comments)

At 10:13pm on March 16, 2008, Adrian said…
what took you so long!
At 10:20pm on March 16, 2008, mikesbytes said…
I'm not as fast as you
At 7:14am on March 17, 2008, DamianM said…
Welcome aboard Mike!
At 9:11am on March 17, 2008, mikesbytes said…
So what's happening?
At 2:33pm on November 20, 2008, Michelle said…

The track is in Buttgen, Germany
At 11:40pm on April 21, 2009, DamianM said…
Hey Mike

Nice to see you this morning, thanks for the new route into the city, I'd never thought of going that way. Definitely less sprinting in traffic than my usual way.
At 11:11pm on April 1, 2011, DamianM said…



Rode past you today around Earlwood on the cooks river path. Said hi but you were moving pretty quick :)

At 11:15pm on April 1, 2011, DamianM said…
Well you looked very serious :)
At 3:55pm on October 28, 2013, baa baa said…

Howdo Mike

This was in the manly daily on Saturday...

Dont know if it suits you or not but they are a new company and the shop at Balgowlah is yet to open.(if you need more info give me a yell, my daughter knows his daughter)

Instructors Wanted
Balgowlah, NSW
Cycle Studio is opening soon taking indoor cycle training to new levels along the North Shore and Northen Beaches The first purpose built Studio opens shortly in Balgowlah Heights, serving the Manly District. Our second Studio opens in Mosman, so now is the time to take your teaching/spinning/fitness careers to the next level. We only want the best, so we offer the best pay! $50-£100 per class (including commission) Top in house and eternal training with Wattbikes Fixed employment or Contractor option Be part of a winning team If you want to Join the revolution and be part of changing the way indoor bike fitness training happens in Australia, take a peak at cyclestudio.com.au and apply online or Pop along FREE RIDES/TRIALS FOR ALL On Saturday 12th October, try out the worlds most advanced indoor training bikes at 118 Beatrice Street Balgowlah (opposite IGA) Call Jeremy on 0421780980 Be quick, we plan to run 50 classes a week staring early November…first talented ones will get the top slots!

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