Cycling in Sydney Australia
Just moved house to Artarmon and I'm in the middle of my first commute home... I left my bike at work for a week while we moved and now I'm taking a shortcut (according to Google maps) by getting…Continue
EDIT: I've been riding for about 6 years in Sydney, yet some things still baffle me here. I've been a member of sydneycyclist for year too. Just wanted to add that after I'd proof-read my post, I…Continue
So barely a few months have passed since we sold our two neglected, unused bikes (due to having a baby) when I have started a new job on Anzac Parade, and I want need to start cycling to and from…Continue
Hi everyone,Sadly, selling our bikes due to lack of use. Having a child will do that to you. Hoping to buy something child-friendly in the future but money and space is very tight at the moment.The…Continue
Upon arriving in Australia, I settled in Sydney and set up in Erskineville. Working at Circular Quay it wasn't far on the train but I missed the bike commute that I enjoyed in England and soon bought a second hand bike. Or so I thought... It was an overpriced ($370) 'BSO' - a 'Guy Leech' brand road bike, from K-Mart. It lasted less than six months before, when setting off from lights near Redfern station, the biggest chainring bent outwards at about 90 degrees... LBS said at the time it's…Continue
No idea what clicked in my head to "inspire" me to write this post but here we go... Apologies for the length - and this is only post 1 of 2 (so far)...
Now, this is a story all about how
My life got flipped-turned upside down
And I'd like to take a minute
Just sit right there
I'll tell you how I became the owner of a bike named Schwinn...
I started out as many do, riding a bmx-type kids bike in the suburbs. As my…
Last weekend, out on an easy ride without any goal in mind, I ended up at Brighton Beach, and so yesterday after a quick googlemap, I decided to head down to Cronulla, the National Park there, and back. I didn't actually work out the distance, I just noted there was a bike path all the way! I was expecting to be home in 60km... but still, I'm quite chuffed to have completed my first 100km+ ride, despite it being pretty much as flat as Sydney can possibly be all the way.