May 2013 Blog Posts (8)

EUROPE'S MOST POPULAR CYCLING ROUTE - just did it!

We just finished a five-day loop on Europe's most popular cycling route, the circuit of Lake Constance. No great physical challenge, but highly recommended for safety, beauty and culture. 

http://richardtullochwriter.com/2013/05/26/cycling-lake-constance-bodensee/

Added by Richard Tulloch on May 30, 2013 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Bicycle Insurance - Common Questions Asked

Since the increase in the number of bicycle enthusiasts out on the roads, so the demand for a more comprehensive insurance cover for cyclists has also increased. Some of the more traditional insurance packages such as home and contents insurance may not go far enough for the avid bicycle enthusiast and some of the more specialised packages for cyclists are an extra expense that may not be needed by many.



It always pays to do research when deciding on which type of insurance is…

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Added by Nancy on May 29, 2013 at 10:35am — No Comments

Great interview - Eileen Sheridan: The Mighty Atom

The Bike Show (UK) has an inspiring interview with Eileen Sheridan that is well worth a listen.

Land’s End to John O’Groats is a classic cycle touring route. But it was also the blue riband distance among the long distance record-breaking heyday of the 1930s to the 1960s. In 1954 Eileen…

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Added by Mark Lambert on May 24, 2013 at 7:33pm — 3 Comments

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Aubergine

 

A beater bike, something to take to the shops, that's all I wanted.  The beater road bike I have is too small, my father's old Bennett also too small, the crap thing I picked up from St Vinnies, well it's crap and also too small.

 

So I searched far and wide for a super cheap 63cm road…

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Added by Robflyte on May 22, 2013 at 4:00pm — 18 Comments

Brompton M3L

Man oh man I'm so happy right now!! I just brought home my shiny new bike =) 

Nick from Cheeky Transport was so helpful and awesome. He pulled strings to get me this bike in pink and white and he also helped me keep the bike under 1.8k =) I'm definitely going back for upgrades! John at the QLD dealership was also very helpful and awesome! If not for him I wouldn't even know about this colour combination! Too bad I didn't buy the bike off him, by that time I had already given a…

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Added by Holly on May 13, 2013 at 9:24pm — 1 Comment

Toddlebike

Ever since Little Dan got her first bike, Toddler Dan II has wanted to be able to ride it. And so we have to put her on and wheel her round (her feet don't touch the ground), whilst her older sister looks on somewhat resentful that her bike has been commandeered. Incidentally, Little Dan has pretty…

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Added by Dan on May 8, 2013 at 10:03pm — 5 Comments

WITWIMB - not around Sydneeee

I've just returned from a short shake down tour on the new toy and stopped here for an early morning coffee.  Only needed minor adjustments to seat height and my ar$e - new saddle to break…

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Added by Dabba on May 7, 2013 at 10:19am — 4 Comments

More cops, more tickets...

Well, it happened again. And again, actually – I’ve really had a spectacularly successful run of collecting tickets over the last three weeks, totalling six tickets. That’s about $400 in fines (assuming the ones I contested for various reasons are upheld). But the one that I was going to write about didn’t happen on Pyrmont Bridge, and is notable as it’s the first ticket I have ever received…

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Added by Dan on May 4, 2013 at 9:09pm — 4 Comments

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