September 2014 Blog Posts (5)

The road back - 6 weeks off the bike is bad for you

Well I have been back on the bike for a fortnight. On Tuesday week I rode to work for the first time since the accident. It was good to be out there even though I was a bit saddle sore and I was back in time for things to get a bit Alfred Hitchcock as regards the magpies. As things progressed the commute got better and I was able to get to and from work and too and from TAFE without any serious problems.

I also undertook one of my milestone rides. I said I would do the Goulburn Cycle…

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Added by Jonathon Troy on September 27, 2014 at 10:11pm — 1 Comment

The road back - second stage

I have begun the second stage of the road back. I decided to take myself shopping the other day and decided to check out the pricing on helmets. Given the last one prevented the prang from being worse than it was, I decided to get one from the LBS rather than go online. I got the feeling that the online price war has had it's effect on the local bike shops given one only stocked RJays and the others likewise had limited stock. Eventually I found a Scott MTB helmet on special which fitted…

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Added by Jonathon Troy on September 13, 2014 at 6:44pm — No Comments

Frame Building in the USA

I've been quiet on here the last few month. I've been busy.

I've spent the last two months in the US, doing a lot of bike related activities - a frame building course, a mechanics course, riding around cities, riding in the mountains, lying in hospital...

I've been a bit slack with my blogging, but have managed to get the first half of the trip up now, covering a few days on…

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Added by Rob Berry on September 13, 2014 at 6:36pm — 17 Comments

Bondi Junction to Anzac Bridge

I would like peoples suggestions on:

What is the best bike route from Bondi Junction to Anzac Bridge?

Thanks.

Added by Simon Rubner on September 10, 2014 at 10:30pm — 6 Comments

Riding without Chamois

AKA my mish-mash blog of my Ebike  

I acquired a Gazelle FUENTE EM on 30.Aug

Additions

I added my dusty panniers that had been sitting in the garage for possibly the last 3 years and Monkey lights (thanks Rob!)

Pretty peeved there wasn't enough seatpost showing to attach the Fly6 and that Fly6 doesn't have a attachment for 'real' commuters with racks. Weird, ugly workaround in use for now.

First Ride…

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Added by PeterT on September 1, 2014 at 12:30pm — 15 Comments

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