Geoff Rehmet
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Traffic lights - Docklands - Bourke street

Started Feb 17, 2014 0 Replies

Is it my imagination, or has the timing of the green phase for cyclists on the intersection of Bourke street in Docklands been changed?  This morning, when crossing Bourke street, the light turned…Continue

Old School tube patching material

Started this discussion. Last reply by John E. Dec 12, 2012. 8 Replies

Years ago, I used to buy patch material in the form of rectangular sheets, about 4 or 5cm wide and something like 12 to 15cm long, as opposed to the ready-made patches that we see mostly.While it was…Continue

Mudguards for commuting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Harris May 21, 2012. 1 Reply

I am busy looking at getting a new commuter bike.  To start with, the biggest change I plan to make is to move from a mountain bike to a road frame with 700c rims and drop bars.  I cycle 35km each…Continue

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It's not only Australian drivers and cyclists who are fighting with each other

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cory Sep 15, 2011. 4 Replies

Seems like the Germans are having pretty much the same problem: …Continue

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling
Where in Melbourne or nearby do you live ?
Point Cook
Now tell us about your bicycles ...
Commuter: Specialized TriCross Comp - eats pavé for breakfast
Roadie: De Rosa R838 - turns heads, even if it only has 105 on it.
Clunker: Apollo Himalaya - retired to shopping trips and rides with the kids
What is the best thing about riding?
Mental timeout.
A few words about yourself. (This bit is entirely optional!)
Started out mountain biking as a student in Grahamstown (South Africa). When I moved back to Johannesburg, I couldn't handle the idea of driving somewhere to go for a ride, so I moved over to the road. Unfortunately the roads got a bit dangerous, especially for commuting.
Moving to Melbourne has allowed me to start getting back into the swing of things
Website/Blog:
http://www.rehmet.alt.za

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Two wheels - Night

Posted on December 12, 2010 at 8:41am 0 Comments

The final instalment of my three-part photo essay of images from my commute route from Point Cook to South Melbourne can be found at http://www.rehmet.alt.za/photos/2-wheels/night.

These images, taken mainly on Autumn and Winter evenings on my way home from the city are some of my favourites. I think they prove what an…

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Two Wheels - part two

Posted on December 5, 2010 at 7:23am 0 Comments

I have posted the second part of my collection of images from my cycle route between Point Cook and South Melbourne.

This time I am covering images shot in the sun, including some infra red images. Infra red photography often lends itself well to the stark contrasts of bright sunlight.

You can find the images at… Continue

Of bikes and cameras

Posted on November 28, 2010 at 5:09pm 1 Comment

Since starting to commute occasionally by bike from Point Cook to South Melbourne, I have started often taking a camera with, to capture some of the sights along my route. That often tends to be a very easy way to turn a 1 1/2 hour ride into a 2 hour ride. I have started putting some of the photos of the sights along my commuting route into a photo essay, which I am posting in three instalments. It can be found at… Continue

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