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Bupa Around the Bay 250 km ticket going spare !

Hi folks,  I've attended the last four Around the Bay events, and really enjoy the experience no matter what the weather!I eagerly booked myself in for the 250 km route this year when BV opened up for admissions for the event in April, unfortunately I cannot attend now as I'm going to be out of the state!  Aaaargh!So I have one ticket up for grabs. I'm looking to recover the early bird cost price of the ticket ($180) which includes the 20th Anniversary jersey in a size medium.If you're after…See More
Aug 29, 2012
Kris and Carole Whitehead are now friends
Aug 29, 2012
Kris posted a status
"Dang! I can't do the Bupa Round the Bay this year... anyone want to buy my 250 km ticket off me? :o)"
Aug 29, 2012
Kris commented on andrew stretton's group Lectric Assist
"Hi guys, I'd just like to share some info on the Schwinn Tailwind electric bike we bought.  The bike feels noticeably heavy but well made.  Schwinn bikes generally come from the likes of Kmart in this country, but in the US they can…"
Apr 28, 2012
Kris commented on John Chatfield's blog post Is this the Perfect Melbourne Commuter Bike? Salsa Vaya II with Alfine 8 IGH
"I like the orange rocket John!  It feels nice to end up with a unique piece of kit which looks the part and will serve you well all year round.  As an aside I think that mudguards on a commuter are not "gay" and anyone who tries…"
Apr 28, 2012
Kris updated their profile
Apr 28, 2012
Kris replied to Adrian Wallis's discussion Calling all commuter cyclists...
"Don't us cyclists get enough for free without getting rewarded ;o) Apart from the inherent dangers of sharing the road with Messenger post vans, taxis and the occasional moron who uses the front bumper of their Mercedes as an extension of their…"
Apr 28, 2012

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Mountain Biking, XC, Recreational, Touring, D.I.Y, S.L.U.T (Sustainable Low Cost Transport)
Where in Melbourne or nearby do you live ?
Richmond
Now tell us about your bicycles ...
'99 Scott Endorphin carbon soft-tail
'09 Scott Spark :o)
'11 Civia Bryant
'07 Subway 8
'06 Atlas Silverline (India's finest..and $40 new!)
'92 Shogun Metro SE (Melbourne commuting tool)
'88 Ammaco Los Angeles (UK commuting tool)
'07 Schwinn Tailwind electric bike (the wife's...honest!)
What is the best thing about riding?
Keeps yah fit... and get's yah about town faster than anything else on coffee
A few words about yourself. (This bit is entirely optional!)
Engineer, Inventor, Nerd
A fond liking of spokey bling and light emitting diodes...and I've no junk in my trunk apart from wires

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Bike-Theiving B*stards!!!

Posted on September 5, 2009 at 3:03am 7 Comments

I would like to thank the prick that stole my bike from outside the Royal Women's hospital.



Despite the fact that I locked it up with a good quality cable lock, they managed to use the bike as a tommy bar and tear the lock off the bike and bike rack it was attached to.



Fortunately they left fragments of lock cable behind so I had at least some evidence that the bike was indeed locked-up when it was stolen...as there are no cameras overseeing the rather busy triple bike… Continue

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At 6:39pm on November 9, 2008, Stephen said…
and you thought the helmet camera wouldn't work as I barrelled through this rut...

At 5:54pm on July 22, 2008, Stephen said…
here's an idea

At 1:19pm on July 21, 2008, Stephen said…
hey... I signed up!
At 2:52pm on July 20, 2008, ChrisS said…
Hi Kris,

Welcome to MC, feel free to have a look around. Ya for nerds, more nerdery in the world is a good thing. Joined the Bike Nerds group yet?

cheers,

ChrisS
 
 
 

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