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Tubes - good place to get em?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Malcolm Jul 8, 2009. 4 Replies

Pothole Crash

Started this discussion. Last reply by Victor Jun 30, 2009. 6 Replies

BMX TRails

Started this discussion. Last reply by AlexZ Apr 14, 2009. 2 Replies

 

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Ben Malcolm replied to Simon Jackson's discussion Tubes - good place to get em?
"Try this deal http://www.bikes.com.au TIOGA TUBES PRESTA 700x19/23 (PACK OF 10) $50.00 Pretty good I think."
Jul 8, 2009
Cory replied to Simon Jackson's discussion Tubes - good place to get em?
"Torpedo7.com.au also have deals on bulk. Prices prob not as good as PBK, but cheaper than buying singles from the LBS."
Jul 7, 2009
Jaeger replied to Simon Jackson's discussion Tubes - good place to get em?
"yeh PBK. Patch the tubes and it will cost you less."
Jul 5, 2009
Simon Jackson posted a discussion

Tubes - good place to get em?

Ive had two punctures in last week, tyres are in good nick so think ive just been unlucky.Anyhow, I find it crazy that tubes cost over 10 dollars here (Cecils in CBD).Back in England you could buy 5 tubes for 10 dollars.Is there somewhere, perhaps online, that does a good deal on racer tubes?See More
Jul 3, 2009
Victor replied to Simon Jackson's discussion Pothole Crash
"Ouch! I know the feeling :) I ran afoul of a pothole in '90 - it was early and dark and I just didn't spot it. I hit the road with my right hand (took the flesh of the palm) and left knee (broke it). My left knee's never been the same…"
Jun 30, 2009
Simon Jackson replied to Simon Jackson's discussion Pothole Crash
"Yes, good points. Ill take wheel to bike shop and get them to true it. Ill keep tram ticket receipts. Ill try and get hold of those witnesses. Ill wait to hear back from council........"
May 29, 2009
Adrian Tritschler replied to Simon Jackson's discussion Pothole Crash
"Take some photos and report it in writing. If its a local road then report it to your council, otherwise to VicRoads. My girlfriend hit a big hole in the road, came off and wrote off her bike, VicRoads were very quick to pay for the repairs (ie…"
May 29, 2009
Ritsardo replied to Simon Jackson's discussion Pothole Crash
"Ouch! Best wishes for a quick recovery. Similar thing happened to my wife on the Merri Creek path, she diverted around a nice old lady with her dog, onto the wide grass verge and crashed straight into a drain that was completely obscured by…"
May 29, 2009
Simon Jackson replied to Simon Jackson's discussion Pothole Crash
"Thanks for that link. Im not a member of BicVic, but using those links, have emailed the local council an email detailing location of pothole and info about the accident. I also went on to read further info about claiming compensation, this link in…"
May 29, 2009
Cory replied to Simon Jackson's discussion Pothole Crash
"Go and see Doc. You never know what the next few days may present. Contact your local council. cc Bicycle Victoria. Look at http://www.bv.com.au/change-the-world/40862/"
May 29, 2009
Simon Jackson posted a discussion

Pothole Crash

I fell off last night cos of a pothole.Was heading back from work and was on the last straight home.Was dark but had some good lights on.Car pulls out of a side street on left to turn right down same road Im on.S/he prob should have let me go as I had to slow down.As car was in my path (it slowed down to double check traffic coming from left), I was unable to see the pothole that the car was on top of.Car pulled out, and I hit pothole at around 15-20kph.Hands come off bars, hit the deck with my…See More
May 29, 2009
Simon Nix replied to Simon Jackson's discussion Where to buy tools?
"Abbotsford Cycles tend to have decent prices."
Apr 22, 2009
AlexZ replied to Simon Jackson's discussion BMX TRails
"Windsor jumps"
Apr 14, 2009
Spannerz replied to Simon Jackson's discussion BMX TRails
"Defintiely try the You Yangs for MTB and BMX. Yarra trails are good for a local ride"
Apr 11, 2009
Simon Jackson posted a discussion

BMX TRails

Bit of a long shot, but moved over from UK and was hoping to find a BMX trails scene (or even MTB)Was wondering if anyone knew about jumps over in Melbourne?See More
Apr 11, 2009
Simon Jackson replied to Simon Jackson's discussion Where to buy tools?
"great - i used to use CRC back in UK Ive already started putting together a shopping basket on probekit - looks great, thanks for that"
Apr 11, 2009

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Utility/Transport, BMX
Where in Melbourne or nearby do you live ?
Brunswick
Now tell us about your bicycles ...
T1 BMX,

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