Simon Nix
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Simon Nix updated their profile photo
Oct 16, 2010
Simon Nix replied to Richard Monfries's discussion Hands up if you can only ride with an iPod in your ears
"I'm of the same mind (especially if the music was loud enough to block out the *dingdingdingding* of an approaching tram) but in terms of headphones being an obvious risk factor the same could easily be said of riding a brakeless fixed gear…"
Jun 17, 2010
Simon Nix replied to Steve Jay's discussion Rack Question
"Hmmm. In my own (admittedly subjective) experience, I've found that aluminium holds up quite well for load bearing cycling, but I have noticed that the parts attached to the frame come off worse (snapped rear axle, etc). Whether that's the…"
May 31, 2010
Simon Nix updated their profile
May 31, 2010
Simon Nix replied to Simon Jackson's discussion Where to buy tools?
"Abbotsford Cycles tend to have decent prices."
Apr 22, 2009
Simon Nix replied to ChrisChinchilla's discussion Rule breaking cyclists...?
"Like many here, I often perform the 'Idaho Stop' at T-intersections (left turn at red light after giving way). I also do the rolling stop at pedestrian crossings (roll though at about 5kph when there's nobody on the road or about to…"
Apr 22, 2009
Simon Nix is now a member of Melbourne Cyclist
Apr 22, 2009

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do ?
Quick Answer: I am a bike nerd, Commuting, Recreational, D.I.Y, Whatever
Where in Melbourne or nearby do you live ?
Now tell us about your bicycles ...
Primary: Custom Columbus Zona Steel Cross/Commuter
Secondary: Plain gauge Tange Cro-Mo frame (a Blucher) currently sanded back for a home respray, to be brought back into service as a SS runabout.
What is the best thing about riding?
Ensures at least a few minutes of every day are worth my getting up.
A few words about yourself. (This bit is entirely optional!)
Rotoscoper, commuter cyclist, DIY mechanic, vegan, nerd.

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