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$5 Bike helmets

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alan Tonkin Nov 27, 2010. 6 Replies

Albert St cycle lane

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cory Nov 17, 2010. 6 Replies

Free bike lights.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Forest Lake Nov 27, 2010. 4 Replies

 

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matthew replied to Adrian Wal's discussion Critical Mass Melbourne Meets
"Yes every single month. Outside the State Library, often leaving much later than 5:30 which is the advertised setting off time. More like 6 or 6:30 even."
Dec 26, 2010
Forest Lake replied to matthew's discussion Free bike lights.
"you're right, the lights are to there to help us be seen, not to help us see at night... i always wear the good old reflective vest and cars change lanes to move around me... it may look silly but hey, i'm still here to write this ;-p"
Nov 27, 2010
Forest Lake replied to matthew's discussion Free bike lights.
"i agree Matthew, i find bells absolutely useless unless riding down a quiet bike path miles away from the city.... yelling is much more affective good idea with the 'road blocks', it will get riders thinking more on a community minded…"
Nov 27, 2010
Alan Tonkin replied to matthew's discussion $5 Bike helmets
"G'day folks As of 24 November there has been an extension to June 2011. See below. Many retailers may not know about it yet. C'ya Alan ================= Dear wholesaler, Since many in the industry became aware of the impending conclusion…"
Nov 27, 2010
Cory replied to matthew's discussion $5 Bike helmets
"Some have carbon fibre too. With added marketing."
Nov 26, 2010
Steve Jay replied to matthew's discussion $5 Bike helmets
"Often wondered why helmets can cost as much as $500 when, apart from style, there's little or no difference between fit (as in none of them really fit well, at either end of the price) or materials. (How much can styro, PET, foam and a bit of…"
Nov 26, 2010
Cory replied to matthew's discussion $5 Bike helmets
"Yes, they are selling them. Yes, they are just as effective at preventing you from getting a fine as a $200 helmet."
Nov 26, 2010
matthew posted a discussion

$5 Bike helmets

Apparently 7-Eleven are selling bike helmets in the CBD intended for use with the bike share scheme.Has anyone tried one?www.7eleven.com.au/.../7-ElevenHelmetTrialAnnoucnementPressReleaseV2.pdfwww.7eleven.com.au/documents/MBSstorelocations.pdfhttp://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/32830See More
Nov 26, 2010

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Utility/Transport, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Recreational, Whatever
Where in Melbourne or nearby do you live ?
W brunswick
Now tell us about your bicycles ...
Newish MTB, Ancient Road bike ($52 from ebay)
What is the best thing about riding?
Exercise, No CO2, Laughing as I pass stationary $100000 cars.
A few words about yourself. (This bit is entirely optional!)
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At 11:01pm on August 17, 2008, ChrisS said…
Hi Matthew,

Welcome to Melb Cyclist!

cheers,

ChrisS
 
 
 

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