May 2008 Blog Posts (14)

Brisbane Cycle Station for Commuters to Open in June

How much would you pay for secure bicycle parking and a shower?
From June 2, 2008, the Brisbane Cycle Station will be offering these services for an undisclosed joining fee + $5 per day.

Added by jan on May 26, 2008 at 11:47am — 7 Comments

what is wrong with them?

I went for a sunday ride (30km) and had what could only be described as a game of two halves

1. driver indicates and starts to turn in to me when there rear wheel was at my front, whilst comming up to a red light

I passed her gave her "the look" and said "watch were youre going" she then pulls up next to me with the window down and says something to wich I reply watch were youre F$#%^N going

2. needing to cross 3 lanes a driver slows down and waves me across even though there are… Continue

Added by O' on May 26, 2008 at 9:23am — 3 Comments

Can a hamburger ride a bike?

Seems it can ...

Added by Matt Holden on May 20, 2008 at 9:29pm — 7 Comments

Nasty crash on the Boulevard

I saw a guy on the Boulevard this morning who had come off on one of those tight bends ... ambulance attending. Does anyone know him? Is he OK?

Added by Matt Holden on May 20, 2008 at 4:21pm — 2 Comments


Well, today I made impact with a 4WD. Or more precisely, it made impact with me.

I was coming down the hill on Queens Parade. I was coming through the intersection when the lights turned orange, there was no hope of stopping. The light turned red and I was still in the intersection. This 4WD started to go and then stopped when I came in front of it. It then decided to proceed with driving forward. It hit my baskets that I have on the rack at the back.

I'm ok, the bike is… Continue

Added by The Wrat on May 20, 2008 at 11:56am — 4 Comments

The wheel deal

And have a look at this guy

Added by Matt Holden on May 19, 2008 at 9:58pm — 2 Comments

This blog …

… is pretty good:
Cycling Weapons of Mass Destruction

Added by Matt Holden on May 19, 2008 at 9:36pm — No Comments

“I dunno” – Jason blames engine failure for pack smash

The Sydney Road Rager explains himself on Macquarie Radio, as reported in The Age today.

Added by Matt Holden on May 9, 2008 at 6:24pm — 4 Comments

Sydney road-rager takes out cyclists

This on The Age and SMH websites makes pretty scary reading ...

Added by Matt Holden on May 8, 2008 at 1:28pm — 15 Comments

East Link Bike Trail

East Link Bike Trail is open now.

Yesterday, I have gone though the trail from High St to Burwood Hwy. The barrier has been removed and road cross lights are working; also the road cross for Burwood Hwy is in operating as well.

It's very nice concrete bike path, with clean surface (compare with the blind creek trail I'm riding, where I have got flat tyre once a month). After the Burwood Hwy traffic. I could all the way ride to the Heathmont without any interruption by road… Continue

Added by Ghost on May 6, 2008 at 10:20am — No Comments

Lygon Street Cruiser


Added by Matt Holden on May 3, 2008 at 7:16pm — 3 Comments

That's a bidon, mate

The frame is Cinelli, the bidon is Rapha. Really.

Added by Matt Holden on May 3, 2008 at 3:12pm — No Comments

No More Clearways

And over here we are trying to organise some opposition to the government's plan to extend the clearway times on roads in the inner city.

Added by Matt Holden on May 1, 2008 at 11:33pm — No Comments

Bogota Ciclovia

Here's a pretty cool video of the Bogota Ciclovia (as they spell it) ... if people haven't already seen it. It's a weekly event ... Thanks to Sonya ...…


Added by Matt Holden on May 1, 2008 at 11:13pm — No Comments

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