Cycling in Melbourne Australia
Added by Foss on June 29, 2014 at 5:09pm — No Comments
On my regular Cog ride, about 2/3 in I noticed my rear wheel had split. I guess it was a combination of brake wear making the rim thinner, and the pressure of the tyre pushing it out.Continue
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Planning to visit Holland? Want to see some villages and Dutch countryside? Here's the ride you should do:
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I saw the video of the woman being doored in Collins Street this week & was prompted to respond on a few issues.
It seems that the lane in which she travelled was not an actual official bike lane but termed a "bike refuge " or some similar name. What is implied here; that it doesn't have the same legal status as a bike lane ? It's very narrowness precludes anything like the theoretical level of safety offered by a bike lane. Were I riding on that stretch I'd be…Continue
Added by kenneth bull on March 23, 2014 at 9:29am — No Comments
This is a " don't get me started " comment & I have a bagful accrued over my 40 years as an urban cyclist ( when I first started riding my bike to work my colleagues just assumed I'd done my drivers' licence for being pissed. They figured nobody in their right mind would ride a pushy when they could drive to work ).
Anyway, a gripe from only this morning :
The scene : Scotchmer Street, North Fitzroy......
There I am riding at a fair clip negotiating the numerous and…Continue
Added by kenneth bull on November 19, 2013 at 2:35pm — No Comments
It's been a year since I last updated this on 27/10/2013.
My speedo died so my distance reference that what was 2298km on my speedo a year go, is now 2316km based off strava. I use strava almost every time I ride so it's pretty good.
A few weeks ago I swapped my 17t rear freewheel for a 16t one. Obviously it's a bit harder up the hills but I go along a bit quicker on the flat without having to spin my legs off.…Continue
Added by Chris Harris on November 10, 2013 at 7:32pm — No Comments