Cycling in Brisbane Australia
For anyone planning to do the ride, special entry price today.The minimum $250 fundraising "commitment" still applies.12. Is fundraising compulsory?The MS Brissie to the Bay is primarily a…Continue
Here we have something in a similar vein to the current attempts on the "most km cycled in a year" record.One ironman triathlon each day for 50 consecutive days. That's a 3.8 km swim, 180 km bike…Continue
Well, I found myself a “beater bike”.
Originally I was looking for a folding bike. That evolved into being pretty sure I wanted/needed a Brompton.
The reason? For rolling the flat 1 km or so from the house to the railway station on the one day or two a week that I don’t ride all the way to the CBD on the recumbent. A folder seemed logical to enable taking the bike on the train with me. An added benefit, I thought, would be that on days where large storms knock out public…Continue
All was well until I was doing the final air-up up to 90psi or so (tyre recommended 85). One final pump for luck and.. KABOOM!
I have been almost struck by lightning twice, but this was louder. A muffled "WTF" ensued from my…Continue