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In the News March 2017

Started this discussion. Last reply by RobertL Mar 31. 66 Replies

I'll start.Does anyone know anything about this accident?  …Continue

Query: swapping rear wheel and derailleur

Started this discussion. Last reply by RobertL May 4, 2016. 2 Replies

I'm planning an upgrade to my old MTB commuter bike. I want to swap out the old 6-speed rear end for an 8-speed. I can do it fairly cheaply, using parts from a second-hand donor bike. On the donor…Continue

Bike fitting - worth it?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daz Apr 20, 2016. 4 Replies

I'm thinking of getting a proper fitting on my road bike.  I'm not a particularly serious rider, but I'd like to be as comfortable and efficient as I can reasonably expect to be.(To be honest, I'm…Continue

Tags: fitting, fit

Wanted: brake levers

Started this discussion. Last reply by RobertL Mar 13, 2016. 2 Replies

Does anybody have an old set of brake levers that they'd be willing to sell me?I'm after plain levers to suit cantilever brakes on the old MTB that I'm putting together. I'm not after anything…Continue

Tags: levers, brake, Brakes

 

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RobertL replied to Geoff Tewierik's discussion How was your commute - April 2017
"Yes - you would have enjoyed the tailwind heading north! "
Apr 4
RobertL replied to Daz's discussion How was your commute - March 2017
"I've seen them around there before, talking to the homeless people who sleep around the RNA to Gilchrist Ave bit of path."
Mar 31
RobertL replied to Daz's discussion How was your commute - March 2017
"This is why we can't have the nice things. What a wanker."
Mar 31
RobertL replied to RobertL's discussion In the News March 2017
"The race has now been cancelled. Very, very sad."
Mar 31
RobertL replied to Daz's discussion How was your commute - March 2017
"Thanks. I'll be heading home that way."
Mar 31
RobertL replied to Daz's discussion How was your commute - March 2017
"Avoided NBB this morning because I assumed it would be muddy/blocked/wet, so I tried Gregory Tce instead.  Bugger - closed for the boat show, and I had to detour around with a bunch of angry motorists. "
Mar 31
RobertL replied to RobertL's discussion In the News March 2017
"Pretty sure that it is Mike Hall.  There are comments on FB that his GPS tracker started moving north to Canberra at 100km/h, so obviously in a vehicle.  It has been switched off now."
Mar 31
Big Steve replied to RobertL's discussion In the News March 2017
Mar 31
Daz replied to RobertL's discussion In the News March 2017
"It's now been altered."
Mar 31
Daz replied to RobertL's discussion In the News March 2017
"Oh and by the way, the home of televised cycling in Australia have reported that the cyclist ran into the car. Nice victim blaming SBS. http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/03/31/cyclist-dies-canberra-crash"
Mar 31
Daz replied to RobertL's discussion In the News March 2017
"Nope, its been confirmed cyclist now by multiple sources."
Mar 31
Shaun Moran replied to RobertL's discussion In the News March 2017
"Talk on FB is that it was a motorbike ..."
Mar 31
Daz replied to RobertL's discussion In the News March 2017
"It's truly shocking.  "Oh someone just killed someone else! .....but they were in a car and were not drunk, fair enough then...""
Mar 31
Daz replied to RobertL's discussion In the News March 2017
"Annoyingly these journos keep updating their articles and changing the facts. The reference to Indi Pac is now gone. "
Mar 31
Aaron Ball replied to RobertL's discussion In the News March 2017
"Oh well that's alright then.  As long as the driver wasn't drunk or speeding, nothing to see here .... The IPWC statement "we intend to undertake a detailed investigation of our own" implies it was a competitor. This…"
Mar 31
Daz replied to RobertL's discussion In the News March 2017
"My edit didn't save before - yup a cyclist. :("
Mar 31

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling
Where in Brisbane do you live ?
Clayfield
Tell us about your bikes
Early 90s Shogun Trailbreaker 1 MTB used for general commuting and noodling.

2011 Malvern Star Oppy A5 used for going (slightly) faster.
About Me :
Rode everywhere as a kid. Always owned bikes as an adult, but only rode them occasionally. Started commuting by bike in mid-2015.

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At 5:23pm on October 14, 2015, Taezar said…
Reverse helmet and all!
At 4:20pm on October 14, 2015, Taezar said…

Welcome to the wonderful world of riding and listening to polies saying what they think we want to hear :P

 
 
 

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