Travis Franklin
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  • Brisbane, Qld
  • Australia

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Commute route help needed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Travis Franklin May 28, 2014. 6 Replies

I’m trying to find a safe route from Bray Park to Banyo to commute via bikeI’ve ruled out riding on Gympie Rd Strathpine as it’s not safe and the alternatives aren’t much better IMHO. Google Maps…Continue

Heads up - Channel 9 News 23/05

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taezar May 29, 2013. 53 Replies

Just saw a Promo for a special report on Ch 9 News for tomorrow night 23 - May"How a simple bike ride can lead to financial ruin"From the promo it looks like some poor guy had a crashContinue

Oh Noes - I think I've found my next bike :-(

Started this discussion. Last reply by Doc Embrey Feb 10, 2013. 10 Replies

Focus Wasgo TR 3.0 I visited Aspley Bike Hub this morning and Jim showed me this…Continue

Cyclist Down?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amanda Sep 12, 2012. 1 Reply

I'm just after people's thoughts upon seeing a cyclist down.Personally, if I'm down I'd like a fellow cyclist to look after my interests from a cyclist perspective. Especially if they're armed with a…Continue


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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Recreational, Whatever
Where in Brisbane do you live ?
Tell us about your bikes
Kona Blast Deluxe Hardtail
Malvern Star - Oppy A4

Travis Franklin's Blog

Upgraditis - Help needed

Posted on June 2, 2012 at 8:39pm 10 Comments

G’day all

I’m suffering from upgraditis and I need help. 

Here’s my current status. I’ve sold my car but my wife has retained her car. So I’m car lite.

My bike stable currently consists of

1 x Kona Blast Deluxe (hard tail MTB) Hardly ridden, less than 400km in the saddle.

1 x Malvern Star Oppy A4 roadie 

The Kona is my wet weather commuter but the gearing really ticks me off. A lot of spinning and not a lot of…


Buy Cheap, Buy Twice aka my first work stand

Posted on April 9, 2012 at 5:07pm 6 Comments

I bought a tripod off Torpedo7. Now I wasn’t expecting huge things as I bought bottom of the line. But come on. At least hold my bike in the air! The swivel part wouldn’t hold my bike level either. 


So I’ll be onto Torpedo7 but seeing as they are in New Zealand I’m not sure it’ll be worth returning it once I factor in…


80 Kilometers today

Posted on April 6, 2012 at 2:24pm 6 Comments

I rode a personal best of 80km on the Nundah Criterium track this morning.

The main aim of my ride this morning was to beat my previous best of 50.7 km in two hours.

Towards the end I was really struggling. My average speed had…


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At 9:39am on December 19, 2012, Ian said…

Hi Travis, looks like a good community to join, I came across it searching for information on the Northern Veloway, I read in the BQ mag that stage 1 is approved but can't find any further information on it has it been confirmed?


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