Cycling in Brisbane Australia
I have a confession: I am 34 years old and I am a cyclist. I never used to be… the closest I used to get to a West End café was trawling for a kebab at the end of a Saturday night on the town. Now, as I sit at one of the many cafés in Brisbane catering to the early morning lycra clad warriors, I see the 20-something’s stumbling home and begin to reminisce about my misspent…Continue
I've got to be the first to admit it. The CityCycles are a fascinating machine. As heavy as a tank, similarly armoured and with a three speed gear chain. And if the brightly coloured safety yellow wheel spat isn't enough, they are festooned with beacons to announce your arrival.
Then Doc started the conversation on how fast they could go and we got to hypothesising and concluded that with a three speed gear system, optimised for an armoured bicycle, on the street, high speed…Continue