Monthly Archives: July 2011

Bike tracks in parks

These are parts of the bike track through Jesmond Park. The main track through the park is actually the old tram track, then paths go off it and through the main part of the park. It is a beautifully maintained … Continue reading

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A winter sight

I saw this young lady in Adamstown the other day, in the middle of winter but she was dressed for summer it looked to me, no goosebumps on her either!

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Back at uni, and a few changes …

I locked up my bike at my usual place at the uni But when I went to the library, there were new bike racks there, all coloured and shiny new, I have never seen bike racks like these before, they … Continue reading

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I won a competition!

I am very proud to say that I have won a competition on Dr Behooving’s blog, Behooving Moving. His description of our town is worth reading in this post.

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Throsby Creek bike track

The bike track beside Throsby Creek is one of Newcastle’s most quirky and picturesque bike tracks. It has many art works along side it which are also functional in some cases. Bollards are sculptures and ornamental wind vanes sit among … Continue reading

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Bicycles in Newcastle: Rain!

We have had three days of unrelenting rain in Newcastle, there have been very few riders out, but I was one of them. I got very wet and it was not pleasant. My bike in the rain: I had to … Continue reading

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Bicycles in Newcastle: The bike as art form

There is a cafe in Hamilton with this bike in it It is in the cafe during the day time and at night and when the cafe is closed it is IN THE WINDOW! So this is a great use … Continue reading

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Bicycles in Newcastle: My original bike

This is me with my first bike, a Speedwell, which I got second hand when I was 10. In fact, I got it for my tenth birthday. It was my transport when I was a child and teenager, and has … Continue reading

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Bicycles in Newcastle: Charlestown

This is part of the new Charlestown Square renovation, showing the new shiny bike racks they have provided there. All empty, unfortunately. Why? Well, looking at the access to this part of the complex we can see why: and … … Continue reading

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Bicycles in Newcastle: Babies on bikes

This picture was taken last summer at Newcastle baths and is a timely winter reminder that warm weather will be with us again in a few months! The baby seat at the back of this very well fitted out bike, … Continue reading

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