Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012: My biking year in review

2012 started out as a great biking year for me, I reached a level of fitness around about May that I had not had for a long time, and, inspired, also by my restoration of the old Bennett, was biking … Continue reading

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Holiday riding

Evening ride to the beach on the Bennett, it was a hot day, too hot to ride much, but the evening was perfect! Shopping at Westfield, the usual bike rack I frequent was full … first time ever! this was … Continue reading

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1980s Bennett Super Sports

So here is the Bennett that I have been working on all year, albeit with many work breaks. It is still not completed, but the remaining things to be done are minor and the bike works very well as it … Continue reading

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Murals in Newcastle with bikes in them

This is an excerpt from a quite famous local mural near Newcastle Beach by Trevor Dickinson. The mural features many beachy icons from days gone by and whenever I see it it fills me with a nostalgia that is so … Continue reading

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Bikes seen around Newcastle in early summer

Peter, the New Recyclist, on his Road King, which he has recently restored. I hadn’t seen this bike before but my photo does not do it justice, it is a very fine looking bike, I even think it looks better … Continue reading

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