Monthly Archives: May 2013

Wet weather gear revisited

As we’ve had a bit of some rain here recently, I wore my Gondwana rain jacket and little gumboots …I’ve had them for a while now and they have served me well. The rain jacket always looks like new and … Continue reading

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Should the law on passing cyclists be changed?

This week, Michael O’Reilly, in his deservedly popular SMH bike blog, posted about a recent court case, where a young truck driver was acquitted of a charge of dangerous driving causing death due to passing the rider too closely, presumably … Continue reading

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More on bicycles in Newcastle

I ┬áhave been blogging on the Newcastle Cycleways Movement site recently which is why I haven’t been doing so much here. It has many things that are happening around Newcastle to improve bike riding in this city, so take a … Continue reading

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Some things to give away: Bennett decal and vintage rack

I am giving away a few things I have decided I don’t want and never will use. I have an abhorrence for having stuff lying around and not being used so would prefer to see these things go to good … Continue reading

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Foreign perceptions of Newcastle as a hipster, biking city

How does one really get to know what a city is like without actually living in it? Sure, you can read travel brochures and do web searches and even take a reality tour on Google Maps to see what it … Continue reading

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