Monthly Archives: June 2013

Tweed Ride in Newcastle

There is going to be a Tweed Ride in Newcastle! What a great excuse to drag out some tartan and tweed … and add a wicker basket to your bike and have fun! Advertisements

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Bicycles seen around Newcastle and Sydney lately

A rider in Redfern Sydney, note the lack of helmet which is fairly common in inner Newcastle and Sydney.A rider in the park near Central Station, carrying a musical instrument on his back. Just a few of the many bikes … Continue reading

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Intersections and Roundabouts

This is an example of a fairly common intersection and roundabout treatment that is employed in inner Newcastle suburbs. The squeeze point that is created by the narrowing of the road is not friendly to cyclists.¬†And above is an example … Continue reading

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Speedwell changes, again

I am on the upward side of an early in the season cold and cough, but before it struck in full force, I got the long-awaited front brake fitted to my Speedwell, intended as a safety net in the event … Continue reading

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