Category Archives: Street cyclist

Urban cycling

When I started having to use Beaumont Street in my transport cycling, I was too nervous about it to cycle in the traffic preferring instead to use the footpath, either cycling slowly or pushing my bike. Once I worked up … Continue reading

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Beaumont Street, Hamilton, in the late afternoon

A well laden bike …Cake …Bikes outside the supermarket …

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Cycling, and skateboarding, sights around Newcastle this week

I have seen skateboards being used much more lately, some even use them for commuting. In the photo above, the father is using a bike pump to drag his daughter along the pavement in Beaumont Street.A father and son riding … Continue reading

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Biking sights around Newcastle this week …

Today, Adamstown …Today again, Adamstown …At Adamstown railway gates, a five minute wait for the coal train to pass …One cyclist taking the “shortcut” at the gates …Wednesday, Raspberry Gully track …

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Bikes seen around Newcastle the past two days

The styling of this Trek at Westfield Kotara intrigued me with its saddle and grips and cream tyres, very nicely coordinated, with a basket that makes it a great shopping bike, always good to see at a car dominated centre. … Continue reading

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Shared path etiquette

There are signs at the start  of shared paths outlining the rules: keep to the left, keep your dog on a leash, pick up your doggy’s do, keep children safe, no motorbikes allowed, wear a helmet, etc. These signs are … Continue reading

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Bikes seen on Hunter Street yesterday

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Bikes in the evening

A commuter heading home, it just makes so much sense to travel by bike …A group of girls out at night, one is on a skateboard and one is on a bike (sorry for the poor quality of this photo) … Continue reading

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Cool things in Hamilton & Islington today

These glasses, which the bikie who was wearing them told me are welder’s goggles, they are perfectly round and you can see my reflection in them, this was taken at the rail gates …he told me where he got them … Continue reading

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Hamilton hipster

Trendy baby blue Felt Curbside fixie – check Wayfarer style sunnies – check Converse or Vans shoes – check Tattoos – check Slogan T-shirt – check “1970s” jeans – check Fingerless gloves – check Stubble beard – check Messenger bag – … Continue reading

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