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Tweed Ride Report

  The Newcastle Tweed Ride was a great success again, with bikes ranging from classic Mercian, above, to quirky Fernleigh Trackster below …With some impressive authenticity, such as this racing bike, with its racing wheels mounted beside the front wheel, … Continue reading

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Bikes in Newcastle and the Bennett decal

I saw this lovely retro styled bike at Bar Beach the other day, it reminded me so much of my own Speedwell, only much newer and with derailleur gears … and this is Bar Beach in all its glory, we … Continue reading

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Is it OK for a man to ride a loopframe cycle?

Why yes, yes it is. This was a question which appeared recently on the search engine terms for this blog. I am not sure if the querier (?) got the answer he (or she) was wanting, as I do not … Continue reading

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Riding in the heatwave

I find it really difficult to capture temperature in a photo, so trying to convey some of the intensity of the heat we have experienced lately is impossible. Suffice to say that I have just been wearing loose dresses and … Continue reading

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Infrastructure failures

The other day I was riding to the beach with my daughter, who currently has a bakfiets on loan. This is very handy for her with her two young children…We rode from Maryville to Newcastle Baths, along Throsby Creek track, … 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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Bikes seen in Newcastle recently

Waiting for Spring, Hamilton. Late afternoon in Hamilton. Early morning in Adamstown. It’s a dog’s life, Beaumont Street, Hamilton.

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Bikes seen in Newcastle this week

Hamilton, last weekend. Pink ladies bike, Gregson Park. Morning commuter, Adamstown. Hamilton, late afternoon. I decided to include this photo even though it is so blurry, as he is carrying a walking cane on his bike, you can just make … Continue reading

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The Baby Bike (OR: Blue is for Boys)

I was given this adorable gift for my new grandson: a baby bike! The wheels are rolled up disposable nappies, handlebars are a rolled up baby suit and handgrips are mittens. The hubs? dummies of course! And every bike rider … Continue reading

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Babies on Bikes: Part 4

This seat, positioned at the front of the bike, has many advantages: it allows the child to rest its hands on the provided grey pad, which also provides some impact protection; it allows for much chattering with its parents and … Continue reading

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