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LifeCycle: a Lakemac cycling event

  A few weeks ago I went to LifeCycle, an event hosted by Lakemac council. It was free, and in return for participating and being photographed and filmed, every rider had a set of spoke lights fitted to their bike. … Continue reading

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5 things to consider when buying a new bike

With our early Spring weather this year, many people will be looking for a new bike, or maybe restoring an old one. Buying a new bike is an exciting thing and everyone wants to get it right the first time … 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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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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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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Does doing one type of cycling make you more likely to try another type?

I was talking to a friend the other day who now has a roadbike, adding to his other very upright Dutch bikes. While I do not know if he is going to do any racing or serious training, I find … Continue reading

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Cargo bikes & some comments on Bakfietsen and Niholas

I mentioned recently that my daughter had a bakfiets on loan. She was going to make the purchase of a Nihola but it was not available at the promised time, so the Melbourne based dealer sent her the Bakfiets in … Continue reading

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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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