Tag Archives: Throsby Creek

New cycling infrastructure along Throsby Creek

The addition of traffic lights at the Hannel Street crossing of the Throsby Creek cycle path is not news to Newcastle cyclists, these lights have been operating for some time and I knew of their foreshadowed construction and wrote about … Continue reading

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Bikes seen around Newcastle this week

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Throsby Creek today

With perfect weather today, a few were out enjoying it with their bikes … I ran into Bernie Hockings, out riding with his adorable dog …In addition to being one of Newcastle’s leading bicycling activists, Bernie, with his partner Lyn, … Continue reading

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Bikes along Throsby Creek today

Matching in white …A vintage restoration: an old ten speed made into a 3 speed …A great colour scheme …My Bennett with “Italian leather”panniers…

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Review: Bianchi Pista

I recently had the opportunity to ride this Bianchi Pista that a family member has just purchased second hand. It had apparently not been ridden before his purchase of it. What can I say, it was a dream ride. By … Continue reading

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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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Wet weather cycling: where attention to detail counts

I had decided to wear skirts as much as possible this winter after donning my jeans recently for the first time this autumn and finding them too uncomfortable. With their tightness on my calves and ever-descending waistline, I felt that … Continue reading

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Throsby Creek fisherman

I spoke to a fisherman at Throsby Creek the other day, he had ridden by bike to the Creek. He had five rods and various other fishing paraphernalia and he had carried it all on this bike …He had used … Continue reading

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Seen along Throsby creek yesterday

A Schwinn beach cruiser tandem …

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Throsby Creek still closed!

Over a month ago I put up this post about the Throsby Creek closure. The workman I spoke to said it would only be another two weeks or so but it has now been over a month. When I went … Continue reading

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