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by geoffs
17 Apr 2018, 21:57
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: Cycling caps
Replies: 63
Views: 7490

Re: Cycling caps

Hi Jo
I’m keen to get a couple of the new caps. Where do i get them from?
by geoffs
07 Jan 2018, 19:18
Forum: Road
Topic: Easy Cape Solander rides
Replies: 1
Views: 568

Re: Easy Cape Solander rides

Heading off earlier due to work commitments
5:30am from where cooks river cycleway crosses Wardell Rd and 5:40 am at Tempe station carpark
by geoffs
01 Jan 2018, 11:19
Forum: Road
Topic: Easy Cape Solander rides
Replies: 1
Views: 568

Easy Cape Solander rides

I’ll be riding to Cape Solander every week day for the next 2 weeks except for heavy rain. Departing Marrickville Post 6:30am
by geoffs
30 Dec 2017, 19:22
Forum: Road
Topic: Lazy Kurnell rides
Replies: 6
Views: 820

Re: Lazy Kurnell rides

Doing another Cape Solander tomorrow (Sunday)
Rolling off the back of C25’s
by geoffs
27 Dec 2017, 12:58
Forum: Road
Topic: Lazy Kurnell rides
Replies: 6
Views: 820

Re: Lazy Kurnell rides

You need to start earlier Antony.
I'll be doing the same ride tomorrow to Cape Solander / Kurnell
Sublime point on Friday
by geoffs
25 Dec 2017, 21:14
Forum: Road
Topic: Orange Challenge - March 5th
Replies: 16
Views: 2609

Re: Orange Challenge - March 5th

We’re registered and have booked our accommodation. I’m doing the 170 and Marian’s doing the 100
by geoffs
25 Dec 2017, 18:25
Forum: Road
Topic: Lazy Kurnell rides
Replies: 6
Views: 820

Lazy Kurnell rides

I’m riding to Kurnell/Cape Solander every day the rapha 500 is on.Starting At Marrickville post square at 6:30. C25 pace. All welcome
by geoffs
23 Nov 2017, 06:58
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: Cycling caps
Replies: 63
Views: 7490

Re: Cycling caps

1. Neil 2.Rod I 3.Todd (bandana would also be good) 4.TimC (+1 for a bandana - bald heads burn through helmets) 5. Simon (I'd be all over the bandanas , I'd get multiples: skin cancer is the enemy) 6. Peter B 7. Nick Fogarty 8. Nick Lazaris (long overdue item) 9. Damian T 10. David E 11. Farid B 12...
by geoffs
19 Nov 2017, 04:36
Forum: Road
Topic: No Drop Adventure ride for all Sun 19th Nov
Replies: 29
Views: 3408

Re: No Drop Adventure ride for all Sun 19th Nov

My back is still playing up Neil. I’ll be doing an easier ride. Tailwinds
by geoffs
13 Nov 2017, 21:01
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: Cuore Long Sleeve Summer Weight Jerseys
Replies: 26
Views: 4230

Re: Cuore Long Sleeve Summer Weight Jerseys

1. Joe Lewis
2. Geoff Semon 1 x 2XL
3. Marian Lee 1 x S
by geoffs
12 Nov 2017, 18:08
Forum: Road
Topic: No Drop Adventure ride for all Sun 19th Nov
Replies: 29
Views: 3408

Re: No Drop Adventure ride for all Sun 19th Nov

1. Neilm
2. John Hatt
3. Peter B
4. Katie U :D
5. Phil D
6. Dave O
7. Nick L
8. Jarrad S
9. Andrew m
10. Paula K
11. Justyn
12. Bruce Fry
13. Libby Fry
14. Hank/Lachlan
15. Helen R
16. Geoff S

The app looks interesting Stuart
by geoffs
24 Apr 2017, 19:04
Forum: Road
Topic: 4 Gorges Tuesday 25 April 2017 Anzac Day
Replies: 5
Views: 1243

Re: 4 Gorges Tuesday 25 April 2017 Anzac Day

Jonathan C
Simon D
Eleri
Anthony K
Camilla (maybe)
Paul L
Geoff maybe
Louise is keen to go
by geoffs
25 Jan 2017, 14:34
Forum: Road
Topic: Aus Day later East Hills - 6:30
Replies: 5
Views: 980

Re: Aus Day later East Hills - 6:30

Nick and I will be there too
by geoffs
24 Jan 2017, 22:30
Forum: Road
Topic: 'Straya Day Kurnell Kruze, anyone?
Replies: 3
Views: 885

'Straya Day Kurnell Kruze, anyone?

I've had really bad experiences heading south on Australia Day.
Manly is a good place for a coffee stop if you head north



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by geoffs
22 Jan 2017, 10:24
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Pedal Pushers closing down sale
Replies: 5
Views: 1329

Re: Pedal Pushers closing down sale

have to wait until Saturday
by geoffs
20 Jan 2017, 20:46
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Pedal Pushers closing down sale
Replies: 5
Views: 1329

Pedal Pushers closing down sale

Pedal Pushers where I work is closing down as Steve and Margaret are moving to Canberra permanently. We are having closing down sale on Saturday January 28 between 10.00 am and 2.00 pm AFAIK just DHBC and a few other people are being invited so if you want some bargains be there. Sale prices will be...
by geoffs
20 Jan 2017, 20:42
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Pedal Pushers closing down sale
Replies: 0
Views: 863

Pedal Pushers closing down sale

Pedal Pushers where I work is closing down as Steve and Margaret are moving to Canberra permanently. We are having closing down sale on Saturday January 28 between 10.00 am and 2.00 pm AFAIK just DHBC and a few other people are being invited Sale prices will be cheap. For example - Kask and Lazer ro...
by geoffs
27 Nov 2016, 20:35
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC Wool Jersey - ORDERS now open. End 25 Nov
Replies: 37
Views: 6722

Re: DHBC Wool Jersey - ORDERS now open. End 25 Nov

If it's not too late by humanbeing » Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:03 pm 1. Marc Rerceretnam Mens Size: 40 inches or 101cm. ONE long sleeve jersey only. 2. Lachlan Burnham. Mens Size 96cm. ONE short sleeve jersey only. 3. Peter Tregillgas. Mens size 38 Short Sleeve 4. Michele Moss Womens size 36 Long Sleeve 5...
by geoffs
02 Oct 2016, 21:15
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Breakfast before training rides?
Replies: 15
Views: 2825

Re: Breakfast before training rides?

Another variable is how hard you are pushing to keep up on the ride. If you are going flat out from the start and working hard then you might find you will feel like throwing up if you have to much just before the ride. If you are just cruising and not going anaerobic then eating isn't so much of a ...
by geoffs
29 Sep 2015, 16:27
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rust repairer needed - seeking suggestions
Replies: 9
Views: 1846

Re: Rust repairer needed - seeking suggestions

I've done a lot of body work on datsun 1600's i've had in the past.
I've also spent time helping a friend restoring a morris minor and welding the new panels in was no problem at all. forming up sheet to fill in gaps was a pain.
I don't have a welder. I still have all my body shaping hammers though
by geoffs
28 Sep 2015, 13:52
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rust repairer needed - seeking suggestions
Replies: 9
Views: 1846

Re: Rust repairer needed - seeking suggestions

how about installing this kit http://www.zcarsuk.com/store/index.php? ... duct_id=62
It might save you a bit of panel work :-)
by geoffs
26 Sep 2015, 14:58
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rust repairer needed - seeking suggestions
Replies: 9
Views: 1846

Re: Rust repairer needed - seeking suggestions

you can most probably get new panels to replace the ones that are rusted out. It's easier to weld a new piece in rather than weld patches in epecially on sections with compound curves and corners http://www.minisport.com/mini-body-repair-panels http://www.minispares.com/shop/classic/Body/Panel.aspx?...
by geoffs
20 May 2015, 17:49
Forum: Conversation
Topic: How to be Seen at Night
Replies: 26
Views: 4543

Re: How to be Seen at Night

Hi Jo Ban SMIDSY I say!!! have a light with a narrow beam on your helmet such as http://www.dx.com/p/ultrafire-u-1-900lm-cool-white-led-4-mode-bike-headlight-headlamp-set-red-black-4-x-18650-374039#.VVw5mFmeDRY to shine at those pesky drivers that are thinking about pulling out in front of you. One ...
by geoffs
10 Jun 2014, 08:03
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Any Caterers in the Club...
Replies: 1
Views: 712

Re: Any Caterers in the Club...

We used Bold Food for my 50th. they were reasonably priced and would use them again.
They are on the ground floor where I work for Steve and I eat lunch there when I'm working.
Johnny Tibbets is the owner
0296695996
0408419099
Suite 118, 30 - 40 Harcourt Pde
www.boldfood.com.au
by geoffs
01 May 2014, 05:26
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC member involved in accident today
Replies: 24
Views: 4528

Re: DHBC member involved in accident today

Really sorry to hear this.
Wishing Anthony all the best for a speedy recovery.
by geoffs
17 Jan 2014, 19:58
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Dulwich Hill spotted
Replies: 1054
Views: 120786

Dulwich Hill spotted

We are trying to do some laps in the park on the way to dropping marian at work :-)
by geoffs
23 Sep 2013, 16:59
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Dulwich Hill spotted
Replies: 1054
Views: 120786

Re: Dulwich Hill spotted

We were on our way to the Henson for lunch via a circuitous route.
We are commuting on the tandem so after i drop Marian at work I am stokerless :-)
by geoffs
27 Apr 2013, 04:39
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cable cutters & crimpers - recommendations
Replies: 4
Views: 2523

Re: Cable cutters & crimpers - recommendations

We use a superB cable cutter at work. It has a small point on pivot which does a great job of flaring the inside of the cable housing
by geoffs
23 Apr 2013, 21:41
Forum: Vintage Bicycles
Topic: Vintage Jersey orders ***JERSEYS are in!***
Replies: 101
Views: 16681

Re: Vintage Jersey orders

DHBC World Stripe Vintage ($72.10) small- Lizanne medium-Peter T, Anthony I large-Peter Bownes x-large- Stuart xx-large-Ted DHBC original Logo ($70) small- Lizanne, Camilla, JoTheBuilder, Marian medium-Philip, Lindsay large-Peter Bownes, Colin Campbell, John Healey, John Mason x-large- xx-large-Geof...
by geoffs
10 Mar 2013, 07:26
Forum: Road
Topic: Multiple cassettes
Replies: 10
Views: 1512

Re: Multiple cassettes

As Weiyun said, keep the chain and cassette as a pair if you want the best life from them
by geoffs
28 Jan 2013, 14:19
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free stuff - Look pedals
Replies: 2
Views: 694

Re: Free stuff - Look pedals

Toff then will need to pick them up sooner rather than later
by geoffs
28 Jan 2013, 12:34
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free stuff - Look pedals
Replies: 2
Views: 694

Free stuff - Look pedals

One pair of look Carbon pro pedals - old but bearings still ok but the part wear the cleat rubs is seriously worn
Look pedals - white with red back plate. These were the first pair of looks i bought in 1985 ?? They still work fine
by geoffs
26 Jan 2013, 20:00
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Can you help with the NRS team?
Replies: 4
Views: 3041

Re: Can you help with the NRS team?

Happy to help out as the mechanic
by geoffs
26 Jan 2013, 19:53
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Marrickville Rd Cafe
Replies: 1
Views: 602

Re: Marrickville Rd Cafe

We had coffee at Bourke St bakery this morning, Mitchell St, just off Victoria Road.
Coffee's were good and a good range of food
by geoffs
26 Jan 2013, 19:51
Forum: For Sale
Topic: More free stuff - rims
Replies: 3
Views: 697

Re: More free stuff - rims

Lol Adrian. They are yours
by geoffs
26 Jan 2013, 19:50
Forum: For Sale
Topic: free to a good home
Replies: 9
Views: 1582

Re: free to a good home

Adrian - they're yours. you know where i am
by geoffs
26 Jan 2013, 18:05
Forum: For Sale
Topic: More free stuff - rims
Replies: 3
Views: 697

More free stuff - rims

Super champion tubular 36 hole rim
Velocity Razor Clincher 28hole rim blue
Velocity Razor 36 hole rim black
by geoffs
26 Jan 2013, 12:20
Forum: Road
Topic: Another Kurnell Kruize this sunday
Replies: 3
Views: 837

Re: Another Kurnell Kruize this sunday

we are keen
by geoffs
24 Jan 2013, 21:40
Forum: For Sale
Topic: free to a good home
Replies: 9
Views: 1582

Re: free to a good home

Hi Lizanne they are yours. will pm you
Marc - sure
Mike - ok
Weiyun, Anatomic deep drop
by geoffs
23 Jan 2013, 22:06
Forum: For Sale
Topic: free to a good home
Replies: 9
Views: 1582

free to a good home

Amoeba Scud X-treme series carbon fibre hbar 44cm c-c Deda Newton 42cm c-c Bontrager Race lite 40cm c-c and matching 90mm stem Bontrager saddle. Looks like a Fizik arione? Elite bidon cage alloy Selle Italia turbomatic titanium Serfas saddle with huge amounts of padding No-name Italian black quill t...
by geoffs
03 Dec 2012, 05:44
Forum: Road
Topic: SRAM Red 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1199

Re: SRAM Red 2013

I have had to do a bit of tweaking on one of the 2013 front derailleur. Set it up exactly as the manual says and then give the cage a slight bend where it's rubbing.
The chainstays on the bike with the rubbing problem were only 400mm from memory
Good choice on the wheelset :-}
by geoffs
30 Nov 2012, 09:58
Forum: Road
Topic: Knee Pain - where to start?
Replies: 13
Views: 1850

Re: Knee Pain - where to start?

Hi Greg All you ever wanted to know about knee pain may be found here http://www.stevehoggbikefitting.com/blog/2011/11/knee-pain/ Any shop that does a bike fit using numbers and formulas such a Burwood, BG Fit etc is guess work at best. Have a read of this http://www.stevehoggbikefitting.com/blog/20...
by geoffs
30 Nov 2012, 09:42
Forum: Road
Topic: SRAM Red 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1199

Re: SRAM Red 2013

Built up a few bikes with the new SRAM Red and I did my first new Force yesterday. The SRAM Red is just fantastic. the major complaint with the Red used to be the poor fr derailleur shifting. That has been solved with their new Yaw mechanism and it now shifts as well as Di2. The new Force I have bee...
by geoffs
08 Oct 2012, 23:09
Forum: Road
Topic: some new wheels
Replies: 26
Views: 3265

Re: some new wheels

I was posting more for anyone else who was looking at getting wheels as you had already made your decision. I'm sure you'll be happy with your wheels. The Ti cassette body on the T11 hub is a good idea. DT540, WI and CK (classic not the R45) are the hubs of choice for tandem wheels. Our tandems carr...
by geoffs
08 Oct 2012, 08:56
Forum: Road
Topic: some new wheels
Replies: 26
Views: 3265

Re: some new wheels

CK hubs appear to roll a lot better than White industries in fact I'd go as far as saying that CK hubs roll better than anything else out there. I recently built a set of open pro's to DT190's and I think my CK/A23 wheels are better. My last wheel set was built using DA hubs which were good but not ...
by geoffs
07 Oct 2012, 14:23
Forum: Road
Topic: Week 1 rostered coaches
Replies: 1
Views: 510

Re: Week 1 rostered coaches

I have only just started back training and it wil be a couple of months before i will be available for Sundays
Except for being away on holidays I will be there for slowies on Saturday
Cheers
Geoff
by geoffs
05 Jul 2012, 14:26
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Brake technique
Replies: 24
Views: 2673

Re: Brake technique

Well nearly everything Stuart H I think gives a better description of what the effect is of using the brakes which is as follows: Using the front brake while turning will cause the bike to understeer or tend to go wide. This is a bad thing. Using the rear brake will cause oversteer or cause the bike...
by geoffs
24 Jun 2012, 08:11
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Police conviction thrown out of court
Replies: 33
Views: 3794

Re: Police conviction thrown out of court

Great win Marc. Thanks must also go to Ian Carswells SON (edited oops) Jason.
Just saw the article in SMH about the incident by michael reilly
http://m.smh.com.au/nsw/wheels-of-justi ... 20ut3.html
by geoffs
02 Apr 2012, 23:23
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Anyone know a good builder?
Replies: 3
Views: 739

Re: Anyone know a good builder?

Steiner Berg from Ausnor Constructions did our reno +61414566855.
PM for more details
by geoffs
01 Apr 2012, 19:54
Forum: Road
Topic: Mudgee Audax Weekend 27-29 April
Replies: 36
Views: 4151

Re: Mudgee Audax Weekend 27-29 April

This is the weekend that we come back from Paris on so unfortunately we wont be able to make it :(
by geoffs
22 Mar 2012, 19:27
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Adrian E picked up an Australian Bicycling Achievement Award
Replies: 10
Views: 1118

Re: Adrian E picked up an Australian Bicycling Achievement A

congratulations on the award Adrian. Well deserved!
by geoffs
17 Mar 2012, 20:10
Forum: Conversation
Topic: S#!t Aussie Road Bikers Say
Replies: 7
Views: 1247

Re: S#!t Aussie Road Bikers Say

Good for a laugh.
Harley is a real character. One time that he needed to Steve Hogg regarding some fit issues, he rode here and back from Adelaide
by geoffs
16 Mar 2012, 01:40
Forum: Road
Topic: RBCC hit this morning
Replies: 20
Views: 2228

Re: RBCC hit this morning

From the eyewitness account that was related to me yesterday at work, the cyclist were riding straight ahead along the road when the truck turned into them.
by geoffs
16 Mar 2012, 01:33
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Power to Weight ratio: Muscle vs Weight gain
Replies: 19
Views: 1837

Re: Power to Weight ratio: Muscle vs Weight gain

Tim - there might be worse people in Sydney to emulate than Liam Kelly but you would really be scraping the bottom of the barrel.
Marc - read "the big book of training and endurance racing" dr phillip maffetone. Cheaper on amazon than locally
by geoffs
01 Mar 2012, 07:32
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Ultimate post-ride coffee
Replies: 5
Views: 808

Re: Ultimate post-ride coffee

So where did you get the coffee from?
Does it taste as good as it looks?
by geoffs
18 Feb 2012, 23:00
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Slowies crash
Replies: 23
Views: 2431

Re: Slowies crash

Best wishes to Marc on a speedy recovery.
Very glad that Stuart had his camera recording and here's hoping the footage is useful to the police
by geoffs
06 Feb 2012, 21:56
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Road ID Bracelet
Replies: 15
Views: 2100

Re: Road ID Bracelet

Good idea to carry something with emergency contact info.
Having an ICE (in case of emergency) number on your phone is pretty useless as most people lock their phone with pin numbers.
by geoffs
29 Jan 2012, 13:38
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Evandale 2012 - Penny Farthing stuff - o tour or not to tour
Replies: 13
Views: 1800

Re: Evandale 2012 - Penny Farthing stuff - o tour or not to

We are flying in to Hobart on the 13th and will ride a zig zag route to Evandale arriving on the 24th.
We are meeting my sister and brother-in-law there and will try to get a B&B for the 4 of us.
by geoffs
29 Dec 2011, 16:21
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Recipes
Replies: 20
Views: 2178

Re: Recipes

my contribution to the recipe thread is a link to the recipe book my sister published as a family gift this christmas. There are a few typos which are in the process of being corrected but there are some great recipes in there. http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/2853503 It's not downloadable but ...
by geoffs
27 Dec 2011, 14:01
Forum: Conversation
Topic: New frame (some assembly required)
Replies: 43
Views: 4924

Re: New frame (some assembly required)

Looking good Christian

Where did you buy the aluminium sections from?
by geoffs
20 Dec 2011, 20:45
Forum: Road
Topic: Ultegra vs. Rival
Replies: 30
Views: 3040

Re: Ultegra vs. Rival

I've seen too many bianci's with cracked frames. Not recommended
by geoffs
20 Dec 2011, 14:41
Forum: Road
Topic: Ultegra vs. Rival
Replies: 30
Views: 3040

Re: Ultegra vs. Rival

I'd go for the ultegra also. Sram front derailleurs aren't as good as campag or shimano. Campag are completely rebuildable where as shimano isn't. Shimano levers last a very long time. As to wheels, i wouldn't touch mavic with a 10' barge pole. They are crap and if you ride the ones with alloy inser...
by geoffs
10 Nov 2011, 22:17
Forum: Conversation
Topic: A habit of crashing and now I am scared!
Replies: 24
Views: 2468

Re: A habit of crashing and now I am scared!

Not much you can do about a puncture in the middle of a corner. I've tried doing this at over 60kmh and the resulting skin loss wasn't fun. As for sliding out on the paint I would say that that is a skills problem that is learnt best by sliding out on paint. You wont do this again ( I hope) as it's ...
by geoffs
09 Nov 2011, 13:18
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Advice Welcome. Riding Accident. Bike Destroyed
Replies: 20
Views: 2050

Re: Advice Welcome. Riding Accident. Bike Destroyed

Sorry to hear about your collision. You should be able to swap all the parts onto a new frame. I was talking to a company that imports bike and frames from Taiwan importer in Melbourne last week and he offered me unpainted 58cm good quality aluminium frames for $250. I think a fork was included but ...
by geoffs
03 Nov 2011, 20:44
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Entire bike shop contents up for auction today
Replies: 4
Views: 759

Re: Entire bike shop contents up for auction today

Hi James, i'm glad you were only looking at the nanos as an onsell item. They have a big sticker on the box which says "Race Day Only"
They seem to light to have any longevity. Even the ti pedals wont survive anyone over 70kg
by geoffs
03 Nov 2011, 20:38
Forum: Conversation
Topic: New frame (some assembly required)
Replies: 43
Views: 4924

Re: New frame (some assembly required)

Congratulations on being brave enough to do this. I'd love to do the same one year.
For bike design software have a look at www.bikeforest.com
Have you thought of using any of Henry James offerings?
What's your timeline for this project?
by geoffs
10 Oct 2011, 19:08
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Bike buisness?
Replies: 8
Views: 874

Re: Bike buisness?

Not as easy as you think and a lot of bike shops are doing it very tough due to the amount of internet sales.
A bike shop who's owner comes to our shop for a beer sometimes has only just started breaking even after 12months and we know of a few that will be closing
by geoffs
10 Oct 2011, 19:02
Forum: Conversation
Topic: spoke change!
Replies: 9
Views: 996

Re: spoke change!

The odds of the spokes being the right length are slim unless you do some homework and purchase a hub that has identical flange diameter. I re-use spokes when a rim is being replace so that the spokes stay in the same place. if the hub is to be replaced I always use new spokes. If you just want to p...
by geoffs
08 Oct 2011, 21:32
Forum: Conversation
Topic: spoke change!
Replies: 9
Views: 996

Re: spoke change!

when we sell velocity pre built wheels, I normally spend a good 30mins per wheel getting the spoke tension and wheel "roundness" to Steve's standard
by geoffs
08 Oct 2011, 05:04
Forum: Conversation
Topic: spoke change!
Replies: 9
Views: 996

Re: spoke change!

another good book to read is one by Roger Musson http://www.wheelpro.co.uk/wheelbuilding/book.php which is an Ebook. Well worth the $9 If spokes are breaking at the nipple you must have copped a dud batch of spokes as fatique always takes it's toll at the elbow. Rear wheels should be built with the ...
by geoffs
02 Oct 2011, 08:51
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DANGERS OF CARRYING YOUR BIKES ON A CAR RACK
Replies: 4
Views: 810

DANGERS OF CARRYING YOUR BIKES ON A CAR RACK

Been there, done that! We were done with our old tandem on the back of the corolla. When the rack was in one position the number plate was visible but the one time i got it wrong..... We also received a warning for the width but were legal by a smidge. You would think they would have something bette...
by geoffs
30 Sep 2011, 21:56
Forum: Road
Topic: TT position - What do i need to do?
Replies: 12
Views: 1330

TT position - What do i need to do?

How about reading this by someone who actually knows what he's talking about.
http://www.stevehoggbikefitting.com/blo ... -of-speed/
Not that i'm biased at all lol
by geoffs
25 Sep 2011, 08:43
Forum: Conversation
Topic: It's just a flesh wound - Slowies 24/09
Replies: 11
Views: 1157

It's just a flesh wound - Slowies 24/09

Glad to hear your ok and it's just a flesh wound.
See you next week


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I am here: http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=-33.902491,151.120196
by geoffs
18 Sep 2011, 05:12
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Wanted - Size 56 Track Bike for a beginner
Replies: 6
Views: 973

Wanted - Size 56 Track Bike for a beginner

I might have someting that would suit. I'll measure it


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I am here: http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=-33.902477,151.119835
by geoffs
06 Sep 2011, 08:33
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Portland Oregon=Bike heaven
Replies: 12
Views: 1268

Re: Portland Oregon=Bike heaven

if you are still there Simon, the best coffee to be had is at a place called "public domain" http://www.publicdomaincoffee.com/
enjoy
where to next??
by geoffs
21 Aug 2011, 05:13
Forum: Road
Topic: Non Fixie Imperial Century day trip 21st August
Replies: 59
Views: 8407

Re: Non Fixie Imperial Century day trip 21st August

Cu there @6
I'll be bailing at the gong with stuart
by geoffs
20 Aug 2011, 23:05
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Mid Life Crisis Bike
Replies: 48
Views: 3757

Re: Mid Life Crisis Bike

Not quite that much for a Seven.
I think the Axiom starts at about $4,800 USD. Still not cheap though
by geoffs
20 Aug 2011, 06:00
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Mid Life Crisis Bike
Replies: 48
Views: 3757

Re: Mid Life Crisis Bike

I'd be getting a ti bike myself as my thoughts are that if you are going to spend serious money then you want someting that will last. I'd also strongly recommend seeing steve hogg. You dont have to take my word for it as i work there and am totally biased, ask around and you'll find quiet a few tha...
by geoffs
17 Jul 2011, 10:34
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Roller Recommendation
Replies: 23
Views: 2245

Re: Roller Recommendation

Wow the T7 look the same as the jet blacks that were 177 wholesale.
by geoffs
07 Jul 2011, 09:44
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Sydney to Melbourne to evandale for Penny racing
Replies: 7
Views: 765

Sydney to Melbourne to evandale for Penny racing

Hi All We are planning a ride from Sydney to Melbourne then fly over to Launceston for the Penny festival at Evandale and wondering whose interested. Departing on Saturday 11th of Feb 2012, catching the train to Wollongong or Kiama to avoid the Sydney traffic and riding along to coast planning to ar...
by geoffs
07 Jul 2011, 08:50
Forum: Track
Topic: chainrings group buy
Replies: 0
Views: 517

chainrings group buy

Hi all A local manufacturer and old of chainrings has offered us great prices for a group buy of chainrings. Here is the website http://www.cycleunderground.com.au/chainringdesigns.htm All the orders are to go through me so there is a single point of contact for John. You'll find a pic of john at th...
by geoffs
05 Jul 2011, 09:15
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Pls sign this partiton 4 min safe passing distance
Replies: 17
Views: 1686

Re: Pls sign this partiton 4 min safe passing distance

Just saw this and was the 1012th person to sign.
Thanks for posting this Stuart
Geoff
by geoffs
28 May 2011, 15:40
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Massage recommendation wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 706

Re: Massage recommendation wanted

Hi John
I'll second Nelson for remedial massage.
He does a very thorough assessment to ascertain what the issues are and then sets about fixing them. He is the guy That Steve Hogg sends people to which is how i found out about him
by geoffs
23 Apr 2011, 05:53
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Broken frame :(
Replies: 3
Views: 656

Re: Broken frame :(

We send broken frames over to bike addiction to get repaired. The guy who fixes the frames used to be the composites guru at Ferrari apparently.
I have seen a trek madone that had been folded in half via broken top and down tubes repaired so that it looked like new and only weighed a bit more.
by geoffs
19 Apr 2011, 21:50
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Garmin Edge 500 - slow to find satelites?
Replies: 9
Views: 1968

Re: Garmin Edge 500 - slow to find satelites?

I turn mine on when I first bring the bike out of the house so it can locate the satellites while I am putting my shoes on. If I start moving before it locks on then it will take ages for it to work. If this happens just stop somewhere where u have a clear view to the north for under a minute and it...
by geoffs
02 Apr 2011, 16:53
Forum: Track
Topic: Getting a track bike that fits
Replies: 13
Views: 1509

Re: Getting a track bike that fits

I should be picking up the wee Fuji track frame that I bought for Marian in the next week or so from star enamel. It takes 650 wheels which I have. It would be interesting to see how it fits you.
I also have a 650c zipp carbon front wheel that I was given
by geoffs
26 Feb 2011, 17:43
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Todays idiot on slowies
Replies: 16
Views: 1585

Re: Todays idiot on slowies

Have been to the police. When they eventually found a PC with enough processing power to play the video, they said that the driver will be charged with changing lanes in an unsafe manner and crossing the double lines in Wilson St. Apparently the video is a lot clearer than what they have in the patr...
by geoffs
26 Feb 2011, 11:36
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Todays idiot on slowies
Replies: 16
Views: 1585

Todays idiot on slowies

have a look at the video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ggFFZSjWFU

on my way to newtown police to let them have a look

Geoff
by geoffs
21 Feb 2011, 20:38
Forum: Track
Topic: painfull
Replies: 1
Views: 573

painfull

This looks painful http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cycling/mal ... 1b1te.html

The joys of track racing
by geoffs
05 Feb 2011, 13:46
Forum: Road
Topic: Audax Mudgee April 30th 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2334

Audax Mudgee April 30th 2011

The Mudgee ride is on again and I am just posting this on behalf of Chris Walsh who is the organiser. We had a great time last year and will be doing the ride again this year. The Mudgee region is well-known for its wine, fresh produce, and fine dining. Combine that with undulating country roads alm...
by geoffs
02 Feb 2011, 20:22
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tools
Replies: 16
Views: 2619

Re: Tools

I'll second the homemade chain whip. A friend made me one over 15 years ago and it's still going strong. Loctite 222 one of these if you are touring http://www.spacycles.co.uk/products.php?plid=m2b0s72p595. i have a stein mini tool that i tour with. have a look at http://pardo.net/bike/pic/fail-029/...
by geoffs
30 Jan 2011, 08:06
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tim Briers crashed
Replies: 128
Views: 11327

Re: Tim Bries crashed

Wishing Tim all the very best for recovery and I hope the operation goes well.
Horrible thing to happen.
by geoffs
02 Oct 2010, 23:27
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Touring Frames
Replies: 17
Views: 1915

Re: Touring Frames

Miguel and I are getting our bikes from http://www.habcycles.com/cross.html
worth a look with the aussie dollar so strong
by geoffs
10 Sep 2010, 19:59
Forum: Road
Topic: C2C4Kids Charity Adventure Ride - Saturday 11th September
Replies: 38
Views: 3115

Re: C2C4Kids Charity Adventure Ride - Saturday 11th Septembe

I'll have to give this a miss unfortunately.
Gyprock sheeting will be starting early next week so I am going to have to finish the wiring for the house on the weekend.
Power and data have been done but I still have the lighting circuits to run.
by geoffs
27 Aug 2010, 15:36
Forum: Road
Topic: Anyone had any experience with Planet X Titanium frames?
Replies: 22
Views: 2655

Re: Anyone had any experience with Planet X Titanium frames?

yes well i wasn't going to mention them.
Marian likes hers though as it correct size for her
by geoffs
27 Aug 2010, 12:59
Forum: Conversation
Topic: The beast is broken
Replies: 27
Views: 1780

Re: The beast is broken

we're tidying up the shop today. so next week is better
by geoffs
27 Aug 2010, 12:04
Forum: Conversation
Topic: The beast is broken
Replies: 27
Views: 1780

Re: The beast is broken

we have beer tasting on fridays from 5 usually.
by geoffs
27 Aug 2010, 11:32
Forum: Road
Topic: Anyone had any experience with Planet X Titanium frames?
Replies: 22
Views: 2655

Re: Anyone had any experience with Planet X Titanium frames?

We had a rider in recently who was a gun rider in his day (olympics klio rep) who's dad gave him a lightspeed (made when they were good- don't buy a new one!) Ti frame nearly 20yrs ago. The parts have just been upgraded to 10sp chorus that much richer mate had given him and someone is scouting for a...
by geoffs
27 Aug 2010, 09:29
Forum: Road
Topic: Ride for Life- Centennial Park - Sunday 22 August 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 4021

Re: Ride for Life- Centennial Park - Sunday 22 August 2010

Just saw the pics. ouch! All the best for a quick recovery Matt. Marian was on the phone on to POW ED checking up on you to make sure thing were ok.

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