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by BenDQ
05 Jan 2017, 07:05
Forum: Road
Topic: The Paul Mayson of the Pacific NW
Replies: 0
Views: 718

The Paul Mayson of the Pacific NW

I think I found the Paul Mayson of the US Pacific North West..... :)

https://danelmanperry.svbtle.com/rapha- ... n-one-ride
by BenDQ
24 Aug 2016, 12:59
Forum: Conversation
Topic: What is SLOB?
Replies: 4
Views: 1396

Re: What is SLOB?

have a dad from my sons rugby riding with them. They are pretty casual but get out at least once a week.
by BenDQ
27 Jun 2016, 22:21
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Bike Dilema - seeking advice
Replies: 5
Views: 1339

Re: Bike Dilema - seeking advice

I have the 2014 Scultura 907E (replaced by the 7000E) and is excellent. It is not a touring bike, it is definitely setup to race. Reacto = Aero while Scultura = lighter
by BenDQ
31 May 2016, 16:15
Forum: For Sale
Topic: WANTED: Road bike budget around $500 largish
Replies: 6
Views: 1530

Re: WANTED: Road bike budget around $500 largish

A friend of mine is a rep for Merida (as well as BMC, Norco and LaPierre) and supplies a lot of the bike shops in Sydney. He just had the below come up if you are interested (and it is your size). One of his demo bikes that he takes around and does very little riding on. Great price for this kind of...
by BenDQ
31 May 2016, 13:09
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Car (with bike rack)
Replies: 0
Views: 724

Car (with bike rack)

Kind of not the place but worth mentioning it. Will include Thule bike rack for DHBC members :)

http://www.carsales.com.au/private/deta ... AD-4066431
by BenDQ
02 May 2016, 09:52
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Mosman Hills, Awaba St Video, just having fun
Replies: 3
Views: 908

Re: Mosman Hills, Awaba St Video, just having fun

great vid! Neil was out of the saddle VERY early
by BenDQ
13 Apr 2016, 10:42
Forum: Conversation
Topic: BMX (shameless self promotion)
Replies: 3
Views: 838

Re: BMX (shameless self promotion)

awesome work Phil
by BenDQ
02 Apr 2016, 13:52
Forum: Road
Topic: Zoo 2 Zoo (Sydney to Dubbo)
Replies: 4
Views: 984

Re: Zoo 2 Zoo (Sydney to Dubbo)

Having a chat to a few guys I ride with at Bicycle Garage who at are doing it this year and have been involved since it started. They said if you get in contact now three will be spots opened soon, they just offer them to previous participants first. I'm putting my name down
by BenDQ
31 Mar 2016, 16:14
Forum: Road
Topic: Zoo 2 Zoo (Sydney to Dubbo)
Replies: 4
Views: 984

Re: Zoo 2 Zoo (Sydney to Dubbo)

Damn, was showing something else yesterday. Disappointing
by BenDQ
30 Mar 2016, 21:08
Forum: Road
Topic: Zoo 2 Zoo (Sydney to Dubbo)
Replies: 4
Views: 984

Zoo 2 Zoo (Sydney to Dubbo)

Looking for a real adventure ride? Why not ride to Dubbo! I'm looking at doing this ride this year http://www.zoo2zoo.com/sydney-to-dubbo.html and a some of the guys I ride with at Bicycle Garage have done it a number of times. I thought I may put it out there in case anyone was interested as it is...
by BenDQ
27 Mar 2016, 16:32
Forum: Road
Topic: Easter Monday Sleep In 7.30am La Pa Plus
Replies: 3
Views: 857

Re: Easter Monday Sleep In 7.30am La Pa Plus

Sleep in, wooo! I'm in
by BenDQ
17 Mar 2016, 20:48
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Cycling Gear Website Hints
Replies: 8
Views: 1772

Re: Cycling Gear Website Hints

Black sheep kit is great, about the same sizes as the cuore stuff we get for the club kit now
Attaquer kit can be tried on and purchased at Wheelhaus in Enmore
Rapha shop in town is always a great place to check out
by BenDQ
06 Feb 2016, 09:54
Forum: Road
Topic: Newington Armory Criterion Racing Thursday evenings
Replies: 11
Views: 1883

Re: Newington Armory Criterion Racing Thursday evenings

I'm in! Do we need a racing license? I haven't upgraded yet
by BenDQ
31 Jan 2016, 05:04
Forum: Road
Topic: Newington Armory Criterion Racing Thursday evenings
Replies: 11
Views: 1883

Re: Newington Armory Criterion Racing Thursday evenings

I'm pretty keen to try this. Would have to be second week in February as I'm out of the country
by BenDQ
25 Jan 2016, 19:17
Forum: Road
Topic: Australia Day Kurnell Ride - Tuesday 26 January
Replies: 8
Views: 1249

Re: Australia Day Kurnell Ride - Tuesday 26 January

Would love to but have to be back earlier so will do the Tuesday hills instead at 530am (ugh)
by BenDQ
24 Jan 2016, 12:33
Forum: Road
Topic: Let's go crit racing - Sun 24th Jan at Lansdowne
Replies: 4
Views: 757

Re: Let's go crit racing - Sun 24th Jan at Lansdowne

I'm in for the next time you look at doing this!
by BenDQ
19 Jan 2016, 12:09
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 8030

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

Thanks Neil. I'll grab a room too
by BenDQ
16 Jan 2016, 08:33
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 8030

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

I can fit one more if anyone needs a lift
by BenDQ
20 Dec 2015, 21:41
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Festive 500 - Steel City Challenge - Tuesday, 29 December 2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3949

Re: DHBC Festive 500 - Steel City Challenge - Tuesday, 29 December 2015

any stops for sleep? That is one crazy, I mean aspirational, ride
by BenDQ
20 Dec 2015, 09:18
Forum: Road
Topic: Heading south for some hills! Dec 19th
Replies: 20
Views: 3278

Re: Heading south for some hills! Dec 19th

Thanks Cam, Paul, Pete, Andrew, Bob, John and others who kept encouraging us newer riders along, particularly on that last 70km. That kick at the end of mount Keira was diabolical.
When going back down you really got to appreciate just how steep it was
by BenDQ
18 Dec 2015, 13:22
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 8030

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

thanks Pete for stepping up! Also Neil has found some pretty good accommodation options I hear
by BenDQ
18 Dec 2015, 09:17
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 8030

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

Neil Moxham as well, but he already paid
by BenDQ
14 Dec 2015, 10:55
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 8030

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

I'm in

Send me transfer info
by BenDQ
11 Dec 2015, 12:09
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 8030

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

I think we are missing enough for a team so get in and register! more to come re: accommodation and carb loading the night before :)
by BenDQ
05 Dec 2015, 18:49
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 8030

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

Scott and Dave said that were doing it on this morning's ride
by BenDQ
04 Dec 2015, 19:13
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tour down under tickets
Replies: 0
Views: 600

Tour down under tickets

If you work in tech and are going to the tour down under let me know. I may be able to get some tickets for you as my work (Microsoft) is an event sponsor.

Ben
by BenDQ
04 Dec 2015, 19:01
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 8030

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

So we have
Neil M
Peter B
Ben DQ
Ben F
Damo


Anthony K ?
Jo ?
by BenDQ
04 Dec 2015, 18:59
Forum: Road
Topic: CO2 Inflators approvals for air travel
Replies: 1
Views: 728

Re: CO2 Inflators approvals for air travel

I've got a letter from Qantas approving me until next February for carry on or checked bags. Last time they were in bike bag and i was not even asked
by BenDQ
04 Dec 2015, 18:57
Forum: Road
Topic: Heading south for some hills! Dec 19th
Replies: 20
Views: 3278

Re: Heading south for some hills! Dec 19th

1. Cam
2. Peter B
3. Paul M
4. Michele Wood & Andre (tbc)
5. Ben DQ
by BenDQ
15 Nov 2015, 21:34
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride - The "Dirty Dozen" - Sunday, 6 December 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4917

Re: DHBC Adventure Ride - The "Dirty Dozen" - Sunday, 6 December 2015

Dyson st around Putney isn't bad too. 17%....but only for 160m. Surprises a few people as it ends that side of parrra river bike path
by BenDQ
15 Nov 2015, 21:29
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 8030

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

I'm doing it. Great weekend away with wife and kids....oh and I'm riding Sunday
by BenDQ
14 Nov 2015, 19:45
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 8030

bicycle network orange challenge

Anyone looking at doing this? Looks pretty good to me and I'm going to do it

https://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/orange-challenge/
by BenDQ
23 Oct 2015, 12:40
Forum: Road
Topic: Sculptures By The Sea
Replies: 1
Views: 499

Re: Sculptures By The Sea

Cheers Neil. should be ok as even Saturday we finish Bronte>Tama>Bondi by that time...I think
by BenDQ
23 Oct 2015, 12:39
Forum: Road
Topic: Thur Hills ride: anybody up for a 5:45 start?
Replies: 20
Views: 2557

Re: Thur Hills ride: anybody up for a 5:45 start?

We were weak....I used Neil's message as my out after looking at the rain. Copped plenty of abuse from the wife for being soft "I still went for a run"
by BenDQ
21 Oct 2015, 19:05
Forum: Road
Topic: Thur Hills ride: anybody up for a 5:45 start?
Replies: 20
Views: 2557

Re: Thur Hills ride: anybody up for a 5:45 start?

Stuart and Dougie have pulled out....I'm going to join the 5:30am ride (catch them at Wilson St to get me an extra 10 min sleep). I hope others will be turning up in rain or it will be lonely.
by BenDQ
21 Oct 2015, 14:20
Forum: Road
Topic: Thur Hills ride: anybody up for a 5:45 start?
Replies: 20
Views: 2557

Re: Thur Hills ride: anybody up for a 5:45 start?

@Stuart and Dougie, please text me if you change your mind and I'll do the 5:30am instead, otherwise I'll see you at the square at 5:45. 0411779463
by BenDQ
21 Oct 2015, 14:16
Forum: Road
Topic: Thur Hills ride: anybody up for a 5:45 start?
Replies: 20
Views: 2557

Re: Thur Hills ride: anybody up for a 5:45 start?

I'll meet you at the square at 5:45am tomorrow and happy to jump on MC ride as well.
by BenDQ
18 Oct 2015, 13:49
Forum: Road
Topic: Thur Hills ride: anybody up for a 5:45 start?
Replies: 20
Views: 2557

Re: Thur Hills ride: anybody up for a 5:45 start?

Where do the MC bunch get to? a later start could be appealing to me at times
by BenDQ
21 Sep 2015, 17:43
Forum: Road
Topic: Anyone ride outside club ride times.
Replies: 2
Views: 600

Re: Anyone ride outside club ride times.

I do some mid morning/lunch rides through week when working from home. Generally only work it out day before (and where I'm going as opening gate)
by BenDQ
07 Sep 2015, 11:04
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Wanna ride the Gongride? And score a jersey? And work in tech?
Replies: 4
Views: 1202

Re: Wanna ride the Gongride? And score a jersey? And work in tech?

As you well know I'd love to but have been denied by the minister of war and finance for that weekend
by BenDQ
27 Aug 2015, 15:01
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: New club kit fitting - at Cuore
Replies: 30
Views: 5857

Re: New club kit fitting - at Cuore

Will the bibs be available at velofix or just the jerseys? I have a set of the silver bibs already and they are the most comfortable I own!

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