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by Tod511
28 Jun 2017, 12:45
Forum: Road
Topic: Wanted to borrow for one day: Road bike for MTB friend
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: Wanted to borrow for one day: Road bike for MTB friend

Kerry's TREK is available. It is women's specific geometry (2012 WSD 4.5 carbon frame) with Shimano 105 (10 speed) size 50 (I think). Kerry is about 168cm so the bike should be fine. Bike has saddle bag with spare tube, lights, bottle cages and SPD double sided pedals (i.e. can be ridden with standa...
by Tod511
16 Apr 2017, 14:57
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell Easter Monday Recovery Ride - C28 pace 6.30am
Replies: 2
Views: 316

Kurnell Easter Monday Recovery Ride - C28 pace 6.30am

Riding to Kurnell tomorrow at C28 NO DROP pace. All welcome to join me for a "Recovery" ride and coffee at a cafe at Kurnell - I have confirmed the cafe near the boat ramp is open. Usual ride disclaimers apply - not a club sanctioned ride, roadworthy bike, at least 1 bidon and 1 tube. Meet...
by Tod511
25 Jan 2017, 19:22
Forum: Road
Topic: Aus Day later East Hills - 6:30
Replies: 5
Views: 554

Re: Aus Day later East Hills - 6:30

Hey Stuart,
I assume normal Thursday route - Horse gates into CP and out York Rd gate.
Just checking as Kerry may join the ride. I will be with the earlier bunch.
Todd
by Tod511
29 Dec 2016, 17:11
Forum: Road
Topic: Saturday 31 December - C28 Waterfall @ 6.15am
Replies: 3
Views: 489

Saturday 31 December - C28 Waterfall @ 6.15am

Kerry and I are riding to Waterfall on Saturday 31 December in lieu of Sunday. Pace will be C28 NO DROP. All welcome to join Kerry and myself - the usual ride disclaimers apply - not a club sanctioned ride, roadworthy bike, at least 1 bidon and 1 tube. Meet at the Marrickville square (usual DHBC rid...
by Tod511
24 Sep 2016, 19:44
Forum: Road
Topic: Extended RNP - Sunday, 25 September 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 536

Re: Extended RNP - Sunday, 25 September 2016

Paul M
Tarryn M
Neil M
Dave J
Chris G
Diana M
Dave B
Rob M (in part)
Tony O'C
Joel W
Todd V (meet you at Tempe Tyres)
by Tod511
26 Jul 2016, 09:12
Forum: Road
Topic: Bowral Classic Sun 23rd October 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1683

Re: Bowral Classic Sun 23rd October 2016

Hi Stuart, Kerry and I are heading to Bowral - I am registered for the 160k ride (why I don't know) and Kerry is undecided what she is doing - may do the 90k ride.
We are staying Saturday and Sunday nights and have booked Biota Dining for Sunday night.
Cheers,
Todd
by Tod511
24 Mar 2016, 19:42
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride 2016 – West Head-Akuna Bay Easter Friday 2016 5:45
Replies: 78
Views: 8010

Re: DHBC Adventure Ride 2016 – West Head-Akuna Bay Easter Friday 2016 5:45

Hi Stuart,
See you at Harbour Bridge steps as I am riding from Queens Park. I assume about 6.15???
Cheers,
Todd
by Tod511
23 Mar 2016, 21:22
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride 2016 – West Head-Akuna Bay Easter Friday 2016 5:45
Replies: 78
Views: 8010

Re: DHBC Adventure Ride 2016 – West Head-Akuna Bay Easter Friday 2016 5:45

Stuart
Trouty
Peter B
David E
Diana
Ben DQ
Adam F
Cameron
Philip, I'll be a one way rider; lunch in Monavale for me.
Andrew H
Katie U
Jonathan C
Todd V
by Tod511
26 Jan 2016, 04:46
Forum: Road
Topic: Australia Day Kurnell Ride - Tuesday 26 January
Replies: 8
Views: 766

Re: Australia Day Kurnell Ride - Tuesday 26 January

Weather looks ok so see you at the square at 6.30am.
by Tod511
25 Jan 2016, 15:26
Forum: Road
Topic: Australia Day Kurnell Ride - Tuesday 26 January
Replies: 8
Views: 766

Australia Day Kurnell Ride - Tuesday 26 January

Riding to Kurnell tomorrow leaving the Marrickville post office square at 6.30am. Weather may not be kind, so check back here or Facebook at 5.45am to confirm. Ride is a cruisey 25 to 28 pace (no faster) depending who comes along. We will go as fast as the slowest rider - a no drop ride. I have chec...
by Tod511
25 Dec 2015, 17:09
Forum: Road
Topic: 2nd Annual Kurnell Boxing Day Recovery Ride
Replies: 10
Views: 839

Re: 2nd Annual Kurnell Boxing Day Recovery Ride

I rode to Kurnell yesterday and the residents were fine, saying hello and the like. We can play it by ear tomorrow - Kurnell or Cronulla.

Todd
Neil
Antony
Damo??
by Tod511
25 Dec 2015, 12:08
Forum: Road
Topic: 2nd Annual Kurnell Boxing Day Recovery Ride
Replies: 10
Views: 839

2nd Annual Kurnell Boxing Day Recovery Ride

Looking for a post Christmas Day recovery ride - a chance to share Christmas Day stories in a friendly non judgemental environment?? Then this is the ride for you. I rode to Kurnell yesterday and the bike lane has been cleaned and there were a large number of cyclists. Kurnell fast C25/C28 pace leav...
by Tod511
24 Dec 2015, 12:34
Forum: Road
Topic: 3rd Annual LaPa Xmas Morning Ride
Replies: 8
Views: 903

Re: 3rd Annual LaPa Xmas Morning Ride

Hi Neil, On the way out we follow the usual LaPa route so we will not be heading up Wilson Street Newtown.
by Tod511
22 Dec 2015, 20:42
Forum: Road
Topic: 3rd Annual LaPa Xmas Morning Ride
Replies: 8
Views: 903

3rd Annual LaPa Xmas Morning Ride

Come one come all for the 3rd Annual LaPa Xmas morning ride. Have you dreamt of no cars or buses on Anzac Parade - well Xmas Day is your lucky day. The ride is C25/C28 no drop ride. This is a "cruise" ride to prepare oneself for the long day ahead. We will take a scenic route to LaPa via S...
by Tod511
26 Nov 2015, 10:30
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free Bontrager Wheelset
Replies: 4
Views: 907

Re: Free Bontrager Wheelset

Hi Dougie, the wheels have been claimed by a work colleague.
Cheers Todd
by Tod511
14 Nov 2015, 16:53
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free Bontrager Wheelset
Replies: 4
Views: 907

Free Bontrager Wheelset

Hi eceryone. I am cleaning out the garage. I have a Bontrager Wheelset with a shimano 12/30 cassette going free to a good home. Wheelset was standard on Kerry Trek in 2012 and were swapped out in early 2013. Wheelset have done less than 1,000km. Decent training Wheelset or for juniors if a little he...
by Tod511
14 Nov 2015, 14:36
Forum: Road
Topic: Road Closure Sunday 15 November - Tempe Bridge
Replies: 2
Views: 542

Road Closure Sunday 15 November - Tempe Bridge

All members riding to waterfall tomorrow take note. Cooks river bridge at Tempe is closed to all traffic until 10.00am tomorrow morning. Detours have been posted on RTA's live traffic website. Detours are via canal road and airport drive through the tunnel. Not a good option. The same will apply on ...
by Tod511
19 Jul 2015, 20:02
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride - Bobbin Head Bash - Sunday, 26 July 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2272

Re: DHBC Adventure Ride - Bobbin Head Bash - Sunday, 26 July 2015

Peter B
Paul M
Neil M
Adam W
Jo L
Steve C
Diana M
Emma S (hopefully!)
DaveR
Paul D
Todd V
Kerry V
by Tod511
27 Jun 2015, 14:27
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride 2016 – West Head-Akuna Bay Easter Friday 2016 5:45
Replies: 78
Views: 8010

Re: DHBC Adventure Ride (Regular) – RNP & Bundeena Adventure – Sunday, 28 June 2015

Looking forward to the adventure ride tomorrow. Kerry and I will meet you at Bestic Street.
Cheers,
Todd
by Tod511
08 Jun 2015, 18:40
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride 2016 – West Head-Akuna Bay Easter Friday 2016 5:45
Replies: 78
Views: 8010

Re: DHBC Adventure Ride (Regular) – RNP & Bundeena Adventure – Sunday, 28 June 2015

Peter B
Paul M
Neil m
Emma S
Adam W
Jo Lees
Nick G
Colin C
Andre F
Todd V
Kerry V
by Tod511
08 Jun 2015, 17:15
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell Ride - Monday 8 June @ 6.30am
Replies: 6
Views: 870

Re: Kurnell Ride - Monday 8 June @ 6.30am

I agree Colin, it was great ride. I enjoy the holiday rides - less intense, time to relax, have a chat, a laugh and a coffee. Best way to start a public holiday!!!

Added bonus - no puncture!!!
by Tod511
06 Jun 2015, 15:56
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell Ride - Monday 8 June @ 6.30am
Replies: 6
Views: 870

Kurnell Ride - Monday 8 June @ 6.30am

Riding to Kurnell Monday 8 June C28 NO DROP ride. All welcome to join Kerry and myself for a leisurely ride to Kurnell and coffee at a cafe at Kurnell or Brighton (depending on time and what is open). Usual ride disclaimers apply - not a club sanctioned ride, roadworthy bike, at least 1 bidon and 1 ...
by Tod511
05 Apr 2015, 11:53
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell Easter Monday Ride C28 - 6.30am
Replies: 9
Views: 1084

Kurnell Easter Monday Ride C28 - 6.30am

Riding to Kurnell tomorrow C28 NO DROP ride. All welcome to join Kerry and myself for a leisurely ride to Kurnell and coffee at a cafe at Kurnell or Brighton (depending on time and what is open). Usual ride disclaimers apply - not a club sanctioned ride, roadworthy bike, at least 1 bidon and 1 tube ...
by Tod511
25 Jan 2015, 08:56
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell Ride - Monday 26 January
Replies: 6
Views: 818

Kurnell Ride - Monday 26 January

Riding to Kurnell tomorrow leaving the Marrickville post office square at 6.30am. Ride is a cruisey 25 to 28 pace (no faster) depending who comes along. We will go as fast as the slowest rider - a no drop ride. We will ride up to Cape solander and stop at Dolls Point or Brighton for coffee on the re...
by Tod511
25 Jan 2015, 08:51
Forum: Road
Topic: Australia day ride
Replies: 1
Views: 558

Re: Australia day ride

Hi Tim. Riding to Kurnell and Cape Solander tomorro if you are interested. Seems ride post.
by Tod511
31 Dec 2014, 15:01
Forum: Road
Topic: How many kilometres did you ride in 2014?
Replies: 36
Views: 3247

Re: How many kilometres did you ride in 2014?

Set myself a target of 6,000 and ended on 6,022. Happy with that.
by Tod511
30 Dec 2014, 15:32
Forum: Road
Topic: Christmas Rides and the Rapha Festive 500
Replies: 39
Views: 4112

Re: Christmas Rides and the Rapha Festive 500

I am in for "extended" LaPa tomorrow. See you all at 6.00am at Marrickville.
Cheers,
Todd
by Tod511
26 Dec 2014, 14:42
Forum: Road
Topic: Christmas Rides and the Rapha Festive 500
Replies: 39
Views: 4112

Re: Christmas Rides and the Rapha Festive 500

27th Strawburger: Canberra 5 peaks 80 odd kms Mark: Easy Avalon C28 cruise 6am. Todd: Kurnell fast C25/C28 pace leaving Marrickville square/PO at 6.30am. Cape Solander for those who feel inclined and coffee at Kurnell for those who don't. Todd Kerry Robert 28th Strawburger: Canberra McDonald ranges ...
by Tod511
24 Dec 2014, 14:10
Forum: Road
Topic: 2nd Annual LaPa Xmas Morning Ride
Replies: 4
Views: 828

Re: 2nd Annual LaPa Xmas Morning Ride

Doh. As Colin says - 6.30 at Marrickville square/PO

Cruisey pace c25 - c28 - all welcome.
by Tod511
24 Dec 2014, 06:28
Forum: Road
Topic: 2nd Annual LaPa Xmas Morning Ride
Replies: 4
Views: 828

2nd Annual LaPa Xmas Morning Ride

Come one come all for the 2nd Annual LaPa Xmas morning ride. Have you dreamt of no cars or buses on Anzac Parade - well tomorrow is your lucky day. Usual route to LaPa the revised route back to Marrickville. Meet at the square/PO in Marrickville. Usual DHBC ride disclaimers and equipment requirement...
by Tod511
24 Dec 2014, 06:24
Forum: Road
Topic: Christmas Rides and the Rapha Festive 500
Replies: 39
Views: 4112

Re: Christmas Rides and the Rapha Festive 500

25th Christmas Day Stuart: Eastern Hills 6:00am at the square. Just 20 mins later than the regular Thursday Hills ride. Todd: 2nd Annual LaPa Xmas morning ride. Come ride the LaPa route with cars on Anzac Parade. This is a once in a year chance. Meet at the square in Marrickville at 6.30am. Todd Vog...
by Tod511
31 Oct 2014, 20:06
Forum: Road
Topic: Sun 2nd Nov 6:30am C28: Eastern Hills Loop the Loop
Replies: 8
Views: 1364

Re: Sun 2nd Nov 6:30am C28: Eastern Hills Loop the Loop

1. Stuart
2. Anthony K
3. Todd V
4. Kerry V
by Tod511
06 Oct 2014, 11:10
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell Ride 6 October 6.30am Marrickville/6.45am Bestic St
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Re: Kurnell Ride 6 October 6.30am Marrickville/6.45am Bestic

Thanks guys - it was a great ride. Today's ride was Kerry's fastest ride to Kurnell.

Really enjoyed the ride - great weather and a great group of riders. We should definitely do this more often.
by Tod511
05 Oct 2014, 19:47
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell Ride 6 October 6.30am Marrickville/6.45am Bestic St
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Re: Kurnell Ride 6 October 6.30am Marrickville/6.45am Bestic

Hi John, Happy for your daughter to ride and I suggest the following: As it is not a club ride and your daughter is a minor, her safety and wellbeing will be your responsibility. We can discuss the detail tomorrow morning but it would be best for her to ride at the back to start with and for you to ...
by Tod511
05 Oct 2014, 13:23
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell Ride 6 October 6.30am Marrickville/6.45am Bestic St
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Kurnell Ride 6 October 6.30am Marrickville/6.45am Bestic St

Hi all, Kerry and I are riding to Kurnell on Monday leaving Marrickville (usual ride start point) at 6.30am or meet us at corner of Bestic and West Botany Streets at 6.45am. All club members are welcome but please note this is not a club sanctioned ride. The ride is no drop and roughly 25-27km cruis...
by Tod511
30 Aug 2014, 11:53
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 1 x Pair Continental GP4000s (23mm)
Replies: 1
Views: 696

1 x Pair Continental GP4000s (23mm)

I am in the process of cleaning out the garage and have a pair of 23mm GP4000s (unopened still in box) for sale. They have been curing nicely for about 12 month in the garage (for those that are into that stuff). Out they go at the amazing price of $50 for the pair. I am now riding 25mm and have no ...
by Tod511
14 Jun 2014, 14:21
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free Stuff
Replies: 305
Views: 33689

Re: Free Stuff

Shimano R087 SPD SL road cycling shoes size 45. Same as these: http://dstore.com/buy/shimano-brand-new-mens-r087-road-shoe-39-grey-15570065?utm_source=googauprodfeed&utm_medium=cpc&gclid=COSgnbvA-L4CFVgmvQodhEMAAQ Been sitting in the cupboard for about 12 months so time to ditch them. They w...
by Tod511
26 Apr 2014, 18:30
Forum: Road
Topic: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am
Replies: 418
Views: 51765

Re: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am

Is anyone doing RNP tomorrow. I am game if there are sufficient numbers.
by Tod511
06 Apr 2014, 14:34
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Dulwich Hill spotted
Replies: 1053
Views: 88008

Re: Dulwich Hill spotted

Colin, that was Andrew Belford and I this morning. Realised it was you and Nick once you had passed. There were 6 to 8 riders at the cafe. The BOM rain app showed showers clearing to the south. As ride leader for today I was unable to convince anyone to ride so Andrew Belford and I set off. I parted...
by Tod511
07 Feb 2014, 13:14
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Couriers: workplace delivery of private parcels banned
Replies: 8
Views: 2197

Re: Couriers: workplace delivery of private parcels banned

The standing joke at my workplace is that if a parcel is delivered it must be for me accompanied by the usual "what have you bought now?". Which I follow up with "its not for me - its for my wife/daughter/dog etc" It has reached to point where the receiving area just direct the c...
by Tod511
31 Jan 2014, 13:50
Forum: Road
Topic: Johnny Warren Jamberoo Classic 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1656

Re: Johnny Warren Jamberoo Classic 2014

I was speaking about the JWJC last weekend with C28 rider Glenn. It appears that the JWJC has been cancelled for 2014.

Glenn had contacted SUVELO (as they had an advertisement on their website) who confirmed the cancellation.
by Tod511
26 Jan 2014, 21:40
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell C25 Cruiser Ride - Monday 27 January - 6.30am
Replies: 16
Views: 1961

Re: Kurnell C25 Cruiser Ride - Monday 27 January - 6.30am

Hi Spiros probably back at the cafe around 9.00am approx.
by Tod511
26 Jan 2014, 15:55
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell C25 Cruiser Ride - Monday 27 January - 6.30am
Replies: 16
Views: 1961

Re: Kurnell C25 Cruiser Ride - Monday 27 January - 6.30am

Looking good for tomorrow. See you at 6.30am at the cafe.

Cape Solander is definitely on the cards.
by Tod511
26 Jan 2014, 15:54
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Beginners Bike Paths / Locations
Replies: 8
Views: 890

Re: Beginners Bike Paths / Locations

Agree with both Peter and Tim.

When Kerry started out we did loops at Tempe recreation area. It is flat, well paved, grass either side and flat. A good place for beginners.
by Tod511
21 Jan 2014, 10:32
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell C25 Cruiser Ride - Monday 27 January - 6.30am
Replies: 16
Views: 1961

Kurnell C25 Cruiser Ride - Monday 27 January - 6.30am

Hi all, Kerry and I are riding to Kurnell on Monday leaving the Marrick at 6.30am. All club members are welcome but please note this is not a club sanctioned ride. The ride is no drop and roughly C25 cruiser pace. The ride is not a timed gran fondo or sufferfest or let's see who we can drop contest....
by Tod511
24 Dec 2013, 15:59
Forum: Road
Topic: Christmas Holiday Rides and the Rapha Festive 500
Replies: 99
Views: 8479

Re: Christmas Holiday Rides and the Rapha Festive 500

Tue 24th Christmas Eve 4 Gorges 6am depart I'm very sorry but I cannot do this ride. If someone else wants to do it - go for it! Peter Wed 25th Christmas Day RNP 6am depart 1. Peter Bownes 2. Jonathan Wong (will meet you 6:05 where Cooks River path meets Princes Hwy) 3. Noel LaPa - we'll make the pa...
by Tod511
13 Dec 2013, 18:39
Forum: Road
Topic: RNP Saturday 14/12 5.30am
Replies: 13
Views: 1428

Re: RNP Saturday 14/12 5.30am

I know I want to
1. Peter Bownes
2. Adam Ward
3. James R (I don't know I want to)
4. Dougie (weather permitting and a solo ride through the park is not a nice thought)
5. Tony O C
6. Todd (meet at Bestic Street.) The quote below says it all.
by Tod511
04 Dec 2013, 11:28
Forum: Conversation
Topic: How many Kilometres have you ridden in 2013?
Replies: 29
Views: 3512

Re: How many Kilometres have you ridden in 2013?

The only reason you resurrected the post Jo is because you did 10K+ :lol:

Well done to everyone in the 10K+ category. I think that category should be renamed "nut jobs", the 15K+ category "truly insane" and the 20K+ category "half bike half man/woman"
by Tod511
07 Oct 2013, 10:11
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell C25 Ride - Monday 7 October 6.30am
Replies: 16
Views: 1898

Re: Kurnell C25 Ride - Monday 7 October 6.30am

We had 10 then 12 today for a great ride to Kurnell. The wind did not deter us - it spurred us on to coffee!!! Thanks for a great ride everyone and apologises for my dodgy lane change - it was a caffeine deprivation decision (that's my story anyway). It is great to have such a ride every now and the...
by Tod511
06 Oct 2013, 14:35
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell C25 Ride - Monday 7 October 6.30am
Replies: 16
Views: 1898

Re: Kurnell C25 Ride - Monday 7 October 6.30am

No worries Colin. We have Kerry - she is the adult in our relationship.
by Tod511
05 Oct 2013, 18:43
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurnell C25 Ride - Monday 7 October 6.30am
Replies: 16
Views: 1898

Kurnell C25 Ride - Monday 7 October 6.30am

Hi all, Kerry and I are riding to Kurnell on Monday leaving the Marrick at 6.30am. All club members are welcome but please note this is not a club sanctioned ride. The ride is no drop and roughly C25 cruiser pace. The ride is not a timed gran fondo or sufferfest or let's see who we can drop contest....
by Tod511
29 Sep 2013, 14:27
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Dulwich Hill spotted
Replies: 1053
Views: 88008

Re: Dulwich Hill spotted

Todd and Kerry heading to the Marrick for Waterfall(?); Nick and I were heading to Kurnell. Kerry and I were indeed heading to the Marrick for Waterfall. I thought you and Nick were trying to chase down the RNP group who were about 500 metres in front of you. I am considering Kurnell next Monday (l...
by Tod511
27 Aug 2013, 20:49
Forum: Conversation
Topic: The Marianne Vos Limited Edition Giant Envie
Replies: 1
Views: 469

Re: The Marianne Vos Limited Edition Giant Envie

Kerry here; I agree awesome bike & kit $10,300 USD +tax
by Tod511
10 Aug 2013, 10:23
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Cycling Central Sunday 11th August
Replies: 40
Views: 4375

Re: Cycling Central Sunday 11th August

[quote="Eleri"]Great story Kerry! I bet you never imagined you would be riding to Waterfall before you got the bike. And it sounds like the ability to have rides that were progressively longer - sort of a pathway - helped. As for the sweaty head, well I just cut my most of my hair off. Lif...
by Tod511
09 Aug 2013, 21:12
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Cycling Central Sunday 11th August
Replies: 40
Views: 4375

Re: Cycling Central Sunday 11th August

The other thing I've noticed is that whenever there is a post related to women in cycling, 95% of the posts are by other women in the club. What do the men think? Do they try to encourage their wives, girlfriends, sisters, mums to ride? What are the barriers? Time? Kids? Safety as Anna mentioned? O...
by Tod511
26 Jul 2013, 10:37
Forum: Road
Topic: Adventure Ride - Easter Fri 3rd April 2015 West Head 5:45am
Replies: 464
Views: 42897

Re: Adventure Ride - Bundeena Ferry - 6am Sunday 28th July

We have 2 ladies attending - JTB and my wife Kerry.

So Mike, you better wear clean lycra. If not you will be banished to the back of the bunch!!.
by Tod511
24 Jul 2013, 20:47
Forum: Road
Topic: Adventure Ride - Easter Fri 3rd April 2015 West Head 5:45am
Replies: 464
Views: 42897

Re: Adventure Ride - Bundeena Ferry - 6am Sunday 28th July

1) Mike C (couldn't think of anything witty to put beside his name)
2) JTB (just happy it's not a road race)
3) Anthony K
4) Keith W
5) Stuart (no ferry for me)
6) Rajiv
7) Colin C
8) Nick G
9) Philip
10) Todd V (meet at Bestic Street)
11) Kerry V (meet at Bestic Street)
by Tod511
23 Jun 2013, 18:24
Forum: Road
Topic: Adventure Ride - Easter Fri 3rd April 2015 West Head 5:45am
Replies: 464
Views: 42897

Re: Adventure Ride - Bundeena Ferry - 6am Sunday 30th June

1. Mike - drinks coffee
2. Jo - still on standard crankset
3. Stuart - RNP Loop Only (Audley weir permitting; otherwise Waterfall In & Out).
4. Todd Vogel - addicted to good coffee (Coffee Alchemy in Marrickville).
by Tod511
12 Jun 2013, 11:54
Forum: Road
Topic: Adventure Ride - Easter Fri 3rd April 2015 West Head 5:45am
Replies: 464
Views: 42897

Re: Adventure Ride Blue Mountains 3rd route 100k 6am Sun 19

1. Mike (might ride his fixie)
2. Todd (dont own a fixie and have no intention of purchasing one in the future!!)
by Tod511
11 Jun 2013, 09:22
Forum: Road
Topic: Monday 10 June: Kurnell and Kape Solander Kruize
Replies: 29
Views: 2818

Re: Monday 10 June: Kurnell and Kape Solander Kruize

What a great ride, thanks for posting Colin. Even though the pace was more than a Kruize there was more talking than on any other ride so really enjoyable. A note for the future, maybe we can stop for coffee in Brighton if no cafe is open at Kurnell. Also, Kerry and I ride regularly to Kurnell on a ...
by Tod511
07 Jun 2013, 14:31
Forum: Road
Topic: Monday 10 June: Kurnell and Kape Solander Kruize
Replies: 29
Views: 2818

Re: Monday 10 June: Kurnell and Kape Solander Kruize

Hi Colin, although not an official DHBC ride, happy to assume ride leader duties.

Obligatory list:
1. Colin Campbell
2. Nick Gowing
3. Todd & Kerry Vogel
by Tod511
24 Apr 2013, 13:31
Forum: Vintage Bicycles
Topic: Vintage Jersey orders ***JERSEYS are in!***
Replies: 101
Views: 12802

Re: Vintage Jersey orders

DHBC World Stripe Vintage ($72.10) small- Lizanne medium-Peter T, Anthony I, James R large-Peter Bownes, Stuart x-large- xx-large-Ted DHBC original Logo ($70) small- Lizanne, Camilla, JoTheBuilder, Marian medium-Philip, Lindsay large-Peter Bownes, Colin Campbell, John Healey, John Mason, Johnj, Todd...
by Tod511
21 Apr 2013, 15:01
Forum: Road
Topic: C25-ish Kurnell Kruize on Anzac Day?
Replies: 18
Views: 1806

Re: C25-ish Kurnell Kruize on Anzac Day?

1. Colin Campbell (only if accompanied by an adult who knows the way back)
2. Paulette - I know the way back.
3. Louise
4. Todd & Kerry
by Tod511
26 Mar 2013, 19:52
Forum: Road
Topic: Easter Monday Kurnell Kruize for C25s anyone?
Replies: 12
Views: 1388

Re: Easter Monday Kurnell Kruize for C25s anyone?

Kerry and I are in. Prepared for double turns on the front in lieu of egg melting in jersey pocket.
by Tod511
09 Mar 2013, 20:00
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Prescription cycling sunglasses recommendations?
Replies: 20
Views: 4596

Re: Prescription cycling sunglasses recommendations?

I have had Rudy Project Rydon glasses the same as Noel for just over a year, they are fantastic. Purchased on Wiggle for GBP100 during a promo. Purchased my wife a pair from erudy.com.au for AUD200ish with bonus lens. Note bonus lens are not impactx. My wife is equally impressed. I was wearing the g...
by Tod511
22 Feb 2013, 14:43
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Greg Pankhurst's accident
Replies: 137
Views: 13492

Re: Greg Pankhurst's accident

I jumped out of my chair at the office and punched the air. Although there is a long way to go this is awesome news - I now have a smile on my face - today is a great day. This must be such a relief for Sue and the Kids. I can but only imagine how they feel at this moment.
by Tod511
15 Feb 2013, 20:18
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Greg Pankhurst's accident
Replies: 137
Views: 13492

Re: Greg Pankhurst's accident

Thanks Eleri for the daily updates, I have been waiting for them each day with the hope of positive news. It has been a very sobering week and it has impacted Kerry and I deeply. The signs are promising and I cannot image how traumatic it is for Sue and the kids at the moment. Kerry and I are happy ...
by Tod511
27 Dec 2012, 13:37
Forum: Road
Topic: Friday 28th RNP C28 pace ride 6:30am at MRC
Replies: 17
Views: 1848

Re: Friday 28th RNP C28 pace ride 6:30am at MRC

Looking forward to the ride. See you all at the Cafe tomorrow morning.
by Tod511
12 Dec 2012, 15:20
Forum: Road
Topic: How many kilometres did you ride in 2012?
Replies: 24
Views: 2517

Re: How many kilometres did you ride in 2012?

Great idea John. I am happily in the 5,000+ category. 2 years ago it was zero.
by Tod511
12 Dec 2012, 15:17
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Cycology t-shirts - discount code for DHBC members
Replies: 24
Views: 2793

Re: Cycology t-shirts - discount code for DHBC members

A t-shirt is a great idea, I would definitely buy one. However, I think it should be different from the club jersey in some way - maybe with one of the vintage logo's that are floating around.
by Tod511
15 Nov 2012, 09:02
Forum: Road
Topic: Top Notch Bib Shorts
Replies: 19
Views: 2544

Re: Top Notch Bib Shorts

My 20 cents worth. I have had Craft Performance bib shorts for about a year now and they are fine. Have used them weekly and just chuck them in the wash and they are still going strong. Have used them on a couple of 140km rides and regularly to Waterfall. Recently purchased a pair of Rapha Classic B...
by Tod511
07 Nov 2012, 10:31
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Video of me crashing my fixie, Saturday slowies
Replies: 23
Views: 2204

Re: Video of me crashing my fixie, Saturday slowies

Andrew was also not taking any PED's.

Well I assume this without any evidence to the contrary.
by Tod511
05 Nov 2012, 07:44
Forum: Road
Topic: Johnny Warren Jamberoo Classic - 10 February 2013
Replies: 73
Views: 6999

Johnny Warren Jamberoo Classic - 10 February 2013

After the Gong ride yesterday I thought, I wonder if registrations are open for the JWJC, and sure enough they are. Ride is on 10 February 2013 and early bird registrations are available until 15 December for $50. Registration is now online as opposed to print, scan and email for 2012. DHBC had a la...
by Tod511
29 Oct 2012, 15:35
Forum: Road
Topic: Fitz's challenge rides in October
Replies: 57
Views: 4714

Re: Fitz's challenge rides in October

Dougie wrote:
Philip wrote:I packed an addressed Australia Post bag. I had already google street viewed Thrawa to check there was a post box. So when I got there I stripped off the extra layers and posted them back to Sydney.


GOLD!


This deserves a special mention/award at this years Awards Night. Sen-bloody-sational idea.
by Tod511
10 Sep 2012, 11:30
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Waterfall runs and sustained Heart Rate levels
Replies: 13
Views: 1711

Re: Waterfall runs and sustained Heart Rate levels

I wore a heart rate monitor for the first time yesterday as I received a Garmin bike computer for fathers day. I have not uploaded my data from yesterday yet but a quick look revealed that my average was within an acceptable range. Below is a short article which may help you understand how heart rat...
by Tod511
20 Aug 2012, 17:08
Forum: Road
Topic: Waterfall ride: Middies vs Fasties
Replies: 68
Views: 4112

Re: Waterfall ride: Middies vs Fasties

There is that set of lights on the way back from Waterfall which is at the top of the hill before we turn right to head towards Princess highway (near Arncliffe). Heaps of people have trouble clipping in at those lights including me - especially if you have stopped in the middle of the hill. TIP fo...
by Tod511
20 Aug 2012, 08:45
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Dulwich Hill spotted
Replies: 1053
Views: 88008

Re: Dulwich Hill spotted

Spotted Jeremy on Bestic Street yesterday at 8.00am. Jeremy was concentrating intently as he attacked the incline to West Botany Street. I did not want to yell out "spotted" in case Jeremy was distracted and he also had a car sitting dangerously close behind him. Apologises Jeremy for call...
by Tod511
05 Jun 2012, 15:57
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012 Adventure Rides
Replies: 365
Views: 45217

Re: 2012 adventure - Queens Birthday - 6am June 10

The ride of Queens [birthday]
=========================
Mike - max distance: ha ha
Todd - max distance: 140k, speed: middies
by Tod511
25 May 2012, 09:04
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: Next clothing order
Replies: 27
Views: 6337

Re: Next clothing order

Bib knicks (if you don't specify M/W I will assume M) $120 S M JoTheBuilder (WOMEN'S), Todd (Mens) L scully[w] XL Skin suit (specify M/W and either long or short sleeves) $160 S M L Sleeveless Gillet (M/W) $90 S M Todd (Mens), Jeremy (Mens), Spiros(M) L XL scully[w] Wind Jacket (M/W) $100 S Trouty (...
by Tod511
20 May 2012, 17:59
Forum: Road
Topic: Wet Waterfall
Replies: 16
Views: 1220

Re: Wet Waterfall

I was on the front of the bunch as we approached the corner onto the Grande Parade at Dolls Point at approx. 35kph. a blue Ford station wagon attempted the corner at too high a speed and spun out in front of us - there was a lot of water on the road. Luckily I was curbside front and all I was hoping...
by Tod511
11 May 2012, 12:07
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: Next clothing order
Replies: 27
Views: 6337

Re: Next clothing order

Bib knicks (if you don't specify M/W I will assume M) $120 S M JoTheBuilder (WOMEN'S), Todd (Mens) L XL Skin suit (specify M/W and either long or short sleeves) $160 S M L Sleeveless Gillet (M/W) $90 S M Todd (Mens) L XL Wind Jacket (M/W) $100 S M JoTheBuilder (WOMEN's), Philip (Mens), L XL Fleece L...
by Tod511
08 May 2012, 23:10
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012 Adventure Rides
Replies: 365
Views: 45217

Re: 2012 adventure - Saturday Social 8am 12th May Spin the R

I did Mike's RPM class tonight at Rockdale. Mike's classes are fun but intense, you will be spent at the end of the hour. A leisurely ride to Kernel will be a great recovery especially as the weather is predicted to be good. A bit of a change from Centennial Park and I find riding to somewhere diffe...
by Tod511
05 May 2012, 17:46
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012 Adventure Rides
Replies: 365
Views: 45217

Re: 2012 adventure rides 6am: 6th May - The Wall

I have been given a leave pass for tomorrow. See you at Bestic Street at about 6.15am. Mike - Fastie (when I need to be) Philip - Slowie (when I need to be) Justin - Middie at the best of times JoTheBuilder - In reserve until I see how fast this group is (currently: fast) John - Fast middie AndrewM ...
by Tod511
13 Apr 2012, 12:35
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012 Adventure Rides
Replies: 365
Views: 45217

Re: 2012 adventure rides - 6am 15th April - 4 Gorges

Unfortunately I am out. Competing priorities and the adventure ride lost out.

Stuart - ride captain
Derek
Philip (love the hills)
Jeremy
TimC
Andrew Burns
JoTheBuilder (always gorgeous)...
Cameron
AndrewB
Camilla
Adam
Antony
John
by Tod511
05 Apr 2012, 07:06
Forum: Road
Topic: Good Friday 6th April - anyone riding?
Replies: 17
Views: 1383

Re: Good Friday 6th April - anyone riding?

I am keen for a ride tomorrow also. I will meet you guys on the grande parade at brighton le sands at about 6.45 if I cant drag myself out of bed in time to get to the Marrickville Road Cafe by 6.30am.
by Tod511
28 Mar 2012, 12:18
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Centennial park proposed works
Replies: 71
Views: 4630

Re: Centennial park proposed works

Just lodged my submission and will be at the park at 7.00 am tomorrow - regardless of the weather. Don't normally follow rule number 9 http://www.velominati.com/the-rules/#9 but tomorrow is an exception and I will be envoking rule number 5 http://www.velominati.com/the-rules/#5. This is an important...
by Tod511
22 Mar 2012, 18:43
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Centennial park proposed works
Replies: 71
Views: 4630

Re: Centennial park proposed works

I will draft my submission over the weekend. Went for a ride today and tried to keep my pace to 20kph - it was near impossible. Way to slow and felt like I was going to fall off!!! I couldn't do it. Given Adrian Emilsen has just won an award for sustainable transport etc. at Macquarie University sur...
by Tod511
16 Mar 2012, 16:24
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012 Adventure Rides
Replies: 365
Views: 45217

Re: 2012 adventure rides - 6am 15th April - 4 Gorges

Definitely in for this one. Missed RNP last week due to family commitments.

Stuart - ride captain
Derek
Eleri (3rd gorgeous)
Philip (love the hills)
Jeremy
Todd
by Tod511
09 Mar 2012, 21:27
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012 Adventure Rides
Replies: 365
Views: 45217

Re: 2012 adventure rides - 6am 11th Mar - RNP Waterfall,Bund

I'm out as I have a family commitment on Sunday. Enjoy the ride. Eleri (28+) Ride Host John (33+) Philip (28++) Anthony K (28+) Stuart (28-) JoTheBuilder (27=) Derek (28-) Andrewb (26-) AndrewBurns (27+) Greg Greco (28) Rhys (2 x 6 + 4 x 6 - 4) Bill K (26) tentative Camilla (n +/- 1) Russell_C (28+)...
by Tod511
17 Feb 2012, 10:25
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012 Adventure Rides
Replies: 365
Views: 45217

Re: 2012 adventure rides - 6am 11th Mar - RNP Waterfall,Bund

Eleri (28+) Ride Host
John (33+)
Philip (28++)
Anthony K (28+)
Stuart (28-)
Marc (28++)
JoTheBuilder (27=)
Todd (28+)
by Tod511
10 Feb 2012, 08:41
Forum: Road
Topic: Johnny Warren Jamberoo Classic 2012
Replies: 77
Views: 8845

Re: Johnny Warren Jamberoo Classic 2012

As per the previous post - has anyone ridden this before ? Is this ride supported with water / food or BYO ? Stuart is riding support on his motobike - maybe he can be our "neutral service vehicle" just like in the tour :D As I live in Brighton Le Sands I will be waiting for you guys on t...
by Tod511
19 Dec 2011, 21:14
Forum: Road
Topic: Ultegra vs. Rival
Replies: 30
Views: 2181

Re: Ultegra vs. Rival

got a few more $$ ? http://www.cyclingexpress.com/cycle/bmc-race-machine-rm01-white.aspx or ask Amy about this one >> http://www.cyclingexpress.com/cycle/bmc-road-racer-sl01-naked.aspx only till Friday .. I'd be tempted. I recently purchased the BMC Race Machine RM01 from Cycling Express in Melbour...
by Tod511
18 Dec 2011, 21:23
Forum: Road
Topic: Christmas / New Year rides
Replies: 79
Views: 8847

Re: Christmas / New Year rides

Also in..... I'm keen to pedal off the Xmas over indulgence. See you at 6.30am on Tuesday 27th for a scenic ride through RNP.

Let me know your plan's for the rest of the week as I am on leave until 3 January and keen for further rides - pending family commitments.
by Tod511
15 Dec 2011, 16:33
Forum: Road
Topic: Johnny Warren Jamberoo Classic 2012
Replies: 77
Views: 8845

Re: Johnny Warren Jamberoo Classic 2012

I am now registered for the classic. I agree, best option is to ride to the start at Loftus. However, if we leave with one of the Waterfall groups I fear we will miss the start. I rode with the middies last week and we went past Loftus pretty close to 7.30am. So unless we want to kill ourselves befo...
by Tod511
12 Dec 2011, 08:40
Forum: Road
Topic: Bike Insurance - Is it Worth it?
Replies: 13
Views: 1349

Bike Insurance - Is it Worth it?

I have just invested a significant amount of money in my first carbon road bike – not as much as Dougie’s new born but a significant outlay nonetheless. I have only ridden the bike twice and already love the bike and am prepared to shower my wife with gifts for approving the “expense” (her words not...
by Tod511
11 Nov 2011, 09:47
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Cadel Evans Book Signing - 3.00pm Dymocks George Street
Replies: 2
Views: 635

Cadel Evans Book Signing - 3.00pm Dymocks George Street

For those of you in the city today, Cadel will be making an appearance at Dymocks George Street and signing copies of his book from 3.00pm. I will be their :D

http://www.dymocks.com.au/LiteraryEvent ... evansfrsyd
by Tod511
09 Nov 2011, 07:44
Forum: Road
Topic: Adventure Rides 2011- 6am 13th Nov-Hawkesbury Explorer
Replies: 273
Views: 26039

Re: Adventure Rides 2011- 6am 13th Nov-Hawkesbury Explorer

Looking forward to the ride on Sunday - the weather is predicted to be about 25-27 degrees so a lot cooler than recent days.

Bush Bites is probably the best option but lets leave it fluid and see how we feel on the day.
by Tod511
01 Nov 2011, 13:34
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Forget the Ferrari - Cycling the "New Golf"
Replies: 0
Views: 465

Forget the Ferrari - Cycling the "New Golf"

A positive story about cycling on smh.com.au today.

Sums it up really for us 40+ blokes.

http://www.smh.com.au/executive-style/f ... 1msyx.html
by Tod511
30 Oct 2011, 20:49
Forum: Road
Topic: Gong Ride 2011 - Sun 6th November
Replies: 73
Views: 4982

Re: Gong Ride 2011 - Sun 6th November

Thanks Jo and Weiyun for your response. Not having attempted the gong ride before I was a bit unsure as to the procedure etc. and how belligerent the organisers would be with start times. I was definitely concerned about the heat and erratic/slow family cyclists. I wanted to get out early and treat ...

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