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by ratzzzzz
17 Apr 2014, 20:49
Forum: Road
Topic: Easter Friday 18th April - C28's 3 Gorges 6:00am
Replies: 31
Views: 3562

Re: Easter Friday 18th April - C28's 3 Gorges 6:00am

I've got a mate that may jump on at hornsby -7:10-7:15 eta at hornsby?
by ratzzzzz
16 Apr 2014, 08:42
Forum: Road
Topic: Easter Friday 18th April - C28's 3 Gorges 6:00am
Replies: 31
Views: 3562

Re: Easter Friday 18th April - C28's 3 Gorges 6:00am

1. Stuart
2. Steve
3. Adam W
4. Miguel
5. Ben (I'll jump on at Crows Nest) I assume you're going straight up the highway?
by ratzzzzz
16 Apr 2014, 08:39
Forum: Road
Topic: Easter Saturday 19/04 - 6 Gorges - 5.30am
Replies: 21
Views: 3124

Re: Easter Saturday 19/04 - 6 Gorges - 5.30am

1. Peter Bownes
2. Robert
3. John H
4. Andrew M
5. Ben (jumping on at crows nest)
by ratzzzzz
09 Apr 2014, 22:22
Forum: Road
Topic: Sublime Loop - Saturday 12th April
Replies: 7
Views: 1173

Re: Sublime Loop - Saturday 12th April

Would like to do this loop but can't on sat. Let me know next time.
by ratzzzzz
07 Apr 2014, 21:11
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Member Event - so you think you want to race? 25th May
Replies: 9
Views: 3051

Re: Member Event - so you think you want to race? May tba

I'd be interested in this. A brief run down of the types and rules of different types of racing. I'm def in the "not sure what's involved or how to get started" and "not sure how to train for racing" camp
by ratzzzzz
07 Apr 2014, 09:44
Forum: Track
Topic: Intro to the Track - Saturdays starting 10th May 2014 2-4pm
Replies: 43
Views: 7511

Re: Introduction to the Track - Saturdays starting 10th May

1. Peter Bownes
2. Ben Thomson
by ratzzzzz
06 Apr 2014, 11:58
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Dulwich Hill spotted
Replies: 1054
Views: 125663

Re: Dulwich Hill spotted

Spotted John Mason on the way back from waterfall about 7:oo. Did he start early or did he forget to turn the clock back?
by ratzzzzz
01 Apr 2014, 20:37
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Interview with Nikolai Razouvaev
Replies: 0
Views: 555

Interview with Nikolai Razouvaev

An interesting interview with a Soviet cyclist, coming through in the 70s/80s, lots of non cycling insight into the USSR but some interesting cycling stuff as well.

by ratzzzzz
20 Mar 2014, 21:29
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 164249

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

http://imgur.com/gallery/aKLT6B4

maybe equip all cars with a mattress?
by ratzzzzz
18 Mar 2014, 08:03
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Dulwich Hill spotted
Replies: 1054
Views: 125663

Re: Dulwich Hill spotted

Sorry to dob you in but I spotted (Rabobank) Ben doing his first Triathlon in Newcastle on the weekend. Flying the red jersey with a great bike time and a very respectable time overall!
by ratzzzzz
18 Mar 2014, 07:56
Forum: Road
Topic: Beechworth Gran Fondo & L'Eroica - March 29-30 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 3667

Re: Beechworth Gran Fondo & L'Eroica - March 29-30 2014

I organised a week of work in the area and a few days of work after so despite everyone else pulling out I'll still be in Beechworth that weekend. If anyone has any ideas on some rides/ things to do/ cheap accom recommendations let me know. There are a few suggestions going up on the Fondo Facebook ...
by ratzzzzz
02 Mar 2014, 19:27
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Foam Roller question
Replies: 8
Views: 1467

Foam Roller question

Thought I'd get a foam roller to do a bit of….foam rolling of the itb and back and whatever else I can think of. I am a bit overwhelmed by the choice. Any advice on what to go for - do I want the 'plain' one, grid, or bumpy one? The thick or thin one, long or short one? I also assume the type of foa...
by ratzzzzz
07 Feb 2014, 08:06
Forum: Road
Topic: Saturday 8/02 5.30am - Marrickville - North Head - West Head
Replies: 5
Views: 861

Re: Saturday 8/02 5.30am - Marrickville - North Head - West

I'm interested in this- I've been super lazy lately!
Approximate time and route through North Sydney? I'll pick you up somewhere there
by ratzzzzz
03 Feb 2014, 07:35
Forum: Road
Topic: Johnny Warren Jamberoo Classic 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2529

Re: Johnny Warren Jamberoo Classic 2014

Geoff and I were talking about this the other week, the Johnny Warren was my first long ride and I thought it must've been coming up soon. I'd like to do it again so I can peg myself against last years ride so I'd be up for it!
by ratzzzzz
20 Jan 2014, 20:30
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Vietnam, Ride and Seek
Replies: 9
Views: 1511

Re: Vietnam, Ride and Seek

Reading this thread has got me excited about some more travelling, unfortunately I can't do this one.
I stumbled across these guys and am intending to go along and have a listen

by ratzzzzz
20 Jan 2014, 20:28
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 164249

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

http://cranktip.com

Interested to hear any thoughts? I'm sure it wouldn't make much of a difference to me + I use speed play :)
by ratzzzzz
10 Jan 2014, 10:49
Forum: Road
Topic: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am
Replies: 422
Views: 74601

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

Sunday 12th Jan 06:00 - C28's pace version Audley in (pls include this bit in the list)
1. Stuart
2. Cameron
3. Michele W
4. Anthony K
5. Jo
6. Adam
7. Adam W
8. Paul
9. Rajiv (Hopefully)
10. Ben
by ratzzzzz
30 Dec 2013, 19:42
Forum: Road
Topic: Christmas Holiday Rides and the Rapha Festive 500
Replies: 99
Views: 12375

Re: Christmas Holiday Rides and the Rapha Festive 500

Tue 31st New Years Eve Shall we stick to normal Eastern Suburbs ride but leaving at 630? 1. Jo S 2. Mike (can't do track that night) 3. Rob D 4. Ben (maybe at the cafe maybe at cp at 6:50) Tue 31st (proposed alternative) RNP Waterfall in (mit possible excursion to Bundeena) 0630 at The Marrick 1. An...
by ratzzzzz
25 Dec 2013, 23:39
Forum: Road
Topic: Christmas Holiday Rides and the Rapha Festive 500
Replies: 99
Views: 12375

Re: Christmas Holiday Rides and the Rapha Festive 500

Meant to say I'll be meeting you tomorrow at crows nest at say 7- presuming it's not raining
by ratzzzzz
18 Dec 2013, 20:07
Forum: Road
Topic: Christmas Holiday Rides and the Rapha Festive 500
Replies: 99
Views: 12375

Re: Christmas Holiday Rides and the Rapha Festive 500

24th Christmas Eve 4 Gorges 6am depart 1. Peter Bownes 25th Christmas Day RNP 6am depart 1. Peter Bownes 26th Boxing Day 3 Gorges hosted by Jo 1. Jo 2. Ben 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st New Years Eve New Years Day Eastern Beaches 5 Hills. 7:00am. Does not start at the cafe. PM Stuart for details. 1. Jo ...
by ratzzzzz
17 Dec 2013, 10:49
Forum: Road
Topic: Beechworth Gran Fondo & L'Eroica - March 29-30 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 3667

Re: Beechworth Gran Fondo & L'Eroica - March 29-30 2014

Am interested in this, am trying to tie it in with work though so may not be able to commit for a little while - any educated guesses about if / when will it sell out?

Also anyone else looking for accom?
by ratzzzzz
14 Dec 2013, 16:19
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 164249

Lance Armstrong ruined everything

by ratzzzzz
11 Dec 2013, 20:00
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Great watch
Replies: 1
Views: 565

Re: Great watch

the whole thing is insane but 3:45...... my jaw is still on the floor. I've only been in that position twice and both times it was unintended and didn't end well
by ratzzzzz
11 Dec 2013, 07:51
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Down and out in Maroubra Junction
Replies: 7
Views: 1577

Re: Down and out in Maroubra Junction

Great to see you on the bike this morning...be that the old bike. Hoping you're back to full strength!
by ratzzzzz
04 Dec 2013, 18:18
Forum: Conversation
Topic: How many Kilometres have you ridden in 2013?
Replies: 29
Views: 4456

Re: How many Kilometres have you ridden in 2013?

5,000kms up from 250kms last year. I'm pretty happy with that!
by ratzzzzz
23 Nov 2013, 15:15
Forum: Road
Topic: 3 Gorges: Saturday 23rd November
Replies: 14
Views: 2374

Re: 3 Gorges: Saturday 23rd November

Yeah thanks Jo, 1st time for the gorges. Great ride!
by ratzzzzz
21 Nov 2013, 21:39
Forum: Road
Topic: 3 Gorges: Saturday 23rd November
Replies: 14
Views: 2374

Re: 3 Gorges: Saturday 23rd November

by ratzzzzz
18 Nov 2013, 20:17
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 164249

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

and lastly anti theft
by ratzzzzz
18 Nov 2013, 20:17
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 164249

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

I'm sure someone posted about this somewhere but I couldn't find it... Airbag helmet http://www.hovding.com/en/ Some other bike tech stuff Foldable helmet http://www.ulule.com/overade/ Autobots roll out! turn by turn http://www.dragoninnovation.com/projects/23-hammerhead
by ratzzzzz
18 Nov 2013, 18:20
Forum: Road
Topic: Newcastle Overnight - Saturday 28th November 2015
Replies: 74
Views: 12798

Re: Newcastle Overnight - Saturday 16th November

Newcastle overnight ride report I thought that this ride sounded fun but with all the rain about had decided that I would only do it if the rain cleared up. The rain didn’t clear up but I had borrowed some of Jer’s lights, had a little afternoon nap and a big dinner so thought with all that preparat...
by ratzzzzz
16 Nov 2013, 12:53
Forum: Road
Topic: Newcastle Overnight - Saturday 28th November 2015
Replies: 74
Views: 12798

Re: Newcastle Overnight - Saturday 16th November

Unless it's pouring this evening I'm in for this - will meet at Observatory hill. Any tips for first timers?

Ben
by ratzzzzz
19 Oct 2013, 08:58
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Dulwich Hill spotted
Replies: 1054
Views: 125663

Re: Dulwich Hill spotted

Was going South over the bridge this morning and went past a DHBC bunch on their way north over the bridge. Was so surprised to see red jerseys going north, I didn't manage to get any words out. Also got chased up the Pac highway on wednesday by Anthony so he could introduce himself as a dhbc rider....
by ratzzzzz
23 Sep 2013, 17:06
Forum: Road
Topic: Tues Club Ride: 6 Hills 5:30am
Replies: 74
Views: 12503

Re: New Club Ride Commences Tuesday 10th September 2013 - Hi

yep, that was the plan. See you bright and early!
by ratzzzzz
23 Sep 2013, 11:15
Forum: Road
Topic: Tues Club Ride: 6 Hills 5:30am
Replies: 74
Views: 12503

Re: New Club Ride Commences Tuesday 10th September 2013 - Hi

1. JoTheBuilder
2. Peter Bownes
3. Cameron Anthes
4. Ben - jumping on at centennial
by ratzzzzz
16 Sep 2013, 21:07
Forum: Road
Topic: Tues Club Ride: 6 Hills 5:30am
Replies: 74
Views: 12503

Re: New Club Ride Commences Tuesday 10th September 2013 - Hi

5:50ish by centennial?
by ratzzzzz
14 Sep 2013, 11:01
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC on tour
Replies: 3
Views: 870

DHBC on tour

Was looking for place to post some bike photos of my recent South American trip and thought there may be a topic for DHBC jerseys around the world? Couldn't find one and Mike suggested I start a topic - feel free to move if its in the wrong spot. First pic from my lap of Easter Island (all the paved...
by ratzzzzz
09 Sep 2013, 22:28
Forum: Road
Topic: Tues Club Ride: 6 Hills 5:30am
Replies: 74
Views: 12503

Re: New Club Ride Commences Tuesday 10th September 2013 - Hi

Sounds good and I'll be in next week (I'm down in Canberra this week for work) Can someone check the time that you go through centennial as I think thats where I'll jump on next week.
by ratzzzzz
18 Jun 2013, 11:18
Forum: Road
Topic: Winter Solstice Ride Friday 21st June
Replies: 73
Views: 8267

Re: Winter Solstice Ride Friday 21st June

1. Jothebuilder
2. Peter Bownes
3. Marc R (marc2131)
4. Philip
5. Cameron
6. Phil Daniel
7. Anthony K
8. Adam
9. Camilla
10. Rajiv
11. Ben - will try to catch you at centennial at 6?
by ratzzzzz
18 Jun 2013, 11:15
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Introduce yourselves
Replies: 97
Views: 46787

Re: Introduce yourselves

Forum Handle: ratzzzzz Real Name: Ben Thomson Bikes: Purple Lemond Reno - still technically Jere's bike Gary Fisher Tassajara MTB Giant Iguana SE MTB Best known for: probably being Jeremy's little brother and buying all the wrong gear unless he is there to advise me. Location: Wollstonecraft - I ap...

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