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by yewenyi
18 Oct 2011, 17:17
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2011 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 133
Views: 14580

Re: 2011 Flat Tyre Competition

Clearly I need some new tyres. Looking now. A flat while I was nearly at work. 20.0 orphic (13) 19.0 18.0 17.0 16.0 15.0 Tim Llewellyn (15) 14.0 Mikesbytes (12) 13.0 12.0 11.0 10.5 Camilla (5) 10.0 9.5 9.0 8.5 yewenyi (9) 8.0 7.5 Lizanne (4) 7.0 Simon S 6.5 6.0 5.0 4.5 megatron (3), Christian 4.0 Ri...
by yewenyi
20 Sep 2011, 18:27
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2011 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 133
Views: 14580

Re: 2011 Flat Tyre Competition

My first ever screw in a bike tyre: http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6180/6165729674_d2a0b0dbdc_t.jpg A problem with the tyre by yewenyi , on Flickr 15.0 Tim Llewellyn (15) 14.0 13.0 Mikesbytes (11) 12.0 11.5 orphic (8) 11.0 10.5 Camilla (5) 10.0 9.5 9.0 8.5 8.0 7.5 yewenyi (8) 7.0 Simon S 6.5 6.0 5.0...
by yewenyi
24 Aug 2011, 20:02
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2011 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 133
Views: 14580

Re: 2011 Flat Tyre Competition

4 flat tyres in one week. The sky is falling in. Two from glass, two from failed valves. 5.0 Tim Llewellyn (15) 14.0 13.0 Mikesbytes (11) 12.0 11.5 orphic (8) 11.0 10.5 Camilla (5) 10.0 9.5 9.0 8.5 8.0 7.5 7.0 Simon S 6.5 yewenyi (7) 6.0 5.0 4.5 megatron (3), Christian 4.0 Richard, 3.5 PeterOS 2.5 L...
by yewenyi
19 Aug 2011, 17:52
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2011 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 133
Views: 14580

Re: 2011 Flat Tyre Competition

A flat riding to work, though I only notice when I went to go home. 15.0 Tim Llewellyn (15) 14.0 13.0 12.0 Mikesbytes (10) 11.5 orphic (8) 11.0 10.5 Camilla (5) 10.0 9.5 9.0 8.5 8.0 7.5 7.0 Simon S 6.5 6.0 5.0 4.5 megatron (3), Christian 4.0 Richard, 3.5 PeterOS 2.5 Lindsay, yewenyi (3) 2.0 John Ngu...
by yewenyi
02 Jul 2011, 05:38
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2011 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 133
Views: 14580

Re: 2011 Flat Tyre Competition

Slow leak started on the way to work. Riding home wondering why the steering worked better in one direction than the other as they tyre was deflated rather than flat before I realised why. 14.0 Tim Llewellyn (14) 13.0 12.0 11.5 orphic (8) 11.0 10.5 Camilla (5) 10.0 9.5 9.0 8.5 8.0 7.5 Mikesbytes (6)...
by yewenyi
22 Jun 2011, 20:35
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

For those of you who keep your bikes inside:

http://cyclestyle.com.au/6222/nice-bike-rack
by yewenyi
16 Jun 2011, 20:35
Forum: Conversation
Topic: New Website is Live - Feedback Requested
Replies: 24
Views: 6248

Re: New Website is Live - Feedback Requested

I have to say I am also very impressed. I can't find any fault. Tried it in a bunch of different browsers. It works well in all.
by yewenyi
02 Jun 2011, 19:19
Forum: Conversation
Topic: An flat cycleway though lilyfield
Replies: 0
Views: 445

An flat cycleway though lilyfield

City West Cycle Link: Something I think is worth supporting.

http://bikesydney.org/new10/?p=1447
by yewenyi
06 Apr 2011, 18:13
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2011 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 133
Views: 14580

Re: 2011 Flat Tyre Competition

replaced the tyres, put an old patched tube in and the one of the patches failed. 12.0 Tim Llewellyn (12) 11.5 orphic (8) 11.0 10.5 Camilla (5) 10.0 9.5 9.0 8.5 8.0 7.5 7.0 Simon S 6.5 6.0 5.0 4.5 megatron (3) 4.0 3.5 3.0 Christian 2.5 PeterOS 2.0 John Nguyen, Mikesbytes (2) 1.5 Lindsay, Eleri 1.0 o...
by yewenyi
21 Jan 2011, 18:24
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Saturday Slowies in the Bike Plan
Replies: 2
Views: 613

Saturday Slowies in the Bike Plan

The Saturday Slowies are now also in the official NSW Bike Plan.

http://www.bicycleinfo.nsw.gov.au/

http://www.bicycleinfo.nsw.gov.au/downl ... an_web.pdf

:D
by yewenyi
22 Nov 2010, 19:33
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

Some modifications for your penny farthings for next year's race...

http://cyclop.tumblr.com/post/1641284829
by yewenyi
25 Oct 2010, 14:10
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Children's Bike for a 5 year old.
Replies: 4
Views: 697

Children's Bike for a 5 year old.

Any advice on getting a bike for a 5 YO girl? What things should I look for or aviod? Do any of you have a second hand one you might like to sell (or lend)?
by yewenyi
04 Oct 2010, 08:28
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Alberto Contador tests positive for clenbuterol
Replies: 30
Views: 2101

Re: Alberto Contador tests positive for clenbuterol

Seems a normal dose is 20-60 micrograms a day but athletes use up to twice that. Also it seems that they do feed it to animals. Clenbuterol is quickly absorbed (70-80%) body, and it remains in the body for awhile (25-39 hours). As a result of its long half life, the adverse effects of clenbuterol ar...
by yewenyi
03 Oct 2010, 17:23
Forum: Road
Topic: Anyone planning to go to Geelong for the World Championship?
Replies: 42
Views: 3527

Re: Anyone planning to go to Geelong for the World Champions

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a100/timyone/44270_446734196864_283800981864_5259438_3604974_n.jpg close enough for you? under 23 for 3rd place Looks to me from the pattern of the spokes like the sensor on the camera is a scanning sensor, it does not take the wole picture at once, just a line at a...
by yewenyi
20 Sep 2010, 18:56
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Cycle Queensland 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 627

Re: Cycle Queensland 2010

hi, sorry to miss the Saturday slowies, but I have been sick mostly since I got back. We had a bit of rain on day's 2 and 3 (and a little later). Some creek flowed for the first time in 10 years which caused the police to close the main highway.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z26dTj4AndM
by yewenyi
23 Aug 2010, 18:17
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Greenway Masterplan - support cycling infrastructure
Replies: 7
Views: 1910

Re: Greenway Masterplan - support cycling infrastructure

There are some planning sessions you can get along to. There was quite a lot of debate about the location of the Dulwich Hill station and some alternative proposals at the transport planning meeting of Marrickville Council last week. The Greenway and Light rail extension is by far the most significa...
by yewenyi
18 Aug 2010, 11:29
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Cycle Helmet contraversey
Replies: 18
Views: 1961

Re: Cycle Helmet contraversey

I have been knocked unconscious in a crash with a car, when I was wearing a helmet. But the two studies I have seen done in Victoria which look at the hospital statistics before and after the introduction of helmets by a cycling association and by Monash University show that there was no decrease in...
by yewenyi
17 Aug 2010, 11:55
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

Muscles Remember Past Glory - a new but not yet confirmed study

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2010/ ... le-memory/
by yewenyi
07 Aug 2010, 15:30
Forum: Conversation
Topic: I love Sydney Bike Lanes & Cycleways...
Replies: 2
Views: 614

Re: I love Sydney Bike Lanes & Cycleways...

already did... :-)
by yewenyi
03 Aug 2010, 05:53
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2010 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 264
Views: 19614

Re: 2010 Flat Tyre Competition

Got a flat on the way to work I think. It was a slow leak. I thought the problem was in the rear wheel and did not work it out till I got home. It was the front left. Replaced the tube with another, the valve came out of the second tube, so I put in a third. Do you get or lose points for the valve b...
by yewenyi
24 Jul 2010, 19:21
Forum: Conversation
Topic: More Hats to be made; "Saturday Slowies"... interest levels.
Replies: 39
Views: 4828

Re: More Hats to be made; "Saturday Slowies"... interest lev

If you have a DH in a circle, it should be on the top facing up, for those aerial shots...
by yewenyi
21 Jul 2010, 18:57
Forum: Conversation
Topic: The Tour Talk Thread.
Replies: 62
Views: 4057

Re: The Tour Talk Thread.

The poor Jens needs to wear one of those grid iron helmets with the bars as a personal roll cage.
by yewenyi
21 Jul 2010, 18:42
Forum: Conversation
Topic: More Hats to be made; "Saturday Slowies"... interest levels.
Replies: 39
Views: 4828

Re: More Hats to be made; "Saturday Slowies"... interest lev

I like it and the go faster stripes should help us go faster! :D
by yewenyi
17 Jul 2010, 11:24
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Penny Farthings - how fast are they?
Replies: 14
Views: 1856

Re: Penny Farthings - how fast are they?

The first recorded hour record was set in 1876 when Frank Dodds of England pedaled 15.8 miles (25.506 km) in an hour on a high wheeler.
by yewenyi
12 Jul 2010, 18:42
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Traveling with a bike box in zug Zug train in GER/Eu
Replies: 4
Views: 735

Re: Traveling with a bike box in zug Zug train in GER/Eu

or better still, go to the bahn (rail) site in English and then you can search for bicycle and read the results yourself!

http://www.bahn.de/i/view/GBR/en/index.shtml
by yewenyi
12 Jul 2010, 18:38
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Traveling with a bike box in zug Zug train in GER/Eu
Replies: 4
Views: 735

Re: Traveling with a bike box in zug Zug train in GER/Eu

Here are some things from the web: but regional trains have normal bile compartments. If you stick to regional trains (RE, RB, S - which is not a difficulty since there are hardly any others on the route to Immenstadt) and start off after 9 you can use the Bavaria Ticket (19 € for 1 person, 28 € for...
by yewenyi
08 Jul 2010, 13:05
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

SydneyCycleways Bikes needed for public sculpture! The Bike Bike is a large-scale (up to 12 metres tall) sculpture to be created as part of Art & About Sydney 2010. Pre-loved bicycles of all shapes and sizes are now required for the project. If you have any old, unused bicycles or parts that you...
by yewenyi
04 Jul 2010, 11:48
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Accidents
Replies: 30
Views: 2488

Re: Accidents

Nada, I hope that you recover quickly. I'd love the sowing to be done before September when I go up to Queensland for Cycle Queensland. The only time I ended up in Hospital was while riding to school. The rain was starting so I decided to stop on the other side of an intersection to do up my rain ja...
by yewenyi
01 Jul 2010, 11:54
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

Don't you just love the gorilla knitters!

Here is a bike for the family: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mindcaster ... 179455963/
by yewenyi
01 Jul 2010, 11:42
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tour de France 2010 Tipping Competition
Replies: 24
Views: 2441

Re: Tour de France 2010 Tipping Competition

It can get muddy somtimes on the TDF!

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by yewenyi
29 Jun 2010, 19:28
Forum: Conversation
Topic: The pram that converts into a bike
Replies: 1
Views: 496

Re: The pram that converts into a bike

It looks like a good design. I saw them in Darling Harbour on a Sunday morning. http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4036/4546813381_6a2f3cb0cb.jpg There are also these: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2643/4049793308_02355239b5.jpg I think the front detaches into a pram.
by yewenyi
29 Jun 2010, 19:13
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Sydney Tweed Ride 2010 this Sundee
Replies: 18
Views: 2020

Re: Sydney Tweed Ride 2010 this Sundee

maybe you need to talk to the budgie smuggler peoples and get the to make some tweed budgie smugglers. They would be dapper!
by yewenyi
29 Jun 2010, 18:48
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Sydney Tweed Ride 2010 this Sundee
Replies: 18
Views: 2020

Re: Sydney Tweed Ride 2010 this Sundee

um, tweed is about middle class pommies from a century ago, that's what it is...
by yewenyi
25 Jun 2010, 19:11
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Sydney Tweed Ride 2010 this Sundee
Replies: 18
Views: 2020

Re: Sydney Tweed Ride 2010 this Sundee

last year they were riding around centennial park. I think it is cool, but the only tweed I have is a jacket, I'd need some pants and a hat.
by yewenyi
18 Jun 2010, 19:01
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

Your other bicycle can be a Porsche GT3!
by yewenyi
15 Jun 2010, 18:30
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

it was cadel for me.
by yewenyi
15 Jun 2010, 13:10
Forum: Road
Topic: Monavale Monday
Replies: 9
Views: 1141

Re: Monavale Monday

no harm done, I spent a while exploring parts of the harbour I had not been to before. But I will have a quip. It does say a saturday slowies pace, and you were going faster than that! :-P
by yewenyi
13 Jun 2010, 17:42
Forum: Road
Topic: Monavale Monday
Replies: 9
Views: 1141

Re: Monavale Monday

Sounds good to me. count me in.
by yewenyi
13 Jun 2010, 17:16
Forum: Road
Topic: Monavale Monday
Replies: 9
Views: 1141

Re: Monavale Monday

How far is that?
by yewenyi
13 Jun 2010, 13:11
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Cycle Queensland 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 627

Re: Cycle Queensland 2010

I have just finished booking my flights and entering.
by yewenyi
12 Jun 2010, 12:10
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: DHBC Club 2010 Winter Apparel order: Come and get it!
Replies: 128
Views: 22965

Re: DHBC Club 2010 Winter Apparel order: Come and get it!

yep thanks for making this happen. :-) Surprisingly the two different sizes I got both fitted.
by yewenyi
11 Jun 2010, 19:48
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Cycle Queensland 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 627

Cycle Queensland 2010

Anyone going? There is a video of last year's.

http://vimeo.com/9459872

and the web site:

http://www.bq.org.au/cq/

Explore the Capricorn Coast, Callide Valley and North Burnett with their welcoming locals and rural townships full of character. Ride on quiet country roads under blue skies on warm sunny days.
by yewenyi
11 Jun 2010, 18:29
Forum: Road
Topic: Long ride with overnight stay on next long weekend.
Replies: 8
Views: 1131

Re: Long ride with overnight stay on next long weekend.

LOL, on a good day I can average 21 kmh, but normally I go at 18 to 19.
by yewenyi
09 Jun 2010, 19:43
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tour of the West
Replies: 31
Views: 2545

Re: Tour of the West

September or october like those rides would be the better time of year, not so cold and not roasting hot. I think the last time I was out near parks in the middle of winter it was still only a mild -4 degrees at 10PM.
by yewenyi
09 Jun 2010, 19:39
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Bourke Street Bakery - Marrickville - Bike Parking Petition
Replies: 8
Views: 1026

Re: Bourke Street Bakery - Marrickville - Bike Parking Petit

I signed. I will have to go there. I have walked up there a few times but they have been closed or were closing. But there is quite a crowd when I have passed when it is open.
by yewenyi
09 Jun 2010, 19:03
Forum: Road
Topic: Long ride with overnight stay on next long weekend.
Replies: 8
Views: 1131

Re: Long ride with overnight stay on next long weekend.

I'm interested, but doubt I can ride at your fiendish ironman pace. Would you be happy with a slow rider and what sort of overnight stay are you thinking of?
by yewenyi
06 Jun 2010, 16:56
Forum: Conversation
Topic: More Hats to be made; "Saturday Slowies"... interest levels.
Replies: 39
Views: 4828

Re: More Hats to be made; "Saturday Slowies"... interest lev

I think that I'd buy one if it had saturday slowies on it or not. I am a saturday slowie, so I have no fear of having it written a hat.
by yewenyi
04 Jun 2010, 19:50
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Back from Cairns
Replies: 9
Views: 1372

Re: Back from Cairns

wow, an impressive distance. how many riders were there?
by yewenyi
04 May 2010, 10:14
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

What about this... Your bikes paint job is getting a little shabby, or you are a poor uni student who wishes to give their bike a splash of colour but are too poor, or are wondering what it would be like to have a fun paint job on your fixie but are worried about it getting damaged or stolen, this ...
by yewenyi
02 May 2010, 19:13
Forum: Road
Topic: Lance Armstrong time trial postion
Replies: 40
Views: 3924

Re: Lance Armstrong time trial postion

but the legs are still uncovered and so is the face...
by yewenyi
02 May 2010, 17:31
Forum: Road
Topic: Lance Armstrong time trial postion
Replies: 40
Views: 3924

Re: Lance Armstrong time trial postion

so how much time do you loose if you are wearing a billowing rain jacket?
by yewenyi
02 May 2010, 10:27
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

eWaste recycling day in Marrickville:

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by yewenyi
01 May 2010, 19:39
Forum: Road
Topic: Heffron 2010_5_1 - Don't take your guns to town, son
Replies: 6
Views: 1049

Re: Heffron 2010_5_1 - Don't take your guns to town, son

see this map of the winds (select sydney). There is a different map for the morning and afternoon and for different times of the year.

http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/ ... _map.shtml
by yewenyi
01 May 2010, 11:26
Forum: Road
Topic: Lance Armstrong time trial postion
Replies: 40
Views: 3924

Re: Lance Armstrong time trial postion

so we could use some DHBC $50 shoe covers? These gains also apply while riding at high speeds (53 kmh). At the lower speeds I ride at wind resistance is less of the total picture.
by yewenyi
25 Apr 2010, 19:08
Forum: Conversation
Topic: fixie art
Replies: 1
Views: 348

fixie art

unfortunately it is in Melbourne.

http://www.abc.net.au/arts/stories/s2879242.htm
by yewenyi
17 Apr 2010, 14:37
Forum: Conversation
Topic: broken bits competition 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 654

Re: broken bits competition 2010

I think the idea is to add yourself to the score board like in the flat tyre competition. I had the piece that holds up my cross bar break on the Saturday Slowies ride though I just had to put all the bits in the bag and continue. Score Board: 6.0 yewenyi 4 points total: A mechanical failure that ma...
by yewenyi
17 Apr 2010, 13:03
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Building TT bike - help!
Replies: 140
Views: 9188

Re: Building TT bike - help!

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by yewenyi
16 Apr 2010, 18:52
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Distances, Big Distances
Replies: 70
Views: 8153

Re: Distances, Big Distances

You need a smaller number for those who are not yet up to the bigger ones. Though I think I will use this as an excuse to go for the 150/160 sooner rather than later...
by yewenyi
16 Apr 2010, 18:50
Forum: Conversation
Topic: broken bits competition 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 654

Re: broken bits competition 2010

It sounds like you could not ride any more, was that the case?
by yewenyi
10 Apr 2010, 19:02
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Evandale and 2010 pennyfarthing races on ABC TV 9 April
Replies: 4
Views: 760

Re: Evandale and 2010 pennyfarthing races on ABC TV 9 April

I just watched the show and it was great to see you all. Maybe next year there needs to be a vintage DHBC jersey?
by yewenyi
08 Apr 2010, 19:25
Forum: Conversation
Topic: broken bits competition 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 654

Re: broken bits competition 2010

I'll start this. I was riding to work. A link in my chain broke with a bent link. I bent the link back and put it back together again with the chain tool I carry. When I fixed it I did not thread the chain through the middle cog (a special thing only on trikes). So I had to break the chain again. Wh...
by yewenyi
08 Apr 2010, 19:20
Forum: Conversation
Topic: broken bits competition 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 654

broken bits competition 2010

This applies to anything mechanical (but not including punctures) Basic Scores (choose one only): A mechanical failure that makes you stop to fix it: 1 point A mechanical failure that does not make you stop to fix it: 0.5 points. Bonus scores: Cannot repair the fault and keep going: +1 points riding...
by yewenyi
08 Apr 2010, 19:16
Forum: Conversation
Topic: broken bits competition
Replies: 8
Views: 931

Re: broken bits competition

Thanks, I had a chain link break, put the chain back on, but it being a trike I forgot to thread the chain through the cog in the middle of the trike. When I pulled the chain apart and put it back to gether again I cracked a link, though it worked well enough to get it home. I'll start a proper comp...
by yewenyi
06 Apr 2010, 20:41
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Forum has been upgraded to the latest phpBB
Replies: 29
Views: 3178

Re: Forum has been upgraded to the latest phpBB

I think you should limit files to official club things. There are plenty of other places for the rest. It'll take a little while to get used to the new layouts. But I like it.
by yewenyi
04 Apr 2010, 19:14
Forum: Conversation
Topic: What's worn under the knicks?
Replies: 10
Views: 1281

I do not use padded nicks (not necessary really) so I wear undies, but the ones I use are travellers ones and are mostly made of lycra anyway.
by yewenyi
04 Apr 2010, 18:56
Forum: Conversation
Topic: broken bits competition
Replies: 8
Views: 931

Thanks, I am probably showing my lack of knowledge of the particular systems so these extra bits are most welcome. At the first part I was thinking of it being one or the other. Then you add all the bonus scores from the second part that apply. I'm sure the rule system can grow as new situations occ...
by yewenyi
28 Mar 2010, 05:57
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

if they were mountain bike riders they could just ride up the steps!
by yewenyi
27 Mar 2010, 14:50
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Gloworm bikes
Replies: 3
Views: 1038

I just went around there. And even though he is closed on Saturdays (open weekdays and Sundays) he was there. I had a ride on their test bike and I was won over. What a wonderful experience. I was impressed by how many he has already sold.
by yewenyi
27 Mar 2010, 03:50
Forum: Conversation
Topic: broken bits competition
Replies: 8
Views: 931

broken bits competition

Recently I have had a few mechanical issues while riding. Here is a proposal for a broken bits competition for things that are not flat tyres. Here is my suggested scoring system. Basic Scores: A mechanical failure that makes you stop to fix it: 1 point A mechanical failure that does not make you st...
by yewenyi
26 Mar 2010, 19:47
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Gloworm bikes
Replies: 3
Views: 1038

It looks good.
by yewenyi
26 Mar 2010, 18:55
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2010 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 264
Views: 19614

its a little off topic, but should we have a separate thread for other things? Today my chain came apart and recently I bent my wheel rim.
by yewenyi
24 Mar 2010, 19:46
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2010 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 264
Views: 19614

I was replacing worn tyres and pinched the tube while putting on one of the tyres. Pinch the tube putting it on, even if its someone else doing it for you -1/2 13 orphic [daylight] [/daylight] 07 G 06 05.5 Rainbow 05 Anthony,PeterOS 4.5 Christian, Weiyun 04 3.5 othy, Mikesbytes 03 Geoff M, Eleri, Mi...
by yewenyi
23 Mar 2010, 19:38
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

I suppose you need carbon fibre and plastic to avoid rust.
by yewenyi
22 Mar 2010, 19:51
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

by yewenyi
17 Mar 2010, 16:51
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

the joys of bicycle paths and dismounting....

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/pete.meg/w ... er2007.htm
by yewenyi
12 Mar 2010, 17:33
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: DHBC Website is Moving on Mon 8th March 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 5786

clearly it went very well. I never noticed and only knew when I read this thread.

as for the mac is seems to depend on which version of the os you are using. 10.5 is dscacheutil -flushcache.
by yewenyi
26 Feb 2010, 12:32
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

...or on the edge of a hill...
by yewenyi
24 Feb 2010, 11:02
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tassie 2010 edition
Replies: 142
Views: 13261

looks great, good weather too, here it is monsoon...
by yewenyi
21 Feb 2010, 19:09
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

by yewenyi
18 Feb 2010, 18:52
Forum: Conversation
Topic: HELP! Cycling Trivia
Replies: 11
Views: 1210

a bike with no spokes on the rear wheel, just empty space.

http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/0 ... cycle.html
by yewenyi
17 Feb 2010, 19:09
Forum: Conversation
Topic: HELP! Cycling Trivia
Replies: 11
Views: 1210

my bike? do you need a picture?
by yewenyi
17 Feb 2010, 18:42
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

only one video so far, Sydney to Melbourne on fixies.

http://vimeo.com/9469616
by yewenyi
16 Feb 2010, 12:00
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

U.S. cyclist accused of computer hacking

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-10453466-83.html
by yewenyi
13 Feb 2010, 07:07
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: DHBC Club 2010 Winter Apparel order: Come and get it!
Replies: 128
Views: 22965

thanks for the reminder about paying by tomorrow. I missed that bit.
by yewenyi
12 Feb 2010, 18:04
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 191695

by yewenyi
07 Feb 2010, 20:06
Forum: Conversation
Topic: The Downfall of the fixie
Replies: 3
Views: 590

and see they do have breaks, though it involves hopping up and putting your shoe on the rear or front wheel.
by yewenyi
07 Feb 2010, 07:39
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: DHBC Club 2010 Winter Apparel order: Come and get it!
Replies: 128
Views: 22965

Are the jerseys long sleeve?

1 Medium jersey
1 Medium windvest
by yewenyi
06 Feb 2010, 15:14
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC website blocked?
Replies: 8
Views: 1189

it sounds like it may be to do with a general problem on the site servers. Safe Browsing Diagnostic page for AS25653 (FORTRESSITX) What happened when Google visited sites hosted on this network? Of the 15623 site(s) we tested on this network over the past 90 days, 955 site(s), including, for example...
by yewenyi
06 Feb 2010, 15:12
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC website blocked?
Replies: 8
Views: 1189

I just had a look. Google says: What is the current listing status for www.dhbc.org.au? Site is listed as suspicious - visiting this web site may harm your computer. Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 1 time(s) over the past 90 days. What happened when Google visited this site? Of ...

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