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by Rainbow
03 May 2010, 19:42
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 231782

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 Rainbow
02 May 2010, 21:45
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 231782

Re: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)

Why has noone shown me this before!!!

http://cache1.bigcartel.com/product_ima ... purple.jpg
by Rainbow
11 Apr 2010, 19:50
Forum: Track
Topic: Roller Room
Replies: 10
Views: 1457

Re: Roller Room

No no. I'm fine, just lazy :-)

Perhaps the smell for you was the straw that broke the camels back? Or that you rode in terrential rain?

Get better asap!
by Rainbow
10 Apr 2010, 17:30
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tragedy on the M4 this morning
Replies: 11
Views: 1651

Re: Tragedy on the M4 this morning

What a terrible tragedy.
by Rainbow
15 Mar 2010, 20:26
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Easter tour
Replies: 1
Views: 491

This looks very tempting!!! Let me get back to you...
by Rainbow
15 Mar 2010, 19:11
Forum: Road
Topic: New bunch arrangement for Waterfall
Replies: 57
Views: 6615

I think that you only need one other person who is an experienced tyre changer to stay behind, sometimes 2. This is because there can often be pump dramas. You can regularily have pumps that have never been used on bikes and some just don't get the air in there fast enough. Generally you can catch u...
by Rainbow
15 Mar 2010, 09:45
Forum: Track
Topic: Matty Wallman MMA1 NSW CHAMPION - INDIVIDUAL PURSUIT
Replies: 13
Views: 2006

I'm not sure what to make of that lol Jess! I'm giggling in excitement. The last time I was in Melbourne watching an individual persuit was Simon at the World Cup. I am reliving this moment vicariously through your success. It's really a wonderful achievement Matt and I enjoy that you could go on a...
by Rainbow
14 Mar 2010, 19:34
Forum: Track
Topic: Matty Wallman MMA1 NSW CHAMPION - INDIVIDUAL PURSUIT
Replies: 13
Views: 2006

Awesome work, Team DHBC!!!

Next, Matt, are you going to compete in the Nationals in Melbourne...? :lol:
by Rainbow
14 Mar 2010, 13:51
Forum: Conversation
Topic: A few club announcements
Replies: 13
Views: 1970

Tips for Happy Riding I loved it. How many times I have been saved by someone elses dried apricots, or I have given away water and museli bars myself, and Jo's crazy health lollies! FYI, girls don't want to be chit-chatted at when they are struggling up hills and out of breath by happy chatty fello...
by Rainbow
14 Mar 2010, 11:15
Forum: Conversation
Topic: The tour de Hills report
Replies: 4
Views: 879

Hi Jono,

Well done, sounds like a great challenge, and in time restrictions too!

Good to hear you are still racing. Are the Canberra riders friendly? You will have to make a plan to come to a DHBC Crit, to show off your racing skills.

Rainbow
by Rainbow
21 Feb 2010, 19:11
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2010 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 264
Views: 25716

Is SSCG Michelle a dhbc member?
by Rainbow
21 Feb 2010, 17:16
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: DHBC Club 2010 Winter Apparel order: Come and get it!
Replies: 128
Views: 26659

1 x s wind-vest please

Money transferred
by Rainbow
12 Feb 2010, 05:57
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tassie 2010 edition
Replies: 142
Views: 17098

Camera charging, clothes in the washing machine, last day of work, picking up the keys to our friends holiday house in the middle of the forest in South Tasmia this afternoon, SUPER EXCITED!!!
by Rainbow
12 Feb 2010, 05:52
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: DHBC Club 2010 Winter Apparel order: Come and get it!
Replies: 128
Views: 26659

Hello, I am considering buying a wind vest, but would like to try on the sample. It could solve my cycling in the early morning winter issues.

I am off to Tassie tomorrow, but plan to come to slowies, so if the vest were to make an appearance, that would be fab :)
by Rainbow
11 Feb 2010, 05:49
Forum: Road
Topic: Leader for slowies (Cruisers) on Sunday 14th Feb
Replies: 12
Views: 2061

If I have packed my bags and got a lift for myself to the airport on Saturday, I'll go to slowies. Any excuse for one last coffee ride :)
by Rainbow
10 Feb 2010, 18:42
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 231782

This link is for Lindsay and Anna, the Llewellyn's and all you cat lovers out there.

I laughed out loud, at home by myself.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IytNBm8W ... re=related
by Rainbow
09 Feb 2010, 22:14
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Amy Gillett Foundation Female rider Scholarship
Replies: 4
Views: 770

I totally fit the bill... except the part of actually riding the bike :roll:
Is "ability" like "potential"?
by Rainbow
04 Feb 2010, 16:26
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2010 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 264
Views: 25716

Yes, of course!

I am an elitist, DHBC only :)

I have club love :P

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05.5 Rainbow
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04 orphic
3.5 Christian
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02.5 Weiyun, othy
02 Anthony
01.5 jimmy, Mikesbytes
01 Julio, Camilla, Stuart
0.5 Lindsay, Miguel
0 Timyone
by Rainbow
04 Feb 2010, 16:11
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Potenza Bike Information please
Replies: 17
Views: 5532

Trek, Cannondale and Giant do a lifetime warranty on carbon. I have had many customers tell me about their fancy new carbon replacements with very big smiles.
by Rainbow
02 Feb 2010, 19:57
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2010 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 264
Views: 25716

Hrmmm, I held utensils pre-glue stage, demonstrated how to remove the selofane backing, then fixed this situation on all 3, then added extra glue adhesive to demonstrate just how stuck down it needs to be. And the tubes and patches were my own. How about bonus points for lessons? If anyone else need...
by Rainbow
02 Feb 2010, 18:56
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2010 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 264
Views: 25716

Found bike with a flat and a big chunk of glass in the tyre when getting ready for work. Repaired by me :) *flutters eyelashes* 10 09 08 07 G 06 05 04 orphic, Rainbow 3.5 Christian 03 02.5 Weiyun 02 Anthony 01.5 othy, jimmy, Mikesbytes 01 Julio, Camilla, Stuart 0.5 Lindsay, Miguel 0 Timyone I gave a...
by Rainbow
02 Feb 2010, 18:43
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tassie 2010 edition
Replies: 142
Views: 17098

Wineglass Bay looks like it's going to be utterly spectacular, I can't wait! I am a little nervous about the cold though... I guess I won't need to bring a bike anymore, but I am entered to race the pennies. As Tassie should be, all about the pennies :) I look forward to seeing you all there. I'm su...
by Rainbow
24 Jan 2010, 13:49
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2010 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 264
Views: 25716

A flat at slowies, I'm beginning to think my new tyres aren't very good... Miguel didn't an excellent job of fixing my flat, thank you!

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3.5 Christian
03 orphic, Rainbow
02.5 Weiyun
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01.5 othy, jimmy
01 Julio, Camilla, Stuart, Anthony, Mikesbytes
0.5 Lindsay, Miguel
0 Timyone
by Rainbow
22 Jan 2010, 16:16
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 231782

Top 20 commonly used passwords and number of users with it



15. Jessica (15,162)
Oh dear! But how will I ever remember another password?
... perhaps Rainbow... shhh, don't tell anyone...
by Rainbow
22 Jan 2010, 06:31
Forum: Conversation
Topic: WSD Bike choice - the choice is made.
Replies: 33
Views: 4391

My goodness! I don't think I've met Margo, but we certainly have a common situation... Because of my long legs, I got my frame made custom for me by Peter and Jim Bundy. It will be ready in the next week so I can flash it off to everyone. I will also be at slowies if you want to chat about WSD bikes.
by Rainbow
20 Jan 2010, 21:34
Forum: Conversation
Topic: WSD Bike choice - the choice is made.
Replies: 33
Views: 4391

What seems like a bargain can often be wasted money if it doesn't fit the bill... I would recommend you googling "bike fit calculator". When I did this, I learnt so much about myself and realsied what was most comfortable and what my bike-fit limitations were. There really is no compromise on comfor...
by Rainbow
19 Jan 2010, 19:36
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tassie 2010 edition
Replies: 142
Views: 17098

Ok, I have an idea... I'd love to make this a camping cycling adventure. Simon and I are aware that Huw will be camping on his way down to Tasmania, what if we do a National Parks adventure and make this tour a journey to remember, away from the cities! http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/index.aspx?base=23...
by Rainbow
19 Jan 2010, 18:53
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tassie 2010 edition
Replies: 142
Views: 17098

Just to clarify... Simon and I will not be taking any car of any sort, If Simon can't ride, then he won't be driving, and I really dislike driving. If we have the non cycling holiday, we will be bushwalking and relaxing. As Simon mentioned, we are dreaming of a shorter course with more sight seeing ...
by Rainbow
17 Jan 2010, 20:56
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2010 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 264
Views: 25716

I got a flat on our 3 day tour, on my new tyres! Legend Lindsay changed it for me.

Thanks Lindsay!


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02.5 Weiyun, Rainbow
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1.5 othy
01 Julio
0.5 Christian, Mikesbytes, Lindsay
by Rainbow
13 Jan 2010, 06:18
Forum: Conversation
Topic: New bike choices - Found, see page 3.
Replies: 47
Views: 7691

I randomly stumbled across this site too which is having a 40% off some bikes. You can have carbon and ultegra! hehe

http://www.bikes.com.au/p/580986/2009-s ... -20sp.html
by Rainbow
11 Jan 2010, 22:01
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2010 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 264
Views: 25716

Hrmmm, I don't really understand what you're daying here Mike... Of course, we don't discriminate on relationship status, only gender ...so I've been a little hesitant to score my situiation. I got my track bike out of the car last week and discovered it had a flat. I borrowed a random velocity whee...
by Rainbow
10 Jan 2010, 22:14
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tassie 2010 edition
Replies: 142
Views: 17098

Hi Stretch,

Simon and I are also coming. I arrive on the Saturday and will need accommodation for then plus am leaving on Sunday the following weekend so please count me in. I'm not sure when Simon is arriving yet but is leaving with me on Sunday the 21st.

Excellent organising :)
by Rainbow
10 Jan 2010, 21:59
Forum: Track
Topic: Goulburn Trackpower open
Replies: 7
Views: 1533

Hrmm, I'll speak of my own successes then... I got 4th in the motor pace. It was so exciting. I was feeling like I had so much more in my legs when I got going. Very fun. I also remember getting a 5th in something, but as all the days have blurred into one, I can't recall. It was a great night full ...
by Rainbow
08 Jan 2010, 11:07
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 3 Day Tour: 15th-17th January
Replies: 74
Views: 8801

Ooooo, count me in for the cheapest room option without breaky and I'll just go the coffee option too!

COFFEEEEE!!!!!!!!!
by Rainbow
07 Jan 2010, 22:40
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC tshirts (edit: added Poll for designs)
Replies: 46
Views: 5937

I would buy a womens cut shirt.
by Rainbow
07 Jan 2010, 12:01
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2010 Flat Tyre Competition
Replies: 264
Views: 25716

So if you "borrow" a tube from you boyfriend (or significant other), does the same tube returning rates and penalties apply?
by Rainbow
05 Jan 2010, 22:13
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tassie 2010 edition
Replies: 142
Views: 17098

Hey, I'd like to know what dates the touring will be done on and what dates the racing is done on, AND if I had to choose between the two due to work/ time restrictions, which would I enjoy more?
by Rainbow
05 Jan 2010, 15:44
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 3 Day Tour: 15th-17th January
Replies: 74
Views: 8801

Bah, enough about alcohol and onto the more serious stuff... What to pack? I need exact details/ list. Also... is there a way that the Bundanoon accommodation can be any cheaper? ie no breaky? I may have been offered a new better paying job, but I haven't started yet, nor been paid so I'll be caryin...
by Rainbow
05 Jan 2010, 08:23
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tassie 2010 edition
Replies: 142
Views: 17098

Do we book to Launceston or Hobart?
by Rainbow
04 Jan 2010, 15:36
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 3 Day Tour: 15th-17th January
Replies: 74
Views: 8801

Yeah, you know I'm in, even if it's the train ride down on Friday night, so try and make the accommodation near to the train station please. Last time I found myself in Nowra I was 16 and had fallen asleep on the train. I was very scared and am nervous at the prospect of finding myself there again, ...
by Rainbow
02 Jan 2010, 22:10
Forum: Track
Topic: Your Club needs you!!! To come help out with racing!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 3908

Hey everyone,

A huge thanks to all of you who came along, helped and/or cheered. This was by far the best racing I've ever had at Dunc Gray, EVER!!!

I had such a good time I even missed one of my races. I feel spoilt that we have such a wonderful and supportive team of people.

Just awesome :D !!!
by Rainbow
23 Dec 2009, 18:47
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 3 Day Tour: 15th-17th January
Replies: 74
Views: 8801

SWEET!!!
by Rainbow
22 Dec 2009, 22:05
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 3 Day Tour: 15th-17th January
Replies: 74
Views: 8801

Adrian, does this mean you have a touring bike not in use??? Perhaps for loan??? ;)
by Rainbow
22 Dec 2009, 10:36
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 3 Day Tour: 15th-17th January
Replies: 74
Views: 8801

I think I'm in...
by Rainbow
16 Dec 2009, 14:39
Forum: Road
Topic: Club Crit this weekend 20/12/2009!!
Replies: 67
Views: 7273

Ha, brilliant idea Stuart!

I'll be at the next one, hopefully with my new road bike and I'll join you in E grade :)
by Rainbow
14 Dec 2009, 21:45
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Which colour for brave Tomáš? *** Voting close Tue 15Dec ***
Replies: 13
Views: 3401

Vic, Although you'd secretly admire a handsome boy like Tomas in Budgy smugglers, I just don't get it why you have to make lesbian statements publically? You had me confused once before as well! G, please don't say such weird things to the women in the club. There are only a few of us and we don't ...
by Rainbow
14 Dec 2009, 08:14
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2009 flat tyre competition
Replies: 368
Views: 38322

I've had a thought for next year's flat tyre competition, if the key is to get the least amount of points, then if you lend out tubes then shouldn't you go down half a point? That way the person with the most amount of points gets the wooden spoon?

Every time I look at this thread I am perplexed :?
by Rainbow
10 Dec 2009, 11:19
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Christmas BBQ at Tempe Velodrome Wed 9th Dec!!!
Replies: 40
Views: 4359

That was a fabulous BBQ, so much colourful food and happy faces, and food left over too! Thanks Kevin for all your shopping and preparation, Stuart you certainly know how to work that BBQ, and the clean-up crew. Thanks to everyone who came along and shared the christmas cheer, I've never had such a ...
by Rainbow
09 Dec 2009, 15:58
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Dulwich Hill Christmas Party - 6.30pm Tuesday 15th December
Replies: 47
Views: 4712

I'd recommend it tonight G. Perhaps you could ride the monkey bike dressed as a tree? I think also that tonight that Christian is wearing a dress and heels? Perhaps he is trying to contest the monkey bike championships with a high heel handicap? Oh how I wish my camera was charged. Perhaps someone c...
by Rainbow
09 Dec 2009, 09:38
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Christmas BBQ at Tempe Velodrome Wed 9th Dec!!!
Replies: 40
Views: 4359

Hi everyone, Just a reminder about tonights Christmas Party at Tempe Velodrome. There will be the traditional BBQ (vegetarians bring your own) plus those who are bringing a plate of food to share. Bring along your family and friends, show off your skills on the track and we'll have a fiesta. See you...
by Rainbow
02 Dec 2009, 15:51
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Christmas to New Year holidays - Tour de Disneyland!
Replies: 122
Views: 14376

G, just be careful of posting your belongings during all these public holidays. Australia and alot of other services shut down and may leave you clothes-less and stranded.
by Rainbow
02 Dec 2009, 07:30
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Christmas BBQ at Tempe Velodrome Wed 9th Dec!!!
Replies: 40
Views: 4359

Fabulous, and don't forget to invite your other halfs.

Bring a plate of yummy food to share too.

Victoria, I am truely addicted to your cookies, feel free to bring AS MANY along as you like so I may run away with them ALL!!!!! hahahaha
by Rainbow
01 Dec 2009, 17:47
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Christmas BBQ at Tempe Velodrome Wed 9th Dec!!!
Replies: 40
Views: 4359

Christmas BBQ at Tempe Velodrome Wed 9th Dec!!!

I think we should have a BBQ on Wed 9th along-side and after training. Everyone should come along. All the weekends at the moment are booked up with State Champoinships and carnivals so we can't have an omnium, so lets do it on Wednesday! We should all bring a plate of something. I'm thinking beetro...
by Rainbow
01 Dec 2009, 13:27
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Bars for touring
Replies: 9
Views: 1528

Did you know that the most popular bars for women are the Salsa Poco Short and Shallow? They are also quite pricey, none the less they are extremely popular and come in nice narrow sizes.
by Rainbow
30 Nov 2009, 09:16
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 3 Day Tour: 15th-17th January
Replies: 74
Views: 8801

Where there's a will, there's a way! I am quite sure other people will be driving down in their cumbersom vehicles with ample bike room. Gee this sounds a little Central Coast Opens meets the fixie Century!
by Rainbow
16 Nov 2009, 16:11
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Team Dulwich Hill LOG: Team Ireland vs The world.
Replies: 34
Views: 4224

On Sunday, Simon and I had an amazing drive down. It took us 10 hours. Thankfully we got the airconditioning fixed before the trip as it was 36 degrees outside. Today we picked up Tim from the airport and went out to the first training session. The back stage manager gave me a personal tour of the v...
by Rainbow
14 Nov 2009, 20:09
Forum: Road
Topic: Club Crit
Replies: 7
Views: 1371

Oh dear, fair enough. Only a teacher would pick up on my error :oops:

Perhaps you may wish to Pedal AGAINST Poverty instead?
by Rainbow
14 Nov 2009, 19:43
Forum: Road
Topic: Club Crit
Replies: 7
Views: 1371

I tried booking the crit track for next sunday as it will then be the third sunday of the month, but Pedalling for Poverty is on. This is a 24hour race. Why not enter this instead??? See you when we are back from our adventure!!! I plan to take on the role of official photographer, and will endeavou...
by Rainbow
14 Nov 2009, 09:03
Forum: Road
Topic: Yet another Taxi hits DHBC rider
Replies: 22
Views: 3985

I'm sorry to hear about your accident Tim. Rest up and take care.
by Rainbow
11 Nov 2009, 07:58
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 231782

Wow!!!!!
by Rainbow
08 Nov 2009, 08:42
Forum: Track
Topic: omnium this week 7.11.09 4-6pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3856

How bright does the purple on your bike, wheels and helmet come up. It's blinding!!!
It's Purple-licious!!!

When others were racing yesterday and Purple was resting in the middle of the Velodrome, those racing mentioned that purple was blinding them with purple bling!

Purple Power!
by Rainbow
08 Nov 2009, 06:09
Forum: Track
Topic: omnium this week 7.11.09 4-6pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3856

Great photos Ian!

Thanks for being the official photographer for the afternoon, and for putting air in my tyres!

And a big thanks to Camilla and the Kevins' for running the show, and the delicious (and very addictive) BBQ!!!

A great afternoon.
by Rainbow
02 Nov 2009, 13:47
Forum: Road
Topic: -Tempetation- 160kms fixed is set to return in 09!!!!
Replies: 183
Views: 24386

Well, I can only tell the story from my own perspective. This is a crazy story. For all those interested, read on... It all started on Friday night when a bunch of us went sailing. The plan was to build my fixie post sailing but was too tired/ exhausted/ hungry. Went to build bike in the morning, bu...
by Rainbow
28 Oct 2009, 15:10
Forum: Conversation
Topic: A very beautiful bicycle
Replies: 10
Views: 1808

Wow! Nice bikes!

I particularly like the pair, very impressive.

Can we re-name this thread to "My Christmas Wish List"?
by Rainbow
26 Oct 2009, 22:46
Forum: Conversation
Topic: A very beautiful bicycle
Replies: 10
Views: 1808

A very beautiful bicycle

I was just about to stick this in the "non bike related thread" when I realised that actually I'm posting a picture of a bicycle :s So I made a new thread for it. A worthy cause I believe. Check this out, I found it in an ebay gazing moment this evening. I recommend that you click on all the teeny t...
by Rainbow
01 Oct 2009, 14:01
Forum: Road
Topic: Training with LACC mid week
Replies: 14
Views: 2976

Victoria. The Cooks River bike path takes an hour to get there. It would take serious bribery to get me on a bike at that hour. What time would you wake to get ready???

Good luck with that!
by Rainbow
23 Sep 2009, 17:02
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Help me build a time trials bike
Replies: 9
Views: 1263

What about a bike that's on sale, i.e. 2009 stock and it'll be complete? That way you get a good warranty. There are a few good brands out there that have life-time warranties on their carbon frames too!

Also, because of the economic change, 2010's bikes are cheaper still!!!

Food/bikes for thought.
by Rainbow
23 Sep 2009, 13:42
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Crazy seat-post diameter
Replies: 7
Views: 1506

Really good thinking. Will re-measure again tomorrow.
by Rainbow
23 Sep 2009, 12:43
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Crazy seat-post diameter
Replies: 7
Views: 1506

Oooo, thanks for all your help! I now have lots of ideas. Toff, the tool I used was the first one. If you see the top half of it, you stick it "inside" the space where the seat-post goes. Sad but true, there is no seat-post currently on the bike, but the bmx idea will be worth looking into. Cheers!!!
by Rainbow
22 Sep 2009, 15:21
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Crazy seat-post diameter
Replies: 7
Views: 1506

Crazy seat-post diameter

I'm currently building up my fixie for the up-comming Fixie Century.

I found a cool tool at work which measures seat-post diameter, but mine measured in at 24.5!!!

I've checked on all of our suppliers lists, and the closet I've seen is a 25.4

Any ideas? Hidden stashes of crazy skinny seat-posts?
by Rainbow
18 Sep 2009, 14:46
Forum: Road
Topic: The budgy smuggler saturday slowies -19 Dec
Replies: 19
Views: 4183

... I think I've left something on the stove... :arrow:
by Rainbow
16 Sep 2009, 16:34
Forum: Road
Topic: Next Criterium this Sunday - 20/9/09!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 3065

Next Criterium this Sunday - 20/9/09!!!

Hi everyone. I know this isn't gerenal protocol, but I'll give it a go! Venue is confirmed for this Sunday. Criterium Racing: Sunday 20th of September 2009. Location: Dunc Gray Criterium circuit Start time: 7:30am- 8am Expected finish time: 8:30am-9:30am Grades: Slowies (C), Middies (B), Fasties (A)...
by Rainbow
10 Sep 2009, 08:50
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 231782

Mike, you do realise this is a gay mans magazine you're reading?
by Rainbow
08 Sep 2009, 08:44
Forum: Track
Topic: Omnium this Saturday!!
Replies: 15
Views: 2572

Bah, I have work! I had better go "secret training" in preparation for the next one, hehe.
by Rainbow
31 Aug 2009, 19:21
Forum: Conversation
Topic: The Door Zone
Replies: 6
Views: 1275

Ok, so we can help ourselves by staying a safe distance from parked cars, but how can we get drivers to drive their vehicles a safe distance from cyclists? As a cyclist who has felt the wrath of a car door, this has a large impact on me seeing this footage, maybe a video of the damage that a cyclist...
by Rainbow
28 Aug 2009, 17:16
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Girls don't need tyre leavers
Replies: 10
Views: 1766

I used to carry all the gear to do the emergency tube change with Rainbow, until I changed tyres and it took 3 tyre leavers and Simon and I both struggling to get both the Vittorias off to put the Continentals back on!!! My velocity spartacus rims are crazy! So I changed my pedal and shoes over so I...
by Rainbow
25 Aug 2009, 16:08
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 231782

This bike actually looks evil!!! It conjures thoughts of the drag race through the drains in Grease the movie, lol. Except I think the only thing that could get damaged by this bike is the rider...

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2009/ju ... Killop.htm
by Rainbow
25 Aug 2009, 00:39
Forum: Track
Topic: pumped for RAW!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 149
Views: 16772

Hahahahahahahahaha It's difficult not to smile!!!!! I'm on a bright purple bike in a wooden fish-bowl surrounded by my friends AND Simon listening to Paul's fabulous commentary. THEN I remember I'm supposed to be racing which makes me laugh and then smile some more when I realise that I was all caug...
by Rainbow
18 Aug 2009, 11:10
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Sydney to Gong 2009
Replies: 120
Views: 17341

No no Weiyun, you have it all wrong. The weather will be fantastically hot. Early morning rides with the rising sun, then continuing onto the beach where you bask all day all day in the sun, picnicing and staying cool in the water, then enjoying a summers eve ride about town in the long evening sun....
by Rainbow
12 Aug 2009, 19:27
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Newbie road bike advice
Replies: 12
Views: 2401

Hello Chris and welcome. All of the bike shops that Toff listed give DHBC members discounts, have old ties to DHBC and also have some DHBC members working in them!!! Now people please correct me if I get any of the following information muddled up: Peter Bundy is an official sponsor of ours. Gives g...
by Rainbow
30 Jul 2009, 13:31
Forum: Road
Topic: SOL Breads Rainbow Ride - Nov 8th
Replies: 1
Views: 682

SOL Breads Rainbow Ride - Nov 8th

Uncanny, I know, but a few of my most favourite things include Rainbows and the North Coast, and look what I just found!!! http://tr.nelson.co.nz/rainbow_ride.htm This is a 160k road race from Byron to Currumbin on the Gold Coast. I think it's worth a shot. If I can't finish it, I'll be sure to wond...
by Rainbow
29 Jul 2009, 17:32
Forum: Road
Topic: +++++=======>THE GRAFTON<=========+++++++++
Replies: 23
Views: 4069

Ok Camilla, I am not sure what drugs your dr has you on, but I do think that RACING 95ks would be just sufficient, and just little more intense than cruising in a bunch! I could never imagine trying to RACE the whole 228k! Whoa!
by Rainbow
28 Jul 2009, 17:09
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Most painful place to lose skin?
Replies: 8
Views: 1245

Fingers are by far the worst!!!

I cut open my finger tips once grabbing onto a fence to stop myself from falling. I fell anyway and had torn my finger tips to shreds in the mean time :s
by Rainbow
26 Jul 2009, 11:12
Forum: Track
Topic: DHBC RAW point score prizes!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1215

Re: DHBC RAW point score prizes!!!!

This post takes me back to all the times when Lindsay and Joanne have been assisting me to find my inner determination/ strength/ anger/ or how ever you might like to describe that urge to compete with the desire to destroy your opponents. This is a concept I have really struggled with as I ride a b...
by Rainbow
22 Jul 2009, 09:23
Forum: Road
Topic: UCI wheel regulation enforced from 1 Sept 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2061

No-one should be too concerned. I was speaking to Jet Black about their token wheels yesterday and they said they are in the process of getting approval. Saying this, I'm sure that most brands are also very aware of this and are also seeking approval as we speak. And yes, deep V's cross this barrier...
by Rainbow
17 Jul 2009, 08:46
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC training/event calendar
Replies: 25
Views: 2968

Weiyun, this is awesome!! Well done!
by Rainbow
13 Jul 2009, 19:55
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC in Valley Times!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1735

Bahahahaha!!!!! I have had much thought about this myself. I do think it's cool that SIMON SHARWOOD wrote this article, in which he outlined the clubs successes, from DIV 1 riders, through to the clubs nurturing of it's new, female riders/ racers! It's ok Jo, we all get beaten sometimes. Can't talk ...
by Rainbow
13 Jul 2009, 19:54
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC in Valley Times!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1735

Bahahahaha!!!!! I have had much thought about this myself. I do think it's cool that SIMON SHARWOOD wrote this article, in which he outlined the clubs successes, from DIV 1 riders, through to the clubs nurturing of it's new, female riders/ racers! It's ok Jo, we all get beaten sometimes. Can't talk ...
by Rainbow
13 Jul 2009, 19:41
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC in Valley Times!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1735

Bahahahaha!!!!! I have had much thought about this myself. I do think it's cool that SIMON SHARWOOD wrote this article, in which he outlined the clubs successes, from DIV 1 riders, through to the clubs nurturing of it's new, female riders/ racers! It's ok Jo, we all get beaten sometimes. Can't talk ...
by Rainbow
13 Jul 2009, 08:33
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: PR
Replies: 17
Views: 4950

I had this exact thought myself yesterday. I think it has a real ring to it, hehe.
by Rainbow
10 Jul 2009, 12:54
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: PR
Replies: 17
Views: 4950

P.S. I love the article!!!
by Rainbow
10 Jul 2009, 12:53
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: PR
Replies: 17
Views: 4950

Hi all, just for a little clarification... My surname is officially Norman, yes Camilla and I were separated at birth. I canged my surname from Ingegneri to Norman as noone could say my name. So instead I confused everyone by using them both from time to time :s I'll stick with Norman, it's easy for...
by Rainbow
03 Jul 2009, 14:47
Forum: Track
Topic: In need of some tyres
Replies: 14
Views: 2071

Just spoke to Alan. For all those out there needing skinny tyres, he has 700 x 18 kicking around his shop.
by Rainbow
16 Jun 2009, 15:55
Forum: Road
Topic: Alpine training weekend - July 24-27 (postponed till Jan?)
Replies: 12
Views: 2038

Nice one! Do you have room in your truck for me? :)
by Rainbow
08 Jun 2009, 22:25
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2009 flat tyre competition
Replies: 368
Views: 38322

Update, Rainbow has made a spectacular recovery. You may see us gliding past you, a blur of Rainbows and single-speedness :D

Trouble averted, now lets just hope I don't break any spokes on my 650 wheels which are only 20 spoke! Oh the potential for disaster :roll:
by Rainbow
08 Jun 2009, 17:34
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2009 flat tyre competition
Replies: 368
Views: 38322

Ok ok, seriously now, I am apparently disastrous with wheels, but tyres, tubes and I are friends. So today whilst "secret training" (shhhh, don't tell any of the NZ team) I rode into a gutter, tipped sideways and, yes you guessed it, bent my rim out of existence. So the situation thus far... 3 broke...
by Rainbow
04 Jun 2009, 22:54
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Nonbikerelated talking thread. (nsfw)
Replies: 1655
Views: 231782

There is a reason why they are ON SPECIAL! Ewwww. There will be no need to ask the age old question: "Does my bum look big in this?"
by Rainbow
04 Jun 2009, 14:48
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Jersey order 2009: Delivered, so come and get it!
Replies: 511
Views: 71062

Oh please do! I was thinking that perhaps for me it would be safer to get the bigger one to ensure that it goes over the hips! I figure I can get away with a slightly big jersey, but I'm in big trouble if it's too small. Damn you hip bones! :? But then again... my giordana jerseys are XS... A hip me...
by Rainbow
04 Jun 2009, 09:46
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Jersey order 2009: Delivered, so come and get it!
Replies: 511
Views: 71062

------ * Nalini sizing chart: http://www.redroseimports.com/Nalinicustom_sizingchart.html * Please state your name per forum ID as this would assist with future communications. * If you enter the order on behalf of others, then you will asked to be responsible for ongoing communication of that order...
by Rainbow
04 Jun 2009, 09:36
Forum: Road
Topic: Cruisers long weekend ride - M7 loop?
Replies: 4
Views: 1111

Hi Simon,

Is the plan to ride on Monday? If so, count me in too.

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