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  1. scotty72

    Why cycling should remain free (ie no licence or rego)

    Listening to the radio today, I heard some callers whigning about the Lane Cove Tunnel road changes along Epping (Effing) Rd. It is beautiful how people can simulataneously hold two opinions that directly contradict each other. Opinion one seems to be general outrage that Effing Rd is being...
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    Cyclists break the road rules...

    ... but motorists never do, right. Are you as sick of the constant whinge about 'cyclists break the law, so lets register them and that will solve it' ****? Cars are registered. Doesn't stop them CONSTANTLY breaking the law. watch this (about 1min 50 sec)...
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    Johnny Warren Classic

    ... was on this morning. From Sutherland to Jamberoo. This was easily the best 'orgainsed' ride I've been on. Sure, there are a few small organisational issues but, considering the friendliness of all, the fact that most were experienced riders (no wobblers) and not least of all, because it was...
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    Vinno Gone!

    http://www.cyclingnews.com/news.php?id=news/2007/dec07/dec08news
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    HollowTech II Bottom Bracket Question

    I'm going to do a big spring clean of the bike. Pull it apart etc. My question is regarding those external BB bearing cups. I've heard that removing them is a bad idea as it can damage them. Is this true? If so, can I assume they are an install once - then throw away item. I ask as there...
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    Spoke Tension : Open Pro

    I realise that this has been asked before (I've searched the forums) but, I'll ask it again as I've yet to be able to find an answer. Mavic Open Pro Wheels (assuming a 2.0mm round steel spoke) What is the correct tension (32H - if that makes a difference)? The Mavic web site and support...
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    BNSW sells out

    Look below for the press release from the BNSW website http://bicyclensw.org.au/ In summary - these hypocrites have decided to sell out to the organisation that banned cyclists from a key section of its road. A section that, despite it’s short length, does more to discourage cycling in...
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    BNSW has sold its soul to the Devil

    Look below for the press release from the BNSW website http://bicyclensw.org.au/ In summary - these hypocrites have decided to sell out to the organisation that banned cyclists from a key section of its road. A section that, despite it’s short length, does more to discourage cycling in...
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    Why are motorists so dopey?

    Why are motorists so dopey? Yesterday, I decided to go have a Captain Cook at the USS Kitty-Hawk. So, I jumps on me bike at Strathfield and about 35-40 mins later I'm cruising along William Street up towards 'The Cross" The traffic was unbelievable... Despite a massive media blitz and...
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    Riding from Bundaberg to Childers (and back)

    Hi, I'll be up in and around Bundy next week. I have a mum and dad in Bargara (just east of Bundy) and an uncle in Childers - and my bike is jealous of the car getting all the fun. My question is... Can anyone suggest which is a better (be it based on safety, stress, travel time etc)...
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    M2 Cyclelane gone - NEXT M4, 5 & 7

    Sydney siders prepare for a battle TransUrban (owners of the M2), you know the ones who screwed us over royally and banned us from the M2, look set to take control of the M4, M7 and M5. There is a long standing desire to widen the M5. So all you people who did nothing when we were...
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    Where to bike SCOTT bikes jerseys (Sydney)

    Does anyone know where I can find Scott bikes jerseys in Sydney. I've decided to become an ego maniac and buy one. Help appreciated. Scotty
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    M2 Action this Saturday

    This Saturday, 27th Jan. local cyclists are invited to attend a ride along the affected section of the M2 - ear-marked to be closed to cyclists from next month. Whether you are a social rider, commuter or elite athlete, please come and ride to show the NSW govt that we want our lanes...
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    M2 (Sydney) Action this Saturday

    This Saturday, 27th Jan. local cyclists are invited to attend a ride along the affected section of the M2 - ear-marked to be closed to cyclists from next month. Whether you are a social rider, commuter or elite athlete, please come and ride to show the NSW govt that we want our lanes...
  15. scotty72

    M2 Action this Saturday

    This Saturday, 27th Jan. local cyclists are invited to attend a ride along the affected section of the M2 - ear-marked to be closed to cyclists from next month. Whether you are a social rider, commuter or elite athlete, please come and ride to show the NSW govt that we want our lanes preserved...
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    Red Alert - M2 (Syd) to Ban Cyclists

    ... west bound from Nth Ryde to Beecroft Rd The alternate route is long, dangerous, ridiculous and very hilly. Please, send a message to the Minister, RTA and the M2 morons Moreover, it is a preview of what is to come. www.hillsmotorway.com.au
  17. scotty72

    Red Alert - M2 (Syd) to Ban Cyclists

    ... west bound from Nth Ryde to Beecroft Rd The alternate route is long, dangerous, ridiculous and very hilly. Please, send a message to the Minister, RTA and the M2 morons Moreover, it is a preview of what is to come. www.hillsmotorway.com.au
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    Cateye tail lights - clamps

    Does anyone know where I can get these puny bits of plastic? I have the Cateye TL-LD1100 but need the seatpost clamp (orginal broke). LBS want a small fortune to order it in and sell it to me. Postage from the USA makes it expesive too. Can someone please tell me where I can...
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    Harbour Bridge Ride - Critical Mass

    For those who are interested in this. Meet from 5:30p for 6pm start at the Hyde Park (north) fountain this Friday for the once a year bicycle ride over the coat-hanger. See you there Scotty
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    NSW cyclist critically injured when hit by a bus

    http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/nsw-cyclist-critically-injured-when-hit-by-a-bus/2006/11/14/1163266531790.html NSW cyclist critically injured when hit by a bus November 14, 2006 - 2:19PM A woman cyclist was critically injured today when she was hit...