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Forum: Touring
12-12-13, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By jetbike

You rock. Psychological advice is spot on. ...

You rock.

Psychological advice is spot on.

I know I might've sounded like a riding novice, the irony is that I have a surly LHT with nice racks, North roads and Carradice panniers/saddle-bags....
Forum: Touring
12-11-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By jetbike

Yeah, erm, no? Erm, what?

Yeah, erm, no? Erm, what?
Forum: Touring
12-10-13, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By jetbike

Tour Denial

I just wanted to share my recent experience.

I've been going on 2-3 day mini-tours and S24O's with my family for years. In recent times have planned a big trip, riding the approx 1000kms from...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-07-12, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 693,878
Posted By jetbike

248833 Brompton M3L in British Racing Green ...

248833

Brompton M3L in British Racing Green
Brooks B17
Carradice City Folder bag.
Best of British
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-07-12, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 693,878
Posted By jetbike

248833 Brompton M3L in British Racing Green ...

248833

Brompton M3L in British Racing Green
Brooks B17
Carradice City Folder bag.
Best of British
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-11, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,322,165
Posted By jetbike

Colnago Master, 1986. Bits of C-Record,...

Colnago Master, 1986.

Bits of C-Record, large slabs of 11-speed Chorus, a little Record and Neutron Wheels. Artfully blended together by il Professore (Zak). Paint by Star Enamellers, Sydney.
11-16-10, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,593
Posted By jetbike

This bike got sold to a nice girl who will look...

This bike got sold to a nice girl who will look like she's from Copenhagen whilst riding it.
10-31-10, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,593
Posted By jetbike

Thanks for the feedback. It's bike that I spent...

Thanks for the feedback. It's bike that I spent a long time considering, thinking, stripping and painting. It simply doesn't fit. Weird geometry too, 53cm seat c-c and 59.5 top tube c-c.

I've...
10-29-10, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,593
Posted By jetbike

Holiday76, you rule. Thanks. I am bad at...

Holiday76, you rule. Thanks. I am bad at computers.
10-29-10, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,593
Posted By jetbike

Some details and the 'Before' picture.

Some details and the 'Before' picture.
10-29-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,593
Posted By jetbike

Better pic with lights.

Better pic with lights.
10-29-10, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,593
Posted By jetbike

1930's Malvern Star

This is my re-make of a classic English three-speed, with an Australian twist.

The frame is a Malvern Star Two Star, that came to me having been converted to a fixed gear. The Canberra Bicycle...
Forum: Touring
10-16-10, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,178
Posted By jetbike

I was worried that it would just cast a huge...

I was worried that it would just cast a huge shadow from the front tyre. Looking again it may not be a problem. I might just order it, mount it there and see how it goes.
Replies: 2
Views: 1,903
Posted By jetbike

Surly LHT and Nice Rack Light Mounting

I have a well loved and well used Surly LHT, with Nice Racks. I have a new job that regularly means I have to ride in pitch darkness and so have built the Shimano DH-3N70 dyno-hub that has been...
Forum: Touring
10-16-10, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,178
Posted By jetbike

Surly LHT and Nice Rack Light Mounting

I have a well loved and well used Surly LHT, with Nice Racks. I have a new job that regularly means I have to ride in pitch darkness and so have built the Shimano DH-3N70 dyno-hub that has been...
Forum: Touring
10-01-10, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4,659
Views: 2,457,421
Posted By jetbike

2008 LHT with Carradice Panniers and 5 year old...

2008 LHT with Carradice Panniers and 5 year old son in trailer. Lots of fun was had by all.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-10, 02:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By jetbike

In the sense that I'm not a pro-rider, and...

In the sense that I'm not a pro-rider, and therefore (like everyone else) Fred-esque, correct. In the sense that I'm a 'n00b' with a couple of expensive bikes, that's incorrect. I've been riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By jetbike

That's annoying. I have two Colnagos.

That's annoying. I have two Colnagos.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By jetbike

Didn't quite puke. Riding til you puke is a...

Didn't quite puke.

Riding til you puke is a right of passage, isn't it? I enjoy pushing myself and then living to tell the tale. Periods of hardship are a part of riding and life in general. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By jetbike

Doppio post

Doppio post
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By jetbike

The irony is that I had a great time. Can't wait...

The irony is that I had a great time. Can't wait t do it again.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By jetbike

Not a n00b, but certainly felt like one this...

Not a n00b, but certainly felt like one this morning. To add to the usual range of excuses this was my first challenging ride after a fairly long absence (2 months) due to illness.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,074
Posted By jetbike

I've been doing yoga on and off for about 15...

I've been doing yoga on and off for about 15 years. I got into Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for about 6months, but realised I didn't have enough time for that, riding, Uni, family and work. So I might quit...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By jetbike

Evver have those rides...

...that make you realise you're actually not a cyclist, just a guy with a nice bike? Had one this morning, climbing up the steepest hill I've seen for a long time, at the mid-point I got a horrible...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-10, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27,183
Views: 17,755,317
Posted By jetbike

Looks awesome, no idea re: year or model. I...

Looks awesome, no idea re: year or model. I think the advice of our learned friend is sound, but I'd say you got lucky in this instance. Enjoy the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-10, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By jetbike

These are nice. http://www.rapha.cc/downloads

These are nice.

http://www.rapha.cc/downloads
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,209
Posted By jetbike

Doppio post.

Doppio post.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 07:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,209
Posted By jetbike

I have that bottle cage on my Colnago. I may...

I have that bottle cage on my Colnago. I may have to challenge you to a duel.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,005
Posted By jetbike

Brooks are awesome, I have two on commuter and...

Brooks are awesome, I have two on commuter and touring bikes, but don't work on a road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 06:57 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,215
Posted By jetbike

I do not understand how you can post nearly 40...

I do not understand how you can post nearly 40 000 times? Very odd.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 06:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,005
Posted By jetbike

Yup, what he said. Comfort is primary concern.

Yup, what he said. Comfort is primary concern.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-10, 05:29 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,322,165
Posted By jetbike

Can I play? 2008 Colnago Primavera ...

Can I play?

2008 Colnago Primavera
Campagnolo Chorus 11 speed
Campagnolo Neutron Wheels
Selle San Marco Concor Light
Cinelli Bianca Components

I love it, it tolerates me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-10, 06:32 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,220
Posted By jetbike

I was. Got horrible tonsillitus about 7 weeks...

I was. Got horrible tonsillitus about 7 weeks ago and am in a world of suck. Now looking forward to re-covering and trying not to gain weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,510
Posted By jetbike

I wouldn't wear the world champ's jersey, but...

I wouldn't wear the world champ's jersey, but having said that I have found my icon lingering on the Rapha British Champ jersey 'buy it' button.

http://www.rapha.cc/content/uploads/k&t.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-10, 03:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,510
Posted By jetbike

I wouldn't wear the world champ's jersey, but...

I wouldn't wear the world champ's jersey, but having said that I have found my icon lingering on the Rapha British Champ jersey 'buy it' button.

http://www.rapha.cc/content/uploads/k&t.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-10, 03:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,182
Posted By jetbike

If I take 1 bottle (short-rides) I take water. ...

If I take 1 bottle (short-rides) I take water. If 2 bottles, water and gatorade.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 18,402
Posted By jetbike

That after 7 weeks of no real riding due to...

That after 7 weeks of no real riding due to Tonsillitis, the lycra was a bit tighter than I remember and even a easy ride was hard, but after an hour I was having fun. That riding over the Sydney...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By jetbike

I pull a trailer with my Surly LHT. Wouldn't be...

I pull a trailer with my Surly LHT. Wouldn't be game with a lightweight on a lightweight bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-10, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,570
Posted By jetbike

My pedals arrived last week. Now we've got the...

My pedals arrived last week. Now we've got the global cooling to contend with post-volcano.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-10, 02:10 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 41,538
Posted By jetbike

Mental Health Nurse Consultant. Student ...

Mental Health Nurse Consultant.
Student
Aspiring academic.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-10, 02:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,570
Posted By jetbike

Volcano + PBK = Argh!

I've been waiting for a delivery from PBK since 14th April, the whole volcano and grounded flights made me expect a delay. But, this is the longest wait for a delivery I've ever experienced from...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-10, 04:07 AM
Replies: 20,480
Views: 4,778,092
Posted By jetbike

So awesome.

So awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-10, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By jetbike

Thanks folks. Very kind words. I'll bounce...

Thanks folks. Very kind words. I'll bounce back, just need to give myself a break.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-10, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By jetbike

Coming Back From Illness

Hope it's okay to vent, but this I'm so frustrated and crushingly bored of being sick.

I've had tonsillitus for the last three weeks and have been as weak as a kitten, totally unable to ride. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-10, 01:30 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 18,402
Posted By jetbike

I haven't ridden in nearly 3 weeks due to...

I haven't ridden in nearly 3 weeks due to tonsillitis. I went into premier league denial and tried to get straight back on the bike, set my recovery back by an extra week. I have learned to enjoy...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 945,235
Posted By jetbike

Ti fans should check out these wondrous things...

Ti fans should check out these wondrous things http://vuelovelo.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 10:25 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,434
Posted By jetbike

I suspect these are not really what you're after...

I suspect these are not really what you're after but Ti, sculptural, Aussie and made by a friend of mine.

http://vuelovelo.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-10, 02:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By jetbike

That story reminds you why we still have the LBS...

That story reminds you why we still have the LBS vs. PBK/WIggle debate. Bike shops have the potential to offer an amazing service that is not replicable in any other forum. Great example.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-10, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,858
Posted By jetbike

C&V might help?

C&V might help?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 03:49 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,612
Posted By jetbike

There's a regular phenomena at fg/ss where...

There's a regular phenomena at fg/ss where someone riding a brakeless touring conversion with arrospokes and no foot retention, whilst drinking a Pabst and smoking describes in detail how they were...
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