Here's an open question for everyone.In your opinion and experience, do bike shops treat different riders and different bicycles differently?Does the average daily commute/weekend rider with a $1000…Continue
I picked my bike up today from the bike shop where I'd taken it on Thursday for a service. Everything looked, sounded and felt good as I rode home.I was almost at the end of my journey when I noticed…Continue
As I've made my way around town seeing Fringe shows these past few weeks, one thing I've been impressed with is the number of bikes I've see locked up to poles and fences and whereever else, at the…Continue
Today I took one step closer to becoming a 'proper' cyclist. Today, resplendent in my new Adelaide Cyclists jersey, I ventured out fully clad in lycra for the first time.
What on earth is happening to me? Eighteen months ago I was a public transport catching, Sunday afternoon TV watching regular kind of person. Yes, I watched the Tour de France every year and mused to myself how nice it would be to get back on a bike again. But I…
After about 30 years of riding and who knows how many km, I fell off the bike for the first time about half an hour ago.
Coming round a small roundabout, don't really know what happened, whether the back wheel came out from under me or I was leaning over too far... maybe a combination of both. Anyway, first thing I hear is pedal scraping across the road, and then I was hitting it. No major damage to me, apart from cuts and bruises. Bike seems ok too, apart from the brake hoods -…