Cycling is popular among our legal fraternity! Justice Millhouse was often photographed on his small-wheeler. So was our former Attorney-General, Michael Atkinson, recently retired.And when…Continue
Bikes for Refugees, received a kind offer from someone in Littlehampton, to donate 2 or 3 bikes.We'd like to get them to the workshop, to hand on to people who need bikes - but we don't have…Continue
Adelaide Community Bicycle Workshop at Plympton, has now been open for 2 years, and I'm looking for some feedback from the Adelaide Cycling Community, on how things are going.It started as a place…Continue
The Bike Workshop’s Saturday morning sessions remain busy. There are people looking for bikes –people with bikes for repair – people bringing bikes to donate.
We’ve expanded to 6 work stations in the car park, and set up trolleys, to make it easy to move tools & equipment outside. The year hasn't been too hot so far, but just in case, we have large parasols so people can work in the shade. An added summer bonus - fig trees nearby - very sweet fruit last…Continue
First Trailer A visitor 'dropped in when passing', looking for a bike trailer. His son or son-in-law played cricket, the ground was within cycling distance, but he had to get his gear there as well as himself. Cricketers sometimes refer to their large…Continue
The story will get back to Adelaide eventually, so I might as well tell it myself.
Bike touring the Hay Plain, 2 weeks, recently.
Day 1, depart Hay for the bush... @ 3 km in right hand pedal wobbles and falls out of the crank. Pedal is fine; ally crank has stripped thread.
No bike shop within 200 km; text friends to post new crank up from Adelaide (thanks Liz & Andrew) while still in mobile range. Meanwhile, how not to lose 4 days…Continue
Been a while since I posted, lots going on.
The bikes we sent to Pipalyatjara got there, and also the Workshop has supported 2 more Bring & Fix sessions .. each a story in itself deserving a fuller post. In the meantime, ...things are busy at Plympton
Bikes for Refugees – high demand from the organisations that work with refugees; backlog 15 orders;…Continue