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Forum: Blogger's Forum 06-06-11, 05:32 AM
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Posted By craigdurkee
My Blog, 500postcards.net

Seeing as there's a blog page I thought I would share mine.

500 postcards is a challenge I have set myself to write a postcard a day for 500 days. Inspired by a acquaintance who wrote one a day...
Forum: Commuting 10-06-09, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 196,412
Posted By craigdurkee
Its been nearly a week now of dry weather here in...

Its been nearly a week now of dry weather here in Perth and I'm loving it. Pulled my 12.8km 1 way commute into 2x40km commutes. Its awesome.
Forum: Commuting 10-01-09, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,663,625
Posted By craigdurkee
My Surly, while I take a rest on the commute to...

My Surly, while I take a rest on the commute to work

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2639/3971041403_7d2d62b15d.jpg
Forum: Commuting 09-30-09, 05:47 AM
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Views: 196,412
Posted By craigdurkee
Finally a great day in Perth for riding. The...

Finally a great day in Perth for riding. The weather here in Western Australia has been pretty rough and today I hope was the turning point were the weather finally gets back to what Perth is used...
Forum: Commuting 09-22-09, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,663,625
Posted By craigdurkee
I like that looks like a LHT with the colour...

I like that looks like a LHT with the colour great work
Forum: Commuting 09-21-09, 04:45 AM
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Views: 8,663,625
Posted By craigdurkee
My Surly LHT Photographed today bringing...

My Surly LHT

Photographed today bringing home my new xbox 360

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3520/3940910666_6da1b4a0a6_o.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 09-08-09, 07:06 AM
Replies: 25,646
Views: 14,403,172
Posted By craigdurkee
Loving it so far, I upgraded from a Giant TCR C2...

Loving it so far, I upgraded from a Giant TCR C2 and its a massive increase in speed and light weight.

Hope it serves me well
Forum: Road Cycling 09-06-09, 04:43 AM
Replies: 25,646
Views: 14,403,172
Posted By craigdurkee
New ride Focus Cayo Campagnolo 11 speed chorus...

New ride Focus Cayo Campagnolo 11 speed chorus carbon groupset

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2477/3863436131_ddee7ebf00_b.jpg

The bike was imported into Australia from the UK.

More Photo's...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-24-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 97,567
Posted By craigdurkee
When using garmin connect as I have lots of...

When using garmin connect as I have lots of activities on the unit now it takes a while to search through the files.

Does it matter if i delete the files in the history. Will it still keep all my...
Forum: Touring 07-19-09, 04:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,162
Posted By craigdurkee
Have you tried bikeroutetoaster.com Very...

Have you tried bikeroutetoaster.com

Very simple, basic website design but only a few really unobtrusive ads and very usable, perfect for uploading to garmin etc
Forum: Touring 07-01-09, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By craigdurkee
Mine actually came with a raincover, I guess ill...

Mine actually came with a raincover, I guess ill just keep that with me at all times
Forum: Touring 07-01-09, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By craigdurkee
I have heard many suggestions from nothing, to...

I have heard many suggestions from nothing, to linseed oil, some people favour the brooks product. Maybe I'll just leave it untreated and keep it dry and see what goes
Forum: Touring 07-01-09, 03:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By craigdurkee
How to care for a Brooks

Ok guys I have a Brooks B-17 just put on my new Surly LHT.

What is the best way to care for it. Do I really need to treat it, or just break it in?
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-27-09, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By craigdurkee
motionx with iPhone

Motionx. The iPhone application that I am currently using to log my rides, runs plus any other activity that I might get upto that is outdoors. This software was recommended to me by a fellow...
Forum: Touring 06-27-09, 03:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,731
Posted By craigdurkee
That looks awesome. How did you find debadging...

That looks awesome. How did you find debadging the frame
Forum: Touring 06-27-09, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By craigdurkee
I would also like to take a bit of time to...

I would also like to take a bit of time to compliment the service that I recieved from Bikeforce down in South Perth. The whole experience with them from start to finish really makes me feel the...
Forum: Touring 06-26-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By craigdurkee
Yeah as mentioned Aussie prices. These used to...

Yeah as mentioned Aussie prices. These used to retail at $1500 but with our very weak currency over recent months the rrp is now 2000.

Looking at other peoples recent purchases I think I got a...
Forum: Touring 06-26-09, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By craigdurkee
Surly LHT picked up today wooohoooo

OK. So most of you know I hav been eyeing up a LHT for sometime and today I went and picked her up. Its a 60cm frame which fits me perfectly. Its a complete build direct from Surly with just a few...
Forum: Touring 06-19-09, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By craigdurkee
Looks nice bud. Just those dam forks ...

Looks nice bud.

Just those dam forks

Plus be carefull of those wheels there very weak
Forum: Touring 06-12-09, 03:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By craigdurkee
LHT ordered

OK so I went ahead and ordered the bike. I eventually got it from Bikeforce in South Perth, just a few hundred meters from home so really convenient for servicing and other stuff I need.

Why did...
Forum: Touring 06-11-09, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By craigdurkee
I personally wouldnt bother changing anything,...

I personally wouldnt bother changing anything, the gearing is pretty good anyway. Besides your not gonna be able to carry that much weight anyway.


As time gets on you will also grow stronger...
Forum: Touring 06-08-09, 04:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By craigdurkee
Congrats on the new ride, awesome choice. I...

Congrats on the new ride, awesome choice.

I was a bit worried about the carbon forks, they are great at absorbing the bumps but i cant help but be concerned about it for touring.

Really looking...
Forum: Touring 06-07-09, 02:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By craigdurkee
Yeah just spotted that also. It seems that the...

Yeah just spotted that also. It seems that the specs have gone down since I purchased mine. They really are an awesome bike. I commuted through around 20,000km on mine before I went for a drop bar...
Forum: Touring 06-06-09, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By craigdurkee
Doesn't the CRX 2 have carbon forks though. My...

Doesn't the CRX 2 have carbon forks though. My 06 model certainly did, thus I would class it unsuitable for touring
Forum: Road Cycling 07-13-08, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By craigdurkee
best le your de france add ever

seen this in melbourne today advertising SBS coverage for the tour

http://img.skitch.com/20080714-e7n5hr282p1qq22t3euj95mbj.jpg
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