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Forum: Commuting
02-27-09, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,902
Posted By Bernie

Had one for over three years now. Love it. Great...

Had one for over three years now. Love it. Great for quickly switching between the road bike (commuting) and the MTB I use for shopping. I cut up an old inner-tube and wrap it around the seat post...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-08, 03:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By Bernie

I have an ATC2000. I know everyone seems to be...

I have an ATC2000. I know everyone seems to be bagging them, but I ride wth one pretty much each day and think its actually good value for the money. I don't cam my ride because of some paranoid...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-08, 04:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,473
Posted By Bernie

I have an '84 Toyota Corolla (called a GT in the...

I have an '84 Toyota Corolla (called a GT in the US, Sprinter in Aus and AE86 in Japan - as in the Initial D Anime (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3D4x6-8PIq4&feature=related)). I've had it since new...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-08, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,211
Posted By Bernie

Wow ... I seem to have upset a couple of people...

Wow ... I seem to have upset a couple of people here. I think its great that these guys are getting on their bike and riding so far each day - way further than I cycle, so, good on them for that....
Forum: Commuting
07-28-08, 03:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,600
Posted By Bernie

You a member of a union ?

You a member of a union ?
Forum: Commuting
07-28-08, 03:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,691
Posted By Bernie

Rather hail than a stiff head wind ... I HATE...

Rather hail than a stiff head wind ... I HATE head wind!! Often hails in summer here in Sydney ... came home a few times looking like that cat in that kids book "Put me in the zoo" (Dr Seuss - you...
Forum: Commuting
07-28-08, 03:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,211
Posted By Bernie

Is it me, or the aspect ratio of the youtube...

Is it me, or the aspect ratio of the youtube video or do these guys seem pretty chunky ? I'm not saying really overweight, just pretty weighty for guys who are riding 20 miles each way every day. I...
Forum: Commuting
05-19-08, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By Bernie

Excellent call Trombone :lol: Mind if I...

Excellent call Trombone :lol: Mind if I plagiarise this ?
Forum: Commuting
05-19-08, 07:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By Bernie

Really :wtf: That's so stoopid!! Liverpool yes,...

Really :wtf: That's so stoopid!! Liverpool yes, Campbelltown maybe (I lived there 20 years ago and it was a fair drive) ... but Wyong and Gosford!!
Forum: Commuting
05-17-08, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By Bernie

Central Coast ?

Why would the central coast be included ? If you look on a map, Sydney only goes as far north as Hornsby, South as far as southerland and west as far as Penrith/Camden. Once you cross the Brooklyn...
Forum: Commuting
05-16-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By Bernie

I commute daily in Sydney - to/from a suburb in...

I commute daily in Sydney - to/from a suburb in the city's North West (locally known as "The Hills" district) and its pretty hilly around here ... I actually like that as I find riding in relatively...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-08, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By Bernie

All good advice so far. Just get something you...

All good advice so far. Just get something you like, are comfortable with and have someone qualified fit you for the bike. Perhaps consider not spending too much money on your first bike as, in my...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-08, 08:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,133
Posted By Bernie

I've been commuting/riding every day for the past...

I've been commuting/riding every day for the past two years (20km round trip plus incidental trips to shops etc each day). I wasnt all that heavy to start with, but I dropped over 10 kg (22 pound) in...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-08, 08:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,119
Posted By Bernie

No, it would seem *******s are universal.

No, it would seem *******s are universal.
Forum: Commuting
05-08-08, 07:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,119
Posted By Bernie

Road Rage driver attacks 50 cyclist pack

Havent seen this on here yet, but today in Sydney an impatient driver swerved in and out of, and eventually stopped suddenly in front of a pack of 50 cyclists on one of the cities main arterial roads...
Forum: Commuting
04-26-08, 01:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,668
Posted By Bernie

I'm 180cm and 67kg. Whenever someone says...

I'm 180cm and 67kg. Whenever someone says something like that to me (if I have something handy) I like to pull out a bar of chocolate or a packet of chips, have a big bite, tap myself a few times on...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-08, 01:37 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 26,192
Posted By Bernie

I got a "woo hoo!!" from a pair of school girls...

I got a "woo hoo!!" from a pair of school girls (seniors - we can tell over here in Aus because they're in uniform) ... I was out of the seat and really crankin' - no where near as cool as the post...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-08, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By Bernie

Ahh ... you are forgetting ... to some car...

Ahh ... you are forgetting ... to some car drivers cyclists are invisible. It wasnt that he was waiting for you to move ... he just didnt see you and was parking really really slowly.
Forum: Commuting
03-27-08, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,558
Posted By Bernie

Hey, great site (I too was "tricked" into viewing...

Hey, great site (I too was "tricked" into viewing this thread due to the title).

Is it just me, or are girls who cycle are just so so HOT !?!
Forum: Commuting
02-14-08, 01:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,281
Posted By Bernie

Hey, I love weetbix as much as the next Aussie...

Hey, I love weetbix as much as the next Aussie ... I certainly cant knock back 8 at a sitting (5 is my usual), but I definately agree that a few weetbix is the only way to start the day. My poor old...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-08, 11:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,281
Posted By Bernie

I've always wondered ... what the heck is...

I've always wondered ... what the heck is "oatmeal". Is it what we Aussies (and I guess Brits) call "porridge" ?? I just looked on wikipedia for both oatmeal and porridge ... Quote : "known simply as...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-08, 01:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bernie

Thanks, I love that track ... it never gets old....

Thanks, I love that track ... it never gets old. The footage I took was on a wet day (which seemed like a good idea at the time). I plan to ride it again this weekend if its dry and record something...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-08, 12:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bernie

The ATC2000 videos at 640x480 30fps ... it isnt...

The ATC2000 videos at 640x480 30fps ... it isnt too bad when you see the raw footage. The quality I'm getting from youtube is pretty crap ... so you shouldnt judge what you see on Youtube as the...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-08, 12:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bernie

Cool tag-a-long ... always wanted one of those....

Cool tag-a-long ... always wanted one of those. Nice ride home ... hardly any traffic. By the way, good choice of son's name (my son is also named noah - he's 10 now).
Forum: Commuting
02-12-08, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bernie

Thanks for the feedback ... I pretty much only...

Thanks for the feedback ... I pretty much only ever ride on my own (most of my friends think Im crazy for commuting in Sydney), so its hard to know what is normal. Anyway, none of the incidents I...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-08, 03:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bernie

I was abused by a 4WD (that's aussie for SUV)...

I was abused by a 4WD (that's aussie for SUV) driver from interstate yesterday. The whole time I was thinking "I wish I had my camera!" So today I videoed my commute.

See me avoid getting killed...
Forum: Commuting
02-10-08, 02:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bernie

Yeah, us Aussies are mad for ABBA! I was planning...

Yeah, us Aussies are mad for ABBA! I was planning on using Dancing Queen as backing, but then realised there was no way my humble Video was good enough to have anything written by Benny and Bjorn as...
Forum: Commuting
02-10-08, 12:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bernie

Youtube your ride

I love surfing Youtube for bike vids, so I was pretty happy when my darling wife gave me an Oregon ATC2000 (Picture Here...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-08, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By Bernie

Our solution for my commuting while I have three...

Our solution for my commuting while I have three kids (ages 5,7 and 10) is to have the wife drive them in the mornings. In the afternnon, I race home, grab an apple and get changed, pick up the car...
Forum: Commuting
02-07-08, 03:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By Bernie

I know you said no Topeak, but I LOVE my Topeak...

I know you said no Topeak, but I LOVE my Topeak ... and I move it from bike to bike by moving the whole rack. I have a Topeak seat-post mounted rack which just clips on like the adjustment for your...
Forum: Commuting
02-07-08, 02:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,487
Posted By Bernie

I was in your position about 12 months ago. I had...

I was in your position about 12 months ago. I had a commute which regularly took me between 30-40 minutes on my circa 1985 non-suspension MTB. The commute is mostly all on decent roads with moderate...
12-21-07, 03:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By Bernie

Keep an eye on council cleanups. I'm guessing...

Keep an eye on council cleanups. I'm guessing from one of your earlier replies that you are from Melbourne. I am from Sydney and our councils have very regular cleanups (I guess Melbourne does too?)....
Forum: Commuting
10-22-07, 01:57 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,063
Posted By Bernie

I was in Canberra (Australia's Capital City) for...

I was in Canberra (Australia's Capital City) for a week a month ago. I rode every morning during peak hour ... what a fabulous place to commute. Well planned cycleways all over the city and out into...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-07, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By Bernie

[QUOTE=nymtber;5321944]In wyoming they would have...

[QUOTE=nymtber;5321944]In wyoming they would have had a shotgun strapped to the bike and taken care of the bird like a real man...

QUOTE]

Nah ... I wouldn't shoot the guy even if he wasn't a...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-07, 03:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By Bernie

My Nemesis

Had a win with my local nemesis today (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Magpie). Its magpie swooping season here in Sydney and Iíve been having a bit of a battle with one particularly nasty...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-07, 01:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,745
Posted By Bernie

After commuting on my old "de-tuned" ...

After commuting on my old "de-tuned" (non-suspension) mountain bike for a few years, I switched to an Avanti blade comp in July and I'm loving it.
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