Category Archives: bicycles

Three Peaks 2012 – Mt Hotham Ascent

After a quick trip down Tawonga Gap (beating my PB) we hit the valley floor with a large bunch of about 30 riders. They were moving quickly so Marek kept with them and Andy and I dropped off to ride … Continue reading

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All aboard the Pedi-bus

Spotted this delightful pedal powered contraption outside the Borough Market in London on Saturday. It appears to seat 5 people, 2 sheiks and a banana. Everyone pedals and one person gets to steer. Sadly it only carried fosters beer. Strange … Continue reading

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Is there anything sader

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The presence of Nonnas

One of the most enjoyable and amusing parts of our trip has been observing how different towns treat cycling. We quickly snapped this (dreadful) photo in Lille, of a guy on a folding bike with a tiny little girl perched … Continue reading

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My dream bike

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Bikes vs rubbish

When does the street bike officially become rubbish ? Here in Florence, apparently never. The town has on-street bicycle lockup facilities everywhere. If i lived in a high density urban museum like Florence I would appreciate having car parks set … Continue reading

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Farewell old friend

Gloria-the-golden-chariot is up for sale.  There are now too many bikes in the stable to hang onto her any longer. Perhaps some goodbye’s are in order. This was the first “real” bike I purchased (k-mart bikes don’t count). At the time I was … Continue reading

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