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  1. Thanks for that - awesome info. Deffo something...

    Thanks for that - awesome info. Deffo something to try soon.
  2. Commute

    That's awesome info thanks Maxxxie.

    I actually live near the Kedron Brook Path (Wooloowin) and hadn't even considered that. My other thought was the back way through Albion which I've seen on the...
  3. Brisbane Commuting from a long lapsed member

    Hi All

    I used to be on this forums a lot but I lapsed a bit, but I'm back and keen to get back into my cycling...

    For a whole raft of reasons I haven't done any cycling for a couple of years. ...
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    My attempt...

    Okay - here goes.. Think I've done alright.


    1. What are budgie smugglers? Speedos
    2. A hard-earned thirst needs a what cold beer? Victoria Bitter
    3. What colour hair does a person nicknamed...
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    Where else do people recommend?

    My other half and I are back in Brisbane now. This weekend we're going to try the bike path out to Nudgee Beach (we live near the track at Kalinga Park).

    We're doing that on our road bikes, but...
  6. Thread: Olympics

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    forgot to mention...

    Whilst at the airport putting our bikes in our boxes before our flight, two members of the Swiss team came along and we had a chat. We were stuffing our's into cardboard boxes and their bikes were...
  7. Thread: Olympics

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    We were there!

    Hi All

    You may remember me from my very occasional posts where I mentioned I was going to the Olympics whilst on my travels.

    First of all, I have to say - what a fantastic experience. As soon...
  8. This discussion has made me think of my husband. ...

    This discussion has made me think of my husband.

    There was a king of the mountain's jersey on special in a shop about a year ago and I was going to buy it for him as a treat as he has a thing...
  9. Thread: My Big Trip

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    I know, I know!!! Thank god my family left... ...

    I know, I know!!!

    Thank god my family left... The alternatives for a career there were slim - be a single mother or work in Woolies.... No offence to anyone who does either, just not for me the...
  10. Thread: My Big Trip

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    Poor Ausgirl I grew up in Biloela until I was...

    Poor Ausgirl

    I grew up in Biloela until I was 14 and have never been back since I left.... Rocky was the big smoke for me in those days...

    Can't imagine how it has changed in the 16-odd years...
  11. Thread: My Big Trip

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    Olympics

    Ausgirl - I'm going to the following events -

    Saturday 14th August
    Men's Road Race

    Saturday 21st August
    Women's 50m Freestyle Final
    Men's 1500m Freestyle Final
    Women's 50m Freestyle Medal...
  12. Thread: Anyone else?

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    Awww shucks...

    Thanks longnblonde

    I think the attitude in North America is very similar to the attitude in England. When I lived in London and rode my bike, people thought that I couldn't afford a car,...
  13. Thread: My Big Trip

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    My Big Trip

    Hi All

    Just wanted to let you know about my husband and I and our trip from his home town of Stockton-on-Tees in the UK to mine of Brisbane, Australia.

    We're currently in France chilling on a...
  14. Thread: Anyone else?

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    Thanks All...

    i can't believe that its been almost a year since this happened to me. To be honest it did put me off riding for a bit. Just the anger that it created in me - proper incredible hulk levels......
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    Books

    I'm currently re-jigging my trip website, but I've done a page on some of the cycling books I've read and some that I'd like to read. Its mainly Touring books, but there are some other choices there...
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    This sounds so familiar - I did lots of circuits...

    This sounds so familiar - I did lots of circuits around the (quiet) streets of my house.

    I'm okay when it's quiet its just when you get in the situation where I'm in traffic and thinking of...
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    I always clip out on the right foot - no idea...

    I always clip out on the right foot - no idea why, just always have.

    You can definitely get the pedal clip bit (very technical here) loosened. I did this because I kept on not clipping out and...
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    Looks like its Armstrong's tour now - poor...

    Looks like its Armstrong's tour now - poor Ullrich!
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    Double I've just had a look at the Tour...

    Double

    I've just had a look at the Tour website. If you go to http://www.letour.fr/2003/us/index.html and click on Schedule Times, it brings up all the times for the riders.

    Lance is due to...
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    No tour today! I was going to go out for a ride,...

    No tour today! I was going to go out for a ride, but its been absolutely miserable where I'm staying at the moment (Teesside in the North-East of England). So instead I've been catching up on...
  21. Thread: Anyone else?

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    I had a florist hit me whilst commuting in London...

    I had a florist hit me whilst commuting in London (she paid for all damages and I also had some spectacular bruises!). She checked I was alright gave me her number and said she really had to get...
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    Today was fantastic!

    Sorry for you guys without coverage, but its just been a brilliant stage to watch.

    I watched it live and Armstrong is just amazing. The way he pulled away from Ullrich and Mayo just showed his...
  23. Thread: Anyone else?

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    My god - that is much scarier than what happened...

    My god - that is much scarier than what happened to me. Arrrrggghhh! How can someone do that? I know I shouldn't try and rationalise idiots, but hey!

    People hey?

    My husband used to do a lot...
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    Re: Tour on the Tube

    How exciting was it today??? I missed it live, but watched the replay later. Jan and Lance are making it so exciting.

    I have made aquaintance with one of these pro cyclers and their lives are...
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    The French will protest about anything. Ask any...

    The French will protest about anything. Ask any person trying to get a ferry from Calais on the last weekend of school holidays....

    Vic
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