Replacing bottom bracket cartridge

This is my third bottom bracket cartridge replacement. One under guarantee, one I paid for ($70) I thought I had better give it a go myself. This cost $15 including postage. Gil

Helmets and Manly

Over the last few weeks there has been quite a few letters published in the Manly Daily advocating the non-wearing of helmets around Manly. The arguments for the non-wearing of helmets seem very strained, one of them being, that if we wear a helmet we would ride on the roads and that would upset the

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Bondi Junction proposed cycleway

From the Wentworth Courier distributed in the Waverly area; the news of a proposed cycleway in Bondi Junction.

Also in the news: “Not quite open yet, but how could we write this post without mentioning it. The Oxford Street cycleway (officially opening shortly) follows the very busy Oxford Street from Woollahra Gates to Paddington Gates

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U turn nearly wipes out cyclist

Many car drivers seem not to see cyclists. I was nearly wiped recently out when turning right on a green arrow. I’m still a bit shaken. The truck came straight through the red light (for him) right at me and I abortedv my right hand turn just in time. Maybe some drivers genuinely do not

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Bikes clogging up roads – again!

Motorist often complain that ‘bikes clogging up the roads’, I always reply, what about cars?

Manly foreshore path

The path adjacent to the road on the Manly foreshore was not long ago for bikes and skaters only. It has now reverted to shared pedestrian use. There a couple of letters to the Manly Daily about this wanting reversion back to no pedestrian use. From memory, most pedestrians did not take any notice of

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Which of these three cyclist is more likely to be not seen?

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A hero — motorist saves two lives by purposely not running them down

The attitude of some road users is beyond believe! Here is a motorist praising himself for not killing two cyclists, or, as he calls them, “lycra bandits” and the great response that followed.

It is a pity that cycling activities are perceived by some as just ‘clogging the roads’. Akin to crap clogging the

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Northern Rivers rail-trail campaign

I signed up to the campaign to create a rail-trail from Casino to Murwillumbah. A great initiative! Who knows, if this becomes a reality we can catch the train to Casino and try it out! Just go to to add you signature. Gil

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