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Forum: Australia November 9th 11, 10:00 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 21
Views: 3,018
Posted By Dave Hughes
700/38 vs 700/23 tyres on a "comfort" hybrid commuter bike.

On Wed, 09 Nov 2011 16:42:01 +1100, Rob wrote:

Both the same pressure. my 27" rim bike had a narrow tyre which I
couldn't replace unless I used a wider tyre. The size is think it went
from...
Forum: Australia October 14th 11, 09:39 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 29
Views: 3,228
Posted By Dave Hughes
dunlop

On Wed, 12 Oct 2011 21:13:43 +1100, TimC wrote:

Hands up those who are surprised that cheap kmart "mountain bikes" are
ridden by fools who don't want to part with their $30 for a set of
...
Forum: Australia June 20th 11, 11:29 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 26
Views: 2,114
Posted By Dave Hughes
OT : 23 channels and nothing to watch!

On Mon, 20 Jun 2011 15:06:58 +1000, Geoff Lock wrote:

The Tour de France is coming up and I thought I'd get one of those el
cheapo $50 HD digital set top boxes which allows recording to an...
Forum: Australia June 2nd 11, 07:29 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 24
Views: 2,411
Posted By Dave Hughes
culture of fear

On Thu, 02 Jun 2011 09:58:32 +0800, Theo Bekkers wrote:

Everyone inevitably make an error
^^^^^^
What he said. I promise I didn't poke the sigmonster.
--
Dave Hughes -...
Forum: Australia June 1st 11, 12:10 PM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By Dave Hughes
Grit spatter on legs - what to do about it?

On Wed, 01 Jun 2011 03:26:34 +0000, Zebee Johnstone wrote:

A size large set of sock protectors from a farm shop? Those are the
elasticated legging things you sometimes see outdoor workers wear...
Forum: Australia June 1st 11, 12:08 PM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 7
Views: 1,008
Posted By Dave Hughes
Bursting tyres with heavy loading

On Wed, 01 Jun 2011 02:58:41 -0700, Travis wrote:

Should I blame the tyres, and possibly ask for a refund from Torpedo7, or
blame the tubes and maybe try for a refund from the eBay vendor, or is...
Forum: Australia May 10th 11, 08:11 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By Dave Hughes
Wheel Build

On Tue, 10 May 2011 02:11:29 +1000, Andrew Price wrote:

Notwithstanding reading Jobst Brandt's book, all Sheldon's articles and
an incredibly kind and patient lesson from SuzyJ on wheel...
Forum: Australia May 7th 11, 02:12 PM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 5
Views: 1,675
Posted By Dave Hughes
Mounting a pannier rack on a Trek road bike

On Fri, 06 May 2011 06:12:32 -0700, Travis wrote:

eBay has a zillion people selling P clips in all shapes and sizes and
various materials, in fact it looks like an ordinary piece of generic
...
Forum: Australia May 6th 11, 12:05 PM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By Dave Hughes
Wheel Build

On Fri, 06 May 2011 12:59:43 +1000, Rob wrote:

That's the biggest problem in building custom wheels getting the correct
spokes and spoke length right in the first place when ordering.

I've no...
Forum: Australia February 10th 11, 09:44 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Dave Hughes
Revenge of the Lycra-clad cyclists

On Thu, 10 Feb 2011 05:34:54 +1100, Geoff Lock wrote:

That is an interesting comment about changing personality when swapping
bikes. Some folks do and some folks don't :)

I'm mostly the same on...
Forum: Australia February 10th 11, 09:40 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 22
Views: 1,710
Posted By Dave Hughes
Back to the torch

On Wed, 09 Feb 2011 18:41:41 -0800, suzyj wrote:

Hi all,

So I guess little fish bicycles is back in operation :)

Geez, you need to find a better framebuilder - your one leaves out the
seat...
Forum: Australia February 4th 11, 10:56 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By Dave Hughes
The physics in cycling

Dunno. Maybe you are right in that I was working a bit harder without
realising it. The brain is a weird thing - or maybe it's just me that's
weird and not me brain :)

I found today's ride a...
Forum: Australia January 25th 11, 04:42 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By Dave Hughes
Stuffed rear derailleur

On Tue, 25 Jan 2011 06:10:19 +1100, Geoff Lock wrote:

The replacement derailleur didn't have the clamp - it screws onto the
dropout(?).

If it's got a single bolt coming out of the top then it's...
Forum: Australia January 24th 11, 12:44 PM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By Dave Hughes
Stuffed rear derailleur

On Mon, 24 Jan 2011 11:30:19 +1100, Geoff Lock wrote:

As usual, there is many a slip betwixt the lip and the cup, and yes, the
spare derailleur don't fit - maybe becos I had not realised that it...
Forum: Australia January 23rd 11, 11:21 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By Dave Hughes
City to Surf route

On Sun, 23 Jan 2011 21:34:54 +1100, Andrew Price wrote:

The climb out of Bronte is nasty brutish but short to paraphrase Hobbs -
otherwise is a bit of a cruise at recreational speed.

The...
Forum: Australia January 20th 11, 01:21 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 46
Views: 2,434
Posted By Dave Hughes
My second encounter with the AFP

On Tue, 18 Jan 2011 17:15:21 +0800, Theo Bekkers wrote:

I believe it is actually illegal to pass someone without fully getting
out of their lane, unless, of course, you, the passer, is also on...
Forum: Australia January 16th 11, 09:40 PM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By Dave Hughes
Hauled my first trailer today

On Mon, 17 Jan 2011 00:21:58 +1100, Geoff Lock wrote:

I do have a carrier somewhere amongst my junk but I'll need to make some
mods to fit it on my road bike though.

If you don't have rack...
Forum: Australia January 12th 11, 11:13 PM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By Dave Hughes
Very happy right now :)

On Wed, 12 Jan 2011 05:28:38 +1100, Geoff Lock wrote:

Mate, I've tried EVERYTHING and I have blamed EVERYTHING and it ain't no
use - I am hopeless at it. :( I just know I am totally useless :(...
Forum: Australia January 11th 11, 07:35 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By Dave Hughes
Very happy right now :)

On Tue, 11 Jan 2011 13:56:58 +1100, Geoff Lock wrote:

On a more serious note, the way I see it is that when I am on the road,
I demand the protection of the law as I am more vulnerable compared...
Forum: Australia January 11th 11, 07:27 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 24
Views: 4,291
Posted By Dave Hughes
folding bicycles

On Mon, 10 Jan 2011 08:25:20 +0000, Zebee Johnstone wrote:

http://www.cellbikes.com.au/Progear-Folding-Bike-the-best-value-for-money-for-city-riders
reckons $350, says light but doesn't give a...
Forum: Australia November 3rd 10, 07:36 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By Dave Hughes
I would not do this

On Tue, 02 Nov 2010 07:57:58 +1100, TimC wrote:

http://gizmodo.com/5678353/speeding-through-a-parking-garage-on-a-flaming-bicycle-is-indisputably-awesome

Only because you'd crash on the first...
Forum: Australia July 1st 10, 09:53 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By Dave Hughes
speed cameras

On Tue, 29 Jun 2010 22:29:08 -0700, thefathippy wrote:

No, I lie. They do nothing.

They slow people at Valley Heights down to 78 for 100m.

--
Dave Hughes -
"Two of my...
Forum: Australia July 1st 10, 09:39 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 23
Views: 1,586
Posted By Dave Hughes
Another reason why I should ride in the middle of the lane

On Mon, 28 Jun 2010 20:17:19 -0700, thefathippy wrote:

Oh yeah, halogen is dead, the new king is LED. But for those with
limited electrical skills (such as me) and limited funds (as used to be
...
Forum: Australia June 25th 10, 07:20 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 23
Views: 1,586
Posted By Dave Hughes
Another reason why I should ride in the middle of the lane

On Thu, 24 Jun 2010 18:29:18 -0700, thefathippy wrote:

...and consider buying/making better lights? You can make right halogen
downlight based headlights quite cheaply. They might not look as...
Forum: Australia May 26th 10, 08:11 AM Posted to aus.bicycle
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By Dave Hughes
Raindrops keep falling on my head

On Wed, 26 May 2010 16:42:25 +1000, Geoff Lock wrote:

I hope my spare tail lights will be working as I gotta ride home again
tonite at about 0400 along that long dark lonely road (yes, that...
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