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Breaking the chain

I was headed to work. Coming around a corner under the road bridge at St Peters there was a metallic noise followed by the sound of my chain unspooling from the cogs. I thought, oh no. So I stopped, looked down and saw my chain sitting on the ground. A quick investigation showed . . . → Read More: Breaking the chain

The third visit to the nunnery

This was my third visit to the Nunnery Bicycle Workshop in Waterloo. I had two new Schwalbe Marathon Plus tyres to put on. Really I needed three, but when I had purchased them the rear tyre looked like it still had some life in it, so I will have to buy another tyre . . . → Read More: The third visit to the nunnery

Fixing the Steering

The other day, while waiting in Martian Place, I was sitting on my seat and noticing that it wobbles from side to side, some times it does this and other times it does not. I had never really investigated it and I knew it was the current cause of my steering instabilities in . . . → Read More: Fixing the Steering

tooting on the M5

I rode along the M5 for the first time, heading towards town from Henry Lawson Drive to King George’s Road. It was good riding on a wide shoulder. In the last section the shoulder was officially closed, but I rode on it anyway. One unexpected thing happened. I was tooted by many cars. . . . → Read More: tooting on the M5

A star of stage and screen

三葉蟲 will soon have have a more illustrious career than I on the sage and screen. I headed out to Milperra for the shooting of a commercial. They had a stunt rider riding the GT3. I only saw the shots relating to the use of the GT3, though they had quite a set . . . → Read More: A star of stage and screen

A radical design

A while back I purchased a Radical Design Cyclone trailer from flying furniture. Today I fitted the trailer and it fitted better than I thought. There are a few reasons why I chose this trailer over any other. I had decided on a two wheel design. Most of the problems with a two . . . → Read More: A radical design

Toot your horn!

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Today I came across the first driver i have met, on the corner of victoria and Sydenham no less, who drives according to the principles of this song:

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Impact of the trike

at the boss' kebab shop

Well the trike continues to generate responses. People react in strange ways to the new and unusual.

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Obstacles

Sometimes, on a Friday, I encounter this garbage truck in the back streets. Sometimes there are up to 10 cars trapped behind. Once I tried the footpath, but it is so narrow and full of garbage bins, that I have not done that again…

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Toot your horn!

Today I came across the first driver i have met, on the corner of victoria and Sydenham no less, who drives according to the principles of this song:

If you’re driving and see a trike, toot your horn! If you’re driving and see a trike, toot your horn, If you’re driving and see a trike, . . . → Read More: Toot your horn!