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by wagger
Fri 18 Aug 2017, 4:40 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Story on Shane Perkins on the AB friggin C
Replies: 19
Views: 1463

Re: Story on Shane Perkins on the AB friggin C

There goes his chance for running for Federal Parliament: http://www.theage.com.au/sport/cycling/shane-perkins-gains-russian-citizenship-20170818-gxzahv.html Fair Call: ' 'Australia has granted citizenship to a number of top Russian athletes over the years, including women's tennis player Daria Gavr...
by wagger
Fri 18 Aug 2017, 7:54 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Various bike videos
Replies: 7
Views: 969

Re: Various bike videos

by wagger
Fri 18 Aug 2017, 7:24 am
Forum: Bike Shops and Shopping
Topic: SPD shoes you can run in???
Replies: 12
Views: 2705

Re: SPD shoes you can run in???

Found these if anyone else is still looking:

https://cyclingdeal6-px.rtrk.com.au/buy ... eda/P-MMTB
by wagger
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 11:04 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: And then it hits home
Replies: 16
Views: 1519

Re: And then it hits home

I Echo others sentiments. Puts life into perspective and reinforces how precious life is.

Stay safe Mr Baudman (and everyone else who rides), if nothing else but for your queen and two princesses who want you home each night.
by wagger
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 11:00 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Cycling Journal - (incl My Cycling Log details)
Replies: 3986
Views: 150095

Re: Cycling Journal - (incl My Cycling Log details)

:roll: Frosty, if people can count their spin class/trainer kms you can certainly claim your kms towing your grandson around. We can claim spin class and trainer? Meh.... that's rehab and doesn't count in my books (says he who is still learning to avoid gutters, parked cars, potholes and negotiate ...
by wagger
Wed 16 Aug 2017, 6:26 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Cycling furiously causing death
Replies: 15
Views: 1437

Re: Cycling furiously causing death

I don't think his social media comment would help his cause:

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/201 ... court-told
by wagger
Tue 15 Aug 2017, 2:58 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Vale - Stephen Wooldridge
Replies: 0
Views: 1166

Vale - Stephen Wooldridge

http://www.theage.com.au/sport/cycling/olympic-cycling-champ-stephen-wooldridge-dies-20170815-gxwdwf.html http://www.ridemedia.com.au/features/remembering-steve-wooldridge/ http://www.news.com.au/sport/cycling/australian-olympic-gold-medallist-stephen-wooldridge-dies-at-the-age-of-39/news-story/8de2...
by wagger
Mon 14 Aug 2017, 9:22 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Porte
Replies: 7
Views: 751

Re: Porte

Well Gerro and Cadel have their own threads, why not Richie? Richie is finally set to leave Sky: http://www.sbs.com.au/cyclingcentral/article/2015/07/13/australias-porte-confirms-he-leaving-team-sky Firm money is on BMC from media attention Probably sick of being Wiggins and then Froome's right han...
by wagger
Mon 14 Aug 2017, 9:17 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Porte
Replies: 7
Views: 751

Re: Porte

Back on the bike:

http://www.theage.com.au/sport/cycling/ ... xw3jb.html

Good to see the mainstream media are reporting these "minor" stories nowadays - certainly a turn up from when Cadel won his Tour
by wagger
Fri 11 Aug 2017, 7:11 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: So, who regularly uses the Melbourne Bike Share?
Replies: 311
Views: 23704

Re: So, who regularly uses the Melbourne Bike Share?

I thought leaning them against other people's front fences was bad enough (refer 6:30am post): http://www.news.com.au/national/rush-hour/rush-hour-bike-share-scheme-under-threat/news-story/4e3b1286d43059c19491d504a3733dd3 And the ageist reporting: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/are-yellow-obikes-...
by wagger
Tue 08 Aug 2017, 3:26 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: A good news thread
Replies: 89
Views: 12318

Re: A good news thread

418 days off the road and I'm back!!!!!! :D :D :D Granted it was: - 1.15km to the gym via the back streets (distinct lack of confidence on the road very apparent so went a quieter, albeit longer route) - walking is 810metres but that's on a busier road which I don't have the confidence to tackle ju...
by wagger
Tue 08 Aug 2017, 1:27 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: A new excuse for not exercising??
Replies: 54
Views: 7591

Re: A new excuse for not exercising??

My tattoo doesn't allow me to sweat:

http://www.executivestyle.com.au/your-t ... out-gxngew

Disclaimer: I don't have any tattoos so that explains why every time I exercise I am dripping wet after five minutes
by wagger
Mon 07 Aug 2017, 10:32 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Why are the Forums slowing down?
Replies: 720
Views: 44515

Re: Why are the Forums slowing down?

Marx wrote:Some one should start up a group on Facey for ole-school BN(V) forum tragics.
Twitter wont work, because it's limited to 140characters per post.


Don't the Maling Road and Ringwood road rides already have private Facebook groups that have moved across from here? :?

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