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by nevyn
Sat 04 Aug 2018, 4:43 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50712
Views: 2135783

Re: How was your commute today

First commute ride in nearly a year.. rode from Glenroy to Richmond.. I'm SO slow I've put back on everything I lost commuting daily in 2016/2017 and am now pushing 180kg on the bike. (150 of me + bike and panniers) Highlights of the journey were: ⋅ The path closure at moreland road ⋅...
by nevyn
Fri 03 Aug 2018, 3:00 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: Moonee Ponds Creek Trail unscheduled closure
Replies: 10
Views: 1932

Re: Moonee Ponds Creek Trail unscheduled closure

Rode the path in from Glenroy to Flemington bridge yesterday..

This detour was horrible. I ended up riding the footpath because pascoe vale rd is terrifying.
by nevyn
Tue 26 Sep 2017, 8:53 am
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50712
Views: 2135783

Re: How was your commute today

Grumble.. still stuck with arm in a brace.. hating everyone who gets to ride mornings like this morning I slog through winter and just as it comes nice I come a cropper and get stuck on pt with this gorgeous spring weather taunting me. :( Did pay off the last of the new bike layby and pick up anew h...
by nevyn
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 3:04 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: End-of-trip facilities near SW of CBD?
Replies: 13
Views: 1979

Re: End-of-trip facilities near SW of CBD?

So does 15 williams really nice ones.
by nevyn
Mon 28 Aug 2017, 6:09 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50712
Views: 2135783

Re: How was your commute today

Oh no Nevyn :o I hope you are on the mend today and that someone took care of your bike for you Bike is fine.some guy Dennis took care of it and my brother has now collected it Head is all good CT found a small bleed from the trauma which has been cleared by the neuro team ft Elbow required surgery...
by nevyn
Mon 28 Aug 2017, 11:20 am
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50712
Views: 2135783

Re: How was your commute today

Oh no Nevyn :o I hope you are on the mend today and that someone took care of your bike for you Bike is fine.some guy Dennis took care of it and my brother has now collected it Head is all good CT found a small bleed from the trauma which has been cleared by the neuro team ft Elbow required surgery...
by nevyn
Sat 26 Aug 2017, 2:59 am
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50712
Views: 2135783

Re: How was your commute today

Pretty ordinary

As far as I can tell lost traction turning off the bridge near Coburg BB centre on the Merri creek trail went down and whacked myself in the head on one of the lumps of bluestone

Currently in the Austin. Probably a bit agressive averaging 23kph this morning .
by nevyn
Wed 23 Aug 2017, 12:42 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50712
Views: 2135783

Re: How was your commute today

My commute loop has gotten longer recently...

Glenroy to Docklands (MPCT)

Docklands to Epworth Richmond to see my wife.

Richmond to Glenroy (often via merri creek it's just way nicer.)

makes about a 45km loop.

Nice ride in today
by nevyn
Wed 23 Aug 2017, 12:02 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: Moonee Ponds Creek Diversion
Replies: 42
Views: 5479

Re: Moonee Ponds Creek Diversion

vanberg -> lawson up to montague is quicker anyway I think
by nevyn
Mon 21 Aug 2017, 1:55 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50712
Views: 2135783

Re: How was your commute today

I didn't replace them.. just cleaned the ground up tree branches and gunk out of them. in the end

I do have a new cassette and chain sitting there...
by nevyn
Mon 21 Aug 2017, 1:35 pm
Forum: Bike Maintenance
Topic: How was your mechanical fiddling today?
Replies: 1770
Views: 83323

Re: How was your mechanical fiddling today?

Did a bunch of little things recently... Changed the front disk to 180mm and put new pads on. new bell (plastic hammer broke) bought a new E-NE Pulled the chain and cassette off and cleaned them they've had a pretty rough winter. Chain measures 0.75 but when I asked the bike shop they suggested the ...
by nevyn
Mon 21 Aug 2017, 11:31 am
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50712
Views: 2135783

Re: How was your commute today

It's my fault... I toredown my drive chain and cleaned it yesterday...

Drizzle all the way in... Glad to get to a warm shower...
by nevyn
Wed 16 Aug 2017, 12:08 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50712
Views: 2135783

Re: How was your commute today

I ride in the Moonee Valley Creek path

Broke a spoke on the pinch at Dean st...

Still flooded under Macauly RD and at the back of the metro depot. (Reported both to jeff at the citylink control centre.)
by nevyn
Mon 07 Aug 2017, 11:28 am
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50712
Views: 2135783

Re: How was your commute today

Bit of a nasty wind coming in wet roads but no actual rain. 20cm? of water in the underpass at Mackauly St in north melbourne (reported to citylink) Path closed under dynon rd/bolte on the corner with "water over road" signs couple of citylink guys in a ute and absorbent spread over the path
by nevyn
Tue 01 Aug 2017, 12:34 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: Moonee Ponds Creek Diversion
Replies: 42
Views: 5479

Re: Moonee Ponds Creek Diversion

So rather than deal with the surface issues..

They've just dealt with the liability issue.

Good job :roll:

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