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by MtbAnt
01 Feb 2015, 10:19
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free Stuff
Replies: 310
Views: 39458

Re: Free Stuff

http://s12.postimg.org/p21yiuv7d/1422749522060.jpg $100 rollers on their way out the door/free. I didn't like the resistance, so i bought new bearings and found out once i had them apart, it was a combination of factors that made them so. Need like 6 nyloc nuts and washers and 10 minutes work. Will...
by MtbAnt
15 Oct 2013, 15:53
Forum: Track
Topic: CNSW ride leader course - need good track riders on Sunday
Replies: 2
Views: 816

Re: CNSW ride leader course - need good track riders on Sund

I know this isn't a notice for the course, but on mild hijack, I have been trying to book into one of these courses for a couple of months now. If anyone spots the next course early, I'd be most appreciative of a PM. I had a weekend away booked in a couple of months ago and my EOI just results in an...
by MtbAnt
10 Oct 2013, 10:05
Forum: Track
Topic: Chicago Velo Campus Track Tote Bag Bulk Buy
Replies: 7
Views: 2831

Re: Chicago Velo Campus Track Tote Bag Bulk Buy

At this stage, the bags will be about US$51 delivered (~$54). I am awaiting confirmation of the price based on the addition of Timmy's bag, so it might yet come down a bit further. Will put the order in once we have a firm price and agreement from everyone, which I hope is early next week. Cheers, A...
by MtbAnt
08 Oct 2013, 12:39
Forum: Track
Topic: Chicago Velo Campus Track Tote Bag Bulk Buy
Replies: 7
Views: 2831

Re: Chicago Velo Campus Track Tote Bag Bulk Buy

I was awaiting a reply from Sept 16.

I have just followed up. Will let you know.

Cheers,
Anthony.
by MtbAnt
17 Sep 2013, 09:24
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Weird and Wonderful Bike Tech 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 670

Re: Weird and Wonderful Bike Tech 2014

+1 on the fork.

I'd like a Monkey Light for the Sutherland CC Disco Dirt Crit and the Halloween omnium, but the price trendline is yet to intersect my 'fun-ness funds' and 'bike gear sell-off' trendlines.
by MtbAnt
16 Sep 2013, 13:53
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Apollo 54cm (Medium-Large) Track Bike
Replies: 1
Views: 638

Apollo 54cm (Medium-Large) Track Bike

Fo' Sale - One Blue Apollo Track Bike. It's 54cm. It's Blue. It's got two good wheels. It's got ultegra pedals. It's got shiny chrome bars and good Lizard Skins tape. http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/2592/wukm.jpg Will come with a saddle of some description (probably not the one shown), pending nego...
by MtbAnt
02 Sep 2013, 15:53
Forum: Road
Topic: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##
Replies: 20
Views: 3405

Re: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##

Ha, thanks for the clarifier Simon, I'd assumed as such. I'm glad I won't be turning up a day late!

And yes indeed, such is life, I'll be glad to be there with fellow velominati!
by MtbAnt
02 Sep 2013, 10:25
Forum: Road
Topic: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##
Replies: 20
Views: 3405

Re: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##

Hi girls and guys, I'm booked into the Bundanoon Hotel and have +1'd at Ye Olde 'Cafe. I'll be at Central at 5 pm for the 5:25 pm train at this stage, if anyone else is gettting the train down late. Very excited! 1. Simon 2. Kevin L 3. Lindsay 4. Adrian 5. Lizanne 6. Tim 7. Huw 8. Anthony PB P.S. wh...
by MtbAnt
16 Aug 2013, 12:02
Forum: Track
Topic: Chicago Velo Campus Track Tote Bag Bulk Buy
Replies: 7
Views: 2831

Chicago Velo Campus Track Tote Bag Bulk Buy

Hi all, I've been in contact with Chicago Velo Campus about their Track Tote Bag ( http://www.chicagovelocampus.com/shop/chicago-velo-campus-track-tool-bag/ ). It seems to rate pretty well on the internets. USPS is US$30 and the bag is US$30, so I'm looking to arrange a bulk buy. See Allegheny Jet's...
by MtbAnt
29 May 2013, 23:09
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Hornsby MTB track
Replies: 3
Views: 1504

Re: Hornsby MTB track

As in Old Man Valley? Left at the quarry? I haven't ridden there, but heard of it recently. Sounds like fun anyhow, a good alternative to St Ives and Manly Dam! Chuck the *hackspit* roadie in and do a gorge or three afterwards :)
by MtbAnt
29 May 2013, 22:55
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Save me from the bin.
Replies: 25
Views: 2826

Re: Save me from the bin.

by MtbAnt
28 May 2013, 12:12
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Save me from the bin.
Replies: 25
Views: 2826

Re: Save me from the bin.

Well I wouldn't want to get into fisticuffs! Anyhow it's cool, something will come up, hopefully at a similarly excellent price :)
by MtbAnt
28 May 2013, 11:16
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Save me from the bin.
Replies: 25
Views: 2826

Re: Save me from the bin.

Hey Christian, may I have the XT wheels? Cheers, Anthony.
by MtbAnt
23 May 2013, 10:13
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Watching the Tour at Marrickville Road Cafe
Replies: 24
Views: 3128

Re: Watching the Tour at Marrickville Road Cafe

I'll do my best to make it up to the cafe!
by MtbAnt
21 May 2013, 20:44
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Garminisms
Replies: 19
Views: 1926

Re: Garminisms

It's called garminiscing. Snap! Garminescent: the appearance of the rider who has recently cracked KOM/QOM on a long standing segment. Garminevolent: those distinguished riders who offer support to the uninitiated. Garminasciitis: a facial condition experienced by riders focussed on both sprinting ...
by MtbAnt
20 May 2013, 22:07
Forum: For Sale
Topic: WTB: Dura Ace Stem and Seatpost
Replies: 1
Views: 657

Re: WTB: Dura Ace Stem and Seatpost

Picked up a Cinelli Oyster, thanks for checking my thread! Anyone looking for a quill/block stem should check these out, they're a really nice hinged design (no worries if you want swap bars without cutting the tape!)
by MtbAnt
20 May 2013, 19:06
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Basic Bike maintenance course, Sydney Park
Replies: 6
Views: 1349

Re: Basic Bike maintenance course, Sydney Park

Show of interest:
Anthony :) (happy to contribute financially or beer-ly)
by MtbAnt
20 May 2013, 19:04
Forum: Road
Topic: Shoes
Replies: 7
Views: 1116

Re: Shoes

My first pair were Carnac and I've got hobbit feet. I'm not sure what they are like now though. I've got the Shimano 310 heat moulding ones now (not actually moulded, but they fit well from the start). They're pretty stiff, although a little on the heavy side I think. Mod's, should this be moved to ...
by MtbAnt
21 Mar 2013, 12:23
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Recycling Bike Parts / How To Recycle Bike Parts
Replies: 1
Views: 455

Recycling Bike Parts / How To Recycle Bike Parts

Hi guys and girls, Is anyone aware of whether cassettes / chains / chain rings and other parts (comprising alloys, duos and trios of metal not standard to the recycling stream) that are worn beyond useful may be recycled in residential recycling bins? Also, a question that might make this a more use...
by MtbAnt
28 Jan 2013, 07:37
Forum: For Sale
Topic: WTB: Dura Ace Stem and Seatpost
Replies: 1
Views: 657

WTB: Dura Ace Stem and Seatpost

Hi folks, I have been on the hunt for a reasonably priced Dura Ace (around 7400) stem and seatpost and thought it might be worth checking to see if any compatriots have either they'd be willing to part with (no pun intended). The seatpost would need to be minimum 200 mm long and 27.2 mm diameter. Th...
by MtbAnt
19 Oct 2012, 08:44
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 11172

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

If anyone would like any assistance with their bike, eg can't find the right tool etc. or for some other sort of help, send me a PM, I should be able to help tonight, I have most of my bike tools up on a board now [/gloat] :D
by MtbAnt
15 Oct 2012, 12:46
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 11172

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

131500.info appear to have rail replacement buses on the Saturday.

I am planning to leave Wolli Creek on the 3:08pm, to arrive Moss Vale at 5:23pm. An easy 18k's and should arrive at 6:10pm or so at the latest. Anyone else interested in the later train?
by MtbAnt
15 Oct 2012, 12:35
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 11172

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

James F - French Toast, Flat White (Mug) Lizanne- Breakfast Trifle, Latte (mug) Simon -Pancake Stack w/Strawberries, Large Mocha JoTheBuilder - Banana Smoothie, Porridge Jessica- Highland fling (poached eggs, no butter), Large skim mocha Huw- eggs benedict, flat white with an extra shot. Mikesbytes ...
by MtbAnt
28 Sep 2012, 17:05
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 11172

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

I'm booked (+paid) too! This is going to be freakin' great!
by MtbAnt
07 Sep 2012, 10:09
Forum: Road
Topic: Q4 Race Membership Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 587

Re: Q4 Race Membership Questions

Thanks for that Eleri.
by MtbAnt
03 Sep 2012, 17:45
Forum: Road
Topic: Eleri wins E grade Waratah Vets
Replies: 18
Views: 1645

Re: Eleri wins E grade Waratah Vets

Nice! Well done!
by MtbAnt
03 Sep 2012, 17:06
Forum: Road
Topic: Q4 Race Membership Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 587

Re: Q4 Race Membership Questions

Ok thanks all, I'll let them know to hold out until 1/10/12. Do they need to submit a form with emergency contacts etc in the interim?
by MtbAnt
03 Sep 2012, 12:29
Forum: Road
Topic: Q4 Race Membership Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 587

Q4 Race Membership Questions

Hi folks, So Hayden, Mark and I rode 3 gorges on Saturday (introduced to the club by Tim Briers I think). They are keen to join, however I wasn't able to immediately answer their membership question. I have read: http://dhbc.org.au/join-dhbc.html. I have a couple of questions: Does the $198 Elite me...
by MtbAnt
30 Jul 2012, 10:15
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Olympic Track Cycling on TV
Replies: 2
Views: 638

Olympic Track Cycling on TV

Hi all, I had a quick look in Track and did a quick search and couldn't see a similar topic, so mod's if I'm wrong, please feel free to clean up. The schedule is here: http://www.london2012.com/cycling-track/schedule-and-results/ I haven't looked at Channel 9 yet, but I'm hoping to record to PC - I'...
by MtbAnt
17 May 2012, 18:23
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 11172

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012***

I would like to participate in this event and need accomodation booked. (add yourself by copy and paste) 1. Driver 2. Simon Llewellyn 3. Lizanne 4. Ben 5. Karzie 6. JoTheBuilder 7. Christian 8. Mike 9. James 10. Peter T 11. jbcow 12. AndrewB 13. Lindsay 14. Nathan 15. Brownie 16. Adrian E 17. Eleri ...
by MtbAnt
06 Mar 2012, 07:54
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Merida 18" Carbon Hardtail Frame
Replies: 1
Views: 451

Re: Merida 18" Carbon Hardtail Frame

Hi dudes and dudettes, my frame and some more stuff is up for auction again, without the reference to extra fee for paypal (damn ebay overlords). See the link below for more info:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/110834241782 ... 1555.l2649

Thanks for looking,
Ant
by MtbAnt
03 Feb 2012, 11:01
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Merida 18" Carbon Hardtail Frame
Replies: 1
Views: 451

Merida 18" Carbon Hardtail Frame

Hi Folks, I have put up a frame on Ebay for sale. Mods please correct me if I'm out of line, I couldn't find anything in the guidelines on not posting Ebay links, so: http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110818838393&ssPageName=ADME:X:AAQ:AU:1123 If a club member makes thems...
by MtbAnt
26 Jan 2012, 09:19
Forum: Vintage Bicycles
Topic: Older eBay items.
Replies: 55
Views: 7477

Re: Older eBay items.

Hey does anyone know if any of these steel frames would have sufficient clearance for cyclocross tyres or be strong enough for that purpose? I am hopeful on getting a lugged steel touring bike that doubles as a cyclocrosser. Thanks in advance.
by MtbAnt
26 Jan 2012, 09:10
Forum: Vintage Bicycles
Topic: Canterbury Velodrome
Replies: 15
Views: 4302

Re: Canterbury Velodrome

Wow very cool photos lindsay, have you got the originals? I'd like to put a couple up around the place. I wonder how the outdoor boards would go over time. Ironbark or similar like at Circular Quay might stay in reasonable condition. I'd have to have an off though - it'd be like getting staked! Also...
by MtbAnt
23 Sep 2011, 15:31
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Ride Report for the "3 Gorgeous"
Replies: 7
Views: 968

Re: Ride Report for the "3 Gorgeous"

Ahahahah brilliant report Dougie. Teehee 'wahroonga...'.
by MtbAnt
23 Sep 2011, 14:19
Forum: Road
Topic: 2011 - Tempetation- Fixie Century Coastal - 16/10/2011
Replies: 221
Views: 11526

Urgent: Second Chance for Hats of Awesomeness

So Lizanne has been instrumental in the ordering of some pretty cool hats by the sounds of it. If anyone was late to the party like me, let me know by 5pm Monday your size an how many you want and I'll do my best to get it tacked on to the current order (I've been in contact with despatch). You'll h...
by MtbAnt
08 Sep 2011, 22:30
Forum: Track
Topic: Small Felt Track Pro
Replies: 0
Views: 378

Small Felt Track Pro

Hi Folks, I was surfing the eBays and found this: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/FIXED-GEAR-TRACK-BIKE-Fuji-Track-Pro-2010-Small-52cm-/320755062347?pt=AU_Sport_Cycling_Bikes&hash=item4aae7dd64b If you are in the market for a small track bike, i'm sure this would be a bargain! I just so happen to be ...
by MtbAnt
14 Jul 2011, 23:35
Forum: Road
Topic: 2011 - Tempetation- Fixie Century Coastal - 16/10/2011
Replies: 221
Views: 11526

Re: 2011 - Tempetation- Fixie Century Coastal - 16/10/2011

Booking has been increased to 22. want to have the most fun and exciting day of my life so far: (Copy & paste name for a Hotel booking) 1. Driver 2. Simon Llewellyn 3. Jessica Llewellyn 4. Nathan 5. Michael Clement 6. Amy Vesty 7. Christian 8. Adrian E (don't have a fixie, but plan to have one b...
by MtbAnt
10 May 2011, 12:45
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Dirtworks
Replies: 45
Views: 10776

Re: Dirtworks

I think even Christian is likely to feel flat or not 100% for a few days. Are you refering to soreness or ability to respond to sprints and testing your aerobic threshold the next day Christian? For the majority of riders a 100k will make you sore for a day or three and a week or slightly longer to ...
by MtbAnt
03 May 2011, 09:48
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: Winter clothing
Replies: 44
Views: 7417

Re: Winter clothing

Long sleeve wind jacket ($100) XS S Eleri, Camilla (possibly XS) M - Julio, Anthony, jbcow, Trouty (or I might be a small - will confirm on sample sizes), Alison G (or small), Danny, Trevor, David Lamb, andrewb L - Karzie (Ian C), Shrubb face, Stuart, Dougie, Adam F XL - Michael Ward, Colin XXL Slee...
by MtbAnt
02 May 2011, 16:10
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: Current clothing stock levels
Replies: 1
Views: 1963

Re: Current clothing stock levels

For those interested, the club caps are $25 (I still owe Alex a fiver, cheers mate) and look good on Lizanne, ok on me and make Alex look like Mario. Sweet!
by MtbAnt
02 May 2011, 13:41
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Dirtworks
Replies: 45
Views: 10776

Re: Dirtworks

My race experience was similar to Christian's, but my time means I was in the right wave (will be improving to go in the first wave in the next 100k) I made it up the first climb, and rode the majority of the course, with stops at each station for some banana bread, fluid and a quick stretch at the ...
by MtbAnt
26 Dec 2010, 01:25
Forum: Road
Topic: Boxing Day RNP 26 Dec 6am
Replies: 21
Views: 1665

Re: Boxing Day RNP 26 Dec 6am

Boo. Hope you're ok Karzie, and Boo. I wish I could come, but I've got to stay home and organise for a lunch. Enjoy your golden refreshments ladies and gentlemen!
by MtbAnt
26 Dec 2010, 01:23
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Race Weight
Replies: 167
Views: 12761

Re: Race Weight

Hey T-bone (who are you in real life, sorry I don't know your ID), are skin fold and underwater pretty much your only options with regard to measuring body fat percentage (BF%)? I think along with Mike, I need to focus on shedding some fat and will have to fill in my work related reading time during...
by MtbAnt
26 Dec 2010, 01:16
Forum: Conversation
Topic: What did cycling Santa leave under the tree for you?
Replies: 8
Views: 728

Re: What did cycling Santa leave under the tree for you?

Some shimano R310 heat moldable shoes - sweet! A saddle bag (I overloaded my first Topeak, but they're so versatile I asked Santy for another). Santa got Bec a Kona hardtail (such a generous fellow ;)
by MtbAnt
24 Dec 2010, 16:08
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Race Weight
Replies: 167
Views: 12761

Re: Race Weight

Mike, I think you'd be better served shooting for med-high endurance while maintaining a pretty good sprint (Track + TT + road races is a fair mish mash). I think if you try to do anything other than drop a little fat (5kg in the next couple of months), you risk atrophy due to instable nutrition and...
by MtbAnt
22 Dec 2010, 14:16
Forum: Road
Topic: Boxing Day RNP 26 Dec 6am
Replies: 21
Views: 1665

Re: Boxing Day RNP 26 Dec 6am

(Beer)
by MtbAnt
22 Dec 2010, 14:12
Forum: Track
Topic: christmas carnival entries close tonight!
Replies: 3
Views: 625

Re: christmas carnival entries close tonight!

I've emailed Crafty and there are entries on the day, but it makes things easier if you advise him by email on your expected attendance. Single days are the same price at $25 in person or the whole series at $105 ($5 late fee) payable on the first day. Ace!
by MtbAnt
22 Dec 2010, 12:30
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: DHBC Christmas Party & Awards Night
Replies: 11
Views: 3581

Re: DHBC Christmas Party & Awards Night

Thanks to all involved in making last night the success it was!
by MtbAnt
01 Dec 2010, 09:18
Forum: Mountain
Topic: JetBlack 24Hr
Replies: 8
Views: 1571

Re: JetBlack 24Hr

I'm out for this one, I've opted for the Dirtworks 100k a couple of months later. Do you need to borrow a bike to be tempted Alex? I can loan a either hardtail or dualie for this 24hr or my dualie for the Dirtworks.
by MtbAnt
01 Dec 2010, 09:14
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Dirtworks 100km
Replies: 8
Views: 1633

Re: Dirtworks 100km

I'm entered ...WOOOOP! I'm being realistic though and have entered Open ;) Let me know if anyone wants to carpool, I may have a dual cab ute by then and will be goin up on the morn.
by MtbAnt
17 Nov 2010, 12:09
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Mont 24 Hour ... Ride the Kow in 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 11151

Re: Mont 24 Hour ... Ride the Kow in 2011

Holy Sheet Batman! The Kow has sold out! And all in 4 days! It's gonna be freakin' epic.

As you were.
by MtbAnt
16 Nov 2010, 09:41
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Highland Fling
Replies: 13
Views: 2531

Re: Highland Fling

HAHA brilliant report V. Well done on a course well ridden! I'm still eating... I ended up finishing the dash a shade under 12 minutes, for an average speed of about 30km/h down Constitution Hill, round the loop and back up The Hill. Rob Parbery assissted my recovery by following shortly after with ...
by MtbAnt
15 Nov 2010, 23:12
Forum: Track
Topic: Cyclecover Sydney Cup on Wheels - entries close Sunday
Replies: 22
Views: 1936

Re: Cyclecover Sydney Cup on Wheels - entries close Sunday

I snuck in this evening, had the page open from last night... Should be fun!
by MtbAnt
02 Nov 2010, 09:30
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Mont 24 Hour ... Ride the Kow in 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 11151

Mont 24 Hour ... Ride the Kow in 2011

Hey folks, The Mont is on again in Kowen Forest and this teams event is going to be epic! There are 4s - Male, Female, Mixed and Singlespeed, 6s M/F/Mixed and Brady Bunches. Deets on http://www.mont24.com.au Some of my riding buddies have proposed Drinking 6s - with a beer a lap and a shot on the se...
by MtbAnt
02 Nov 2010, 09:09
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Manly Dam After Dark
Replies: 3
Views: 1281

Re: Manly Dam After Dark

I'd be up for that! I'm in a bad spot with my lights after the Scott 24hr (and even before quite frankly), so i'll need to sort them out before I'm a definite. Sounds like fun! P.S. V, you'd perk up with the impending madness for sure!
by MtbAnt
14 Oct 2010, 12:12
Forum: Road
Topic: -Tempetation- 2010 Coastal is coming!!!!! Fixed Century***
Replies: 186
Views: 9938

Re: -Tempetation- 2010 Coastal is coming!!!!! Fixed Century*

Hey dudes and dudettes. Simon gave me a ring to confirm accommodation today and I was at pains to say I'm not fit to go. My poor preparation (read lack of sleep) before the Scott has left me with a chest infection that has taken hold. I look forward to making it to the next one and hope you all enjo...
by MtbAnt
12 Oct 2010, 13:25
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Scott 24 Hour Entries Open!
Replies: 79
Views: 9351

Re: Scott 24 Hour Entries Open!

Thanks Ted, yeah, I'm interested in yours and Tom's. There's plenty of res. for profile pics, cheers. V, the Mont is very similar to the Scott, if not a little less technical. You are right, no solos, so it tends to flow better, but there are generally plenty of opportunities to pass anyway. I can't...
by MtbAnt
12 Oct 2010, 10:11
Forum: Track
Topic: Awesome track pics
Replies: 257
Views: 33482

Re: Awesome track pics

So who won that sprint, I couldn't tell from the blurry replay :(
by MtbAnt
12 Oct 2010, 10:04
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Scott 24 Hour Entries Open!
Replies: 79
Views: 9351

Re: Scott 24 Hour Entries Open!

Those are great shots, may I use as profile pics?

Thanks for your company to all those in the DHBC shanty town and especially to Kevin and John for the marquee, without which we would have been burnt to a crisp and a little wind blasted.

Bring on the Mont!
by MtbAnt
06 Sep 2010, 14:07
Forum: Road
Topic: Some further bag luck
Replies: 5
Views: 815

Re: Some further bag luck

Thanks for the humour with the thread title there Geoff. After 8 hours or so at the hospital (why oh why wasn't I allowed to eat), the doctor found there to be no fracture evident. An ultrasound the next day revealed a small partial tear in the infraspinatus tendon and some swelling of the sub delto...
by MtbAnt
06 Sep 2010, 11:28
Forum: Mountain
Topic: The Angry Doctor
Replies: 16
Views: 2872

Re: The Angry Doctor

Oh that is terrible. I am sorry to hear you all had such a bad time. I had been really disappointed to miss out, as they seemed to have a really good thing going on, but I will probably steer clear of their events now as well.
by MtbAnt
06 Sep 2010, 11:22
Forum: Track
Topic: Sydney Track Championships & Metro Track Champ Sat 18/9/10
Replies: 29
Views: 1810

Re: Sydney Track Championships & Metro Track Champ Sat 18/9/

I can't! My cousin's wedding is in Nelson Bay in the early afternoon. Boo.
by MtbAnt
27 Aug 2010, 11:30
Forum: Track
Topic: RAW STARTS THIS FIDAY 25/06/2010!!!
Replies: 122
Views: 6728

Re: RAW STARTS THIS FIDAY 25/06/2010!!!

Man that sucks! I was contemplating skulling electrolyte and eating big to make sure I make the cut, but thought better of it since I would most likely be foregoing my chances in the first week of double points... I reckon we'll be a sweet sprint team very soon though!
by MtbAnt
26 Aug 2010, 15:46
Forum: Mountain
Topic: N+1 = <all smiles>Ant</all smiles>
Replies: 10
Views: 1536

Re: N+1 = <all smiles>Ant</all smiles>

I can't really justify a new chris king integrated headset, I will probably just go a cane creek or something when I get a few more parts from CRC, thanks for the offer though Vic. Rob, I've seen bad reviews on the serrated ones, but not the ones pictured (aries), do you have first hand experience o...
by MtbAnt
26 Aug 2010, 13:57
Forum: Road
Topic: -Tempetation- 2010 Coastal is coming!!!!! Fixed Century***
Replies: 186
Views: 9938

Re: -Tempetation- 2010 Coastal is coming!!!!! Fixed Century*

1. Simon
2. Jessica
3. Driver
4. Mike Cl
5. John
6. Craig
7. James (maybe)
8. Chubb (maybe depending on james)
9. Christian
10. othy
11. Michael Chid
12. Ian C.
13.Nathan
14. Huw
15.Brownie
16. ?? Lindsay
17, Mark L
18. Camilla
19. Tim
20. Anthony PB
by MtbAnt
26 Aug 2010, 13:41
Forum: Track
Topic: RAW STARTS THIS FIDAY 25/06/2010!!!
Replies: 122
Views: 6728

Re: RAW STARTS THIS FIDAY 25/06/2010!!!

I may be up around 29 depending on how hungry I am tomorrow through the day...
by MtbAnt
23 Aug 2010, 18:37
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Spring fat tyre festival
Replies: 6
Views: 4667

Re: Spring fat tyre festival

I'll check asap for the date. I'm hoping my wrist will come good by then, since the event is after the Scott ;)
by MtbAnt
23 Aug 2010, 18:35
Forum: Mountain
Topic: N+1 = <all smiles>Ant</all smiles>
Replies: 10
Views: 1536

Re: N+1 = <all smiles>Ant</all smiles>

Gee thanks guys for the resounding support on my luck-of-the-draw-bargain-hunter colour choice ;) But it's ok, it'll look like turquoise when it's all together, as it'll look so quick :) \Bah... fork respray over-ruled! (If I am to get something in between I could go Chris King Purple if the frame t...
by MtbAnt
23 Aug 2010, 00:10
Forum: Mountain
Topic: N+1 = <all smiles>Ant</all smiles>
Replies: 10
Views: 1536

N+1 = <all smiles>Ant</all smiles>

Perhaps a little premature, as I only have frame, forks and cranks, but the rest of the groupset is on its way and I promised proof to another of our lucky clubmates (Orphic), in which case photos are a day later than promised ;) http://img835.imageshack.us/img835/2888/sdc10780.jpg http://img814.ima...
by MtbAnt
22 Aug 2010, 23:24
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Highland Fling
Replies: 13
Views: 2531

Re: Highland Fling

Hey Orphic, I hadn't really thought about where we'll stay, but I've entered the dash as well, so we were thinking of heading down earlyish on the Saturday. Have you seen an entry up for grabs yet? You are definitely welcome, we'll just fold one of the seats in the car and take F/R wheels off. Campi...
by MtbAnt
04 Aug 2010, 14:57
Forum: Mountain
Topic: New bike!
Replies: 32
Views: 3636

Re: New bike!

AAAHhhh! gah! I can't come to track tonight, I'm going Mumford and Sons at the Enmore! WOOO! But I want a look see! Haha, I love bikes and beer drinking nights - it's why my fixie took so long :P I'm pricing up XX kit for the hardtail, so we should be able to go for a ride on shiny new steeds togeth...
by MtbAnt
04 Aug 2010, 14:50
Forum: Track
Topic: RAW STARTS THIS FIDAY 25/06/2010!!!
Replies: 122
Views: 6728

Re: RAW STARTS THIS FIDAY 25/06/2010!!!

Ah, I didn't know that, that sucks - i didn't think the start was bad though!
by MtbAnt
04 Aug 2010, 11:30
Forum: Mountain
Topic: New bike!
Replies: 32
Views: 3636

Re: New bike!

Pics V? Or will I have to wait til the Appin 400?
by MtbAnt
04 Aug 2010, 11:29
Forum: Mountain
Topic: BHP Appin 400
Replies: 20
Views: 2774

Re: BHP Appin 400

I'm in as a solo, are you down NOOG?
by MtbAnt
04 Aug 2010, 11:26
Forum: Track
Topic: RAW STARTS THIS FIDAY 25/06/2010!!!
Replies: 122
Views: 6728

Re: RAW STARTS THIS FIDAY 25/06/2010!!!

People told me to watch for a split, but I hadn't competed in a team race before and I my legs got the better of my brain... The following italian pursuit, i was reportedly allowed to close the gap and then drop back, but didn't hear a word Crafty said over the PA. Lessons learnt. (Sorry Parbs)
by MtbAnt
02 Jul 2010, 16:06
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Scott 24 Hour Entries Open!
Replies: 79
Views: 9351

Re: Scott 24 Hour Entries Open!

As offered in the 'Fling thread, my giant trance full suspension (large/20") could be made available if someone is keen in a non-competitive 4 or 6. Although it'd be good for me to be able to take some or all of my night laps on the full sus. as my back fatigues on the carbon hardtail. Not havi...
by MtbAnt
02 Jul 2010, 14:52
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Scott 24 Hour Entries Open!
Replies: 79
Views: 9351

Re: Scott 24 Hour Entries Open!

Teams of 2 or 4 Competitive -
Ant

Teams of 2 or 4 or not as Competitive -
Lindsay

Nothing personal Lindsay, but I feel the need for speed :twisted: ...then beer :D
by MtbAnt
02 Jul 2010, 14:12
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Scott 24 Hour Entries Open!
Replies: 79
Views: 9351

Re: Scott 24 Hour Entries Open!

I haven't entered yet John. Pairs'd be sweet, heaps more riding and a good lead up to solo-ing. V. I shall have to refrain from making an inappropriate comment about your fantasy on such a proper forum as this! lol! Go for it though, that'd be awesome! Or of course you'd be welcome in any team I'm i...
by MtbAnt
02 Jul 2010, 13:16
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Scott 24 Hour Entries Open!
Replies: 79
Views: 9351

Scott 24 Hour Entries Open!

The website isn't up yet, but entries are open online now at: https://www.registernow.com.au/mtba/ERegister.aspx?E=343 This year's cap is 450 (most likely due to the affiliation with the world solo champs, for which qualifying is done and dusted), so getting in quick is a must. I'm keen on a competi...
by MtbAnt
01 Jul 2010, 12:29
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Highland Fling
Replies: 13
Views: 2531

Re: Highland Fling

PPS. I can probably loan a large giant full suspension or most of it anyway, as I should have my Merida hardtail built by then.
by MtbAnt
01 Jul 2010, 12:27
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Highland Fling
Replies: 13
Views: 2531

Re: Highland Fling

Hey folks, I'm in, so if anyone wants to carpool, I can probably take one or two, depending on whether Bec wants to come with. I'll be heading down for the Bundanoon Dash too! (I haven't organised accommodation yet) My first hundred K, I'm mildly excited (eeeep!) Hope to see you there! Anthony. PS. ...
by MtbAnt
19 May 2010, 07:59
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Crit in training format!!! 16/05/10 IS ON!!!!!
Replies: 38
Views: 1970

Re: DHBC Crit in training format!!! 16/05/10 IS ON!!!!!

Oh, sorry, my mistake :) Thanks for that Karzie!
by MtbAnt
17 May 2010, 22:56
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Crit in training format!!! 16/05/10 IS ON!!!!!
Replies: 38
Views: 1970

Re: DHBC Crit in training format!!! 16/05/10 IS ON!!!!!

John (NOOG - where did that nickname come from?) has it in a nutshell. I took the slight left hander a bit sharp to duck back into the slip stream and the rear slid out pretty badly. An overcorrection, a bit of a two-wheel slide and then a couple of metres of sliding on the right side wall of a rece...
by MtbAnt
23 Mar 2010, 21:37
Forum: Track
Topic: Awesome track pics
Replies: 257
Views: 33482

by MtbAnt
23 Mar 2010, 20:21
Forum: Track
Topic: 56cm raceline for sale on ebay
Replies: 1
Views: 435

56cm raceline for sale on ebay

Hey guys and gals, I'm not sure of the ettiquette on posting external links, or if anyone is looking, but: there is a raceline in the final stages on ebay, so get in with some questions (and an online sniper-bid) and grab yourself a bargain - even with postage from townsville! Cheers, Ant It has les...
by MtbAnt
06 Mar 2010, 23:05
Forum: Road
Topic: Three Gorges Ride Sat. morning (6/3)
Replies: 10
Views: 1019

I just plain missed it. Instead I chased parts for an ageing fossil-fuel-burner (unsuccessfully). It sounds like a great ride and I put my hand up in advance for the same ride in future ;) Choice. Anthony.
by MtbAnt
24 Jan 2010, 23:16
Forum: Track
Topic: 8 weeks of Tempe racing thursdays, should be dry (week two)
Replies: 38
Views: 2915

by MtbAnt
19 Jan 2010, 23:53
Forum: Track
Topic: CNSW Open Track Carnival Incorporating NSW Championship Even
Replies: 39
Views: 3139

by MtbAnt
17 Jan 2010, 00:24
Forum: Track
Topic: NSW Elite Omnium - Sat 24th Jan
Replies: 6
Views: 1065

by MtbAnt
17 Jan 2010, 00:21
Forum: Track
Topic: Thanks for showing me the ropes
Replies: 1
Views: 611

by MtbAnt
08 Jan 2010, 14:16
Forum: Mountain
Topic: Mid week riding
Replies: 5
Views: 1374

Pub. (transport) Rides

With the amount of time the ferry and ride over to Manly takes (though it's fun!), you could also: - Train it to Parra station and ride the ~3km to Lake Parramatta and do a few loops (quite short and technical, but good to mix it up). Ride a little further along windsor rd to find one of the roughes...
by MtbAnt
14 Nov 2009, 14:44
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Introduce yourselves
Replies: 97
Views: 42698

Handle: MtbAnt Real name: Anthony Platts-Baggs Bikes: Mtb: Giant Trance 0 (silver). Road: Trek 1500 ultegra, TWEs (USPS blue). Track: Apollo Record? (Blue) Road fixie: Vetta roadie to be built. Best known for: ripped knicks, skim milk, pro nun-chuck skills. I am an environmental scientist and i live...

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