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by humanbeing
05 Sep 2017, 19:35
Forum: Road
Topic: Di's Farewell Adventure Ride - Sunday, 1 October 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 318

Re: Di's Farewell Adventure Ride - Sunday, 1 October 2017

1. neilm all the way
2. JohnC most of the way
3. Phil D all the way
4. Peter B
by humanbeing
03 Aug 2017, 13:22
Forum: Road
Topic: 3rd annual DHBC Individual Time Trial @ Calga, Sun 6 Aug 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 1418

Re: 3rd annual DHBC Individual Time Trial @ Calga, Sun 6 Aug 2017

Sent my money, waiting on a start time Modern category: 1. Craig Weller (modern) - prebooked start time 8:21 2. Simon Berry (modern) 3. John Hatt (modern) 4. Ben Croft (modern) 5. Annemiek Beverdam (modern) 6. Paul Armishaw (modern) 7. Luc Delaney (modern) 8. Raph Bicard (modern...ish) - prebooked s...
by humanbeing
24 May 2017, 13:30
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Port Macquarie Ironman - 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 233

Re: Port Macquarie Ironman - 2017

Well done Wally!
You sure toughed that one out. Great report.
Peter B
by humanbeing
23 Apr 2017, 22:51
Forum: Conversation
Topic: CALL FOR VOLLUNTEERS - Sydney Classic Bicycle Show, Sat 6th May , 11am-3pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1505

Re: CALL FOR VOLLUNTEERS - Sydney Classic Bicycle Show, Sat 6th May , 11am-3pm

Timich wrote:Hi Marc and Pete,
Do we re-volunteer here?
Tim


Yes please Tim,
Peter
by humanbeing
13 Apr 2017, 13:12
Forum: Road
Topic: Easter Fri 2017 Narrabeen-West Head: Drive-Ride or Ride-Ride
Replies: 5
Views: 528

Re: Easter Fri 2017 Narrabeen-West Head: Drive-Ride or Ride-Ride

I remember that ride from 4 years ago well also, it was my first adventure ride with the club! Good times 8) A few of us are planning to do Mosman Alps to start then head to North Head, then Powderworks, Church Point, West Head and Akuna. We may well see you on the road at some point. Have a great r...
by humanbeing
23 Mar 2017, 12:20
Forum: Conversation
Topic: CALL FOR VOLLUNTEERS - Sydney Classic Bicycle Show, Sat 6th May , 11am-3pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1505

Re: CALL FOR VOLLUNTEERS - Sydney Classic Bicycle Show, Sat 25 March, 11am-3pm

Sydney Classic Bike Show - Cancelled/Postponed! As you may well have already heard/seen on social media, due to the already sodden condition of the velodrome infield and more rain predicted in the oncoming days the decision has been made to cancel this weekends show and reschedule for a future date....
by humanbeing
18 Mar 2017, 18:11
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: Cycling caps
Replies: 28
Views: 1697

Re: Cycling caps

Has anyone thought of doing cycling caps we all wear them but we don't have any club ones that match out kits. If we could put some numbers together we might be able to get a run done. 1.Neil 2.Rod 3.Todd (bandana would also be good) 4.TimC (+1 for a bandana - bald heads burn through helmets) 5. Sim...
by humanbeing
08 Mar 2017, 12:48
Forum: Road
Topic: Falls Creek Peaks Challenge
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Re: Falls Creek Peaks Challenge

Hi Christine,
Nick told me you'd be down in Falls Creek. There's a bunch of us staying here
http://chorkiskiclub.com.au/
And more elsewhere.
You're more than welcome to drop round and hang out, we'll be sure to give you a yell if we see you on the road.
Peter
by humanbeing
02 Feb 2017, 12:35
Forum: Road
Topic: 5.30 am,Saturday 7/02/17 - 7 Gorges
Replies: 5
Views: 612

5.30 am,Saturday 7/02/17 - 7 Gorges

Leaving the post office square at 5.30 am this Saturday, February 4th, a ride of the 7 Gorges. Bobbin, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, Berowra, Galston, Crosslands & Bobbin. Rendezvous points at Pyrmont Bridge 5.45 am and Milsons Point 6 am. Fast 28s/middies pace, you can wait for me at the top of the hills...
by humanbeing
30 Jan 2017, 20:44
Forum: Conversation
Topic: close shave this morning
Replies: 11
Views: 1163

Re: close shave this morning

Nice one Ben, a win for the good guys :D
by humanbeing
30 Dec 2016, 21:31
Forum: Road
Topic: Saturday 31 December - C28 Waterfall @ 6.15am
Replies: 3
Views: 471

Re: Saturday 31 December - C28 Waterfall @ 6.15am

Todd
Kerry
Damo
Laura
Peter
by humanbeing
19 Dec 2016, 18:14
Forum: Road
Topic: 3 Peaks Challenge - Falls Creek 12/03/2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1692

Re: 3 Peaks Challenge - Falls Creek 12/03/2017

We need to pay the balance of our accommodation at Chorki before the end of the year. So $140.90 per person. Peter B Cameron A Paul M Jarrad S plus one Jarrad's mate plus one Craig W Adam W Andrew M Dave B I'll forward the funds, please transfer money to my account. BSB 012071 AccNo. 529805802 leave...
by humanbeing
14 Dec 2016, 20:05
Forum: Track
Topic: Volunteers for the Tempe Xmas Carnival
Replies: 18
Views: 1881

Re: Volunteers for the Tempe Xmas Carnival

We are looking for volunteers for the following roles. Please add your name: Event manager: Bar manager (with RSA): 4 Bar assistants (with RSA): John Johnson, Chief spectator marshall: Neil Moxham 16 Spectator marshalls: Peter Grimison, Geoff Semon,Katie Uther, Peter Bownes Food van manager: Donna B...
by humanbeing
06 Dec 2016, 22:33
Forum: Road
Topic: Tour Of Bright Race Report
Replies: 6
Views: 744

Re: Tour Of Bright Race Report

Great report Raph. Congratulations on a great result!
by humanbeing
25 Nov 2016, 12:03
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC Wool Jersey - ORDERS now open. End 25 Nov
Replies: 37
Views: 3420

Re: DHBC Wool Jersey - ORDERS now open. End 25 Nov

1. Marc Rerceretnam Mens Size: 40 inches or 101cm. ONE long sleeve jersey only. 2. Lachlan Burnham. Mens Size 96cm. ONE short sleeve jersey only. 3. Peter Tregillgas. Mens size 38 Short Sleeve 4. Michele Moss Womens size 36 Long Sleeve 5. Charles Pickett Mens size 101, short sleeved 6. David Emerson...
by humanbeing
21 Nov 2016, 19:42
Forum: Road
Topic: Saturday 5.30am 26/11 North Head - West Head - Akuna Bay
Replies: 6
Views: 733

Saturday 5.30am 26/11 North Head - West Head - Akuna Bay

Departing the Post Office Square at 5.30 am Saturday 26th, a ride at 28s pace taking in North Head, West Head & Akuna Bay. A challenging ride including Awaba St and Powderworks Rd the total distance will be about 140 km. We should be back in Marrickville before 1.30 pm. We'll ride as a bunch and...
by humanbeing
07 Nov 2016, 18:56
Forum: Road
Topic: L’Etape Australia 2016 - by Le Tour De France Saturday 3rd December
Replies: 83
Views: 6383

Re: L’Etape Australia 2016 - by Le Tour De France Saturday 3rd December

Cold_Ears wrote:Hi all,

My mate and I are unable to attend the race this year so our accommodation under the name "Tim G + mate" is now available.

I can still pay if you guys are short on numbers.

Best Regards,
Tim G


Damo?
by humanbeing
30 Sep 2016, 10:55
Forum: Road
Topic: Palm Beach / Central Coast Adventure Ride - Saturday, 1 October 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1674

Re: Palm Beach / Central Coast Adventure Ride - Saturday, 1 October 2016

I'm out. Safe riding everyone :D Peter B List: Paul M - Option 3 Dave E - Option 3 Dave J - Option 2, then on to Newcastle independently Manny - Option 2 or 3 Raph B - Option 2, then on to Yarramalong independently Tarryn M - Option 3 Diana M - Option 3 Renee H - Option 3 Tony O - Option 3 Adam F - ...
by humanbeing
18 Sep 2016, 16:12
Forum: Road
Topic: 3 Peaks Challenge - Falls Creek 12/03/2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1692

Re: 3 Peaks Challenge - Falls Creek 12/03/2017

Is there any room left .... If I am not too late count me in as well. Peter B Cameron A Paul M Jarrad S plus one Jarrad's mate plus one Craig W Adam W Andrew M Dave B Mark G Diana Dave J Damo Katie U Update on the accommodation at Chorki Ski Lodge. Short version there are beds for 10. Space is limi...
by humanbeing
30 Jul 2016, 11:18
Forum: Road
Topic: 31/7 - Macquarie Pass + Kangaroo Valley Adventure Ride
Replies: 22
Views: 1818

Re: 31/7 - Macquarie Pass + Kangaroo Valley Adventure Ride

Just an updated list with who's got lifts. Just making sure everyone is sorted. Question marks are for those I'm not sure who have a lift or not. Updated updated list Jarrad S (4/4) - Dave R, Tony O'C and Paul M Damien W (2/2) Adam W Diana M (2/2) Katie Manny (1/2) Renee H ?? Peter B (2/3) Neil Mat...
by humanbeing
30 Jul 2016, 05:47
Forum: Road
Topic: 31/7 - Macquarie Pass + Kangaroo Valley Adventure Ride
Replies: 22
Views: 1818

Re: 31/7 - Macquarie Pass + Kangaroo Valley Adventure Ride

Got a space if anyone needs a lift

Jarrad S (4/4) - Dave R, Tony O'C and Adam W
Paul M (1/2)
Dave R
Neil M
Tony O'C
Diana M (2/2) Katie
Renee H
Peter B (2/3) Neil
Matt C
Dave J
Adam W
Katie U
by humanbeing
26 Jul 2016, 21:11
Forum: Road
Topic: 3 Peaks Challenge - Falls Creek 12/03/2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1692

Re: 3 Peaks Challenge - Falls Creek 12/03/2017

Peter B
Cameron A
Paul M
Jarrad S plus one
Jarrad's mate plus one
Craig W
Adam W
Andrew M
Dave B
by humanbeing
26 Jul 2016, 10:21
Forum: Road
Topic: 3 Peaks Challenge - Falls Creek 12/03/2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1692

Re: 3 Peaks Challenge - Falls Creek 12/03/2017

Thanks Peter

Peter B
Cameron A
Paul M
Jarrad S
Jarrad's mate
Craig W
Adam W
by humanbeing
26 Jul 2016, 09:44
Forum: Road
Topic: 3 Peaks Challenge - Falls Creek 12/03/2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1692

3 Peaks Challenge - Falls Creek 12/03/2017

Chorki Ski Club - the DHBC crew accommodation of choice has been in touch wanting us to make a commitment for the 2017 event and will want a deposit to hold our booking. It's 3 nights minimum stay, $75 per night. So we'll book Friday to Monday. I've already been in touch with them to let them know w...
by humanbeing
20 Jul 2016, 22:09
Forum: Road
Topic: The Wall 5.30am Saturday 23/07
Replies: 2
Views: 478

The Wall 5.30am Saturday 23/07

Departing the post office at 5.30am, Saturday, July 23rd, a ride of through the RNP, entering at Audley, on to Otford, the Wall and returning via the old Princess Hwy 8) This is will be fast 28s pace and you can wait for me at the top of the climbs. It's a challenging ride of approximately 120 km an...
by humanbeing
11 Jul 2016, 20:58
Forum: Road
Topic: 31/7 - Macquarie Pass + Kangaroo Valley Adventure Ride
Replies: 22
Views: 1818

Re: 31/7 - Macquarie Pass + Kangaroo Valley Adventure Ride

Neilm wrote:ok i will need a lift for this anyone want to put up with talking for the trip


Well I'm pretty hard of hearing so happy to take you Neil.
Peter
by humanbeing
09 Jul 2016, 18:39
Forum: Road
Topic: 31/7 - Macquarie Pass + Kangaroo Valley Adventure Ride
Replies: 22
Views: 1818

Re: 31/7 - Macquarie Pass + Kangaroo Valley Adventure Ride

Won't miss this :twisted:

Jarrad S (1/4)
Paul M (1/2)
Dave R
Neil M
Tony O'C
Diane M
Renee H
Peter B (1/3)
Matt C
by humanbeing
01 Jul 2016, 10:26
Forum: Vintage Bicycles
Topic: Stem / Quill wanted...
Replies: 2
Views: 462

Stem / Quill wanted...

Let me check what I've got in the spares box tonight.
Peter
by humanbeing
29 Jun 2016, 13:32
Forum: Road
Topic: Audax de 7 Wharves Sunday July 3rd
Replies: 1
Views: 380

Audax de 7 Wharves Sunday July 3rd

https://www.audax.org.au/portal/index.php/component/eventbooking/nsw/149-de-7-wharves-2016 A little post election pick me up. I'll be leaving the square at 5.45am, heading to the start at Manly Wharf. The route is on the link but it's a supercharged Mosman Alps of 100km finishing at Circular Quay, ...
by humanbeing
27 Jun 2016, 19:02
Forum: Road
Topic: Caveman II Adventure Ride: 9-10 July 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2042

Caveman II Adventure Ride: 9-10 July 2016

Unfortunately I can't even make the one day. I forgot I'm rostered ride leader that weekend. Have fun :-) Paul M (2-day) Neil M (2-day) Diana M (2-day) Diana M's mum - SUPPORT Renee H (2-day) Ben S (2-day) Emanuel DS (2-day) Dave E (2-day) Cameron A (2-day) Andrew M (2-day) Dave B (2-day) - TBC Phil...
by humanbeing
27 Jun 2016, 14:35
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Giving way to pedestrians when turning left
Replies: 6
Views: 795

Giving way to pedestrians when turning left

Thanks John, I too was unaware of this rule but I think my bell ringing is more ardent than anything
by humanbeing
26 Jun 2016, 22:16
Forum: Road
Topic: 31/7 - Macquarie Pass + Kangaroo Valley Adventure Ride
Replies: 22
Views: 1818

Re: 31/7 - Macquarie Pass + Kangaroo Valley Adventure Ride

Jarrad,
I can't assume anything yet, though I am keen. I'll add my name if and when I can. Looks like an awesome ride.
Peter B

List:

Jarrad S (1/4)
Paul M (1/2)
Dave R
Neil M
Tony O'C
Dianne M
Renee H
by humanbeing
10 Jun 2016, 19:52
Forum: Road
Topic: Queen's Birthday Ride - Palm Beach - Monday, 13 June 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1018

Queen's Birthday Ride - Palm Beach - Monday, 13 June 2016

Paul M
Ben S
Rob M
Jarrad S
Dave E
Adam W
Diana M
Emanuel DS
Phil D (breakfast only?)
Peter B
Raph B (maybe)
John T (maybe)
Jonathan C
by humanbeing
28 May 2016, 15:07
Forum: Road
Topic: Come Try Road Racing / WEST HEAD 12/06/16
Replies: 7
Views: 981

Come Try Road Racing / WEST HEAD 12/06/16

I've entered C grade as well
by humanbeing
24 May 2016, 13:53
Forum: Road
Topic: L’Etape Australia 2016 - by Le Tour De France Saturday 3rd December
Replies: 83
Views: 6383

Re: L’Etape Australia 2016 - by Le Tour De France Saturday 3rd December

Are you guys racing or just riding the course? I've entered the "race" as it's the longer, more challenging ride. It's a timed event but I don't think it can officially be a race otherwise everyone would have to have race licenses etc. Of course some people will finish more quickly than o...
by humanbeing
22 May 2016, 20:42
Forum: Road
Topic: Sunday, 22nd May - 6 am - 7 Gorges
Replies: 17
Views: 1406

Re: Sunday, 22nd May - 6 am - 7 Gorges

Thanks for a fantastic ride today people :-)
See you next time
by humanbeing
21 May 2016, 16:13
Forum: Road
Topic: Sunday, 22nd May - 6 am - 7 Gorges
Replies: 17
Views: 1406

Sunday, 22nd May - 6 am - 7 Gorges

Ok Gorgons, leaving the square at 6am sharp, don't be late. We'll be riding up Enmore Rd, King St, Broadway, Wattle, Pyrmont Bridge, Hickson Rd and across the bridge if anyone wants to join along the way.
See you in the morrow [emoji1]
by humanbeing
17 May 2016, 08:55
Forum: Road
Topic: Sunday, 22nd May - 6 am - 7 Gorges
Replies: 17
Views: 1406

Sunday, 22nd May - 6 am - 7 Gorges

Leaving the post office square at 6 am this Sunday, May 22, a ride of the 7 Gorges. Bobbin, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, Berowra, Galston, Crosslands & Bobbin. Fast 28s/middies pace, you can wait for me at the top of the hills. This is a challenging ride of about 170 km, we'll aim to be back in Marrickvi...
by humanbeing
16 May 2016, 08:16
Forum: Road
Topic: L’Etape Australia 2016 - by Le Tour De France Saturday 3rd December
Replies: 83
Views: 6383

L’Etape Australia 2016 - by Le Tour De France Saturday 3rd December

Neilm wrote:There were four in the bed and little one said


Who farted?
by humanbeing
15 May 2016, 21:24
Forum: Road
Topic: L’Etape Australia 2016 - by Le Tour De France Saturday 3rd December
Replies: 83
Views: 6383

Re: L’Etape Australia 2016 - by Le Tour De France Saturday 3rd December

Eleri - willing to share
Anthony K - willing to share
Adam W - willing to share
Peter B - willing to share
by humanbeing
10 May 2016, 13:48
Forum: Road
Topic: Road changers to Anzac Parade
Replies: 3
Views: 553

Road changers to Anzac Parade

4 lanes at the intersection of Alison and Anzac Parade. The 2 right lanes turn right into Anzac Pde, next turns right or straight ahead. The left hand lane is straight ahead or left turn.
Peter
by humanbeing
26 Apr 2016, 13:46
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Wanted to borrow spoke tension gauge
Replies: 2
Views: 408

Wanted to borrow spoke tension gauge

Simon, I've a park tools tension meter you're welcome to borrow. PM me for phone no. & address.
Peter
by humanbeing
18 Apr 2016, 20:36
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Dulwich Hill spotted
Replies: 1053
Views: 86887

Re: Dulwich Hill spotted

Crossed paths and had a quick chat with 7 or 8 members in full kit this arvo at the corner of Pacific Hwy and Telegraph Rd, Pymble. Had just been out to West Head with a friend. Would've joined for the rest of the ride if we weren't craving dumplings back in Eastwood. Good to see some more DHBC mem...
by humanbeing
17 Apr 2016, 04:25
Forum: Road
Topic: Sunday 17/04 5.30am - 4 Gorges and a pie
Replies: 13
Views: 1378

Re: Sunday 17/04 5.30am - 4 Gorges and a pie

It's 4.25am.
The radar shows scattered showers south of the harbour.
I'm riding at this stage.
Be aware that the forecast is for rain, it could be unpleasant and/or dangerous.
Peter
by humanbeing
11 Apr 2016, 10:00
Forum: Road
Topic: Sunday 17/04 5.30am - 4 Gorges and a pie
Replies: 13
Views: 1378

Sunday 17/04 5.30am - 4 Gorges and a pie

Departing the post office at 5.30am April 17th, a ride of the 4 Gorges with a side trip to Pie In The Sky at Cowan 8) This is will be fast 28s pace and you can wait for me at the top of the climbs. It's a challenging ride of approximately 140 km and we'll endeavor to be back in Marrickville by 1.00 ...
by humanbeing
03 Apr 2016, 16:07
Forum: Road
Topic: Sunday 3/04, 6am - First time RNP Ride 25s Pace
Replies: 12
Views: 1354

Re: Sunday 3/04, 6am - First time RNP Ride 25s Pace

Thanks everyone :D
That was a very successful ride with a good sized bunch.
Keep an eye out, we'll do this again soon.
I hope you enjoyed your ride through RNP.
Cheers,
Peter
by humanbeing
29 Mar 2016, 18:21
Forum: Road
Topic: Sunday 3/04, 6am - First time RNP Ride 25s Pace
Replies: 12
Views: 1354

Sunday 3/04, 6am - First time RNP Ride 25s Pace

If you've been interested in doing the Royal National Park ride this Sunday there'll be a "no drop ride" through the park at 25s pace. We'll leave the post office square at 6am and ride to Waterfall, entering the park and exiting at Loftus. There are 2 main climbs but if you've done a few ...
by humanbeing
27 Mar 2016, 16:07
Forum: Road
Topic: Easter Monday Sleep In 7.30am La Pa Plus
Replies: 3
Views: 570

Easter Monday Sleep In 7.30am La Pa Plus

That's right, a 7.30am start!
La Pa via Maroubra and back via Maroubra, Coogee and Clovelly.
Back by 9.30am.
Be at the square or be square.
Peter B
by humanbeing
24 Mar 2016, 12:59
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride 2016 – West Head-Akuna Bay Easter Friday 2016 5:45
Replies: 78
Views: 7860

DHBC Adventure Ride 2016 – West Head-Akuna Bay Easter Friday 2016 5:45

A few of us are planning an early departure - 5.15am from the square 5.30am cnr Wattle & Broadway and getting in a couple of Mosman Hills before meeting the bunch at the top of Awaba St.
Peter
by humanbeing
22 Mar 2016, 12:16
Forum: Road
Topic: Crash C28s 20 March
Replies: 7
Views: 1165

Crash C28s 20 March

Glad to hear you're ok Paul.
I'll be raising these points in the riders briefing this weekend.
Hope to see you back on the bike soon.
Peter
by humanbeing
19 Mar 2016, 08:56
Forum: Vintage Bicycles
Topic: Sydney Classic Bike Show 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 670

Sydney Classic Bike Show 2016

Track racing at midday, penny farthings before and after
by humanbeing
16 Mar 2016, 12:09
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

Right, I've got packages for - Phil Daniel, Ben Ford, Anthony Kenway, Christian Lees, Tarryn Myburgh, Andrew Szwec & Damien Walker. You are welcome to pick them up from my place any evening after 7. If you are definitely coming on a club ride on a morning I can bring it to the post office at the...
by humanbeing
01 Mar 2016, 20:13
Forum: Road
Topic: Sunday 6/03 5.30am RNP-Garie Beach-The Wall-Bald Hill-Return
Replies: 16
Views: 1549

Sunday 6/03 5.30am RNP-Garie Beach-The Wall-Bald Hill-Return

Leaving the post office square at 5.30am Sunday March 6th we'll be riding 28s pace in a bunch, regrouping at the top of the climbs. Entering RNP at Audley, visiting Garie Beach, The Wall, heading to the Sea Cliff Bridge, turning around at the Scarborough Hotel, climbing Bald Hill returning through O...
by humanbeing
22 Feb 2016, 19:33
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride 2016 – West Head-Akuna Bay Easter Friday 2016 5:45
Replies: 78
Views: 7860

Re: DHBC Adventure Ride 2016 – West Head-Akuna Bay Easter Friday 2016

Easter Friday 25th March 2016 West Head and Akuna Bay C28 pace 5:45am

Add your name here please.

Stuart
Peter B
by humanbeing
21 Feb 2016, 03:58
Forum: Road
Topic: Sunday 21/02 5.30am 4 Gorges
Replies: 10
Views: 1041

Re: Sunday 21/02 5.30am 4 Gorges

5.00am still heavy rain. Ride is cancelled.
Peter B
by humanbeing
21 Feb 2016, 02:23
Forum: Road
Topic: Sunday 21/02 5.30am 4 Gorges
Replies: 10
Views: 1041

Re: Sunday 21/02 5.30am 4 Gorges

Very heavy rain at 3.20 am. Let's see what happens.
Peter
by humanbeing
17 Feb 2016, 07:56
Forum: Road
Topic: Sunday 21/02 5.30am 4 Gorges
Replies: 10
Views: 1041

Sunday 21/02 5.30am 4 Gorges

Leaving the post office square at 5.30am, Sunday 21st, a ride of the 4 gorges - Bobbin Head, Berowra Waters, Galston Gorge and Bobbin Head. The pace will be 28s, you can wait for me at the top of the climbs. It's a challenging ride, about 130 km and we should be back in Marrickville before 1pm. Brin...
by humanbeing
09 Feb 2016, 07:56
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free Stuff
Replies: 305
Views: 33099

Free Stuff

James Rogers wrote:Item H, Long sleeve wool jersey yellow - taken by Peter Bownes


Thanks Jimmy [emoji1]
I hadn't even realised that you'd posted this.
I'll take the leather "love/hate" gloves -item B3, as well if they're still up for grabs.
Have a great ride,
Peter
by humanbeing
21 Jan 2016, 20:51
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Report a hole - competition
Replies: 28
Views: 2781

Report a hole - competition

I reported the Little Everleigh St hole on Thursday with the "Snap, Send, Solve" app. The automatic reply email says Sydney City Council they'll get back to me within 10 working days
by humanbeing
21 Jan 2016, 16:46
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Report a hole - competition
Replies: 28
Views: 2781

Report a hole - competition

How about the sink hole on Little Everleigh between Lawson & Wilson. The council keeps filling and it keeps sinking.
Have a great ride,
Peter
by humanbeing
14 Jan 2016, 12:58
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

Neil, planning on only spending Saturday evening in Orange, heading home after the ride. Happy to be included in any accommodation plans. Also, I was contacted by the organizers, they want to know if we're interested in having a marquee/shelter at the start/finish (which is a velodrome in Orange). S...
by humanbeing
02 Jan 2016, 18:14
Forum: Road
Topic: 7 Gorges 5.30am Sunday 3/01
Replies: 17
Views: 1591

Re: 7 Gorges 5.30am Sunday 3/01

Hey Peter, I came off my bike this morning and have an extremely sore butt! I'll see how it feels in the morning. If ok I'll pick you guys up wattle & Broadway, if I'm not there, don't wait and have a great ride. Get some ice on it tonight Di and she'll be right :D Hopefully you'll be able to c...
by humanbeing
30 Dec 2015, 21:42
Forum: Road
Topic: 7 Gorges 5.30am Sunday 3/01
Replies: 17
Views: 1591

7 Gorges 5.30am Sunday 3/01

andrewm wrote:Depends on weather. Not looking great for Sunday. If forecast stays like that, think I'll do a 250 ish through wisemans on Saturday instead.


That's interesting. It's funny how being in tropical far north Queensland has completely dissociated me from Sydney's climate
by humanbeing
30 Dec 2015, 00:09
Forum: Road
Topic: 7 Gorges 5.30am Sunday 3/01
Replies: 17
Views: 1591

7 Gorges 5.30am Sunday 3/01

Leaving the post office square at 5.30am, Sunday, January 3rd, a ride of the 7 gorges - Bobbin Head, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, Berowra Waters, Galston Gorge, Crosslands and Bobbin Head. The pace will be 28s, you can wait for me at the top of the climbs. It's a challenging ride, about 185 km and we should ...
by humanbeing
18 Dec 2015, 19:06
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

bicycle network orange challenge

That's your department Neil ;-)
by humanbeing
18 Dec 2015, 12:41
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

Neilm wrote:Am I not in the group ride :(


You can ride with us Neil. I'l make sure the organizers include you in our team entry.
Also, everyone, your money all made it into my account so thanks for that :D
by humanbeing
17 Dec 2015, 21:07
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

Entry has been submitted for Dulwich Hill Bicycle Club

Peter B
Ben DQ
Ben F
Damo
Anthony K
Jo L
Christian L
Phil D
Tarryn M
Andrew S
Laura G
by humanbeing
15 Dec 2015, 21:40
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

Maia,
I've sent you a private message.
Peter
by humanbeing
15 Dec 2015, 09:13
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

bicycle network orange challenge

Tarryn,
I've received your pm.
My email is peterbownes@optusnet.com.au if that makes it easier for people to contact me.
Peter
by humanbeing
15 Dec 2015, 09:10
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

bicycle network orange challenge

tarryn m wrote:I have replied then but not sure if it worked ( sorry new to the forum), but I have transfered money


:-)
That's ok Tarryn. We'll work it out.
Peter
by humanbeing
15 Dec 2015, 07:32
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

bicycle network orange challenge

People,
Check your inboxes. I've private messaged everyone. Responses from-
Anthony K
Phil D
Jo
Christian
Ben Di Qual
Damien.
C'mon, I've got to lodge the entry on Friday.
Peter
by humanbeing
14 Dec 2015, 12:22
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

bicycle network orange challenge

BenDQ wrote:I'm in

Send me transfer info


You should've received a private message last night with my bank details and the info I need from you for the entry form.
Peter
by humanbeing
13 Dec 2015, 20:26
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

I think we've got a team.
PMs sent.
Peter
by humanbeing
12 Dec 2015, 15:55
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

bicycle network orange challenge

Hey Pete, Andrew and I are definitely in and happy to transfer money, let me know when/how you want details Tarryn Thanks Tarryn, I would like if the money could be transferred soon as I'll be able to pay the entry fee before Friday. But we have to get everyone on board for it to work - i can cover...
by humanbeing
11 Dec 2015, 21:47
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

OK team, The deal is if we have 11 riders we can enter for the price of 10, that's $15 off. If we enter before the 18th of December (next Friday is the cutoff) we get a jersey included in the entry. So if 11 of you are willing to transfer money to my bank account then I'll put through the entry. I'l...
by humanbeing
06 Dec 2015, 15:36
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

bicycle network orange challenge

mikesbytes wrote:While you are there, ask them to change their policy to include the proposed 1 metre passing law


Will do.
Have a great ride,
Peter
by humanbeing
03 Dec 2015, 19:41
Forum: Road
Topic: Heading south for some hills! Dec 19th
Replies: 20
Views: 1995

Re: Heading south for some hills! Dec 19th

1. Cam
2. Peter B
by humanbeing
03 Dec 2015, 09:40
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

bicycle network orange challenge

No worries Damien, I'm a definite. Just chasing around gauging interest to see what numbers we'll have.
Peter
by humanbeing
02 Dec 2015, 19:40
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

damo380 wrote:If we get a team of 11 together you only pay for 10, also if you enter before December 18 early bird entry you get the jersey for free. Good deal


Sounds like a plan, I'm happy to be part of a team entry.
Have a great ride,
Peter
by humanbeing
01 Dec 2015, 12:56
Forum: Road
Topic: Peaks Challenge Falls Creek - 13 March 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1703

Peaks Challenge Falls Creek - 13 March 2016

Sim, Don't be discouraged. You don't necessarily have to ride hundreds of kilometres per week to perform well at the 3 Peaks. I'm no expert but apparently there is a school of thought which is "train smart". Riders with a properly worked out training regime can achieve the same results as ...
by humanbeing
26 Nov 2015, 20:56
Forum: Road
Topic: Peaks Challenge Falls Creek - 13 March 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1703

Re: Peaks Challenge Falls Creek - 13 March 2016

What Dave said!
Start doing the Sunday RNP ride immediately, also try and do some of the weekday hills rides.
There'll be longer rides posted on the forum - gorges, west head, etc. Do these :-)
Have a great ride,
Peter B
by humanbeing
15 Nov 2015, 04:14
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride - West Head/Akuna Bay Sunday 15/11
Replies: 11
Views: 1198

DHBC Adventure Ride - West Head/Akuna Bay Sunday 15/11

Paul, we'll look out for you
by humanbeing
15 Nov 2015, 04:13
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride - West Head/Akuna Bay Sunday 15/11
Replies: 11
Views: 1198

DHBC Adventure Ride - West Head/Akuna Bay Sunday 15/11

A bit of rain about but the radar suggests the worse has passed so we're still on
by humanbeing
14 Nov 2015, 22:15
Forum: Track
Topic: NJTS Reports
Replies: 6
Views: 1505

Re: NJTS Reports

Great report Bro. Good luck for the rest of the series!
by humanbeing
14 Nov 2015, 22:11
Forum: Road
Topic: bicycle network orange challenge
Replies: 70
Views: 4845

Re: bicycle network orange challenge

I'm keen.
Peter B
by humanbeing
14 Nov 2015, 18:22
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride - West Head/Akuna Bay Sunday 15/11
Replies: 11
Views: 1198

DHBC Adventure Ride - West Head/Akuna Bay Sunday 15/11

Is this ride on with any weather? Good question. I've been known to go riding in conditions that people would regard as at least very unpleasant and some would call dangerous. I will more than likely ride tomorrow. If it's really nasty when I wake up and looking like it won't let up I'll cancel the...
by humanbeing
07 Nov 2015, 10:57
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride - West Head/Akuna Bay Sunday 15/11
Replies: 11
Views: 1198

DHBC Adventure Ride - West Head/Akuna Bay Sunday 15/11

Departing from the Post Office Square, Marrickville Rd at 6.00 am, Sunday the 15th of November, it's a "no drop" ride to West Head and Akuna Bay, the distance covered will be about 120 kms, we should be back in Marrickville before 1 pm. We'll have a coffee/brekkie stop at Church Point or m...
by humanbeing
03 Nov 2015, 20:03
Forum: Vintage Bicycles
Topic: Handlebars wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 532

Re: Handlebars wanted

I've a couple of handlebars in the shed. You're welcome to take one off my hands John.
Peter B
by humanbeing
03 Nov 2015, 19:50
Forum: Road
Topic: Peaks Challenge Cradle Mountain 1/11/2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2102

Re: Peaks Challenge Cradle Mountain 1/11/2015

http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m599/humanbeinglawnmower/Cradle%20mountain01_zpsgjwd5y6z.jpg All smiles. Neil Moxham, Paul Mayson & yours truly before the start. This was a great event. The scenery was fabulous, the weather very Tasmanian (changeable) and the route challenging. Punishing cl...
by humanbeing
23 Oct 2015, 07:56
Forum: Road
Topic: Fitz Challenge Canberra Sun Oct 25th
Replies: 14
Views: 1443

Fitz Challenge Canberra Sun Oct 25th

Phil D wrote:Sorry I can't make it to either dinners, the boss has made other plans :(
Maybe a recovery ride &/or brekky on Monday.


I'm up for this if timing permits.
Peter
by humanbeing
22 Oct 2015, 06:37
Forum: Road
Topic: Thur Hills ride: anybody up for a 5:45 start?
Replies: 20
Views: 1648

Thur Hills ride: anybody up for a 5:45 start?

Ben & Neil,
Did you ride? Didn't see you on Wilson.
Peter
by humanbeing
21 Oct 2015, 19:11
Forum: Road
Topic: Fitz Challenge Canberra Sun Oct 25th
Replies: 14
Views: 1443

Re: Fitz Challenge Canberra Sun Oct 25th

So I've booked a table for 7.30 Sunday night at The Hungry Buddha, Curtin.
http://thehungrybuddha.com.au/
Just have to finish faster than last year.
Peter
by humanbeing
16 Oct 2015, 19:40
Forum: Road
Topic: Fitz Challenge Canberra Sun Oct 25th
Replies: 14
Views: 1443

Re: Fitz Challenge Canberra Sun Oct 25th

Extreme 255 for me.
Having spent the previous 2 years at the delightful Greenleigh Central Motel, I've upgraded to the Statesman Hotel, Curtin.
Should we organize the traditional post ride dinner at the Hungry Buddha?
Peter
by humanbeing
14 Oct 2015, 18:35
Forum: Road
Topic: 5 Gorges - 5.30am Saturday 17/10
Replies: 5
Views: 669

Re: 5 Gorges - 5.30am Saturday 17/10

https://www.strava.com/activities/257674149

Here's a Strava file of the route, I've revised the return ETA so hopefully partners and family can be surprised when we arrive home a bit early.
by humanbeing
14 Oct 2015, 12:35
Forum: Road
Topic: 5 Gorges - 5.30am Saturday 17/10
Replies: 5
Views: 669

5 Gorges - 5.30am Saturday 17/10

Leaving the post office square at 5.30am, Saturday, October 17th, a ride of the 5 gorges - Bobbin Head, Berowra Waters, Galston Gorge, Crosslands and Bobbin Head. The pace will be fast 28s, you can wait for me at the top of the climbs. It's a challenging ride, about 145 km and we should be back in M...
by humanbeing
06 Oct 2015, 19:10
Forum: Vintage Bicycles
Topic: The Blackstump Tour 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1716

Re: The Blackstump Tour 2015

Great report Peter,
Sorry I missed it. I'll be sure to be better organized next year.
Peter B
by humanbeing
03 Oct 2015, 10:14
Forum: Road
Topic: Monday October 5th 5.30am North Head, West Head, Akuna Bay
Replies: 4
Views: 623

Monday October 5th 5.30am North Head, West Head, Akuna Bay

Departing the Post Office Square at 5.30 am Monday October 5th, a ride at 28s pace taking in North Head, West Head & Akuna Bay. A challenging ride including Awaba St and Powderworks Rd the total distance will be about 140 km. We should be back in Marrickville before 2 pm. We'll ride as a bunch a...
by humanbeing
20 Sep 2015, 14:57
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride - Mosman Hills & Northern Headlands - Sunday, 20 September 2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3667

Re: DHBC Adventure Ride - Mosman Hills & Northern Headlands - Sunday, 20 September 2015

http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m599/humanbeinglawnmower/dhbc%20bradleys_zps1qy1dxtm.jpg Fantastic ride today, great route by Paul. Even getting a bit wet was ok, coffee and breakfast was good :D Thanks for the ride, Peter http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m599/humanbeinglawnmower/dhbc%20boat...
by humanbeing
17 Sep 2015, 15:24
Forum: Road
Topic: Crazy Caveperson Epic Saturday September 26th
Replies: 20
Views: 3255

Crazy Caveperson Epic Saturday September 26th

Stuart wrote:Agreed x 2. This is crazy, even for the long distance crazies. Take video please.


I'll be doing my best to keep the farcebook posts coming on the day [emoji12]
by humanbeing
16 Sep 2015, 13:59
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Adventure Ride - Mosman Hills & Northern Headlands - Sunday, 20 September 2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3667

DHBC Adventure Ride - Mosman Hills & Northern Headlands - Sunday, 20 September 2015

Thank Weiyun!
Our proposed route already takes us through the arch to the eastern side of the bridge and we have no intention of going near Alfred St.
So hopefully there'll be minimal inconvenience for all concerned :-)
See you on the road,
Peter

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