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melbourne freelance bicycle mechanic
September 27, 2006, 6:24 am
Filed under: bicycle commute, cycling

Astroboyracer

Guys check this bloke out he is the melbourne freelance bicycle mechanic.  Had enough of your LBS, been riped of once to many times

then Maybe you should give him a try

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bikeregister.com
September 26, 2006, 8:57 am
Filed under: bicycle commute, bicycle security, cycling

Welcome bike register

Great idea this is uk only but i think it could take off

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More bicycle security
September 26, 2006, 8:54 am
Filed under: bicycle security, cycling

Bicycle SecurityBicycle SecurityThousands of stolen bicycles are found by police every year. Most bicycle owners never see their bikes again simply because the owner cannot be located.

Always record the description of your bicycle and report thefts to the police regardless of the value of the bike or the circumstances.When you leave it – secure itIt only takes a thief a few seconds to steal a bike. Reduce the chances of bicycle theft by: * Not leaving your bike unattended and unlocked – even for a short time. * Securing it to something solid – like railings or a post – and make sure the bike cannot be lifted off. * Leaving and securing your bike in a busy, well-lit location where it can be easily seen. *

Taking off the front wheel, if it’s easy to remove, and securing it to the frame or back wheel. * Not leaving accessories like lights and pumps on the bike. * Using a security device which is not easily cut or removed. * When at home, always lock your bike in a secure shed, or store it inside your home.Engraving your bikeIdentify your bike by engraving it. This deters thieves and makes it difficult to dispose of. * Mark your property identification code using a vibro engraver, on your bicycle. Take care, especially with steel frames – a lacquer should be applied after engraving. A vibro engraver is available for loan, free of charge, from your local police. *

Put a sticker on your bike after it has been marked – you can get these from your local police. * Keep a photograph of your bike in a safe place and take note of details like serial number, model number and special features.What Code to UseProperty identification involves marking your property with a personal code.How to make up your codeThe first initial of your first name, the first initial of your family name, date of birth, and the letter Q which signifies Queensland.

For example:

Cameron Edward Peters

Date of birth 01-08-74

His personal code -CP010874Q

Bicycle Security

some good advice here

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More bike locks
September 26, 2006, 8:51 am
Filed under: bicycle commute, bicycle security, cycling

Guys i seem to be getting a large amount of traffic relating to locks……

I would be grateful if you guys could leave a comment on how your bike lock is, or weather your trying to break a lock and how its going.

Are there alot of people trying to break these locks or are people just inetersted woudl be aweosme to hear from you all

thanks craig



bike journal
September 23, 2006, 1:18 pm
Filed under: bicycle commute, commute, cycling

bikejournal.com

Great site where uys can log there bike rides and post pictures


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New flickr group
September 23, 2006, 12:21 pm
Filed under: bicycle commute, commute, cycling

Flickr: melbourne commute

New commuter pics

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Melbourne Accident summary ytd
September 22, 2006, 9:14 am
Filed under: bicycle commute, commute, cycling

Daily Road Toll Update

Interesting article

this is  the year to date accident figs from melbourne howsafe is your city

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