Attempted theft
November 25, 2006, 11:53 pm
Filed under: bicycle commute, bicycle security, commute, cycling

Someone has tried to cut through my bicycle lock yesterday, Why do people do this.

 Tell me about your experiences and having your bicycle stolen.  How did you feel????

 Did you ever get the bicycle back


More sturdy bike needed
November 12, 2006, 5:53 am
Filed under: bicycle commute, commute, cycling

Guys I feel that the pasting that my weekly 250 km commute plus weekend rides, are taking its toll on my bike. I always carry a fair load on the daily commute and the quality of some of th roads and tram tracks seem to be taking its toll. Im weighing in at around 80kg so I dont think im to heavy, but im concerned that I will wreck the bike in a short time compared to something more sturdy. I have done 3800km on it since Aug 20th when it was purchased, but feel a change might be the way forward. I was thinking of a touring bike, I spotted this specialised one any thoughts

BHS-006 : Specialized Sequoia 06 A great alternative to the conventional road bike, the Sequoia range offer a more upright riding position, larger width tyres for a smoother ride, and wide range gearing that will take you up any mountain. Based on touring bike designs but with a compact frame, the Sequoia offers the perfect solution for long rides where comfort is of the most concern.

Price $1,599.95 (incl. $145.45 GST)

Specifications Frame: A1 Premium Aluminium, Fully Double Butted – Heat Treated Forks: Carbon Fibre Blades w/ CroMoly Steerer Sizes: 51,54,57,61 cm

Colour: Titanium

Front Derail: Shimano Sora

Rear Derail: Shimano Tiagra

Gear Levers: Shimano Sora

STI Brake Levers: Shimano Sora Brakes:

Alloy Dual Pivot

Cranks: Sugino Comp 30/42/52T

B/Bracket: Sealed Cartridge

Hubs: Specialized Forged Alloy, 28/32H Cassette

Rims: Alex AT-400 Double Wall Spokes: Stainless

Tyres: Specialized All Condition 700x25C

Free Wheel: Shimano HG-30 12-25 8spd

Handlebars: Specialized New Sequoia Zertz

Stem: Specialized Oversize Adjustable

S/Pillar: Specialized Future Shock Suspension

Saddle: Specialized Body Geometry Milano Comfort Max

Pedals: Resin /Alloy w/ Toeclips and Straps

Chain: Shimano HG-50

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