A Day at the Park

Last weekend we dropped down to one of the local parks. Lots of radio control boat action, as well as bike action with a ride for our future awareness around the Climate Summit. Also some very cool fully electric vehicles.

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Winter Work Ride 1

It’s been a good while since I’ve been on my bicycle. I was thinking about it over the weekend. The news has been discussing general country obesity issues of recent. Over 60% of the country is technically overweight/obese! It’s appalling. I know using the standard height/weight measure, I’m included in that group (although I would […]

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The Ride Home

With a half marathon coming up soon I decided it was time to get back moving in prep and took the bicycle out to work. What I always find interesting in Auckland is the small time difference bike vs car is on local rush hour commutes. Sure it takes a little longer, but not to […]

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Back to the Light Side…

…or perhaps back to the dark side? Last week I made a bit of an impulse buy on a cheap mountain bike on sale. I have been riding fixed gear solely for about three years now, and single speed for about another three…so I’m a bit uncertain about my purchase…Gears! What it came down to […]

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Cycling in the Rain

A day off with a friend visiting from overseas. We and cold we hopped on our bicycles and cycled  the ‘Auckland circuit’. Starting in Takapuna on the North Shore we headed North to the Greenhithe Bridge. Over the bridge (where todays image was shot on mobile) and out to West Auckland. Back along the west, […]

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Bike Vignette Diana Style

My main pc and editing software compter is connected up to our tv, and with a guest staying with us this week I have decided to concentrate on mobile phone photography – leaving the tv free for others! I also recently finished a quick strip down, repaint and parts swap on my bike (just in […]

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One Gear

Quite a few years back I started building a few single speed and fixed gear bikes. At the time, it was before the whole single speed/ ‘Fixie’ culture took off, and only the bike couriers and track cyclists in the area had them. I have often had conversations with people as to why do I […]

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