bicyclewa wrote:Note to WA Moderator - We've hijacked the thread again. Sorry
YOU'RE the moderator
Yes yes, I know there is an obvious problem here BUT ...
... you wouldn't want us to rely on Crank would you?
bicyclewa wrote:mikesbytes wrote:Really.... Is it against the law to have them attached ?
For the ride around the rivers, they state "No Tri bars". I tried the argument that mine are touring bars and are mounted a lot higher, but they claim Tri Bars are dangerous in group rides, so I didn't do the ride.
It's too much trouble removing them, plus I have the camera mounted on them now too.
mikesbytes wrote:If the bicycle is road legal, then what powers did they have to prevent the bike being ridden? They could of asked you not to use the tri bars during the ride, but I would be supprised if they could legally prevent you from riding a bike that had them fitted.
moosterbounce wrote:I would leave them on and claim no knowledge of this "rule" if someone picks you up on it!!
I will be looking for the BWA flags now. At least I know there will be a loo nearby if I need to go
gdl_gdl wrote:And watch out for any bikes with a "bicycleWA" flag!
moosterbounce wrote:I'll be happy with an easterly, but hoping like hell we don't get a norwester!!
senator52 wrote:I got that thread in the Buying Parts/Bikes section...pretty much, wrote my old bike off, friend gave me his old Repco Superlite when he left to go back to England (coz he knew i was looking for a steed til i get outta uni, then i will get something shiny ) anyway to my shock, the brakes dont work, like flat out dont work and my mate did not own a car when he lived here, commuted entirely by bike, with no brakes! So its an issue of finding new brakes that can replace the old ones, and checking a few compatibility issues...old frame, new brakes (ie. dual pivots) ...have things changed etc. And i dont really know many ppl that cycle so borrowing a bike would seem, unlikely
moosterbounce wrote:The other thing I thought when I picked up my pack was how not to stick anything to my bike!! I don't want to dirty the shiny new carbon
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