Woo Hoo

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Woo Hoo

Postby Kev365428 » Thu Feb 12, 2009 6:55 pm

Title says it all.

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Postby Boognoss » Thu Feb 12, 2009 7:17 pm

It does, doesn't it ;-)
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Postby martinjs » Thu Feb 12, 2009 8:44 pm

I feel right at home. :)
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Postby Kalgrm » Thu Feb 12, 2009 9:02 pm

Now I wish I was working away from home, just so I don't feel so at home and I could fit in here ... :(

Ah well, I'll sneak on over to the recumbent forum and stir the pot. :)

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Postby Mulger bill » Thu Feb 12, 2009 10:34 pm

I thought them 'bent riders mulled the pot :P

I can see this place being busy, lotsa peoples doing it these days.

Points to Kev for suggesting it.

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Postby twowheels » Thu Feb 12, 2009 11:26 pm

Jolly good show.

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Postby Kev365428 » Fri Feb 13, 2009 4:27 am

Mulger bill wrote:I thought them 'bent riders mulled the pot :P

I can see this place being busy, lotsa peoples doing it these days.

Points to Kev for suggesting it.

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Now normally I can easily take the kudos for other's ideas. In fact, it reflects my entire career to this point. However, I must point out that the idea of a commuting section originally belonged to our old mate Booger.

Well done Simon.

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Postby Boognoss » Fri Feb 13, 2009 5:54 am

Kev365428 wrote:
Mulger bill wrote:I thought them 'bent riders mulled the pot :P

I can see this place being busy, lotsa peoples doing it these days.

Points to Kev for suggesting it.

Shaun


Now normally I can easily take the kudos for other's ideas. In fact, it reflects my entire career to this point. However, I must point out that the idea of a commuting section originally belonged to our old mate Booger.

Well done Simon.

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:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Postby m@ » Fri Feb 13, 2009 9:26 am

Kalgrm wrote:Now I wish I was working away from home, just so I don't feel so at home and I could fit in here ... :(

Working from home just means every ride is a commute ;)
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Postby Kalgrm » Fri Feb 13, 2009 10:28 am

m@ wrote:
Kalgrm wrote:Now I wish I was working away from home, just so I don't feel so at home and I could fit in here ... :(

Working from home just means every ride is a commute ;)

Oh yeah! Hadn't thought of that! You have a slippery way with words - not a lawyer, are you? ;)

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Postby Mulger bill » Fri Feb 13, 2009 11:38 pm

Kev365428 wrote:Now normally I can easily take the kudos for other's ideas. In fact, it reflects my entire career to this point. However, I must point out that the idea of a commuting section originally belonged to our old mate Booger.

Well done Simon.

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Thanks for the heads up Kev :oops: Sorry Simon. Kudos

Kalgrm wrote:...not a lawyer, are you?

If so, that question will be billable :lol:

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Re: Woo Hoo

Postby Dial » Fri May 29, 2009 12:34 am

I've just started working in Sydney CBD. Catching the bus home on Clarence Street is a sight to behold. There's the lycra crew, there's the fat boys (count me in), there's girls styling out on the retro's, there's riders without lights, there's a guy with his young kids sitting in a trailer. There's even a bloke with a basket hanging off the front of his handlebars.

Talk about Woo Hoo. It's a dead-set commuting festival on Clarence Street in the evenings.
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Re: Woo Hoo

Postby wombatK » Fri May 29, 2009 7:22 am

Dial wrote:.
Talk about Woo Hoo. It's a dead-set commuting festival on Clarence Street in the evenings.

And there's even the dedicated out west. Dropped by the Parramatta CBD on a fairly wet Wednesday around 17:30, and was delighted by the number of bicycle commuters - mostly decked out in hi-vis gear and good night lighting. Probably saw one cyclist per 200 m of road.

What was really impressive about this is that the Parramatta CBD is so poorly served by cycle paths - from most directions you've got to mix with traffic for the last few k's.

We are not alone.... (doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo) :)

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Re: Woo Hoo

Postby Dial » Fri May 29, 2009 12:00 pm

Yeah, Clarence Street is just the ones heading north. There must be 1000's out there... in the twilight zone.
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Re: Woo Hoo

Postby trailgumby » Sat May 30, 2009 5:01 pm

There's a steady stream heading east up Martin Place as well, and west out through Pymont Bridge of an evening.
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