Cycle Chic

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Baldy » Wed Sep 01, 2010 11:36 pm

Have you even read her blog Andrew? I think she knows what a lot of people think and she does not care one bit. Maybe you can take a leaf out of her book and harden up :)

One of the things she bangs on about is her hair not being suitable for helmets.

As far as I know she lost her case. She should build a bridge......one that leads to a hairdresser/shearer :idea: :)

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby il padrone » Wed Sep 01, 2010 11:46 pm

Baldy wrote:Have you even read her blog Andrew? I very much doubt she would find what Norbs said offensive. I actually think she would agree with him :wink:

One of the things she bangs on about is her hair not being suitable for helmets.

As far as I know she lost her case.

Simply not the case, on both counts.

SMH wrote:But Ms Abbott says it's nothing to do with her exuberant hair. Her objections are based on her belief that wearing a helmet increases the risk of brain damage - and that forcing her to wear one is a breach of her civil liberties.


SMH wrote:Judge Roy Ellis happily admitted his own doubts about the laws.....

......''I frankly don't think there is anything advantageous and there may well be a disadvantage in situations to have a helmet - and it seems to me that it's one of those areas where it ought to be a matter of choice.''

He found Ms Abbott had ''an honestly held and not unreasonable belief as to the danger associated with the use of a helmet by cyclists'', and quashed her conviction, although he still found her offence proven.



Baldy wrote:She should build a bridge......one that leads to a hairdresser/shearer :idea: :)

Again, a somewhat offensive comment being pushed forward :roll:
Mandatory helmet law?
"An unjustified and unethical imposition on a healthy activity."

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Baldy » Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:10 am

Ok so she was not punished, that doesnt mean much and has nothing to do with her breaking the law because it suits her.

You can talk untill your blue in the face, I dont believe for one second that part of it is not about her "do".

If the cycle chic wannabes can take pot shots at lycra wearing "racers" then why cant they handle some of their own medicine? What about redheads? We call them ranga's and everyone has a chuckle, including most redheads :wink: I dont see what I wrote as being any different. It was a good natured dig at her permfro.

Dont be so bloody precious.

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby il padrone » Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:15 am

Baldy wrote:If the cycle chic wannabes can take pot shots at lycra wearing "racers"

Please show me where I've said anything of this sort?

(Hint: quite often I ride a racer, wearing lycra too)

Baldy wrote:Dont be so bloody precious.

Of course, but I am! :P

Back on-topic

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"An unjustified and unethical imposition on a healthy activity."

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Baldy » Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:58 am

Sorry to derail the thread but in my defense I was not talking about you at all mate, it was just a general whinge. Even though I like the site and support what he does, that fella at Copenhagenize is guilty of it quite a bit. I think the irony is lost on him or hes just a cheeky bugger :wink: One second he is comparing bikes to vacuum cleaners and the next second he is raving on about how awesome his cargo bikes are :roll: [again I agree they are awesome and I'd love a Bullitt but I'd like some of that cake he is eating as well :mrgreen: ]

Also, im the biggest cycle poser I know and proud of it :P Only difference is I dont discriminate, I'll pose in lycra or civ's 8)

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby mikesbytes » Thu Sep 02, 2010 9:57 am

Come on guys, move it to one of the helmet threads
If the R-1 rule is broken, what happens to N+1?

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby zozza » Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:25 pm

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby norbs » Fri Sep 17, 2010 11:24 am

Aushiker wrote:
norbs wrote:That is that mad chick who bangs on about mandatory helmet laws isn't it? I am surprised she could even get a helmet on over that bonce.


Nasty nasty .... Can we please keep this thread positive ... Shouldn't be too hard should it?

Andrew


Really, if that's nasty, I must still be in kindergarten. Seems like you have a bug up the back passage about a lot of my posts. Maybe whack me on your ignore list.

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby aaron » Fri Sep 17, 2010 11:29 am

il padrone wrote:Image

Can anyone i.d this bike for me?

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby RobM » Fri Sep 17, 2010 9:38 pm

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby il padrone » Sat Sep 18, 2010 2:03 pm

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Mandatory helmet law?
"An unjustified and unethical imposition on a healthy activity."

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Comedian » Sat Sep 18, 2010 2:08 pm

punk_rob wrote:Image

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In Australia there is about 20 years of jail time in those photos :o

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby il padrone » Sat Sep 18, 2010 2:13 pm

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Mandatory helmet law?
"An unjustified and unethical imposition on a healthy activity."

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby il padrone » Sat Sep 18, 2010 3:27 pm

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Mandatory helmet law?
"An unjustified and unethical imposition on a healthy activity."

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Mulger bill » Sat Sep 18, 2010 7:48 pm

Comedian wrote:In Australia there is about 20 years of jail time in those photos :o

And that's just for those 'orrible sunnies.
...whatever the road rules, self-preservation is the absolute priority for a cyclist when mixing it with motorised traffic.
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby drubie » Sat Sep 18, 2010 8:23 pm

Mulger bill wrote:
Comedian wrote:In Australia there is about 20 years of jail time in those photos :o

And that's just for those 'orrible sunnies.


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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Mulger bill » Sat Sep 18, 2010 8:35 pm

Big time Drub'. Ugly as a bagful of pickled whatnames.
...whatever the road rules, self-preservation is the absolute priority for a cyclist when mixing it with motorised traffic.
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby il padrone » Sat Sep 18, 2010 10:07 pm

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Mandatory helmet law?
"An unjustified and unethical imposition on a healthy activity."

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Aushiker » Wed Oct 20, 2010 12:06 pm

Hi

Something from our cousins across the ditch .. Auckland Cycle Chic

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Wee Jock » Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:12 pm

aaron wrote:
il padrone wrote:Image

Can anyone i.d this bike for me?


It's a Rivendell

http://lovelybike.blogspot.com/p/my-bicycles.html

WJ

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby mikesbytes » Wed Oct 20, 2010 3:03 pm

Introducing Lizanne, fixie rider extraordinarre
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and her amazing fixie
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If the R-1 rule is broken, what happens to N+1?

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby SmellyTofu » Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:04 am

Spokey dokes!

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby gclark8 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 8:53 am

mikesbytes wrote:Introducing Lizanne, fixie rider extraordinarre
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I prefer girls in skirts... :D
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Aushiker » Fri Oct 22, 2010 1:35 am

Hi

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Source: Adelaide Cyclists

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Re: Cycle Chic

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