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The latest from my favorite cycling blogs.

A Day at Cycling Schools
11 January 2018 | 3:29 pm

Q&A: Dealing with disc brake rubbing and bent rotors
2 January 2018 | 6:39 pm
A couple of questions about common disc brake issues came in recently. With discs on so many different bicycle types today, it's a good topic to kick off 2018. Happy New Year!Q: "My gravel grinder road bike has a dragging disc brake. I don't really feel it when riding. But, if I pick up the bicycle and spin the wheel, it's obvious the pads are...

5-Minute Kid's Bike Safety Check from Park Tool
22 December 2017 | 11:00 am

Say Hello to your local Liv Ambassador!
21 December 2017 | 3:55 pm

2017 Holiday Season Store Hours
19 December 2017 | 3:34 pm

Calls to Complete the Swanbourne to North Fremantle PSP
17 December 2017 | 4:01 pm
The Fremantle Gazette has discovered cycling it seems late in 2017 with a series of articles on the topic. A great thing really as the more talking about cycling will hopefully lead to more people riding bicycles.  Anyway moving on to the article it is good to see the councillors from Claremont, Mosman Park, Cottesloe, […] The post Calls to...

Mindarie-Burns Beach Dual Use Path Announced
16 December 2017 | 4:04 pm
The Honourable Rita Saffioti, Minister for Transport, Planning and Lands in the Western Australian State Government has released a media statement [December 14, 2017) announcing the construction of a 4.9 kilometre dual-use path through the Tamala Conservation Park connecting the coastal settlements of Mindarie with Burns Beach. According to the Min...

Join us for the first annual Bike Shop Day!
7 December 2017 | 4:24 pm

CVNP announces Towpath Trail closures
5 December 2017 | 3:59 pm

Bike Group Reviews Stance on Helmets – Fremantle Gazette, November 28, 2017
2 December 2017 | 4:01 pm
Bicycle riding is getting a bit of a run in the Fremantle Gazette in November 2017. Bicycle helmets being the latest topic of discussion. The post Bike Group Reviews Stance on Helmets – Fremantle Gazette, November 28, 2017 appeared first on Aushiker.

Fine time as bike passing laws kick in in Western Australia on November 30
30 November 2017 | 4:01 pm
The Western Australian safe passing laws came into effect in Western Australia on November 30, 2017. So please do share your experiences of riding under the new laws. Any evidence of improvements in behaviour?  Have you met Mr Trevor Plaisted on the road?

Global Fat Bike Day Ride - Dec. 2, 2017
27 November 2017 | 9:38 pm

Giant Defy Advanced 2 [MY 2018] Owner Review
27 November 2017 | 4:01 pm
Owner review of a MY2018 Giant Defy Advanced 2 being ridden as an endurance [audax/randonneur] ride in Australia. Details original specification and changes made to the bike and comments on other experiences as they happen. The post Giant Defy Advanced 2 [MY 2018] Owner Review appeared first on Aushiker.

25 November 2017 | 5:40 pm

Mr Frank Granger of Applecross Calls for a Cycle Curfew – Fremantle Gazette and Fremantle Herald
24 November 2017 | 4:01 pm
Mr Frank Granger of Applecross is known in some cycling circles in Perth as a “serial letter writer” with a dislike for people riding bicycles.  This letter in the Fremantle Gazette of November 14, 2017 and also in the Fremantle Herald of November 18, 2017 is one such example of his writing. THERE has been […] The post Mr Frank G...

Cyclists Action Must Also Be Policed Says Denise S Cahill, Editor, Fremantle Gazette
21 November 2017 | 4:01 pm
  The above opinion piece, was penned by Ms Denise S. Cahill, Regional Editor at the Community Newspaper Group [a News Corporation masthead which it seems reflects News Corporation ethos] and published in the Fremantle Gazette [and possibly other Community Newspaper publications] on November 7,2017. I felt such an ill-informed commentary could...

Salsa Cycles Presents: Touching The Sun
21 November 2017 | 11:00 am

We Salute our Veterans!
10 November 2017 | 5:13 pm

Help NOACA update the Medina County Bike Map
9 November 2017 | 5:46 pm

Help Save Everett Road in the Cuyahoga Valley!
7 November 2017 | 4:12 pm

Will this bike fit me?
20 October 2017 | 7:55 am

Tire help
19 October 2017 | 1:52 pm

Fork lube (+ others)
17 October 2017 | 12:11 pm

Shimano FH-1055 Rear hub assembly
10 October 2017 | 11:08 am

Problem with my Front Derailleur on my Bike
9 October 2017 | 10:39 pm

Unbend old bike
9 October 2017 | 6:35 pm

Cycling with Style
9 October 2017 | 4:01 pm
Jillian Woolmer from CoBug (Cockburn Bicycle User Group) out in style riding with the BikeFreo group as we took at look at cycling infrastructure issues in the City of Fremantle. Photo details: Olympus OM-D EM-1 + Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO at 40mm F5.6 ISO 200 1/320 The post Cycling with Style appeared first on Aushiker.

Front Derailleur/Shifter Problem
6 October 2017 | 2:28 am

where to start?
3 October 2017 | 4:30 pm

My derailleur is out of place
29 September 2017 | 7:02 pm

Rear shock question
27 September 2017 | 1:07 pm

Locked up Shimano SG-7C18
24 September 2017 | 8:06 pm

Crank Rookie
16 September 2017 | 4:13 pm

Helmet Wars
15 September 2017 | 4:01 pm
A colourful, decorated but sad bicycle, seemingly abandoned on the streets of Fremantle overnight or longer. Photo details: Olympus OM-D EM-5ii + Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-150mm f/4.-5.6 II at 150mm F5.6 ISO 1600 1/100 The post Helmet Wars appeared first on Aushiker.

Dream riding destinations and wrapping up the season | MBA Podcast S3 E13
15 September 2017 | 2:55 pm
We’ve arrived at the final show of season 3 of the Mountain Bikes Apart podcast. It’s flown by, I think you’ll agree… In this episode, Colin and Tom discuss what’s left in the race... The post Dream riding destinations and wrapping up the season | MBA Podcast S3 E13 appeared first on Mountain Bikes Apart: For Beginners, Up...

A new post at
14 September 2017 | 7:36 pm
No, I don’t plan to resurrect anytime soon. If you come across this though, I do want to let you know that there is a new bike design related post at  I  plan to start posting more content in the Bikes/Active Transportation category there, so check it out, and subscribe to the feed...

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