Slightly numbed by Melburn's cold snap.
INSIDE: Street shootings, Courierisms, Shifterbikes, and things to keep you warm.
Also, things you DIDN'T know about the new site.
Le Tour starts tonight - it already reaks of another Tour De Farce.
Circle of fiends.
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CA snagged this baby Colnago for his beau - and left us with a pile of C-Record era parts to build it with.
Not all ladies like being in the drops, so it features Nitto risers for a comfortable upright riding position.
Key to any partners build 'A Happy Wife / Girlfriend is a Happy Life''
Put your aesthetic reservations aside, and make sure they enjoy the ride by feeling safe* and comfortable.
Send in yours for the readers wife of the week. onlinefyx(at)gmail.com
* Building a brakeless track bike for your partner is NOT good for relationship longevity.
Fridays mean I'm rolling around with a phone in one hand, box in the other, dodging cars, delivering goods.
It also means Melburn is in store for bad weather.
A good courier once told me that there is no such thing as bad weather - just bad clothing.
I have to agree. When are dressed for battling the elements - BRING IT ON!
Rain heavier, blow harder. I'm ready.
Stuck my head into Shifterbikes on the way home to pick up parts for the 'readers wife' build above, and BOY o BOY do they have some sweet projects coming up.
Raising the DROP bar!
Pogliaghi Pista, Llewellyn Strada, Colnago Master, Merckxs and some that'll just have to wait for.