It’s been 7 days since I’ve ridden a freewheel bike, and the one time I did in the last 15 days, it was a very odd experience. Guess that means I’ve been totally fixed!
This weekend was a bit of a blast, with plenty of time chasing a motorbike, including playing tag and follow the leader. When I wasn’t on my track bike, I was on 4B, chasing letters painted on roads at the end of cobblestoned laneways.
Melburn Roobaix is a real treat, with a plentiful variation in cycling cultures from trendy, innerburb, urbane felt hatted single speeders, complete with plus fours, bells and baskets, to lycra clad road, mtb and track racers, SS, fixed, mtb, road, hybrid, old skool, very old skool, koolskool, moneycladsuperslicknewskool, beer utes, and every variety in between. I’m not sure what makes it so good, but I think it’s a unique mix and some clever beating to make a fantastic hummingbird cake of fun and riding. I certainly got see parts of
video by vermontcreekbed,stolen from youtube