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About baudmania

Retail Manager. Likes bikes, beers and taking photos

Brompton Circuit – Get in the saddle and go!

As a part of celebrating the 200th birthday of the bicycle, Bicycle Network are having a party at Brunswick Velodrome, (off Harrison Street in Brunswick East, or accessible via the Merri Creek Trail) on Sunday, June 11th from 11am until … Continue reading

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Melbourne Brompton Club does Around the Bay

Around the Bay – Ride for a Child in Need (formerly, BUPA Around the Bay, formerly Around the Bay in a Day) is a bit of a Melbourne staple and, really, something that any ‘cyclist’ needs to check off their … Continue reading

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Bumps, mud and fun – Melburn Roobaix 26th June

Eight years ago I received a message from a good mate telling me I was going on a ride with him tomorrow. I knew of the Paris-Roobaix, the most taxing and feared of the one-day classics on the cycling calendar. … Continue reading

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“Jeez. Those small wheels must make it tough?” : Random Commuter

My Brompton has been my choice to commute upon since I got it.  (I have other bikes, but I like the happy headspace my Brommie puts me in). I ride in my work clothes (generally jeans and a t-shirt, with … Continue reading

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I reckon the stock Brompton Tyre gets a bad rap

I think the stock Brompton tyres get a bad rap. Sure, they’re not as invincible as Marathons, nor as light and grippy as Kojaks, but they’re a great compromise between the two. However, as with all tyres, it’s best to … Continue reading

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So… why a Brompton?

Apart from a few years when I first got my [P]s, the bicycle has been one of my transport options for shorter trips. In the past 10 years or so, it’s also evolved to be my preferred way of getting … Continue reading

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