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Wednesday 13th was Ride to Work Day and, as tradition dictates, we celebrated. We teamed up with Darebin Council to provide a pit-stop free
bike fix and grab-a-bite-to-eat quick fix for hungry cyclists in a hurry.
This is where we were located. And here’s a photo just for fun,
Next year it’s going to get better again. We’re dreaming of a coffee cart, full breakfast spread and lounge chairs… and it looks like it’s going to happen!
It’s been a while since the last HPC super e-newsletter and a lot has happened. Literally.
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First things first, here’s a big congratulations to everyone for keeping on pedaling through the cold mornings and evenings!
With a good set of gloves and jacket the fresh mornings and evenings are great for cycling. With some mudguards and a good set of lights, even a bit of rain can be enjoyable! And even better, the days are getting longer and Spring is approaching fast…
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Welcome to April!
We’ve got a heap of exciting news “straight from the workshop to you”. In this edition
special offers on Allegro and Gazelle bikes still available until the end of the month
Australian made bike gear… great local products
dates of upcoming bike maintenance trainings
reduced pricing on the Gazelle Innergy electric bikes announced
our range of Kona bikes grows… again!
gearing up for the darker months: increased range of lights (battery and dynamo!) and mudguards
staff news: Quentin starts his Cert III
This month’s controversial poll! VECCI: “Should …
We’ve spent a lot of time hunting around for Australian made bike parts and accessories. And it’s been successful. This post covers some of the gear available from the local market.
Ok so we know the benefits of local stuff… mimising transport requirements reduces emissions. And warranties are much easier. The products are better supported and with lots of these businesses we can give feedback on what we like and what doesn’t work. They will sometimes be able to incorporate this feedback into future designs and manufacturing runs. Anyway, local gear …
A while back with some spare time, a few of the mechanics took to lacing up custom track wheels. Just for fun.
We’ve still got some of these hand built Velocity wheels available. Time to get them on the road! Only while stocks last….
Velocity Deep V rim
DT stainless Champion spokes
Flip flop 120mm spaced rear hub
And the price? $150 per wheel. Serious!
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I bumped into a fellow riding a noisy fixie on Merri Parade a few weeks back. I rode up beside him and said hi. We got talking and by the time we’d ridden across to Heidelberg road, he had made a couple of interesting points about cycling and Melbourne that stuck in my mind.
One of these points was mentioning he’d dropped in to Human Powered a few weeks before hand. “You guys have got some awesome gear but I wanted to set this one up on the cheap.” And I …
Now available, classic Deep V track wheels from Velocity in 650c. Check the photos here of Cat’s front wheel for an example with red spokes. The coloured spokes add a bit to the price. The hubs are available in silver or black, spokes in a stack of colours (and even with a mix of spoke colours in the same wheel), and the rims in a good range of colours (see the colour samples on Velocity’s site).
And we’ve now got the Rubino folding 650c (23-571) tyres in stock (as fitted to …