Thursday, December 30, 2010
Alicia and Chelsea need your help, they wish to go to Sydney for the Bench Minor, but they need bike bags.
They booked flights and are Registered, Now is your time....
GIVE THESE GIRLS BIKE BAGS
p.s. Anyone playing polo this Sunday?
This post brought to you by the letter S.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
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Friday, November 26, 2010
No doubt you all know about this already, as you're all with your fingers firmly on the Adelaide bike pulse, but just in case it slipped by the radar: there is a swap meet down the sunny south this Sunday.
Sun Nov 28, 8am-12pm
The Bike Station car park, 352 Brighton Rd, Hove
Contact: Facebook, 0412 301 964 to book a table
Looking for the first picture reminded me that I hadn't posted this. I found it at a swap meet in San Fernando, do you think I'm annoyed I didn't buy it?!
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
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Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Nicky and I doing battle with Max.
Thought it was time for a little update from the dark side of the globe.
It's getting cold over here and as such the play is going indoors, in fact there have been indoor tournaments the last two weekends. The last was in Konstanz, unfortunately I couldn't get there (Halloween in Berlin meant 3x alleycats followed by parties, sometimes polo get relegated), by all accounts it sounded like a great time.
The first was Polomotion in Utrecht, The Netherlands; this one I did have the pleasure of attending. I had the honour of playing there with guys that some of you may remember: Nicky and Chris from Antwerp Fixed.
The tournament was hosted in a hall of one of Europe's largest bike trade fairs: Bike Motion. This meant that we were inside in the warmth, had a steady crowed of interested onlookers all day, and could wander around the halls drooling over all the bike porn between games.
Although there was only one court, each of the 26 teams managed 6 games and finals for the top 8. Unfortunately we, The Antwerp Diamonds, narrowly missed out on making the cut: we reached equal 8th but lost out on goal difference.
Nicky , Chris and Thomas: our most generous host and either a Teddy bear, or Grizzly bear, it was never settled.
Utrecht was a beautiful city, one that has embraced the bicycle more than any other I have visited. Seeing middle class families riding along in convoy was a heartening sight, along with the numerous beautiful women on bikes!
Some of the photos I've stolen from the AFG gents, be sure to check out their write up here.
Saturday, October 30, 2010
Friday, October 29, 2010
It's tournament time! Adelaide bike polo is turning two, so it's time for a celebration with a whole weekend of polo!
We'll be having some casual games and fun stuff on the saturday, some wild partying at night, and the official tournament will be on the sunday.
It will be a throw up tournament, so come along even if you have never played before and you'll get teamed up with some experienced players, or just come along anyway and we'll have some pickup games.
Monday, October 25, 2010
Thats right Halloween party and Tom and I's on the 30th at 7pm.
You have to wear a costume to get in...
Bring booze and snacks, we will have BBQ going hopefully.
There may be drunken street polo and knife fights.
People can sleep over if needed...
Contacts Tom or Myself for address as needed.
See you there, and then see you at POLO on sunday...
Brought to you by letter S...
Saturday, October 23, 2010
I am trying to clear out some of the bits in my bike parts collection. Up for sale is this brand new polo bike made from second hand parts.
Made from quality 1010 crabon steel, (yes, now you can say you have a crabon polo bike!) the frame is of the "step-thru" design from the hippest taiwanese drawing boards. This crotchal safety feature makes unexpected dismounts a breeze or would suit the discerning lady player.
The bike also features a chrome plastic chainstay protector for that bit of bling which is complemented by the original rear wheel reflector for that streetwise peace of mind when you swerve home at night from post polo drinks.
Complete with polo specific "Straight-ND" fork, offset handlebars, dead true alumininminium (i.e. beer cans) rims and 28:19 drive ratio for extra speedy acceleration.
And for a short time this bike will also be offered with a complimentary rear V-Brake so you can also do some skidz.
The bike will be available for test rides at polo each Sunday until sold. Make me an offer!
Monday, October 18, 2010
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Step 1: Write your name on paper...
Step 2: Drink...
Step 3: Names will be drawn in pairs, Any bull shit teams will be reordered aka Neil (The Grandady and Steph (The Wall) Waterhouse (by popular consenses)...
Step 4: Drink...
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Brought to you by the letter S.
Saturday, October 16, 2010
Polo is on as usual this Sunday but beforehand you may like to take part in the BISA Community Ride
The ride begins at Whitmore Square on Morphett Street in the City's southwest at 11:00am. This casual ride will loop through the city's main streets before finishing near the botanic gardens for a picnic around 12pm
BYO Bike, food, drink and spring costume.
Polo will be played at the usual "Daylight Savings" time of 2pm afterwards.
Friday, October 8, 2010
Its that time again time for a strange last minute theme. This one comes to you from the deep bowels of Sams brain space.
Entrants will be most awesome, none Entrants will feel the wraith of Terrible Toms Sharpie(tm) as he gives you something to remember him by Argghhhh.
There may also be after polo BBQ up at the playground cooker after the games, so bring beer, Duh! and something to burn warning we have vego's so be creative.
Peace Out Yall.
Brought to you by the letter S.
p.s. Zombie walk Saturday night check it out and go you evil rotting bastards.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Remember all you hip cats, it's Thursday.
That means Thursday Night Polo down by the sea side.
Those of that know your way, kick arse. Those that don't and wanna come shoot us the Email, or call your local polo buddy.
We will be meeting at Polo Sam's Pizza House, for a themed dinner and drinks before play. So bring delicious toppings. Sam has the bases covered, she all over that. p.s. (non meaty please)
See you all there tonight....
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Monday, September 27, 2010
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
2nd Screaming Baguettes (Sydney)
3rd The German Bells (Brisbane)
4th That's what she said (Adelaide)
5th Dumpster Babies (Brisbane)
5th Piss Corner Polo (Perth)
7th Mallet of cocktails (Sydney)
7th Readheaded Pikey Bus Drivers (Brisbane)
9th Local (Brisbane)
9th Skidzophrenic (Adelaide)
9th Horses would die (Melbourne)
9th Majestic Pink Shafts (Brisbane)
13th Melbourne TBA (Melbourne)
13th Fixie GC (Gold Coast)
13th Crazy 88s (Melbourne)
13th Monkey Mallet (Perth)
17th Team College (Brisbane)
17th Donkey Punch (Brisbane)
17th Shit City Polo (Perth)
17th Zissou (Brisbane)
Friday, September 17, 2010
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Monday, September 13, 2010
Friday, September 10, 2010
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Thursday westside polo down by the beach turn up at 6:30ish bring your bike and mallet. Location may be variable, with nice casual ride out. Meet at Sam's with the possibility of raiding her delicious food containment vessel (fridge).
Beer don't forget the beer, and the keys for your bike lock.
Soak up that salty air.
Monday, September 6, 2010
Photo courtesy of Slamm from LBP of similar conditions experienced at the worlds.