A corner of concrete and a moment to rest

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Bicycle messenger sitting on the pavement next to his bike, preparing his carrier bag

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Bike messenger and a moment to rest

“Wait. I will try and look busy.” Continue reading

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Creating more than a simple fixie

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Rider with his custom part fixie

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – That special fixie conversion

“There is the gold handlebar stem, and there are gold nuts in the crank set. And then silver is more dominant in the front of the bike and gold at the back. And the Continue reading

That London career pause

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Courier w his Dolan in London

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – That momentary London rest before it all begins again.

“I used to study here and lived there for three years. I am going to meet my friend. He is a courier, so I am likely going to hang with him and delver some packages. I am here for two weeks, just doing this. Riding bikes and Continue reading

Fixies en route to the CMWC in Paris

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Two bicycle messengers from Australia in Brussels en route to Paris for the Cycle Messenger World Championships

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – The final miles to the CMWC in Paris.

“We are from Australia and strapping up to get ready for the international Cycle Messenger World Championships in Paris. We just did Amsterdam to here and we are going to Paris by bus. We had mates we were with originally, but it was a bit tiring for me as I have not done much long Continue reading