"I bought a soft bag from Torpedo7 to take my bike to Spain. Put two pieces of cardboard either side. No dramas.. Have heard those kids' swimming noodles are good to cut up to protect the frame too..."
Event Date : 19-Jan-2013Start/Finish Gawler Park Homemaker Centre (located here with info here) 485 Main North Rd Evanston, SA, 5116Info Distance : Approx 59 km Duration : 2 to 3 Hours Elevation : Flat Surface : Bitumen Suitability : All fitness levels Ride Style : Social ride (not training ride) Pace (ave) : 25 to…See More
"I doubt too many guys bother doping for the TDU.. Blood tranfusions and EPO are most effective in 3 week grand tours as I understand it, not predominantly flat 6 day races..
Was Lance as doped as he used to be during his comeback? Unlikely with the…"
"I respect people's right to still be a fan of Lance.. I loved watching the way he went about winning his tours too.. But to believe he didn't dope in light of all of the evidence out there now is silly.. Time will tell, we'll see what…"
"Doing hills totally out of the saddle is good fun.. Probably a tad easier on your legs but will use more energy and give you a great aerobic workout.. I did Anstey all the way out of the saddle recently.. I didn't really intend to but started…"
"Another issue is why some riders seem to think you have to always ride the big ring on the flat.. You've got 20-odd gear combinations, pick whichever one is most comfortable for the wind/terrain/speed etc... If you'd like your chain etc to…"
"Basically a 34 tooth small chain ring instead of a 39 and a 50 (I think) tooth big chain ring instead of a 53.. I haven't got them so can't talk much about the benefits etc but the intent is you have more lower/easier gears for…"