Next time you feel like being an idiot and swerving in front of a car - make sure its a Volvo.It's nice to see car manufacturers looking at cycling related accidents and not just pedestrians.…Continue
Whilst descending for my first time down Cement Hill yesterday I was met with some pretty strong cross winds. It was quite scary and I actually pulled off for a moment (not a proud moment). I don't…Continue
After visiting Santa at the Magic Cave last night I was left thinking, I wonder what he's bringing me. An hour later I had him all sorted out with a bib and jersey.What is he bringing you? See the…Continue
A discussion paper has been published from the Federal Department of Infrastructure and Transport relating to Walking, Riding and Access to Public Transport.Of particular note please see Chapter…Continue
So, last week I ended up in Hawaii.
I had known I would be there a few months prior so a few repeats of Norton Summit and Greenhill Road had been included into my routine. I had also tried to extend my regular rides slightly as I knew I'd be in the saddle (an unfamiliar one at that) for an extended time.
I had done my research on where Mt Haleakala was, where "the" ride starts from, where to stay, where to borrow a bike. Firstly, I organised to book the bike from Maui Cyclery…Continue
The journey to build my new bike started 18 months ago after reading “It’s All About The Bike” by Robert Penn. How wonderful it would be to build a bike that you have personally selected each piece individually, researched its attributes and not have some multinational company thinking that these are the components you should have on a said priced bike. No thanks.
For those that don’t know me, I like things that are a little alternate without being too far from left field. The…Continue
It has been two years since I started cycling as a recreational sport and not just as a means to get milk from the corner shop. I initially took up cycling in an effort to continue on my original goal of weight loss having originally ballooned out to 110kg due to a decrease in physical activity over 5 -6 years. Two years ago it was hovering around the 100kg mark. Cycling has managed to get me down to approx 90kg but I still have a bit of work to do.
I started with my old…Continue