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Last year I thought the tour was quite dull with Team Sky dominating all over. This year, for some reason I'm really looking forward to watching (even though Sky might dominate all over again). Maybe…Continue
Just can't seem to summon much interest with Wiggins leading for most of the three weeks and most of the contenders from past years not even there. Or am I just suffering sour grapes on behalf of…Continue
So the government is apparently going to make the left hand lane in Grenfell/Currie a dedicated bus lane. From the story in …Continue
The Age have been running a series of articles about cycling (presumably reflecting the interests of its readership). Last week was an article about getting into cycling in adulthood (dare I say it in middle age?). One of the comments suggested that one of the reasons people have to take up cycling in middle age is because its so hard these days to get kids into cycling. But I thought to myself – that’s not true on Adelaide Cyclists! I would say instead that we all go out of our way to…Continue
In October I walked 178km in 8 days (part of the Camino de Santiago that crosses across northern Spain, the part we walked was mainly through Galicia). Part of the walk included a 8km climb up to 1000m at 7.5%. We walked every day from around 7am to 5pm, with stops it was 6 hours of walking. Even though it was October and should have been autumn the weather was really hot and we didn't see a cloud for 6 of the days let alone any rain. The walking was not really that hard, although carrying…Continue
At this time of year newspapers are full of list of the best…TV shows, movies of the summer, gourmet hamburgers, whatever….
So I thought what about an AC list? I don’t pretend to know everything about everyone on AC, so I’ll start and I call on others for nominations and suggestions for categories. So here’s a chance to highlight great contributions or contributors and show them a bit of love. Remember we are trying to be nice (and maybe a bit humourous) here.
PS I don’t think…Continue
We have just spent 6 weeks overseas (mostly in the UK but with 2 weeks in Spain in the middle). While we were there we drove all over the country from the Peak District south including Wales, Cornwall & Devon, the home counties and Norfolk. We also visited or passed through a few middle sized cities (like Cambridge & Manchester), and stayed a few days in London. We noticed a few things that interested us (and I am not saying this was in any way a comprehensive or accurate survey –…Continue