Hi all. I have started a website/blog about common health problems and medicines; and how they can relate to sports and exercise. I will be adding more content on a regular basis, feel free to check…Continue
Last Friday night after work, as the weather was particularly pleasant and my mood wasn't conducive to being at home, I decided it would be a good idea to go for a nice, casual bike ride. Rather than my usual sprint down to the beach or up Waterfall Gully, I decided to take a ride down memory lane.
My first real foray into regularly riding a bike came about 12 years ago. Yes, I did a bit of spinning around the BMX track as a youngster; and during high school I would jump on my…Continue
For the past 10 or so years, I have been riding a road bike. Initially it started out as smallish rides of 20-30km, then hills were introduced. Longer rides then started to feature on my schedule, along with a bit more frequent riding during the week. A couple of years ago, the challenge of the Bike SA rides (Coast to Coast, Grand Slam series, Amy's Ride) caught my attention and have given them all a shot or two. Obviously, over the course of time, my cycling adventures have slowly…Continue
After reading Peter's post about his "holiday from cycling", I felt compelled to share one of my reasons for my own small break from the bike every now and then.
For a few different reasons, I have not been able to ride this weekend. Coming down with the flu has not helped and the weather has not exactly been conducive to going for a good spin, but regardless of these issues, I may have struggled a little bit if I was on the saddle anyway.
As some of you may know, I have a…Continue
This is the recipe I use for making banana cake on a fairly regular basis. Its extremely easy and gives good results, which makes it perfect for us guys who are a bit fearful of treading into the kitchen to have a stab at baking!
You will need these ingredients:
125g of butter
3/4 cup caster sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla essence (the real stuff, not the imitation junk)
2 mashed bananas (preferably over-ripe. The blacker the better)