HiI'm looking for travel insurance that will also cover my contents, + my bicycle, both whist travelling AND while I am actually using it. I have been phoning around today for quotes, and I can find…Continue
Has anybody come across any ultra-small unobtrusive bell to fit to a racing bike?I don't care if it doesn't really work, so long as it's legal, AND doesn't take up too much precious room on our bars.Continue
Steve Abraham, who is trying to break the record for the longest distance covered in a calendar year, may need an operation after an accident in SomersetReport here :(…Continue
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At the beginning of the year, Kate and I had just returned from our summer holidays, and while still on a high, we started planning our next trip:
This time we fancied a touring holiday on our Tandem bike, so we grabbed a map & looked towards Kangaroo Island.
We decided we wanted to use self-contained units, so we booked our accommodation along our chosen route, which would cover Central, Southern and Eastern Kangaroo Island.
Ten months on, and plenty of training…Continue
Kate and I have just celebrated our 20th Wedding Anniversary, so we decided to fly over to Sydney as a 'getaway'.
By the time we had landed at Sydney Airport, I was missing my bike already, so we decided to hire some bikes & tour the city.
We phoned Bonza Bike Tours, who we had seen on the internet: They do guided tours on almost a daily…Continue
The Stuart O Grady bikeway is a fabulous addition to our bicycle network, and I use it almost every day. There is one very dangerous spot though. At the very Southern end of the track there is about a 150m of road (Mill Road South) which is completely covered in very loose gravel, and I have seen quite a few people skid and fall off their bikes as they hit this loose section.
Would it be possible to have this section of road made safer ? Perhaps re-tarmaced or at very least…Continue
We had 8 riders today, on this hilly route (5 rated climbs) , and for me it was my first ride since I burnt my hand ( Kitchen accident ), so I was a little unsure how I would fair on this trip.
We started by ascending Alexandra drive, which is a fairy steep climb on cold legs, but then were were soon into rolling hills, and heading towards Kersbrook. We had a few welcome stops at the crests of the hills we encountered to let the tail enders catch up,…