Cycling through Uncertainty: TAIPEI CYCLE 2021

‘Taipei Cycle 2021’ International Media Launch A year is a long time in cycling. But when that year also involves a global pandemic, well, all bets are off. Twelve months ago, I was sitting in a conference room in the southern Taiwanese manufacturing hub of Taichung; now I’m watching on from 7,200km away via a … More Cycling through Uncertainty: TAIPEI CYCLE 2021

A Sunday spin.

Am I too close to the front? Yeah, there’s a long way to go in this thing. Only takes one of the leaders to swing off and I’m in the breeze. Way too soon. Need to ease back and keep the matches dry. I don’t have that many to begin with these days; Father Time … More A Sunday spin.

OPINION: The short-sightedness of Australia’s Tokyo Track Obsession

Watching results filter through from the first two days of the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Berlin has been a somewhat frustrating experience. Yes, Australia picked up silver and bronze medals in the team sprints on opening night. But it was the results from two of our blue-ribbon Tokyo medal prospects, the men’s … More OPINION: The short-sightedness of Australia’s Tokyo Track Obsession

Why forgiveness shouldn’t eliminate consequences

Ride on the road long enough and it’s almost inevitable you’ll be hit by a car, or know someone who has been. Sadly, like many reading this post, I know far too many whose lives have been forever changed due to the inattention, or more intentional misdeeds, of an errant motorist. Watching them, and their … More Why forgiveness shouldn’t eliminate consequences