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Back in March I was fortunate enough to spend several days riding through Tasmania – my first ever visit to the Apple Isle – as the guest of a boutique ride tour operator called Tas Pro Cycling Tours. You can read a day-by-day review of the 500km trip in the…
Back in 2007 Geoff Barrett was just an anonymous education consultant who, like the rest of us, enjoyed cycling in his spare time. But over the past seven years this likeable Western Australian has become one of the most recognisable fans in world cycling, perhaps behind only the ubiquitous and seemingly ageless Diablo himself, Didi Senft. Geoff … More Crikey! Who will he support now?
Rule #29 clearly states: No European Posterior Man-Satchels: Saddle bags have no place on a road bike, and are only acceptable on mountain bikes in extreme cases. I’ve always liked this rule for its ability to preserve the visual integrity of the bicycle. After all who wants to see a saddle bag swinging in the breeze … More Saddled with a dilemma
There’s no need for a group diagnosis. We already know we’re addicted to cycling. Yet as I type this, having woken this morning to yet another social media avalanche from friends currently pedalling their way across the most famous towns, bergs and cols in European cycling, it occurred to me there’s something we’re perhaps becoming … More Why cyclists love sign language
I’d been to Adelaide a few times before. But never accompanied by my bike until the week just finished at the 2014 Tour Down Under. As you’d expect the city was jam-packed with bikes and riders of every imaginable variety; it was a joy to be part of the rolling sea of humanity. As a … More 7 things a visiting cyclist should know about Adelaide
Attended my first ever stage of the Tour Down Under today. And what a stage it was. Following on from an excellent second place at the recent National Championships in Victoria, Cadel Evans took to the Adelaide Hills and did what he does best: prove the doubters wrong. As Evans left his rivals behind on … More Cherry popped with Cadel on a Corkscrew
The more I ride the clearer it becomes. There’s only one thing better than rolling out for a wonderful ride you know: rolling out for a wonderful one you don’t. The pulse is always just that little bit swifter when you journey along new roads and climbs, never entirely sure what awaits around the next … More Ride Review: Mt Donna Buang, Reefton Spur, Acheron Way