Day 1: Taronga Zoo to Mt Victoria Very strange 48 hours leading up to today. First I was hit by car at a roundabout on Wednesday am which saw me racing the clock to even be fit to ride. Plenty of ice, swimming and olbas oil (it really works) saw me make it to the … More Zoo 2 Zoo versus Bush Fires: Day One Ride Report
As I write this, I’ve just returned from my final major training ride out to Brooklyn (north of Sydney) and back in preparation for the 2013 Zoo2Zoo charity event which starts at 5:30am next Friday at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo and, all going well, finishes 450km west in Dubbo, two-and-a-half days later. I’ve done a lot … More One week until Dubbo
Let’s get this out of the way right up front. I’m no Audax rider. Typically, my average ride distance would be something in the vicinity of 50km, sometimes a bit more, sometimes a bit less. Work and family commitments permitting, I also try to ride a few Sportifs and Opens of 100km+ each year. In … More Great ride, great cause, great reason to sponsor your fave blogger!
Without going into the minutiae here, for a variety of reasons I’ve learned a thing or two about anxiety-related disorders and depression over the years. Which is why when I stumbled across the Zoo2Zoo ride listed in the current issue of Ride Cycling Review, I pretty much decided then and there to do it. Like … More Black dogs, giraffes and elephants