Bunny hopping bikes

These days it’s par for course to see riders bunny hop traffic islands and footpaths to get the best line into corners, or move up the field. But this morning one of the official support motorbikes tried the same trick as he was tailing the four-rider breakaway in Stage 2 of the Eneco Tour, ultimately … More Bunny hopping bikes

The $400 nail

Writing this in a motorbike repairer’s workshop. My recent run of pedal-powered bike punctures has, as of late yesterday, spread to my petrol-powered bike…and it’s far more annoying this time. Forget ruining a $50 GP4000s. One nail in my 5-month old Pirrelli = $400. Boom goes the Melbourne Cup betting fund. Not to mention a … More The $400 nail