If you don’t know him, Ernie is one of the real legends of the Sydney cycling scene, a wonderful bloke who’s been around since Adam was a boy, and happens to be a darn fine photographer too. This morning as we rolled in for our usual post-ride coffee, I couldn’t help but notice Ernie removing a layer … More Classic Cyclist Quotes #101: Ernie’s newspaper
So I won race on the weekend. An occurrence not dissimilar to Halley’s Comet, it doesn’t happen very often, so perhaps not surprisingly I’ve taken a bit of time to reflect on what exactly happened. And how. Funnily enough I felt decidedly ordinary before the race. I had no co-conspirators from my club to help out. … More Halley’s Comet and winning races
This crash happened in the final sprint of a Waratahs CC race at Sydney’s Landsdowne Park in August 2010. It’s a pretty amazing shot. The more you look at it, the more stories you see. Can you spot the missing rear wheel? How about the dust cloud coming off the guy’s head?
Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre, Homebush. A place where mere cycling mortals can compete in the shadows of greatness on roads once graced (or at least commuted upon) by such sporting giants as Serena Williams, Roger Federer and Lleyton Hewitt. At just 1.49km long and with no climbs to speak of, SOP is a classic … More Circuit review: SOP Tennis Centre