How to improve the daily office grind

Work in a stuffy office all day? Bored of staring at a computer screen for eight hours? Co-workers driving you mad? You need to get some sunshine and stretch those lazy legs! It’s time to adjust your work:cycle balance – and nothing lifts the spirits better than sneaking out of the office for a lunch…

Locked in for Sally’s Ride

Having not done an organised ride of any sort for a number of years now, I’ve signed up for Sally’s Ride 2018 in November. It’s a yearly event here in Tasmania and I’ve been told there’s a lot of local guys and gals who turn up and ride VERY hard, especially over the middle distance…

ZWIFT – Innsbruck has landed!

A new map dropped on Zwift yesterday, with the release of the much anticipated¬†2018 UCI World Championships Course¬†Innsbruck, Austria; the first completely new Zwift “world” in a long time. It’s only the finishing circuit, but that’s still almost 25km of new roads (double that if you ride the course in both directions). It also includes…

Letterbox Dragon

If you’re not pedalling out to awesome cafes, stopping when you see cool stuff by the roadside or taking photos of the amazing views you experience, then you’re totally doing cycling wrong! I’d seen this “letterbox dragon” on a drive before and had been meaning to cycle to it just for kicks. It’s chained up…

An accidental imperial century

This morning I set out with a solo 100km in mind. That’s about as far as I ever go. I’m no long distance cyclist, preferring to smash out a more intense two or three hours in the saddle. Sometimes though you need to go on a journey and as I had nothing else to do…

Braking on wet carbon: the argument for disc brakes!

I’m still not a fan of the look of disc brakes on a road bike, but after the weekend’s very wet ride on my carbon wheels I can certainly see the reasoning behind them! Let’s just say I would not have wanted to pull up in a hurry. Each corner or road junction was nerve…