Top 5 cycling gifts to buy for yourself this Christmas!

It’s that time of year again! Friends and relatives will be thinking of the worst best cycling related Christmas gifts to get you. They are possibly dropping hints or asking spouses for ideas. It’s a real minefield. You’re incredibly hard to buy for, don’t you know. This year, why not cut out the middle-man and…

2022 Resolution Ride #11 – The Devil’s in the Details

With all that’s been going on in November this one almost got away from me! My mileage this month has taken a bit of a knock, but that’s all good. I wanted to give the legs a good test with a slightly tougher than usual 100km ride. The forecast looked good as I rolled out of my driveway on a mild weekday morning, but I copped a little of every season along the way.

Things don’t always go to plan

November has been a bit rough, but I don’t really fancy talking about that. On the riding front though, last weekend I linked up with a couple of The Herd ladies for some early morning hill climb repeats. It was a beautifully fresh Tassie morning. Quiet roads, a slight chill in the air, but of…

Blame it on the Rain

Rain. I have very much had enough of it. Maybe I’m getting older, maybe I’m getting softer, but I just don’t enjoy the thought of riding in the pouring rain any more. Light rain, or rain starting once I’m out is fine, but I baulk at leaving for a ride when it’s already lashing down…

Road tubeless tyre tips from a first timer!

I finally joined the “cult of tubeless” ditching those pesky inner tubes and switching my tubeless-ready carbon wheels to run fully tubeless. It wasn’t quite as straightforward as inner tubes, so tTo save you the same troubles I had, here’s five quick tips for anyone considering going tubeless!

2022 Resolution Ride #10 – First long ride on the meds

I’ve actually completed a couple of hundreds this month, but this one was the first since moving onto my full medication regime. I rolled out with the intention to ride hard and see how my body (and mind) reacted to the longer endurance ride with some efforts thrown into the mix.