Been neglecting your bottle hygene over the summer? I know it can be a bit of a chore, but please wash out your bottles as soon as possible after a ride. This is especially important if you mix any sort of energy drink into your water. Sugar plus warm, moist conditions are a recipe for some pretty nasty growth!
Month: August 2021
2021 Resolution Ride #08 – Back with another Sunday morning classic!
It’s finally the last month of winter here in Tasmania! It’s been WAY too long between 100km rides for me. After last month’s metric century ride I actually fell ill (not COVID) throwing a spanner in my cycling works. While I recovered quickly enough, my endurance took a big hit and is still not 100%…
(not so) Free Speed
Speed. We live for it. Crave it. Want more. Am I right? Of course I’m right. If you’re not interested in riding fast, well this article probably isn’t for you. Here’s a bunch of easy upgrades that will get you flying just that little bit faster!
A bike is a fitness maker, not a body breaker!
Earlier today I was reading a post by Big Jim over at Fit Recovery. It’s worth a read as always and he sums it up nicely that cycling has never caused him an injury that has forced him off the bike. I am firmly in the same camp. Cycling has never caused me any serious…
Review: MyVeloFit Online Bike Fit
I’ve never had a professional bike fit, but I’ve often wondered if my position is as “dialled” as I think it is on both my road bike and time trial bike. With bike fitting running at a few hundred dollars, could MyVeloFit do the same thing for a lot less? And from the comfort of your own home? I put my cards and money on the table to find out!
July Wrap Up: Making it through midwinter
July. The middle month of winter for us in the deep South. July has been a “lower volume, higher intensity” month and combined with feeling a little under the weather these last few days, my overall distance has suffered. That’s fine though, it is the depths of winter after all. Luckily I managed to get…