For the love of the group ride

I do a lot of my cycling solo. It’s easy for me as I can simply roll out at whatever time suits and with very little notice. Often I’m very last minute when I ride, keeping an eye on the best “weather window” to get out there! Riding solo, I can set my own pace,…

2021 Resolution Ride #11 – November (dodging the) Rain

Rain. It’s no lie that we’ve had more than enough of it recently. It really does feel like it’s rained at least once every single day this month so far. That’s probably not true, but there has been a LOT of the wet stuff. In fact it’s raining once again right now. I could have…

2021 Resolution Ride #10 – Ten from ten on the tenth

Some days, all you need is a good bike ride. While it’s certainly not summer weather here in Tasmania just yet, the mornings are much brighter and once the sun burns off the initial chill, the days are warm enough to ditch a few layers mid ride. Full fingered gloves still required from the start…

Velo 7173: Back on Daylight Savings time!

After a long hiatus over the winter months, the #Velo7171 Wednesday Evening Ride is back! This week Adam and I kicked it off with the first of the season – making the most of the added evening sunshine brought on by the start of daylight savings time. Sneaking out the door a tad early, I…

The RBWR: A hump day hammer fest

The RBWR – or Richmond Bakery Wednesday Ride – is a Tassie institution. This weekly bunch ride is technically advertised as “no drop” ride, but if you want to hang with the fast guns, then it’s more like “no drop as long as you can grit your teeth and mash the pedals.” That’s fine with…

The #Velo7173 Chain Gang: A powerhouse of PB performances

Following the success of the first #Velo7173 Chain Gang I was really looking forward to this week’s hit out. It was another Tassie stunner of an evening, albeit with a little more wind and a little less daylight than last week. Just warm enough for bare legs too. Any ride in shorts and short sleeves…