2022 Resolution Ride #04 – Autumn has arrived

The clocks went back an hour over the weekend, signalling the slide into winter. I’m sure there’s still plenty of good riding weather left before winter properly hits, but down here in Tasmania you just never know! The mornings are getting nippy, and the evenings are much darker. The weekly hammer fest that is the…

The end of summer

Overnight, the calendar turned to March. Down here in the southern hemisphere, that means we’ve also turned the page on Summer 2021/2022. Yep. It’s officially Autumn. The mornings have started to develop a slight chill and the keen eye would have noticed shadows growing longer earlier in the evenings. Those long, warm summer nights are…

Have you set 2022 cycling goals yet?

We all need something to work towards. As athletes we strive to continually improve on our previous performances and tackle bigger challenges. It’s simply in our nature. As we edge day by day into 2022, have you set yourself some lofty cycling-related goals for this year? I haven’t given much thought to big 2022 goals…

2022 Resolution Ride #01 – Happy 20th birthday to my bike!

This year I missed out on a New Year’s Day ride. I was pretty smoked after a big December so decided an additional rest day wouldn’t hurt. To make up for that, it was straight back into the swing of things with a metric century on the 2nd of January! I’m not planning on topping…

And just like that, another year draws to a close

2021. Done and dusted. The planet makes another trip around the sun and we wave goodbye to another calendar year. Firstly, I’d like to thank you for taking the time to visit my site and read what I write! It is much appreciated. As the years seem to these days, 2021 has absolutely FLOWN by….

2021 Rapha Festive 500: Done! ✅

Riding the Festive 500 is always in the back of my mind each December. I completed it once in England during the depths of winter and last year here in Australia. I don’t think I need to tell you which season I prefer to ride it in! Riding the Festive 500 in summer almost feels…