Cycling Destinations: Beach Road, Melbourne

“Ask any racer, any real racer, it doesn’t matter if you win by an inch or a mile…”– Dominic Toretto Wait no, wrong movie… Ask any road cyclist, any real road cyclist (in Australia) and they’ll have heard of Melbourne’s famous – or infamous – Beach Road. On any morning of the year, if you…

2022 Resolution Ride #03 – Fast and Furious in Melbourne

You know those days where you leave for a cruisy 100km, but end up smashing out a fast paced and hectic 160+ instead? No? Just me? Hmmm. It’s been a while between imperial centuries and as with my other 100 mile rides, this one wasn’t planned. The legs felt good, so it just kind of…

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…

(not the) Santos Tour Down Under 2022

Yo guys and gals! Sorry for the little break! I’ve been over at the Tour Down Under in Adelaide with the FulGaz crew. Well, it’s not the Tour Down Under this year, but the Santos Festival of Cycling, due to that pesky virus keeping all the World Tour teams away. The racing was mostly NRS…

Packing your bike for air travel

With borders opening up again and the thought of interstate or international travel becoming a reality in many places, it’s time to plan some epic cycling adventures! You’ve got a fancy road bike, you’ve racked up those hard training miles and now you want to explore pastures new. Maybe even tick off a few epic…

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….