When should you replace your helmet?

Without getting into the “does it or doesn’t it” debate, a helmet’s primary job is to save your life, or at the very least prevent serious brain injury in a collision. As a piece of safety equipment, it most likely pays to keep it in good condition and replace it when needed. But when exactly…

My first road bike!

Let me take you waaaay back. Back to the year 2012. Road cycling had been gaining mainstream popularity year on year, but was about to really explode in the UK. At the Tour de France, Mark Cavendish took an incredible fourth-in-a-row victory on the Champs Elysees wearing the World Champs jersey and Bradley Wiggins rolled…

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…

First look: FUMPA Electric Tyre Pump!

Are you tired of lugging a giant track pump around? Are your weakling road cyclist arms getting fatigued while pumping up tyres? Are you just plain lazy? Well, do I have the product for you! Introducing the FUMPA! The FUMPA is a small, electric tyre pump that will do all the “heavy lifting” for you….

2022 Resolution Ride #02 – Another Sunny SunDaze

February. The second month of the year and officially the last month of summer down here in the Southern Hemisphere. I’m sure there’s still plenty of hot sunny days left yet and it’s way too soon to think about fading warmth and fading tans. With that in mind, it was another early Sunday roll-out to…

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…