Thank you 2022, you’ve been a grand year!

And just like that, another year draws to a close. Every year seems to go by faster and faster. I hope you all had some fantastic two wheeled adventures and used your limited time on this Earth wisely. Apart from a little health issue, I’ve had a great year both on and off the bike….

Road tubeless tyre tips from a first timer!

I finally joined the “cult of tubeless” ditching those pesky inner tubes and switching my tubeless-ready carbon wheels to run fully tubeless. It wasn’t quite as straightforward as inner tubes, so tTo save you the same troubles I had, here’s five quick tips for anyone considering going tubeless!

Charging towards Spring

Here we are, half way through the last month of Winter! In around two weeks it’ll officially turn to Spring in the Southern Hemisphere. The mornings and evenings are certainly getting that little bit lighter with each passing week. We’ve even had a couple of glorious Spring-like days already. After a bit of a “training…

2022 Resolution Ride #07 – Proving that metal ain’t dead!

After my recent trip up North to tropical Brisbane, it was a bit of a shock to be back in full fingered gloves, arm and leg warmers. Getting out on the road before sun-up was more of a struggle than usual. The days should be getting longer, but it doesn’t feel like it yet! The…

Where have all the real men (and 23mm tyres) gone?

Whatever happened to the 23mm tyre? It seems over the last few years it’s fallen out of favour and replaced with wider, softer, higher volume rubber. It’s coincided with bikes going soft too. Bring back the skinny I say! Bring back the days of stiff-as-a-board race pedigree road bikes rolling on skinny tyres pumped up…

May 2022 Roundup: My lowest mileage month

Five months of 2022 down! How have you been keeping? May has been the lowest mileage month I’ve logged since mid 2020. A combination of factors have kept me from riding as many miles (or kilometres) as I would have liked, but my fitness and form are still progressing in the right direction. The beginning…