Rolling through another year on two wheels!

Well that’s another year down rock stars. That went just a little too fast! Hope you all had a fantastic 2018 and got some decent miles in the legs and memories in the noggin. I knocked out few really memorable rides this year including a mind-clearing solo imperial century, my first ascent up the Hors…

Shedding weight with Titanium

If you’re about to go on a bike weight shedding rampage here’s a place where you might be able to save yourself a slice for a reasonable price. Rummaging through my box of spares on the weekend I found a set of Token branded titanium quick release skewers (as you do). A while back I bought a set…

Braking on wet carbon: the argument for disc brakes!

I’m still not a fan of the look of disc brakes on a road bike, but after the weekend’s very wet ride on my carbon wheels I can certainly see the reasoning behind them! Let’s just say I would not have wanted to pull up in a hurry. Each corner or road junction was nerve…

Reunited with my TT bike!

After three months at sea packed up lovingly in a cardboard box inside a shipping container, my Planet X Stealth time trial bike has finally arrived safe and sound to me in Tasmania! Oh how I’ve been waiting! I put it back together last night, adjusted everything millimetre perfect and then spent an unhealthy amount…

Yearning for the summer bike

Due to illness and generally feeling sorry for myself, my plan to get out and test my limits on the time trial bike this weekend didn’t materialise. I even had a perfect loop planned down on the south coast. Instead I did a little bike fettling in the garage to pass the time. My TT bike hasn’t…

Money can’t buy fast legs

Sometimes I find myself thinking… “…a set of full carbon wheels would make me so much faster!” “…this old alloy frame is holding me back!” “…on a light carbon bike I’d totally smash this climb!” In the world of road cycling and with the ease on an internet search it’s all too easy to get drawn…