The RBWR: A hump day hammer fest

The RBWR – or Richmond Bakery Wednesday Ride – is a Tassie institution. This weekly bunch ride is technically advertised as “no drop” ride, but if you want to hang with the fast guns, then it’s more like “no drop as long as you can grit your teeth and mash the pedals.” That’s fine with…

CLC2018 Ride 1: Hundred with The Herd

A cracking Saturday morning down here in Tassie so I planned to make up for last week’s disaster of a ride. With the sun still sleeping below the horizon as I unloaded the bike out of the car, I could tell today was going to be another perfect day for cycling and to bang out…

Strava to allow virtual miles for challenge badges?

So in news that has been overshadowed by Strava’s Heat Map controversy, the latest update to the willy waving¬†ride logging app is that Strava will be¬†allowing virtual miles and elevation to be counted towards challenge badges. This has caused a bit of a stir in certain circles with people seemingly being either very anti or…