Cycling Destinations: Brisbane, Queensland

It’s been over two years since I’ve ridden with my good mate Carl. I’ve had a trip to Brisbane pencilled in since early 2020, but then of course that damn virus shut the entire country down and my flights have been cancelled, moved, and postponed more times than I can remember. Finally though, I got…

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…

(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…

Insurance: Are your expensive bikes fully covered?

BORING! Yeah, I know. Shopping around for insurance isn’t exciting. Even just thinking about it send me into a blank stare of boredom. There are SO many other things I’d rather be doing. Like even mowing the lawn. Or watching the grass grow back afterwards… But it’s important. Not only can it save you a…

When in doubt, pedal it out!

Recently I saw a photo on Frugal Average Bicyclist that struck a chord, it said; “you’re only one bike ride away from a good mood.” There’s never been truer words spoken. Sometimes I end up in a mood. There’s no rhyme or reason, it just happens. When it does, I find it best to pedal…