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 #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…

Are you a cyclist?

Cycling. It’s what we do, what we love, but is it who we are? If you kicked a football around the park every Saturday, you probably wouldn’t say you’re a footballer. Or perhaps you would? I don’t know. But as a cyclist (yes, I identify as one) it’s different. I was reading a post by…

A clean bike is a fast bike!

There‚Äôs no doubting  that a clean bike is a fast bike. Well, maybe not fast, but certainly faster! A well maintained drivetrain and clean frameset also shows that you mean business.  A clean, well running bike is a sign of a dedicated cyclist. The mark of somebody who takes pride in their cycling. Showing up…

One simple trick to elevate your cycling photography

If in 2021 you want to take your cycling selfie photography to the next level, then you’ve come to the right place! I won’t lie, I love a great cycling photo. I often cycle alone this can be quite hard to accomplish without resulting to the over-used “hold the phone at arm’s length and shoot”…

Buying a bike online through Canyon

First up let me be clear. I’m a huge believer in supporting your local bike shop and buying local, but sometimes to get what you want you need to order online. This is especially true down here in “deep south” Tasmania where things are harder source. So when I was in the market for a…