Goodbye, my dear friend Jon

You never know when that last ride will be. That last time you spend wheel-to-wheel with a friend. Racking up the miles, racing up climbs, chatting the breeze, enjoying a well earned post-ride coffee together. Those times are precious. Today we lost one of the good guys. A riding buddy of mine, Jon. Jon and…

Destination Adelaide: 2023 Santos Tour Down Under

Earlier this month I was lucky enough to get across to Adelaide for the 2023 Tour Down Under. It was a work trip, but of course a FulGaz work trip is not complete if you don’t bring a bike with you! The Tour Down Under was back in full force as a “proper” UCI road…

First puncture of 2023

BANG! John in front didn’t see the pothole until it was too late. I hit it. Hard. The impact was so sudden and so jarring it ejected my bottle from it’s cage! Luckily I caught it with my cat-like reflexes and managed to hold my line. At first I thought I’d got away with it,…

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….

Complete: 2022 Rapha Festive 500

Every year in December I tell myself I’m not going to do it, but then every time it gets close to December 24th I think to myself “yeah, why not give it a crack!” Riding 500km in the eight days from Christmas Eve to New Years Eve always seems to be a great way to…

Back on Melbourne’s Beach Road!

After being stuck down on the southern island for some time now, I finally managed a trip up to Melbourne with my bike. You all know what that means. Hitting the iconic Melbourne Beach Road for some epic bunch riding! It’s no secret that I love the Beach Road. Every single morning of the week…