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 #04 – Autumn has arrived

The clocks went back an hour over the weekend, signalling the slide into winter. I’m sure there’s still plenty of good riding weather left before winter properly hits, but down here in Tasmania you just never know! The mornings are getting nippy, and the evenings are much darker. The weekly hammer fest that is the…

Ironman announce new 70.3 Tasmania!

IRONMAN have just announced their latest addition to the triathlon race calendar, and it’s Tasmania 70.3 in Hobart! The inaugural event is set for a February 2023 start and I’m sure this is will become a “bucket list” event for many long distance triathletes!

The end of summer

Overnight, the calendar turned to March. Down here in the southern hemisphere, that means we’ve also turned the page on Summer 2021/2022. Yep. It’s officially Autumn. The mornings have started to develop a slight chill and the keen eye would have noticed shadows growing longer earlier in the evenings. Those long, warm summer nights are…

Packing your bike for air travel

With borders opening up again and the thought of interstate or international travel becoming a reality in many places, it’s time to plan some epic cycling adventures! You’ve got a fancy road bike, you’ve racked up those hard training miles and now you want to explore pastures new. Maybe even tick off a few epic…

Get ready to ride Tasmania!

Just recently, the Tasmanian government unveiled it’s “roadmap out of Covid” reopening plan. This included key dates on when the state will be open to all visitors again. That date is December 15th. From the 15th of December 2021, Tasmania will allow visitors from all parts of Australia to enter, no matter the current COVID…