Thoughts


Knocked over in traffic

Knocked over in traffic

So. It happened. That thing I’ve been told is a right of passage as a cyclist. The thing every non-cyclist I know has said would happen. There’s been contact between my body and an inanimate,…


Tour de Lombok

Tour de Lombok – My first UCI race

Last week I travelled to Lombok, Indonesia to compete in my first UCI race. Tour de Lombok is a 4 stage, UCI 2.2 tour. The climate is tropical; high average temperatures with extreme humidity. Stages…



Road rage and media bias

When I created this blog a short time ago, I’d convinced myself that I’d avoid getting political on it. It seems that was short lived; I’m finding it hard to suffer in silence about a…


Dealing with a crash

Dealing with a crash

I’ll preface this by saying that crashes aren’t something most cyclists want to think about. They’re not an inevitability, you should always take reasonable safety precautions and be prepared to learn ways of improving your…