Crit racing, a thing I don't do


I’ve hit one of those all too familiar breaks in posting. This coincides with a decline in riding. Ah well, it happens. I have been on the bike but not in the same rabid cycle….

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Tour of Margaret River 2017

Tour of Margaret River 2017

I’ve been looking forward to the Tour of Margaret River for a while now. This was my 4th consecutive time racing here, the scenery is always beautiful, courses challenging and there’s a wide field to…

Moorsele Kermesse

Moorsele Kermesse Race Report

On Friday 28/07/2017 I competed in my eighth kermesse. Entering the race I wasn’t feeling exceptionally confident, nursing a cold that just won’t quit, commuting 35km out to a 6pm race start. Upon arrival the…

Kotavelo R21HD

Kotavelo R21HD Wheelset Review

I recently picked up a new wheelset, the Kotavelo R21HD. Kotavelo is a new brand on the Australian market, brought to us by Deon Attard who used to be the distributor for Prolite wheels in…

Pickering Brook Round 1

Pickering Brook Round 1 (video inside)

Last weekend was the first round of the very popular, and very probably rained out Pickering Brook series for 2017. The Pickering Brook series plays out over three rounds, each round consisting of a prologue…

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…

State Criterium Championship

WA State Criterium Championships Race Report

The 2017 Western Australian state criterium championship was held at Tech Park in Bentley on Sunday 19/03. Tech park has the finishing straight up a gradient, a big graceful bend up the top, a quick…

Pemberton Classic

Pemberton Classic Race Report

Over the long weekend, Oral7 GDT sent a strong contingent down to Australia’s beautiful Southwest for the Pemberton classic. The Pemberton Classic is run over two days, the first day is a furious twilight criterium…