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Airhub Pro Review

Airhub Pro Review

I’ve been fortunate enough to receive a loan of an Airhub Pro since December, courtesy of Guy Kalma. This training device, for those unfamiliar with it, applies resistance dynamically while riding via an electromagnetic brake…

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Melbourne to Warrnambool Race Report

Melbourne to Warrnambool Race Report

Almost on a whim, in December I decided to undertake a new challenge in my cycling career; the Melbourne to Warrnambool, an epic 262km Australian classic between the eponymous cities and the first National Road…



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…


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…