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…



Cannondale Superslice

What is the Cannondale Superslice?

As a lover of Cannondale bikes and an owner of a Slice RS TT bike, I’m intrigued. While perusing the list of UCI approved framesets recently I noticed that there’s an unknown Cannondale “Superslice” listed…


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…