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A new calendar year and there are new wheels in my garage. Welcome to 2017. I hope yourย new year brings youย good health, safe travels and enjoyable adventures. Mine has brought me new wheels. Well they’re not actually new. They’re second-hand, pre-owned, loved by someone else, and now I’ve been given the opportunity to enjoy them. So what’s small, folds and is made in London? A High Street hankerchief? A Twinings teabag? A… Read More

For three months, it had been just a concept, an idea, an aspiration: โ€œIโ€™m going to ride the GreatVicโ€. I knew very little about what this ride would be like. Yes, Iโ€™d read the Bicycle Network website which has heaps of useful information. It prepared me well. But it was information and still a concept; something โ€˜out thereโ€™ beyond where I was. Now the ride is over and my GreatVic is real…. Read More

It’s that time again when skinny tyres and speed hit the streets of Kirra on the Gold Coast. The Kirra Criterium took place last Saturday and, while I was out training for the Great Vic, I stopped to watch the first race of the event. A criterium is a short course race that involves multiple laps around a defined circuit. For the Kirra Criterium, a 1.2 kilometre circuit was created on the… Read More