a bike for all seasons


Travelling, cycling, swimming… and a good dose of watermelon – now that’s a good summer! πŸ˜€ MyΒ summer holiday is over and there’s a new year to enjoy! To start 2016 and to celebrate the joys of summer on Australia’s east coast, here’s a photo story featuringΒ scenes from the past few weeks in a short video (1min 54secs):

Bikes racing, at high speed, lightweight frames, skinny tyresΒ and bodies fully-kitted in lycra. It’s not the type of bike-riding that I do.Β In fact, it’s quite the opposite to theΒ slow, leisurelyΒ rides on my touring bike’sΒ sturdy frame bearing stable tyres and weighty pannier bags, with me donning ‘dress for my destination’ clothing. Yet, as different as racing bikes are, I quite like watching them. And this weekend, I had the opportunity to watch some… Read More