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Imagine takingย 4000 bicycle riders across 527 kilometres over nine days, housing them, feeding them and helping everyone stay safe. In December, I wrote about my remarkable nine-day adventure in My GreatVic. But thereโ€™s another story to be told.ย Itโ€™s about the amazing support structureย that makes the GreatVic great. You see, itโ€™s not just a ride. The GreatVic is a rolling bike festival. Every night thereโ€™s a new camp for bicycle riders to roll… 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

Lately, the question Iโ€™m asked most often is โ€œhowโ€™s your training going?โ€ Itโ€™s been two months since I began training for the RACV Great Vicย bike ride and I have another two months to go. Iโ€™ve never trained for anything like this before. Iโ€™ve never trained full stop. Iโ€™ve surfed and hiked and biked but nothing has ever needed training. So this idea of having an event to aim for is quite a… Read More