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Riding here. Travelling there. It would be easy to think that all this bicycle riding is all go, go, go. Non-stop. An endless trail of activity. Perhaps you’re exhausted just reading about it. Well, huddle in. I want to tell you something that I haven’t written inΒ this blog before. I like resting. In fact, I’m a big fan of resting. And it seems that’s a good thing. Actually, even better than I’d… Read More

I decided to make the shelter shed at Kirra Point my turnaround point. It was Tuesday and my training program for the Great Vic Β required a 25 kilometre ride. No-one was at the shelter shedΒ when I arrivedΒ so I wheeled my bike inside. WithΒ a strong northerly wind making whitecaps on the sea, it wasn’t a great day for photographing the water. So I positioned my bike against the timber railings of the heritage… Read More

Lately, the question I’m asked most often is β€œhow’s your training going?” It’s been two months since I began training for the RACV Great VicΒ bike ride and I have another two months to go. I’ve never trained for anything like this before. I’ve never trained full stop. I’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