Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Heinous Hundred….

We singlespeeders have always joked about putting together a route in the Brindabellas so hard that no-one could finish it.  That the strongest would crack.  That the stoics would weep.  That Phil’s ludicrous grin of masochism would grow ridiculously wide.  … Continue reading

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Memoirs of a first Solo: The 2009 Australian Solo 24 Hour Champs

The following is a brief report written in 2009 – mostly for my own head – of one of the most challenging and life-changing 24 hours of my life – and the start of something that is now a consuming … Continue reading

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Kiwi Brevet Day 7 – Molesworth to Blenheim

Distance: Only 120km! Day 7 dawned with a strange feeling of anticipation – and also of loss.  Even though tired bodies looked forward to the end of riding, we’d well and truly adapted to the rhythm of cycling by this … Continue reading

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Crowne Plaza 100 Mile Cruise, Stromlo

I should preface this beginning by saying that the title was deceptive.  This particularly race was anything but a cruise – but, as Rocky Trail Entertainment cater for all categories of riders with distances between 10km and 160, it’s a … Continue reading

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