Monthly Archives: July 2011

Canberra to Coast (C2C 200) 200 IV

The fourth (actually third) running of Canberra to Coast was scheduled for the middle of July – deep in the murky dregs of a Canberra winter.  Around 200km would be ridden to Bateman’s Bay via singletrack, mountain passes, winding valley … Continue reading

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A Long Way to Ride for a Pie – Canberra to Robertson

The title of this post is a homage to the book written by Tim Mulliner, fellow Kiwi Brevet-eer in 2010, and organiser of “Le Petit Brevet”, a cool ride around the Banks Peninsula near Christchurch that almost had me jetting … Continue reading

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Snow Riding the Brindabellas

For those who live in parts of the world where snow is a regular occurrence, this post would seem rather bizarre.  Riding bikes through snow is, in many ways, an exercise in futility, cold toes, and gunked-up drivetrains. It doesn’t snow … Continue reading

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Fixie Touring

Apparently, at the moment in the world of cycling “culture” that pervades the internet, there are only two things you can do to be cool, depending on your choice of jeans, helmet and ironicness: 1) Ride a fixie.  For those … Continue reading

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