Monthly Archives: February 2012

Backing up (and then going backwards) at the Kowen 3 Hour

CORC 3 Hours are typically excellent races at excellent prices, and the prospect of racing the day after a 100 mile race prompted a nice little mental dilemma.  Points were stacked up in favour and against: Against: My legs would … Continue reading

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100 miles on the darkside: Rocky Trail 100 mile cruise

This post should begin in the manner of a Wikipedia page, with a friendly disambiguation (citation needed!): The race was probably closer to 135km than 160km, but you get the picture, it’s longer than a traditional Aussie marathon; The Dark … Continue reading

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You’ve changed.

It is, perhaps, the most damning of judgments that a singlespeeder can hear.   With singlespeeders (as a community) being self-confessed “fickle zealots”, both their love and excommunication can be dispensed with disturbing alacrity. “Let me be the first to … Continue reading

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Ten Dollars

What can ten dollars get you? A Zambreros Burrito at lunch Sushi A spare inner tube and some patches An 8GB USB, which is really rather useful Or a great morning of racing through the slosh at Majura I know … Continue reading

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Gravity 12 Hour

note: this will be updated with pics as they come to hand! The Gravity 12 Hour is an event that’s always been on my bucket list, but until this year, the cards had never fallen into place.  With a new … Continue reading

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