Category Archives: Epic rides

Interviewing theSeb: Seb Dunne

Sometimes you are privileged enough to ride with some fantastic folk and go on some good adventures.  Every now and then, these people go on to do amazing, inspirational things. The below photo is from the start of the Fitz’s … Continue reading

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Bikepacking the Tumut 3 Hour

I have fond memories of the Tumut 3 hour.  The 2008 edition was one of my first ever mountain bike races, and I remember freezing rain, my back locking up, and a hypothermic drive home…. but all on awesome trails. … Continue reading

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The Otway 300

Big, back-country, beautiful. One interpretation of the mountain biking dream.  The idea of pushing yourself through stunning, diverse landscapes, through backcountry trails, fire-breaks, rail trails, singletrack, and every random interlinking odd-and-end between.  To roam the roads of our savage, beautiful … Continue reading

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Touring Tasmania

Tasmania has always held an evocative place in my bike touring imagination.  An island full of apples, small enough to ride around, the promise of quiet roads, epic hills, and stunning, diverse landscapes. After the Hartley Challenge, a plan was … Continue reading

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An Alpine Adventure, and the Wicked Wombat 8 Hour

With some time off over Christmas and the New Year, the little crazy voice inside my head was screaming “adventure! adventure!”.  Some emails later with Pete Lister, and some serious schemes were afoot for exploring the Snowy Mountains in summertime. … Continue reading

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Around the ‘K’ in a Day: A rather long road ride.

Mid October, Beth and Seb proposed I should join them for “Around the ‘K’ in a day, a 315km, 6500vm mission on road bikes around the highest parts of New South Wales.  At the time, I rejected the idea on … Continue reading

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Skinny-tyred meandering.

Well, this blog has been fairly quiet over the past month.  The reason is simple – in the search for some good “base miles” (to abuse the phrase), it occurred to me that riding on the road made good sense. … Continue reading

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