Category Archives: General faffing

Stuff Cyclists Say – another Canberra to Coast

I’ve done the Canberra to Coast ride a few times now, and if you’re looking for info on that particular ride, it’d be better to read either this or that post about the ride for some verbose descriptions of the terrain, and … Continue reading

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On Recovery: “It seemed like a good idea at the time”

Before Marathon Champs, Mr Jamie Bailey and I had discussed the prospect of a nice, casual CX ride the next day.  A public holiday with nice weather is far too good an opportunity to pass up! Jamie lives in North … Continue reading

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2012 Trek Superfly Elite and Superfly SS – Long(ish) Term Review(s)

I like the phrase “long-term review”, because its usage will vary drastically depending on the reviewer.  I’ve had the Superfly now for a good few months, but during that time, have tested it through all manner of nightmarish race scenarios … Continue reading

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On training, and the Mont 24 Hour.

A few weeks ago, I partook in the Mont 24 Hour.  The Mont is basically a big bike riding festival with hundreds of your mates.  In previous years, it’s been renowned for silly costumes, stupidly fun laps, and good times. … Continue reading

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After the monsoon

I’m anxiously waiting for a sociology paper that investigates the correlation between the endurance sports revival of the last 10 years and Australia’s whopping drought. I’m also anxious about the current monsoonal conditions and the future of mountain biking.  With … 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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