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January 2, 2018

This New Year’s Eve I went to bed at 9.30pm and have no regrets that I didn’t make it to midnight. Phil and I ate dim sum, drank a beer, sat in the garden and watched the sun go down while finishing off leftover Christmas pudding, then went to bed. Read all about our Tree Change to Australia's cycling capital here.

August 27, 2017

If you are keen to get out on the bike and explore a new area there are a few ways to do it. Just ride and hope for the best. Try to find a local bunch to tag along with. Go onto Google maps and have a look at the roads in the area. Use the wealth of data accumulated by Strava to find the best places to ride. Over the l...

August 11, 2017

Phil and I have recently returned from a 4 week cycling tour that started in Nice and ended in Milan. We cycled 1,377kms and climbed 26,900 vertical metres over 21 ride days carrying all of our luggage in panniers on touring bikes. I’ve had a few people ask me if I could explain the logistics of the tour E.g, how we planne...

June 21, 2017

So you’ve decided to take on the challenge of a self supported cycling trip. You know what you need for most holidays - clothes, warm weather gear, swimmers, food, camping supplies, passport, cash etc….but what should you take on a self supported cycling trip? Let’s have a look at what could go wrong and what to bring t...

June 18, 2017

Panic Training is the action of getting your body physically ready for a race, long ride, sportif, tour motivated by the fear of being left of the side of the road with no energy left in your body, crows picking at your eyeballs as you call out to those passing by “Just go on without me…”

June 9, 2017

Are you in a relationship with a cyclist? Here are 42 things that every non-cycling partner will understand.

May 14, 2017

Are you interested in joining your cycling obsessed partner on a bike holiday, but are worried about having a cardiac arrest before you make it to the first coffee stop? Or maybe your partner is interested in going on a cycling holiday and you’ve been convinced it’s a great idea. Check out these tips on how to survive, r...

April 3, 2017

Japan just seems to get everything right - it’s clean, safe, friendly, the roads are well maintained, the food is to die for and it is one of the most picturesque countries I've ever visited. On top of this, cycling holidays are made even easier through their incredibly efficient baggage mailing service.

February 11, 2017

When you grow up in Australia cycling in the heat is hard to avoid. Having experienced heat-stroke first hand after a long day on the bike, I can tell you it is not something you want to repeat. Over-heating on the bike can really sap your energy and ruin your ride which is no fun. Here are my 5 tips on how to beat the heat...

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