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I don’t need to tell you how GoPro HERO cameras have increased our time wasted watching Facebook clips. From extreme sports to surfing to cycling, they’ve put us right in the action. I recently attached two GoPro camera’s to my bike at the local Wednesday night Criterium with Hawthorn Cycling Club.
Recently I’ve been riding with a mate who’s making the transition from CrossFit to cycling. He’s wants to race and is the sort of bloke who finds something he loves and throws everything at it. Surfing the coat tails of his enthusiasm, I’ve thrown the leg back over the bike and rediscovered my passion for the pedals.
Ah nutrition, a terribly misunderstood topic and understandably so. We’re inundated with poor advice from people who really wouldn’t have a clue about diet. Usually people who have a ‘degree’ and who we perceive to have the expertise to give us good advice, but more often than not they don’t really know because a lot of these people are just […]
As my iPhone alarm sounded again at 6:00am, I looked over and laughed at it. NOT A CHANCE! Three hours later, I gingerly dragged my lazy ass out of bed and tucked into a full english at the local cafe. After yesterday’s epic 12hr day on the bike, I was sore and resigned myself to […]
Planning and preparation aren’t among my finer qualities. I prefer spontaneity any day. Over a beer and a game of pool, the commitment was made. The plan was to set off at sunrise the following morning. Ride the 400+km from Warrnambool to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road – three days – a pack with only the essentials […]
This post started out as ‘Things New Cyclists Shouldn’t Do’ but as I got deeper into number one on my list, ‘Skins – No Shorts’ I realised, this f*cker needs a whole post to itself. When you’re new to a new sport, there’s usually a list of things that the experienced crew in the group just cringe […]
Look it up and you see a photo of Luke Durbridge. 21 years old, a very tough 195km bike race along side some amazing talent, he stays away for most of the race and rides on to win solo on the last lap. Proper hitter. After spending two weeks in Perth over Christmas and viewing some […]