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Riders rock Rule #9 at Bright

Posted by Neil Alexander on January 30, 2019 at 7:00pm 6 Comments

Riders ascend Mt Buffalo

It's been a few years since I've been to Bright, in the Victorian Alps, on the Australia Day weekend for the Audax Alpine Classic.

Increased motor traffic on the course, minimal motivation, too little training, and, if truth be known, advancing age has seen me retire from…

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Fixie at 46

Posted by Dan on January 4, 2019 at 11:27am 1 Comment

“I still feel that variable gears are only for people over 45. Isn’t it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft; as for me, give me a fixed gear!” - Henri Desgrange

Yesterday I turned 46. And I still ride a fixie. 

Officially I am therefore still 45. And will remain so for as long as I can turn those pedals..…

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45

Posted by Neil Alexander on December 25, 2018 at 8:00am 5 Comments

All right, short-attention-span millennials, you don't have to read any further. Forty-five (45) was the number of other cyclists I saw on this year's 72km December 25 ride.

Actually quite an improvement over last year's dismal 20 in 60km, but still well under my benchmark 1-cyclist/km, way down on any other holiday of the year, certainly far fewer than…

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