Cycling in Sydney Australia
Laura helps her mum climb Bust-Me-Gall Hill in eastern Tasmania
Heading north on the east coast of Tasmania
A touring cyclist passes poppy fields in north-eastern Tasmania
Riders and their rigs ready to roll from the Pub in the Paddock, Pyengana, Tas
Over the mountain to Ringarooma, Tas. This was even steeper, rougher, tougher and wetter than it looks.
Easier riding once on top; the road less travelled (esp by cyclists).
I had a whole day to kill yesterday. The solution was, of course, a bike ride.
It didn't matter where, but it was going to be long. In the end, I made it up as I went along, setting off on a loop from the lovely, leafy North Shore out to Parramatta, then Liverpool, Campbelltown and into the southern highlands via the freeway and, after Picton, the old Hume Hwy. Where then would depend on how I felt.
Not everything went as well as it might. For which I blame the government. Not…Continue
Since it is a dreary, rainy sort of day which doesn't lend itself to cycling, after a week of lovely weather which did, perhaps another "Where In The World Is My Bike" is in order.Continue
For the reader who loved the series (surely there was one?), here's the full 21 days of commentary gold in two places without all the annoying interruptions. Now also (mostly) typo-free and with
d eleted scenes scenes deleted plus some previously unpublished jokes!
It didn't take 'em long to start making their bids for classic commentary greatness…
One of the great things about the annual Audax Alpine Classic, run in the Victorian Alps around Australia Day, is the opportunity it gives to ride all the other roads in the area surrounding Bright. These fabulous,…Continue
Well, it has been a while but a few readers asked for more, especially since I left them hanging by suggesting there were horrors as yet unrevealed... so, as the Alpine ride is approaching, it may be a good time to continue the saga of my nightmarish cycling trips with Geoff and John (not their real names -- to protect me) in the 1990s. Though this is less a cycling trip than a…Continue
Yes, you read that correctly. On my 2011 Christmas-morning ride I saw a grand total of 66 other cyclists on a 77 km route from Artarmon to West Head via Roseville Bridge, Forest Way and Mona Vale Rd, returning via Pymble and Pacific Hwy. This is up from 37, on an admittedly different route in 2009, but actually rather similar to…Continue