Cycling in Sydney Australia
Thanks to all those who gave up their Sunday to help out with this annual cycle event. But Sydney, we can do better.
Imagine the reaction of participants in the City to Surf if they had to stop for traffic lights every few metres, form up in single file in one lane on Williams St so cars could zoom by in the other lanes, run on sections of road not closed to traffic and without anyone controlling the traffic flow and having annoyed drivers blaring their horns and revving to get past…Continue
Yesterday I did a bicycle maintenance course with Bike Wise (http://www.bikewise.com.au/). It's supported by Sydney City Council and is free.Continue
My feature article on the Great Victorian Bike Ride appeared in The Australian on Friday.
It listed a variety of rides in states around teh country with Victoria far and away the best represented and NSW, sadly, giving a very poor showing.
Time we emulated Bicycle Network…Continue
DAY 9 SAN REMO TO PHILLIP ISLAND
Only 40km today but Victoria threw every kind of weather at us - pouring rain, buffetting winds and sunshine in relays. Seeing the crowd cheering us on at the finish was really exciting. I felt I'd achieved something.
It's been a great nine days, some of it tough some frustrating but most of it a joy. Bicycle Network Victoria's tag line for this ride is "A Week in Another World" and it's a good description. The mega-circus we carry around, the…Continue