Cycling in Sydney Australia
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.
I highly recommend it. Ben, our tutor, was knowledgeable and thorough, and he didn't 'talk down' to us. (Bike shops you could take note - no one likes a smart arse)…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
DAY 8 MIRBOO NORTH TO SAN REMO
Headed for the coast again today but there seemed to be a million hills between here and there. When we did reach the coast, a 30k/h headwind made riding a chore mitigated somewhat by the beauty of the area. Rugged coastline from from Inverloch to Cape Paterson was beautiful. …Continue