Category Archives: Cycling

Wee Jasper mon amour

Day Seven: Tumut to Wee Jasper 68km, 1018 metres ascent The ride from Tumut ended up being the last day of my Melbourne-Canberra tour. The Vulcan objected to the poor treatment I was dishing out through the fairly tough unsealed … Continue reading

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Riding the Big Ring: Snowy Mountains Highway

Day Six, Wagga Wagga to Tumut via Adelong 103kms, 911m ascent After a welcome rest day in Wagga, I am fired up and ready for some Big Ring riding. I leave the flatlands and head into the mountains, into the … Continue reading

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Day Five: Tinker Tailer Soldier Badass

Day Five: Walla Walla – Culcairn – Henty – The Rock – Wagga Wagga 119km, 254 m ascent I am keen to get underway today because I’m headed to Wagga. I know the place well and look forward to seeing … Continue reading

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Who among us has not secretly coveted a BRT (bicycle related tattoo)? Lets examine the possibilities.

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End of season blues

As the pro season winds down and the riders coast to the side of the road and extricate themselves from their race radios: …and thoughts start to drift to more Epic pursuits… We first take the opportunity to review recent … Continue reading

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Pro Tattoos – joining the dots . . .

This just in: Pro cyclist David Clinger given a life-time ban by US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after testing positive for clenbuterol on June 29, 2011.

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