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Biking Balnarring

I recently wanted to snap off a few photos for a bike review I was writing, so rounded up a couple of chumrades, just for fun, and scurried down to … Continue reading

April 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

National Penny Farthing Championships 2015

This is a small article written for “The Velocipedist”, the journal of the Velocipede Society of Tasmania, and I reproduce it here for any readers who may, for some reason, … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beach Road Adventuring.

Beach road is an iconic cycling destination in Melbourne, where for over 130 years cyclists have met to train, pose, ride and unfortunately in some cases, wear lycra. On this … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Australia Day 2015

Melbourne has a parade on Australia Day. I can’t say it has ever really poked it’s head out of the hummus on my dipping platter before, so I was quite … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

To sponsor a moustache..

Sometimes the world is an amazing place. Recently I was pondering the trend of road cyclists to buy lycra clothing plastered with sponsorship logos. It’s a splendidly cunning ploy by … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Velocipedes in the hinterland.

These days it’s not uncommon to hear of men meeting on street corners, rendezvous arranged that will see them panting and sweating together in a search for joy and satisfaction. … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Highroller

I have had some unique riding experiences recently. A Commodore with P plates slowed down and gave me a wide berth and a wave. P plates. Commodore. I kid you … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · Leave a comment