IPWR Q&A

While I gather my thoughts on the IPWR, I thought I would share some interesting questions about my IPWR ride posed to me by a friend and avid dot watcher Justin B. I am also planning three articles on my IPWR adventure and another one on my tips and tricks for the IPWR. So stay tuned, more to come. Physical What preparation/training did you wish...
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The Challenge is on – Brisbane to Townsville

Well it’s started, over the next 8 days I’ll be on an epic 1600k ride from Brisbane to Townsville Why am I doing it? Well I am hoping it is going to be a lot of fun. Also to support the Mater Hospital’s cancer research program and it is not too late to show your support by making a small donation to help find a...
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The Smiddy Challenge – Brisbane to Townsville

In a few short weeks I’ll be heading off on a bike ride from Brisbane to Townsville over 8 days in support of the Mater Hospital’s cancer research program. As a last minute effort to bolster my funding effort I have organised a small prize draw as a thank you to all those who donate in these final weeks before the ride. The major prize...
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My Review of Cell Mountain Bike Shorts

Originally submitted at CELL Bikes Revised…Reinforced…Better than Ever! Our MOST popular short is back! Cell Mountain Bike Shorts So uncomfortable By Mark from Canberra, on 2/10/2014   1out of 5 Waist: Feels true to size Length: Feels true to length Cons: Too Much Padding Describe Yourself: Competitive Cyclist Was this a gift?: No It is just such a shame, the shorts look great and everything...
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Pro Tour Helmets

Being one of the more obvious pieces of kit the pro riders use I thought it would be interesting to see who is using what in 2011. Why do I appreciate this is largely driven by sponsorship deals, it is still interesting to see what is in use. As a summary the Specialiized S-Works Prevail seems to be the helmet of choice with 4 teams...
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