Indian Pacific Wheel Ride

In March I will be participating the Indian Pacific Wheel Ride (IPWR) and I want this challenge to be more than just me and my goals, I want it to have a lasting impact. So I am choosing to use my participation in the IPWR to support Mates4Mates. Our ‘Mates’ are the wounded, injured or ill current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force personnel. Our Mates...
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Post Activity Report – IPWR qualifying ride

As part of my entry application for Indian Pacific Wheel Race I was required to complete a qualifying ride, I guess to demonstrate my ability to complete the race. Over two days I managed to ride 715 kilometres, here are my thoughts on the ride, what worked and didn’t work. Day one Strava link Day two Strava link Bike Setup Some notable points about my...
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2016 My year in review

Overall I would rate 2016 as a pretty good year for my cycling. Once again achieving my annual goal 15,000kms, which included one 300km ride to Toowoomba and three 200k rides to various parts of Brisbane. The Toowoomba ride was particularly satisfying as it was my first 300k ride in three years and it was good to know I could still do it. It was...
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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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