Bikes should stay off the road

Even for drivers who don't rant about a bike on "their" road, or about insurance and registration there is the belief that cycling is a dangerous activity and cyclists need to be saved from themselves. Read More...

Bikes should pay rego 3

In addition to rego, some go on about insurance. Read More...

Bikes should pay rego 2

There is a graded system of registration in Australia. Heavy vehicles do more damage to the roads and pay more. Read More...

Bikes should pay rego

The second most common argument after "roads are for cars" is that only those who pay (rego and insurance) should be permitted to use roads. Read More...

Roads are for cars…?

I know this site is about cycle training and all things bike, but I felt compelled to write a bit about the short-sighted anti-bike trolls on the Internet. Read More...

Bleeding Saint brakes

I bled my first pair of Saint M820 brakes. Read More...

Racing bunch pacelines

A good paceline in cycling is a beautiful thing to partake in. Unfortunately it seems too few cyclists know how to make and keep one together.

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XCO courses

Thanks to Red Bull TV I have been able to watch a couple of this year's World Cup races in full. That provides a better idea of what the course is like than does a written review. Read More...

Wheel-off trainers

I got the chance to borrow a Wahoo Kickr trainer recently. This article is about the Kickr and similar direct drive trainers (Tacx and CycleOps). Read More...

New-school tyre-driven trainers

I wrote about my tyre dramas on the trainer last entry. This time I want to write about the alternatives in the tyre-driven trainer. Read More...

Tyre peril - the traditional mag trainer

I have been training on a trainer in the backyard for a couple of weeks rather than brave the icy cold streets. I've had more than a few tyre issues too. Read More...