Single speeding

Observations on single speed MTB riding after a few months - specifically on the gearing Read More...

Big crits - the corollary

Last Wednesday night the B-grade bunch again included some 50 guys and more than a dozen girls from the national team. Meaning it was once again a huge field. I saw it in a slightly different light this week. Read More...

Crit strategy - Part 2

The second method of winning a criterium race is the classic mode. Read More...

Ring update 1

I did throw the Radically Ramped rings on my Titus last night and race on them this morning. Read More...

MTB racing today

I want to write here that I rode like a girl.

Except that none of the girls I coach would have been so crap on a bike. Read More...

Crit strategy - Part 1

There are essentially three ways to win a criterium race. In part one I will discuss the "best" and hardest way to win one. Read More...

WickWërks Rings

A couple of weeks ago, after I read about WickWërks chainrings on VeloNews, I visited their website and sent founder Chris Wickliffe an email.

The end result of all that is Chris sent me a set of Radically Ramped chainrings for my racing MTB. Read More...

Training diary

If you train, you should keep a training diary - simple. Read More...

Ouch!

The first club time trial in too many years was a painful experience.
Still there are few ways I can think of that are better at revealing the flaws in one's fitness than an ITT. Read More...

How to divide a crit into parts

I have been thinking about what I wrote earlier this week with regards to having nearly 70 riders on the track at one time. I have some ideas. Read More...

Too many riders?

Last night's B-grade criterium sported the largest field I have seen on the SFP circuit. I wonder if it was too large? Read More...

Back to training

My training group rides ended about the time of the Canberra Tour last autumn. We started again yesterday. Read More...

The volunteer's dilemma

Most clubs seem to run off the efforts of a few people at any one time.
Some more thoughts on MNTT… Read More...

No more MNTT

I joined the Canberra Cycling Club in the first place, back in summer '93, because I wanted to do the Monday Night Time Trials.

They are no more. Read More...

Mont 24 hour race

With warnings that the entries for the Mont 24 hour race in April might sell out in a hurry, my team-mates for the last three 24 hour races were galvanized into swift action. Read More...

The summer starts

When too much racing is barely enough, it must be summer. Read More...