49 minutes

One lap of Stromlo, for me, is from my house to my house via the observatory at the top.

Last summer a really good day was 51.x minutes.

This summer I wanted to get down to 49.x minutes. Read More...

Undershirt

The helmet and gloves are obvious pieces of safety gear for bicycle racing.
Less obvious is the undershirt. Read More...

Possible showers

The weather for Sunday afternoon said "possible showers". Read More...

2nd at the 1st attempt

Almost exactly 12 months after I started coaching Trudy, she rode 18 laps to come second at the Scott Australian 24hr MTB championships on the weekend.
Excellent effort and smart riding. Read More...

Scott 24, run and won

My fears were unrealised and the Scott ran without much wind, rain or even too much sunshine.

It was still 24 long, hard hours. Read More...

What a difference

It finally stopped raining and the course is marked - the combination of the two meant we easily completed a "night" lap of the Scott course on Thursday night. Read More...

24hour riding

On paper the 24 hour MTB events are races.
In practice most people do them for fun. Read More...

A "Scott" lap

The Scott 24 hour race is upon us again, starting at noon next weekend. Last night was an "opportunity" to ride the course… it didn't quite go to plan. Read More...

Some close racing

When the ITT results from Nationals were finally distributed, I was amazed at how close the competitors were. Read More...

A perfect day

Today's masters nationals ITT was just about a perfect day of racing… Read More...