A perfect day

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

Low-key racing

Masters Nationals begin here in Canberra on Thursday. My preparation has been minimal this year. Read More...

More unsolicited advice for the UCI

The UCI just goes from strength to strength in terms of making a bad situation worse. What follows are my comments on two stories I read today. Read More...

Find the groove

I don't think you can teach yourself how to ride better, even if you have the knowledge - because you can't see what you are doing right or wrong. Read More...

Prophylactic race entry

When racing entry deadlines fall well in advance of a race that you aren't quite sure about entering, should you enter "just in case" or give it a miss? Read More...

No pain, no gain!

I often have difficulty with new cyclists in communicating just how hard an exercise like the short interval set is supposed to be. Read More...

Get your head around this

Continuing in the theme of 29er frame design, what do the spec's look like for head angle? Read More...

The long and the short of it

Looking at 29er frame design today, how long (or short) can the chainstays be?
It is of interest to me because I am 29er obsessed these days and they are pretty long bikes on the tight singletrack due to those big wheels.

Have a look… Read More...

Pump track

I think to make Stromlo Forest Park complete, it requires a pump track.
What is a pump track you ask?
Check out the one in Mark Weir's backyard (Weir is the weir in weirwolf in WTB's tyre line-up - he works for WTB and has a hand in many product developments). Read More...

Graves wins easily

Australia's best success came on the four-cross track at the World Championships.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then here is a 10,000 word essay on how to win the Worlds…
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Men's XC

A larger field and more laps, the men's race looked really tough.
And the battle for the first two places on the last lap was incredible to watch.
Many photos… Read More...

Flying bikes…

Sometimes bikes can fly. Read More...

Women's XC

Saturday morning I attended the Women's XCO World Championships.

Some photos… Read More...

Aussie double

Just got home from the four-cross finals. Australians did well taking the men's and the women's rainbow jerseys. Read More...

Spring has sprung

How do you know it is Spring?

When the queue for bike fittings is down the block! Read More...