Final Indian Pacific Wheel Race Curve Belgie Build

Here it is. The final build for my continent killing Curve for the Indian Pacific Wheel Race. After months of planning, building, testing, tinkering, hacking, bodging, and annoying my mechanic (Pete at Bio-Mechanic Cycles and Repairs) it’s finally done.

Final Indian Pacific Wheel Race Curve Belgie Build

How to put together a bikepacking rig

The process of setting up a bikepacking rig is an infuriating, expensive game of tiny tolerances, bodges, and compromises. A good setup is worth its weight in gold and roughly as expensive as its weight in gold. Here’s my experience in setting up a bikepacking rig.

How to put together a bikepacking rig

Should you buy a skinsuit?

Admit it, you thought the first dude to rock up at your club crit in a skinsuit was a total flog. You scoffed. You rolled your eyes. You might have even mocked him behind his back. Then more started showing up. You started noticing them more in pro racing. Suddenly you’re asking yourself; should I buy a skinsuit?

Should you buy a skinsuit?

Most popular articles of 2016

It’s been an amazing year for us and we’ve had some mind-boggling success. We always focus on quality content and nothing pleases us more than seeing you all enjoying what we do. Some articles surprise us with their popularity. Some have been staggeringly successful. 

Here are the 5 most viewed articles we wrote in 2016

Most popular articles of 2016
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SUMMER RACING MELBOURNE STYLE HAS STARTED – HERE’S THE LOWDOWN

It's summer criterium racing season so, here’s a guide to what to expect at the various events around Melbourne. We boast the best racing in the country with various circuits to suit your strengths and taste in coffee.

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SUMMER RACING MELBOURNE STYLE HAS STARTED – HERE’S THE LOWDOWN

Get that new bike feel... replacing your drivetrain

Every ounce of effort makes its way through to your back wheel via your drive train, and as a moving part it's the part of you bike that takes a pounding every time you step on a pedal. 

As spring hit Melbourne I realised winter had not been kind. It was new drive train day.

Get that new bike feel... replacing your drivetrain
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Olympic preview - Men’s time trial

The time trial course facing the men at this year’s Olympics comprises laps of the 27km Grumari circuit used in both the men’s and women’s road race - two laps for the men and one for the women. 

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Olympic preview - Men’s time trial

A Cycle of Rain

Over winter it’s true that everyone loves sitting in front of a nice warm fire and staying warm.  Sure I like to do the same.  I just love riding my bike more!

A Cycle of Rain

Tour Down Under 2017 course guide

The 2017 Tour Down Under route leaves the race formula unchanged from the last few years: 150km-ish stages and a balanced parcours of sprints and up-hill finishes. Race Organiser Mike Turtur has little reason to change the World Tour curtain raiser. So what can you expect from the 2017 edition?

Tour Down Under 2017 course guide

Cycling in Bright... with family.

If you're anything like me you're trying to balance riding your bike with a family and work... So it's not usually an option to announce that you're heading off for a weekend of cycling with a 'see you on Sunday night' as you wave from the door. 

I recently hit the road with the family and bike for a weekend in Bright and discovered that it's a place that has something for everyone.

Cycling in Bright... with family.

How to negotiate a new bike with your significant other.

Spending thousands of dollars on another bike can draw a lot of scrutiny from the significant others in our lives. There are sneaky ways to kick off negotiations though. These handy tricks could see you happily riding your new bike in no time.

How to negotiate a new bike with your significant other.

HOW TO BRAG ABOUT YOUR...PINARELLO

We’re starting a new series based around the brag-worthy facts you might not know about famous cycling brands. 

As everyone La Velocita’s secret volcano lair is currently tuning in to the Giro, we’re in an Italian mood. Here are 5 facts you might not have known about one of Italian cycling’s most famous bike brands: Pinarello.

HOW TO BRAG ABOUT YOUR...PINARELLO