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.
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.
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?
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
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.
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?
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.
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 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.