My short time in the Indian Pacific Wheel Race was still enough to get a fascinating perspective on the frankly bizarre mindset that you have during the event. You’re a dot, obsessing about other dots. It’s very, very odd and unlike anything else.
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.
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.
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?
Ben le Mesurier was freshly off the Nullabor when I spoke to him in Adelaide. I asked him about his experience crossing one of Australia’s most ferocious and intimidating stretches of road. These are his training and riding tips to get across safely.
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
There's a monster that lives in the clouds above Hobart. A sinuous, relentless giant that inflicts pain on all who dare challenge it. I was lucky enough to climb it in good conditions on our recent trip to Hobart. Even then, this was quite a hill.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Cyclocross is a winter sport that has jumped from Europe to Australia. It takes the best of mountain biking and mixes it with road cycling to make one of the most adrenaline fuelled forms of cycling out there.
Want to improve flexibility and strength? Want to get faster? Want to recover faster? Ever feel tight in the hips and back after a riding? Then it's time work Yoga into your schedule. We spoke with Gabor Bukovinszky from Yoga Flame to find out why.
To join or not to join... that is the question. At any club you’ll be meeting men and women from all different walks of life, but despite their unusual appearance in tight clothing and clip-clop shoes they probably have more in common than you would think.
No one ever told me that when you reach that level where cycling becomes your way of life, your identity, more than just your A-to-B, that you would have to begin to fight a war. The war between good and evil, right and wrong... a.k.a. bike placement, inside or outdoors.