During the TDU, I noticed a lot of differences between the local riders, and our interstate Victorian cousins, so I wrote this article for La Velocita - enjoy. The Tour Down Under has come and gone, with it's great racing, great rides and great times.
Being in Adelaide, there are huge numbers of locals that get out on the bike during the event, but with Melbourne being a big drive away, plenty of Victorians get across too. LOTS of them.
It then gives rise to the thoughts of what the differences in cycling culture are between Melburn and Radelaide?
Before a pedal is turned in anger, a Melbournian must, repeat MUST, absolutely consider all principles by which their hair, kit, shoes, socks and body pose will work together.........
To read the full article, published at LA VELOCITA, please click here.