The clue here is in the title: it’s all about you.  So making a good choice for a new road bike means knowing something about yourself.  What sort of position can my body realistically get into on the bike without causing an injury, what sort of riding am I going to use the bike... Read More
Bike Box Review - 10 March 2018
If you’ve ever travelled with your bike, taking it on a flight can be a bit nerve racking… will it make it to my cycling holiday / race in one piece?  Will the baggage handlers drop or damage it?  This is where a top quality bike box can make all the... Read More
We’re all short on training time, so there’s always a need to optimise what we do to produce the best results in the time available.  Whilst plenty of cyclists find strength training beneficial for their cycling performance,... Read More
  LEG DOMINANCE: What to do about human asymmetries on a perfectly symmetrical machine. In this blog I want to talk about leg dominance and how it can have a... Read More
AVOIDING THE BONK Bonk Hitting the Wall Hunger Flat Hunger Knock... All of these terms refer to what might be described as “Nutritional Failure”, where you haven’t fuelled appropriately for the endurance event you have... Read More
On July 25 Cycling Australia announced that disc brakes will be race legal immediately with the following exceptions: NRS races, elite/U23/U19/para-cycling nationals. So far in south East Queensland I have yet to see a single disc brake in the racing peloton, but it seems likely that... Read More
HOW DO I STOP MUSCLE CRAMPS? If you’ve been watching the Tour De France this week, you will have seen Frenchman Lilian Calmejane in his first TDF participation win stage 8 to Station De Rousses in the Jura mountains.  But not before he almost lost the... Read More