Monthly Archives: August 2011

Red Ring

Went out today to do my 3.5 hour ride as part of my training for the Around The Bay in a Day ride with not ideal prep. Bad nights sleep never helps. I left Culburra Beach and headed for Forest … Continue reading

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In Training for a 200+km day in October

There are many cyclists out there that would consider the Round the bay in a Day ride to be just another day in the saddle. I am not one of them, for the following reasons. I have never riden more … Continue reading

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Chocolate Milk!

300kms plus with a couple of pro cyclists? Sounds like fun, until you realise you still have to ride 300+ kms. 🙂 200 on 100 – The Fall of Ryan T Kelly from cycloWHAT? on Vimeo. Tim Johnson and Ted … Continue reading

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Who put the SKILL in Danny Macaskill?

If you don’t know who Danny Macaskill is, you should. What he does on a pushbike shouldn’t be possible. Here is his latest clip, with a few early ones to follow. And the one that started it all. April 2009, … Continue reading

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How many kilometres could you ride in a day?

I have seen a few mentions of this today, from Twitter posts to blog posts like www.cyclingtipsblog.com, www.bigringriding.com and a few others. It is not often I sit and watch a cycling clip dumbfounded, but this one I did. I … Continue reading

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Should I, or shouldn't I?

The big question. Should I attempt this ride on Saturday? Bike route 1171899 – powered by Bikemap  Considering I will be attending a 21st when I arrive, I am thinking maybe not. 🙂

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Great Quote, Great Artwork.

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Vive le Tour, a terrific video.

I am not going to say much, just that I wish I spoke French. Check this out. Vive le tour! from Bear Thunder on Vimeo. Many thanks to Cycleboredom for the heads up on Twitter.

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Spin or Grind?

After the last post, and after my ride on Monday, I was wondering how people attack the hills. Do you grind away in a big gear like Jan Ullrich? Or are your legs a blur like many of todays pros? … Continue reading

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