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Is RCS Killing the Giro TV Audience?

How about that Giro hey? Apart form some ridiculously boring early stages, it was a ripper of a race. However, it seems a hell of a lot of my fellow aussie cycling fans missed out. How many you ask? Well, … Continue reading

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My Hot Take on the Dumo Dumpo

That moment when the last wall of defense, the anus, decides it’s going for a smoko and you’re about to shit your dacks. What an arsehole! Most of us have been there. It is a horrible feeling. The instant sweat … Continue reading

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Giro Coverage for Aussie Cycling Freaks

Well, a bit of a shock for Aussie cycling freaks last week when it was announced on the Cycling Central Podcast that SBS wouldn’t be covering the 100th Giro d’Italia. (those with Foxtel still get it via Eurosports) You can … Continue reading

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Zwift Racing, the Good and the Bad.

Hello good people, I am back. Why, I hear you ask. Well, as a half arsed blogger, I thought some my enjoy this little tale of internet joy. Firstly, let us start off with a screen grab, with the approval … Continue reading

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Hello Zwift London

Zwift rolled out the their new course some time today. It is great. The climbs are killers though. Short, sharp and nasty. You get rain, thunder and lightning, riding in tube tunnels, what sounds like Big Ben’s chimes and loads … Continue reading

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Zwift, HDR and a Bucket

Last night was my first big bunch ride on Zwift. The first one that had a ride leader and the group stayed together. Every Wednesday at 7PM Culburra beach time, the Hump Day Ride (HDR) takes off. I had joined … Continue reading

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Zwift, My First Bunch Ride.

If you are a cyclist, there is a pretty good chance you have heard of Zwift. A virtual world where you can ride on your turbo trainer against and with other people. I have done a fair bit of riding … Continue reading

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“Let’s Take it Easy Today”, They Did Not Listen

Friday morning for the CuBeCyCl gang is supposed to be a no drop coffee ride. It is our most popular group ride because at the end we sit around and bull shit at the local bakery. A couple of solid … Continue reading

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At CyclingCentral for stage 8 of the Giro 2016

Once again I was lucky enough to get to wander the halls of Cycling central at SBS for stage 8 of the Giro d’Italia. And what a stage it was. I wont talk a lot about the experience, as I … Continue reading

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Let’s See How Much a Metre Actually Matters, The Reply.

So, further to the incident on the weekend. I had actually asked on Twitter a while a go how we go about reporting incidents like the one from the weekend, and I got the following reply. @norbs You’re able to … Continue reading

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