Cycling in Brisbane Australia
So while I ride different bikes for different reasons, when it comes to the type of riding I enjoy the most, I'm unashamedly a roadie.
I've had lots of friends over the years who were mad mountain bike riders and while I knew they enjoyed it I never felt compelled to do it.
Why would I want to drive to a bike ride ? I'd ask.
I've managed to bring a lot of them to the road but it's never been the other way around.
I hate pulling out of races, it can seem like such a good option during the race some days but the second I roll off the track and on to the grass I regret it.
Yesterday was one of those days, making it two DNFs in a row. It’s better than a DNS I guess but still frustrating.
The excuse was rain. The weather was a little ominous when we started but the rain set in a few laps into the race. I really don’t mind riding in the rain. Don’t really like…Continue
Sunday marked a few firsts. The first running of the Brisbane Blast, a cycling and running festival at Southbank in Brisbane, and also for me, the first open cycling race I've competed in since moving to Brisbane and resuming racing.
For some reason I was a lot more stressed leading up to the race than anything else I've done on the bike. Most likely because I knew I'd be completely outclassed. The stress…Continue