Cycling in Brisbane Australia
I never thought I'd feel hatred for a tyre. But the Schwalbe One brought out this out in me.
I've used a lot of tyres and they all have their pros and cons.
I didn't much like the tyres that came with a set of Mavic Aksiums I bought a few years ago. They got a lot of punctures and with the constant removing of the tyre for the wheel the threads started…Continue
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