Cycling in Brisbane Australia
Time for a training update.
Last week was mostly successful in my daily training, a couple of days where the warm bed was too tempting over the cold rain outside. Need some improvement.
On Wednesday night I went to a Bikram yoga session. I used to practice Yoga a few years ago when I first started racing and I found it really helped my riding. I've not done it in a long time, and doing the 90 minute class in a hot room was quite a shock. Still, it had the…Continue
I’ve been curious about tandem bicycles for a while now. A long while ago, I came across an advertisement for a used triple for sale in Sydney. So I thought, if some is good, perhaps more is better - I need a triple! Then I started thinking about logistics - how to get a bicycle, that measured over three metres end-to-end, from Sydney to Brisbane, without without spending more on getting it to Brisbane than the cost of buying the bicycle. Never mind that, I thought - just details to work…Continue
Going to try something new, the technique of posting goals in public so I have more chance of following through with them :)
Some background, I've been on the large size most of my adult life. Part genetic disposition and part a side effect of sitting in front of a computer every day. Starting cycling 6 years ago had a massive impact on that, but now I hover between 100 and 105kg. When I was riding a lot more and racing I was doing OK but life with two kids plus my work routines…Continue
Lovely ride out to Wynnum, Manly and back to Bulimba this morning.
I'm enjoying living in Bulimba a lot more than Wynnum, but that sunrise over the bay can't be beat!