First Win for 2014

My next post was going to cover the ups and downs of my club racing since the Mt Buller Rd race in March, along with some thoughts about the nature of competition. That post is taking a while to come together, so I’ll jump in with a short one to say I got my first…

Back to Racing

Well, I’ve healed enough to get back to competition. This might have seemed obvious to anyone who has followed some of my climbing lately, which has been for an approaching goal. But the crash in December didn’t just hurt me, it spooked me. Descending, and even just cornering has caused flutters of anxiety in the…

Tour Down Under – Stage 6 and Wrap-Up

766,000 people can’t be wrong! That was the crowd figure announced at the final presentation for the Tour Down Under, for the whole event. Of course that must include counting the same people twice or we are approaching a thirtieth of Australia’s population – just at a bike race. Let’s assume most people who went…

Images From the Road National Championships.

Just back from watching the Nationals Road Race with Katrina, Benny and Simon. After surviving some weird google navigation failures, which saw us dodging cows on back roads, we made it out to the course: We spent most of the day on the Mt Buninyong climb and around the top of the course. Katrina and…