All or nothing! Time to get epic. How a Track Sprinter conquered Everest

In case of total shutdown- plot an Everest.
Famous last words.  I put the idea out to the universe, I had to follow through.

The concept of Everesting is fiendishly simple: Pick any hill, anywhere in the world and complete repeats of it in a single activity until you climb 8,848m – the equivalent height of Mt Everest. Complete the challenge on a bike, on foot, or online, and you’ll find your name in the Hall of Fame, alongside the best climbers in the world.

I Quit

I quit.
This isn’t a retirement, that would be a choice.
I’m quitting because I can’t do this anymore.

Womens Cycling- Just a thought

Just a thought…  We need to do better. ***Updated***after a bit of discussion around the post we had a win. I’ve entered next weekends road race up in the Hunter.  I’m there to be social.  They said key words like coffee and BBQ.  My Club, St George CC put a call out for club members…

racing in 2020- Sometimes it be like that

2020, What a year.  Nothing represents the ups and downs of the year like my Strava account.  I was plodding along, slugging it in the gym.  After signing onto Tesseract a few months earlier, racing (and doing well) in a few CL1 track races, I was on track to get a start at one of…

Enthusiastic race filler

Enthusiastic race filler! That’s what I am, and I am damn proud of that. After I won nationals last year, I “retired*”.  To anyone around me, we all know that this is a joke.  I’m not finished, I’m not done, I’m not going to rack the bike.  This was the beginning of my ‘Victory lap…

All the gears and no ideas- Part 2

By now, I’m assuming most of you have at least 2 track gears.  If you don’t get some> READ THIS, > then come back here. Track mechanics are very simple- you have a bike, no cables, and a fixed drivetrain.  In theory, a gear change should be fairly straight forward.  But, as with all new skills,…