Love thy saddle

This may come as a surprise; When i first started riding, I was an enduro.  I rode thousands of k’s each month.  After some of the longer rides, I ran into a problem.  Saddle sores.  Yep my nether regions didn’t like my riding as much as I did.  sometimes I rode through the pain, other…

War wounds.

As a cyclist it’s not a matter of if you will fall it’s a matter of when.  For most racing cyclists there are two types.  Ones who have done their collar bone… Fingers crossed my time done in the sling will go towards any future time.  Could I trade my shoulder reconstruction for any possible…

Today.  It begins

But first I’m making pumpkin pie. Right.  Sorry about the silence.  Iv actually written a few posts, but haven’t completed them. I’m getting back into things.  After the crash just before ITS Melbourne, I went overseas, raced the Red Hook Crit in London, and crashed again.  It hurt.  Enough that I took myself off the bike…

Goals and Dreams – ITS Melbourne

If I set myself these super high un-realistic goals am I setting my self up for failure or success. I’m a big dreamer, I set big goals.  My friends and family know when I set my mind to something, nothing will stop me from achieving. 2016 it’s the year of the J.O.B! After Achieving my…

The retirement of Pikelet- a trubute

Now before you all panic, I’m not getting rid of my pink bike.  I’m just getting a new frame in the same pink. So Pikelet came into the world in September 2012 when i decided I was ready to get ‘serious’ about this whole riding thing.  Before Pikelet I was riding an old Kerry Hopkins Steel frame.…

Welcome

So i’ve finally got around to putting words onto paper (or atleast into a blog) 2014 was a crazy year with training, racing, life decisions… the usual.  And 2015 is starting to become a very exciting year. In this blog I hope to capture the day to day life of a not-quite-fast enough sprinter trying…