To The Track! Getting to RAW Track

So what’s your excuse not to make it to Raw Track? Have to go home after work to pick up the bike? Sydney traffic sucks? You can’t get a lift? All of these are valid excuses, BUT there is a better way!  Have you ever considered the train?  Every 20min or so Sydney trains departs…

The comeback part 2- The ups of being down

This injury sucks. It happened at a bad time, actually it happened just before one of the most exciting times for me to be on a bike. In a moment, everything I had worked for was gone.  I was on the side of the road, dripping blood, and my season was over.  At this point,…

The comeback part 1- Race Reports

Week 16 was going to be my scan.  Week 17 was going to be team states.  Week 18 is going to be my comeback! I had my surgery, I followed instructions, I’ve been feeling great, and my only setback has been getting cleared to get back into things.  Last week after another re-schedule of my…

99 Days, not that I’m counting.

I’m 99 days post surgery.  And for anyone asking, no I’m not better, I’m not racing till April, and ish for being allowed to ride my bike. It’s hard because I look fine.  My scars are even disappearing.  But internally I have no idea if the magic tendon ferries are busy healing, or if they…

Default Status- Café Racer

A few days ago an Article popped up in my facebook feed.  Opinion: Keep the golf out of cycling.  And it reminded me of a Post of mine that totally blew up Back in September. Lizanne This! This is what’s wrong with cycling in Australia. A general hobby cyclist debating the needs for aero wheels…

Going nowhere fast.

I’ve been banished to the trainer.  My world has ended. Week 9 of forever! Being an athlete for most of my life, I’m used to injury cycles.  It happens.  Post injury, it’s all about the management.  And I’ll be the first to admit I’m not the easiest patient.  I see the word no as a…

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…