Category: Etiquette

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Cyclocross Heckling 101 with Georgia Gould

The cyclocross season is upon us! As we are getting ready for the World Cup…

Race photographers: Bike racing's unsung heroes

We often talk about the awesome jobs that swannies, mechanics, directors, volunteers and race organisers…

Riding faux pas: you've been warned

Your development as a rider isn't limited to fitness and bike handling skills. A lot…

Bike shop etiquette part 2: what not to do

Last week, we asked a bike shop manager for some tips on what you, as…

Bike shop etiquette

We have written about how some bike shops just can’t get the hang of how…

The dos and don'ts of helping a struggling rider

I don’t know about you, but there have been many times when I’ve been struggling…

A crash course in European bunch etiquette for Australia's development riders

Last week I had the pleasure of racing La Route de France with the Subaru…

Riding etiquette: How to avoid being the annoying tag-along

I ride alone a lot. A combination of not wanting to be bound by a…

Do be THIS CYCLIST

Last week I introduced you to THAT CYCLIST – the rider in the bunch who…

Don't be THAT CYCLIST

Let’s talk about THAT CYCLIST. You have all met her (or him – these examples…

How group dynamics can make cyclists our own worst enemy

We all like to think of ourselves as self-aware individuals, but often there is something…

Tips to keep your rubbish off the road

Verita Stewart's latest Ella column tackles a dirty topic - rubbish. She shares her tips…

Café Etiquette 101

Have you ever been enjoying a quiet breakfast with your family at a café and twenty…

How To: Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication

I was riding with a friend on a dark, rainy evening a few weeks ago.…

Know The Wind

If there's one thing I've acquired as a cyclist it's an acute sense of wind…

The Lost Art Of The Group Ride

Every so often, I’ll ride a recreational group ride. I love the camaraderie of cyclists,…

Positioning Yourself In The Peloton

In the fluid motion of the peloton there's one golden rule: if you're not moving…

Rolling Through

Whether you're racing or just in a bunchride, have you ever been a part of…

Melbourne Bunch Etiquette?

I don't like using this blog as a platform for my rants but I'm having…

Winning With Honor, Or By Sitting In...

This past Saturday was the 51st Fred Icke Memorial Handicap in Creswick, VIC.   In all…

Patron Of The Peloton

Patron of the Peloton - My friend Brad coined this term and it's come up…