Australian Custom Bicycle Show
November 20, 2012
For 7 years now I’ve watched the NAHBS evolve from afar. What started as a small scale show held in a hotel conference room has grown immensely. It has also helped revitalise a part of the bike world I have long held close to my heart. Hand made bicycles.
Focus Izalco Review
June 2, 2011
One of the first questions I almost always get from people while out on the road is “how’s the Focus?”. Our O2 Racing team has ridden the Focus Izalco for the past two seasons and it’s about time I answer this question properly.
Mind Power In Performance Sport
October 30, 2010
This guest post was written by Tony Fahkry. Tony’s life is dedicated to coaching people on the Mind-Body connection. He contacted me on this idea to write about this topic after I wrote the post titled “What Was I Thinking?“ in which talked about all the random thoughts and doubts that typically go through my …
Happy New Year!
April 6, 2010
This past weekend brought the end to daylight savings here in Australia, while a few weeks earlier our friends in the Northern Hemisphere gained an hour of daylight. In either case this transition marks a new year in the mind of cyclists everywhere in the world. Luckily the shift in daylight and shorter days here …
The Myth of Natural Ability in Elite Sport
January 13, 2010
Thanks to Justin Coulson for another insightful article he’s written for us. You can also read his personal blog here. The Myth Of Natural Ability In Elite Sport by Justin Coulson (School of Psychology, University of Wollongong) Despite decades of psychological research to the contrary, the myth that natural ability makes an athlete superior persists. …
The Four Breeds Of Bike Racers
November 3, 2009
I’ve still got truckloads of things to talk about from my experience with the Rapha team during the Sun Tour. John Herety, the Directeur Sportif, was a one-in-a-million character. Every time John opened his mouth I either learned something profound about cycling or was laughing my ass off. When I was first getting to know …