A to Z of 2014

As I write this blog, the hills to the North East of Adelaide have been fighting a bushfire that has now been burning for 3 days. Weather conditions have eased over the last couple of days, but there are still areas of concern where the fire is burning in inaccessible areas. Towns and hamlets that … Continue reading A to Z of 2014

The Colour of Paris-Roubaix

And once again it came down to the final cobblestone sectors where despite attacks by Fabian Cancellara and Sep Vanmarcke to bridge across to a determined Peter Sagan  on the critical Carrefour de l’Arbre sector, it was a group of 10 that emerged intact with eight kilometers to go. Niki Terpstra launched an audacious attack with … Continue reading The Colour of Paris-Roubaix


Specialized (Bastards) have done it again From the guys over at Neil Pryde Effective immediately we are retiring our ALIZE bike name and replacing it with NAZARÉ. This is just a name change – your beloved bike will remain exactly the same. This change comes at the behest of a well known bike company. According … Continue reading Astana

I Am Spartacus, Hear Me Roar

111th Paris-Roubaix, 254km  198 starters 5:56:13 (second-fastest race in Roubaix history with a time of 5:56:13)  Three cobblestone trophies - you bloody beauty! Cancellara is now well on the way to laying himself a new driveway. Coming onto the velodrome track with Sep Vanmarcke,  Cancellara cunningly positioned himself behind the Team Blanco rider and sprinted … Continue reading I Am Spartacus, Hear Me Roar