Not all downhill of course, first we had to climb Silver Hills Road, Cygnet.Continue reading “Begin 2020 – it's all downhill”
Well, what I mean is, what is my cycling situation at the end of 2019.Continue reading “End of 2019. Where are we at?”
The Brompton is loaded into the car in it’s folded state. Then it is taken out at the destination, unfolded and made ready for the ride. On last Friday’s Deloraine ride I got that far, kicked out the back wheel to ready for THE OFF and found it didn’t feel right. The front tyre was flat.Continue reading “A puncture (maybe) and finally, an S36O”
The Spring winds this year are proving trying. Any wind over 30kph makes for a difficult ride and when in 40+ kph winds I am just not riding. It’s just not nice. This is, of course, slowing down my approach to completing the 2019 challenge of 6,000 kilometers in the year – but at 94% complete, I am not out of it yet!!!Continue reading “Heavy Going Still”
The strong winds are still with us – and probably will be for a few more weeks yet. Nevertheless, I am closing in on my 2019 cycling challenge of 6,000 kilometers in the year,Continue reading “Fighting and Using the Wind”
The past couple of weeks have been quite windy. The wind has brought cold temperatures and rain too so, unlike New South Wales, Queensland and now South Australia, Tasmania is not on fire, yet.
What with the weather, medical appointments and our 50th wedding anniversary, there has been reduced riding.Continue reading “The Roaring Forties are in”
The Fly12 combined front light and camera squeaked itself to death. It had been playing up for some time – not holding it’s charge well. Then, one day on the ride out past Nile, it started a cheeping noise – like a very small nearly dead bird. It would not stop until eventually it karked it on the kitchen bench top.Continue reading “Irony? An old man with an action camera?”