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On the Plus Side

I played golf as a kid. A lot. My first golf club was a hickory shafted LEFT handed iron my Dad had. [...]

Motors? I’ll take three.

Cheating is not a new thing. Since caveman clubbed a sabertooth, since the very first Tour de France, people have sought to cut corners if it gave them an advantage.  Given the reward has always far outweighed the penalty it’s popularity has not dwindled. Keeping the use of drugs in sport on the sidelines today, the use of motors in bicycles is something new. What’s my 2c? I think the entire peloton should have one.   If everyone is cheating, no one gets an advantage, which is a similar train of thought that could, though shouldn’t apply for drugs in sport.  The development of better, smaller and more efficient motors will trickle down eventually to the people who need them most – commuters. Eddy Merckx believes a lifetime ban should be issued, but Eddy sometimes should be seen and not heard given he has a past all his own. Tip for new players. If you are going install a motor in your bike it has to be: 1.  Useful. 2. Quiet. 3. Undetectable. […]

Australian Madison Championships / Austral 2015

The Austral / Australian Madison Championships were run and won in ridiculous heat - a scorching 42 degrees was the days [...]

The Third Eye

THE THIRD EYE Watching masters work first hand has always had a massive appeal to me. I grew up in an [...]

Great taste in roads

There isn't someone in cycling who doesn't know someone who knows Cadel Evans.  I've been following the wheel of his career since the [...]

Win and Out!

  Coburg Velodrome is being converted into an Amphitheatre of Awesome. Read more at BEAT!

Don’t be afraid of the dark.

The latest version of the well loved FYXO 'King Bright lights are now in the shop. Buy FYXO 'KING BRIGHT Light V.5   [...]

Current mood

Can't keep a good man down. https://youtu.be/XxWG7FvlsYk   Current Mood - 5 Naughty Word count - 1

It’s not a car.

I've still got the framed poster of this automobile that hung on my wall through my teens.    It's not a car - [...]

Be a Goose!

Watching three kids riding a waterslide on BMX into a pool - does it get any better?

Eddy Merckx Team Weinmann

This bike has some history. Sourced NOS from the bunker of a Belgium bicycle store for a friend back in the [...]

POP-UP SALE! ONE STAGE ONLY

  POP-UP SALE //// One Stage Only JErseys + Jackets + Bibs + Tees + Shorts + Socks + Caps + More! WHEN: [...]

Virginia is for Lovers

... of Ice Cream! 5 scoops for Peter Sagan your 2015 World Champion!

Speedvagen bike – The grower

In 2000, an album 'dropped' that I'd been long anticipating.  In the year leading to its release I'd soaked up as many downloads [...]

Vanilla is the new Black

VANILLA IS THE NEW BLACK Using my own perspective to parallel the world of frame builders and bicycle bloggers – I’ve [...]

How to #baaw

What's a BAAW? It's a Bike Against A Wall. Sometimes it's the wall, sometimes it's the bike, sometime it's both - and sometimes [...]

Hazzard County

Unless you were born yesterday, there is no need to point out the obvious inspiration for this machine. I can date [...]

Plenty Gorge is not Plenty George

The Plenty Gorge has a special place in my heart.  It was the first place I explored on MTB.  The first [...]

A brief history of…

A brief history of FYXO. Shortly after the death of my first track bike I was scouring the online version of the trading [...]

Climb the Mountain

The Pinarello name is a staple of the Italian bike scene.  Giovanni Pinarello put money he was awarded from winning the [...]