April 2010 Blog Posts (5)

Riding the dyke to Marken, Holland - another lovely ride, another vicious headwind!

Holland is flat, so cycling should be easy, but even a gentle breeze becomes a hurricane when you're perched up on a dyke.

http://richardtulloch.wordpress.com/2010/04/15/marken-holland-riding-the-wind/

Added by Richard Tulloch on April 17, 2010 at 3:11am — No Comments

Riding round Texel Island, Netherlands

The Dutch have so many perfect cycling routes it's hard to choose between them. But this one is a favourite with the locals:

http://richardtulloch.wordpress.com/2010/04/12/texel-island-netherlands-%E2%80%93-pedalling-paradise/

Added by Richard Tulloch on April 13, 2010 at 6:35pm — No Comments

Ultegra or 105 groupset?

Hi everyone,

I am deciding on a new road bike and not sure whether to lash out and spend the additional money for the ultegra groupset and better wheels or save the money for a holiday. Any thoughts from road riders - I am no racer but love my weekend rides

Cheers

Will

Added by Will Thompson on April 13, 2010 at 12:54pm — 3 Comments

Help needed in Geelong

Here in Geelong we have been shaking off the shackles of having an oil refinery and Ford Motor Co. as two of the biggest employers. As such cars very much rule this town.

At the moment our council have promised a 'copenhagen' style bike lane linking our foreshore area (which is a lovely place to ride) with the Barwon River trails (also lovely places to ride). This thinking by our council is pretty significant because we are a town really dominated by strong anti-cycling sentiment in… Continue

Added by Bridgette on April 13, 2010 at 10:52am — 1 Comment

Yet more tiresome crap

Jill's standards seemed to dropped awfully since leaving the 7.30 Report.



Herald Sun: Lycra louts a law unto themselves



As Lord of the Lycra Tony Abbott springs back on his bike for a nine-day ride for charity (and cameras) it's time to question the rights and responsibilities attached to our growing… Continue

Added by ChrisS on April 9, 2010 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

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