May 23, 2012

Shimano or Campagnolo?

If it has to be one of the countries we beat in the war, now overcharging me for the products of their manufacturing industries, let that country be Italy. Whenever the Japanese rip me off, I […]
May 23, 2012

big up on beanies for bikes

My favourite piece of cycling apparel, now the cooler weather is here in Australia, is not any Northern Hemisphere post-Winter clearance item from Rapha. It’s an orange crocheted beanie, with reflective thread that you can’t even […]
May 21, 2012

Bikes are safe so you don’t need a helmet. Bikes are safe so you don’t need a… zzzzzzz

After a hard day making a film to raise funds for our safer cycling cities campaign, Gus and I drank gallons of beer and rode around without helmets. Moments after posing here for I Cycle Newcastle (an […]
May 21, 2012

Achielle Craighton Cross Frame (Priest Bike) Review

Fellow materialistic victims of the consumer society, I come to you today with a product review. I have long said every dollar spent on cycling is ten saved on driving, which means going out right now […]
May 20, 2012

Please share this video!

Readers, this is not just for the fragile ego of a has-been competitive cyclist. And it’s not just for my publisher to raise funds for wine and cheese gatherings. My motivation is our kids’ health and […]