The Swift Campout is an event that originated in the Northern Hemisphere. The idea is to get out on a weekend close to the solstice…. in the North Hemisphere, this is the summer solstice when there are maximal daylight hours and probably good weather. In Australia it is winter solstice with shorter days and higher […]
Today I mounted up my brand new King Cage Manything Cages with SKS Adaptors onto my front forks for their first test ride. I was using them on my Specialized Crux cyclocross bike, which has carbon forks with no lugs for cages on the forks. I have heard of people using the SKS adaptors on […]
What’s It All About? Once upon a time there was a road race from Beverley to Perth. It started way back in 1897 and ran until 1999, and was considered one of the toughest races in Australia. Back in the day, the roads were gravel and the bikes were steel. Nowadays, the Beverley Heroic weekend […]
Here are some things that I learnt during my latest bike camping trip on the Munda Biddi – shared so that others can benefit plus so that I can remember for next time! Food Dehydrated eggs are a lot of hassle to make and are not very nice to eat! Don’t go there. Make smaller […]
After hearing stories of gravel rides to and from Toodyay, I decided I had to suss out this route for myself. I wanted to do about four hours, so it would be only a taste of the trail to plan for an overnight ride another time. I set off from Darlington at 7:30am. I’d planned […]
A micro-adventure in the Perth hills.