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5.30am on a Sunday? Must be audax o'clock...

If I’m awake at 5.30am on a Sunday, I’m either getting ready for a bike ride, or I’m already on one. Of course, the house could also be on fire, but let’s ignore that possibility… 314 more words

A cold misty Audax

Today was my last event before I’m off on Thursday- a 100km Audax winding it’s way round Exmoor. For those unfamiliar with the format, Audax’s  are cheap-to-enter, organised long distance rides that clubs put on all over the country- and world in fact! 148 more words

Get Out Of Town: Cycling in Orange

Throw your bike on the roof-rack (or hop on the XPT) and head to Orange for a weekend of riding. 250km from Sydney, Orange is NSW’s food bowl and home to some fine produce and wines, making it the perfect destination for cycling along country roads interspersed with quality ‘refueling’ stops. 864 more words

Cycling Stuff

Season of Mist 2014

Season of Mist has 2.5 audax altitude award points so you know exactly what’s in store for you.  Today was a clear, cold and crisp morning – the type of autumn morning that is made for bike riding. 289 more words


Audax 2014 - 300k - Doesn't seem so long this time (Norwich)

This year I was aiming for a Super Randonneur, but then at the critical time, I developed a long running cold, then incapacitated my back in a coughing fit. 416 more words


The Flatlands 612k audax

After an early 3:20am alarm call and drive over, at the village hall Tomsk (the organiser) introduced me to an Italian chap (decked out in Liquigas/Cannondale gear and riding an amazing-looking top-end Cannondale with deep-section wheels – reminded me of “Deep” from PBP2011!) who was looking for some fast wheels to follow. 1,514 more words