Tag Archives: Cycling

The fast boys

On Saturday, the Dude and I left the Husband to his interminable Ironman bike riding and we drove two hours north to Santa Rosa to spectate the Amgen Tour of California. We’re always partial to a bit of Pro-Cycling action. … Continue reading

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Quarter Two Goals

April is the start of Quarter Two and I’ve been thinking about my Q2 goals. The Husband’s Ironman training is going to be taking centre-stage now – it will become more and more time-consuming, so my own goals will reflect … Continue reading

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Two wheels good!

Last weekend was a big one for holidays. On Sunday it was Valentine’s Day. On Monday it was Presidents’ Day, and we all had the day off! So we got in two really fun cycling adventures. The Valentine’s Day Soul … Continue reading

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Cycling the American River Trail

Following the success of our August overnight bike tour, the Dude has been asking to do another tour, this time with his Dad. So I willingly got planning. Our destination this time would be the American River Trail – 35 … Continue reading

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It’s Century Week!

On Saturday, I did my last long bike ride in training for the Surf City Aids Ride, my Century Ride. This Sunday, I apparently am going to cycle 100 miles. I have to admit, I’m so relieved to be done … Continue reading

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Fixing Flats

Remember that somewhat grim long ride I had a couple of weeks ago? The one with the pink running shoes, the neon coral lipgloss and, worst of all, the flat tyre I couldn’t fix and how I had to get … Continue reading

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Review: Every Woman’s Guide to Cycling

I was in a second-hand book shop the other week and stumbled on ‘Every Woman’s Guide to Cycling’ by Selene Yeager. It was $5, worth a shot so I bought it, read it and thought it might be worth reviewing … Continue reading

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Cycling the Iron Horse trail

This week the Dude and I went out for a micro-adventure –  his first ever bike tour. Before his arrival, the Husband and I were majorly into bike touring. We took a month off to cycle across Europe but we also … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Lexa

On Saturday, I went out for my long ride of the week – 60 miles. I’d done 60 miles about a month ago but hadn’t cycled that much since due to summer, so whilst I was pretty confident I could … Continue reading

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If it doesn’t challenge you…

On Instagram recently I saw one of those ‘inspirational’ quotes. Usually I roll my eyes but this one made me think a little. If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you. Much as I hate to say it, the … Continue reading

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