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RobSandy
June 17, 2022 10:40 am

I thought I’d struggle to get any fitness/form back after disrupted riding and training – guinea pig injuries/COVID, etc.
I’ve raced 4 times this year so far and won 3 of them.

Quite a surprise.

RobSandy
March 30, 2022 6:25 pm

Hi gang! I got my racing legs on for the first time since 2018 and did my first ‘official’ non-aero time trial a weekend or so ago. I was hoping for top 5 in the non-aero category, but I only bloody won! Did a time of 22:45 for 10 miles and was top vet and top senior. I also went fast enough to have placed top 10 in the full aero event.

sthilzy
March 3, 2022 11:28 am

Sad news of one of Australia’s finest cyclist and all round top bloke, passed away today, Dean Woods. https://auscycling.org.au/nat/news/vale-dean-woods-oam-olympic-gold-medallist-passes-away-aged-55 Dean’s palmarès; Olympic Games Gold Medallist at Los Angeles 1984. Olympic Silver Medallist at Seoul 1988. Olympic Bronze Medallist at Seoul 1988. Olympic Bronze Medallist at Atlanta 1996. 3 times World Cycling Champion ‘83, ‘84, ‘96. 3 times Commonwealth Games Champion ‘86, ‘94. Australian Sporting Hall of Fame Member – 2000. Recipient of Order of Australia Medal – Services To Cycling Co-author of “The Dean Woods Manual of Cycling”. Melbourne to Warrnambool Road Race Winner. Melbourne to Warrnambool Record Holder 1990… Read more »

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MangoDave
February 25, 2022 6:50 pm

Welcome back, everyone, looking forward to a new season!

RobSandy
February 3, 2022 12:04 pm

Hi all, I’m trying to get into this cycling thing again. Got some big plans involving some stupid long rides.
Hoping I wont get attacked by any more rodents or get that COVID again so I can have a good run at building some fitness.

RobSandy
January 18, 2022 11:57 am

Happy New Year all. Hope you’re not being too messed around by this bloody COVID thing still.

RobSandy
January 18, 2022 12:45 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Try having a guinea pig related injury, then a rock climbing related knee injury, then COVID…very much in a rebuilding phase about now. Signed up for a 200km mid Feb. So…yeah. That’ll be fun.

RobSandy
January 18, 2022 1:08 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

I wont show you a picture in case you’ve just eaten, but last May one of our guinea pigs had a moment of madness and sunk his teeth into the base of my left index finger. Long story short, infection of the tendon sheathe requiring two operations to clean out. Then months and months of physio to get the mobility back.

RobSandy
February 3, 2022 11:54 am
Reply to  Teocalli

No, it was proper savage/frightening/hilarious. The worst bit was calling my guitar teacher to tell him why I was cancelling lessons…

chuckp
February 23, 2022 1:33 pm
Reply to  RobSandy

Are you old enough to remember this movie?

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Wiscot
Wiscot
November 14, 2021 5:07 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

God, I remember that ad. Yellow pages? Gone the way of the dodo – replaced by google. I remember having a Falcon catalog and a Raleigh catalog that I would pore over for hours. The former had Bill Nickson standing next to their top model (Eeee by gum, by today’s standards he was a big lad!). The latter the whole prime time Raleigh squad with strange sounding foreign names like Cees, Gerrie, Ad, Jan. Finally got a 531SL team colors Raleigh in 82.Good times.

Cycling Monk
October 20, 2021 6:38 pm

Just plain Evil….how was nothing done so far…

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/16-old-driver-truck-ran-202200623.html

Wiscot
Wiscot
October 8, 2021 1:52 pm

With the death of Bernard Tapie, I thought I’d throw this old gem out from the V days which happens to mention to Gallic changer. Enjoy!

https://www.velominati.com/guest-article/guest-article-the-wait-of-a-nation/

MangoDave
September 6, 2021 5:53 pm

Haldy, how did you get into this Silca video? (Near the end)

(1202) Hammer v SILCA’S Machinist Deadblow Hammer – YouTube

Haldy34
September 7, 2021 2:35 am
Reply to  MangoDave

I have the great privilege of knowing lots of folks withhin the industry. Since I have helped Don Walker at quite a few NAHBS shows, I have met and helped out alot of industry folks at various brands. Josh Poertner at Silca being one of them. When they launched the 3D printed tools, he wanted to show off the custom option too, so he reached out to me to ask if he could use HHW as the test set. I was honored he thought to ask me, and obviously I took him up on the offer.

markinfinland
markinfinland
August 16, 2021 5:54 pm

Cycology is the brand you are after. Cycologygear.eu or cycologyclothing.com

RobSandy
August 13, 2021 2:32 pm

Can anyone help me with something – I half remember a post on Velominati related to a Kiwi/Aussie cycling clothing brand. The picture was a blonde female cyclist posing with her bike on a cobbled street. Anyone else remember that picture and the brand?

Last edited 10 months ago by RobSandy
RobSandy
January 18, 2022 11:57 am
Reply to  Teocalli

FYXO. I remembered in the end.

RobSandy
August 13, 2021 10:08 am

Hi all!

RobSandy
August 13, 2021 2:29 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Hallo!

chuckp
April 14, 2021 12:12 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Definitely liking it!

Cycling Monk
February 27, 2021 1:28 pm

Hello All…a question…does anyone live in any of the following countries…Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain and Turkey ?..if so I may ask for a tiny favor…

chuckp
February 26, 2021 2:39 pm

These arrived last night. I’ll have a review for PEZ. Shimano S-PHYRE RC902 road shoes. F*ing BLING!

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chuckp
December 31, 2020 7:21 pm

HAPPY NEW YEAR to y’all! Can’t help but share two brags.

Got a short ride in today but enough miles to make it 7,600 (and small change) for the year. And all road miles. I keep my Zwift/virtual miles on a separate Strava account because IMHO it’s not “real” riding so not real miles or real elevation gain. https://www.strava.com/activities/4545491648

Second brag is that two of my articles were in the top 10 for the year on PEZ. https://pezcyclingnews.com/features/pez-top-10-stories-of-2020/

Wishing everyone the very best in 2021!

chuckp
January 1, 2021 1:34 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

It can’t be that hard for Strava to code.

Last edited 1 year ago by chuckp
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