Occasional contributions

February 9, 2020

Absolutely! Both the Cloudride and Prologue... plenty of re-route options out there, just a different landscape.

For all those who like to keep an eye on social media I've consolidated the Breathtaking Events [Terra Australis, Monaro Cloudride and Prologue] over to a si...

December 31, 2019

REGISTRATIONS open Midnight Eastern Daylight Saving Time tonight!


Seasons Greetings and best wishes to everyone for the new year in 2020.  It’s been a tragic end to the year with the loss of life and b...

November 18, 2019

Terra Australis 2019 was always going to be a tough gig for riders. Late withdrawals brought on by difficult family circumstances from the two most experienced entrants Walter Bruminich and David Waugh left just Cooma's Paul Lester a two time Tour Divide finisher and m...

November 17, 2019


Seven time World 24 hour Champion Jason English's first foray into a competitive multi day bikepacking race... his race report follows ...

2019 Monaro Cloudride 1000km -




Cloudride 'crushed' ......

November 17, 2019

Part 1. by James Garriock

The riding thing started off innocently enough as a convenient way to get to work. Then you went for a few rides on the weekend, and hooked up with friends. You can do it any time, you don’t have to drive to get there and it made you feel like...

November 17, 2019

Bikepacking…. what sort of Gear are you taking?

No I’m not talking about your sleeping bag, tent or rain pants.. It’s about the cogs, your gears on the bike … your front chainring[s] and rear cassette.

I came across an article on the topic with some observations from t...

November 17, 2019

From time to time I’m asked about navigation and GPS options.

I’m no expert and I’ve made some horrendous bloopers in my adventures and still get caught out occasionally going off course. These mis-adventures are always on nice flowing descents where the unfo...

November 17, 2019

The Monaro Cloudride for me had always been two words which evoked both anxiety and desire at the same time. Since I first heard about it in 2013 I had considered the event an otherworldly feat of human endurance, an intangible goal as high out of reach as the clouds...

May 3, 2019

Time to turn attention towards Terra Australis now that Cloudride19 is done and dusted. 

Four months till start date on August 31. That’s a neat 16 week 4 x 4 training block folks … get on your bike! 

Three entries so far and a few others on the sidelines I've sent the c...

April 29, 2019

A Truly Unforgetable Experience!

Early morning bakery visit and then the sealed road climb up to Thredbo , resupply then onwards to the Cascade Trail.

This is another awesome remote twisting trail that brings me into Victoria State , the end of the journey is near, but f...

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