Just a quick update on Lily…
I’ve been musing over the idea of building a tourer, an off road tourer. A Surly! A custom Surly! Based on the Ogre frame. Something to travel on, something that can be used to commute on, something that doesn’t look expensive that won’t get stolen from the local shopping centre. Something I can carry stuff on. Something I can go adventuring on! Continue reading
Finally after a lot of perseverance PB has managed to got on top of Lily. A wonderful ride, only bucking once, she performed really well. I think both rider and horse enjoyed the day. PB was so excited to finally be riding her new horse. Continue reading
A disused 4wd track only used by hikers, cyclists and horse riders. The trail starts at the end of Swans Rd in Bacchus Marsh and runs along the ridge following the Lerderderg river for 12Kms ending at Mt Blackwood, hence the name. A great cardio workout at least for an old bloke like me. The loose rocky trail has plenty of ups and downs, nothing technical, just hills with a few white knuckle down hill runs.
OMG… Had a minor crisis last week. While cleaning and lubricating the bike I managed to get a little bit of oil on the brake disk. This left the front brakes absolutely useless, Tri-Flow is good stuff, a superior lubricant as stated on the bottle, what a mistake it turned out to be! Continue reading
When I come across this sort of thing on social media I tend not to pay a lot attention unless it’s something that relates to me or stands out in some special way. This one does. He’s my friends son and he has cancer. Continue reading
Amazing ride this morning! The wombat track was quite a challenging ride for an unfit old dude like me but definitely inspiring to train a little harder. Nestled in the bush just outside Woodend, Vic, it’s a beautiful location. I found it a little daunting when you see pieces of other peoples bikes beside the track. Continue reading