Holiday Adventures…What We Do Between The Cupcakes, Christmas Stuffings & Cold Beers!

With the festive season upon us, many set out on new adventures and holiday travels, escaping the tiresome 9-5 life for the outdoors. With cold beers and Christmas cake mandatory, you might ask, – how do we counteract the ever-elusive donut scale from tipping the weights to the wrong side? With this burden shadowing over our holiday […]

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Cycling From Lands End to John O’Groats. What A Ride!

1400 kilometres cycled, 12,534 metres of elevation gained, stunning views and countless chocolate (cough… energy) bars consumed. From the southern most point in England to the northern tip of Scotland, what a ride! The infamous Lands End to John O’Groats (LEJOG) cycle route is something that has sat in the back of my mind for […]

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5 Lessons That I Learned From Doing an IRONMAN.

Ironman. What an experience. To most, the idea of swimming 3.2 kilometres, cycling 180 kilometres and running a marathon (42.2 kilometres), consecutively, sounds like hell. For me, it was a challenge that presented excitement, and one that I couldn’t let fall by the wayside all too easily. Fast forward ‘20 weeks to glory’; to Busselton […]

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Cycling Bellagio > Madonna del Ghissalo, Lombardy.

Bellagio and Lake Como – lifestyles of the rich and famous. With cycling boot camp underway and fresh legs rearing to go, unfortunately we couldn’t make time for an afternoon spritz’ with Mr Clooney (perhaps next time with more notice ;)). We had a bit to get through this day with a climb of the […]

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From Where We Ride ~ Varese & Surrounds, Northern Italy.

It was July 9, (late entry, eep!) and day 1 of our cycling camp that had been in the making for a good six months or so. The tour was an organised event offered by our local triathlon club from Melbourne and was available to a small group of 8. First in, best dressed. Excited, […]

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